Paddy Hansard, 73, suffered serious head injuries and broken bones in his neck due to a horrific attack which took place at around 2.30am on August 17, at the Courtney Place flat complex in Ballybough, Dublin.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
“Retribution is not the way to deal with the savage attack on a great grandfather,” which has left him battling for his life, members of the public were told at a candle light vigil held for him in Dublin north inner city.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Glen Hansard Christmas concerts have an epic reputation and his latest three-hours plus seasonal shindig more than lived up to expectations. The red-haired, grey-bearded singer-songwriter crooned, joked, danced (yes) and invited up a rotating cast of poets, trad singers and Irish music icons.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
Aidan Vaughan dancing a reel in the flickering light of a crackling fire; the nimble fingers of US piano virtuoso David Syme cascading over the notes of Moonlight Sonata under the night sky; the gossamer voices of Cork sean nós-singer Máire Ní Chéileachair and Anna Mhoireach from the Isle of Lewis floating through the ether.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2018
As all but one of the Apollo House activists marched out of the building for the last time yesterday morning, the tears being shed were not because of defeat at eviction but for the loss of a place they had finally been able to call home.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017