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Experience classical music up close and personal in Wicklow
Leo Powell
In 2017 a long-held dream to establish a music festival in his native country was realised by Fiachra Garvey, an Irish pianist of international renown. It’s back for 2022, writes Leo Powell.
16 June 2021 Living Life
Living Life: silver lining concerts
While he’s used to playing on stages all over the world, Gerald Peregrine has found his most rewarding musical work to date in much smaller venues closer to home, writes Anne O’Donoghue
19 February 2021 Living Life
Know someone who needs a call from their favourite country singer?
From Nathan Carter to Daniel O’Donnell and Cliona Hagen, Ireland’s top country stars are undertaking an initiative to call fans during lockdown.
Living Life: the rebel violinist
Vladimir Jablokov travelled to Ireland on a whim many years ago, unsure of the career he was pursuing as a violinist. Playing on Grafton Street to make ends meet, his love of music was rekindled, writ
30 December 2020 Living Life
The Front Row: bringing audiences and artists back into the same room
An exciting new festival for all the family is set to take place in Kilkenny
5 August 2020 Living Life
Country Sound: the show will go on
With a lot of events cancelled over the coming weeks due to COVID-19, Michael Commins takes a look at how it is affecting the country music scene
18 March 2020 Features
Country Sound: Galway Sessions
Michael Commins previews the annual country sessions, which are the highlight of the Galway country music scene.
16 October 2019 Country Sound
Living Life: Going Out Guide
From theatre to film, Ellen Durkin has this week's Going Out Guide
18 September 2019 Around the country
Wednesday’s Ploughing for Stars finalists
After a long search resulting in an abundance of entries, our Ploughing for Stars finalists will now battle it out on stage.
18 September 2019 Living Life
Tuesday’s Ploughing for Stars finalists
After a long search, resulting in an abundance of entries, our Ploughing for Stars finalists will now battle it out on stage.
17 September 2019 Living Life
Ploughing for Stars: the stage is set
After a long search resulting in an abundance of entries, we can now reveal our Ploughing for Stars finalists!
11 September 2019 Living Life
Heard it through the grapevine
Michael Commins has all the country showbiz news to keep you up to date
21 August 2019 Country Sound