"I SEEM to write a lot of songs about dead people. Maybe it’s because I’m getting older,” Mary Greene smiles ruefully. She’s describing how a tribute to Kurt Cobain ended up on the latest album by Greenshine, a Mukerry-based family trio comprising Greene, husband Noel Shine, and their daughter Ellie Shine.
Michael Clifford writes that Maurice McCabe is the driving force behind changes in Garda culture, a report criticises consistency in dealing with care orders, Liam Mackey pays tribute to Ray Treacy and a US mother leaves her dsabled son in a wood for a week.
A convicted rapist has asked to be put back into prison because he believes he cannot abide by the conditions of his release, parents are being questioned by Gardaí after they gave their children bleach in the belief it could cure them of autism, the rise of Jordan Spieth and the maths problem that has gone viral across the globe.