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Nicolas Roche talks about cycling and Dancing with the Stars
Anne O'Donoghue
It was actually a rugby injury that made Nicolas Roche spend more time on the bike. Now having retired from professional cycling, he looks back on his career with Anne O’Donoghue.
30 March 2022 Features
No easy ride
In advance of the Fairyhouse Easter racing festival, two days after the retired jockey achieved a second perfect score on Dancing with the Stars, Amii McKeever met with Nina Carberry.
15 March 2022 Living Life
Fireside Miscellany: Oscar Wilde and his tragic Monaghan connection
On a visit to Drumsnatt cemetery in Co Monaghan, Denis O'Higgins saw a gravestone embossed with an iconic name. He was thus inspired to find out what had happened to the tragic Wilde sisters in 1871.
What’s On: your events guide for February
Embrace the return to full capacity venues this month and take your pick from a few events Ilka Denker has rounded up for you
2 February 2022 Around the country
From farm fields to international audiences
Folk singer Emer Dunne started off singing on the family farm for the cows, but it wasn’t long before she moved on to international audiences, writes Anne O’Donoghue
19 January 2022 Living Life
What's On: Your January events guide
Don’t mind the January blues and join some events; from opera, to theatre and puppet shows, there is plenty to choose from, writes Ilka Denker.
5 January 2022 Around the country
Katherine’s Country: forcing ourselves to relax
Having recently attended a concert at the Cork Opera House, Katherine O’Leary writes that – while it is a positive thing to be back at live music – it is hard to completely relax at it.
3 November 2021 Katherine O'Leary
Living Life: thank God I'm a country boy
Irene Bermingham speaks to hugely popular wedding entertainer and balladeer Simon Casey about his country roots and how family time inspired his most recent album
22 December 2020 Features
New single from Tipperary trad band
The single from Strings & Things was inspired by a music festival that never went ahead.
9 October 2020 Living Life
Are you dancing?
Could drive in concerts help fill the gap for the thousands of people, for whom a night’s dancing was their main social outlet and the highlight of their week. Mairead Lavery writes
30 September 2020 Features
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
Scrubbing up with Gráinne Gallanagh
Donegal’s Gráinne Gallanagh is no stranger to scrubbing up for an occasion. Now, she has signed up to scrub up in a different way, answering Ireland’s call for healthcare workers.
29 April 2020 Features