Are you dancing?
Mairead Lavery
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
4 September 2019 Living Life
Remembering The Miami Showband
Marie Jones co-wrote The Miami Showband Story, which chronicles the band’s highs and lows. Her own story too is one of never giving up, writes Anne O’Donoghue
14 August 2019 Country Sound
Heard it through the grapevine
Michael Commins has all the country showbiz news to keep you up to date
New book Dancehall Days celebrates Ireland's showband scene
The ‘60s swing again with new book, Dancehall Days: When Showbands Ruled The Stage.
12 November 2014 Features
The wheels of love go round and round
Romance is a tough business and unless a man has something to show for himself, he has no chance finding a woman, writes Maurice Hickey.
5 November 2014 Maurice
If the fields could talk
To celebrate 2014 being designated as the UN Year of Family Farming, we asked our younger readers to tell us the stories of their family farm.