Gaelic Sports – King Henry!

We shall not see his like again, writes Ciarán McGowan. Photo shows Henry Shefflin of Kilkenny receiving a second yellow card in match against Cork   ©INPHO/Donall Farmer I want to start this week by...

Grand Design

The Grand Old Lady of Stephen’s Green as Shelbourne Hotel is affectionately known, has been witness to many key events in trajectory of modern Irish history. Leonie O’Hara profiles this icon of Dubli...

Irish Music – Summer Notes

No other band musically relates to or evokes an Irish summer like The Waterboys, writes Lucy Earley. They seem to inspire everyone at late parties; out in back garden, with garden lanterns, white win...

The Irish Dracula

Perhaps Irishman Bram Stoker wasn’t inspired by Romanian legends. There’s plenty of evidence that suggests his masterpiece Dracula came from Irish horror stories. Leonie O’Hara reports.