Herstory: lighting up the country for Brigid’s Day
Caitríona Bolger
As we look towards our first national holiday celebrating the women of Ireland, Melanie Lynch, founder and CEO of Herstory, is looking forward to lighting up buildings in honour of Brigid.
18 January 2023 Living Life
Shirley Valentine: set in Cork and finishing her tour of Ireland this spring
From a farm in Co Cork to adapting a world-famous play, Norma Sheahan talks to Caitríona Bolger about bringing this ‘part of a lifetime’ to the theatres of Ireland.
18 January 2023 Living Life
In concert: Finbar Wright on returning to the stage, lockdown life in Cork
Returning to venues around the country this February, singer Finbar Wright tells Caitríona Bolger how life in the Cork countryside helps him prepare for his performances.
The Front Row: a look at what is happening in the world of theatre for 2023
Leo Powell considers the theatrical highlight of 2022 and shares his highlights for the coming months.
18 January 2023 Living Life
Irish Tenors homecoming hits all the right notes
As the Irish Tenors celebrate 25 years performing in the new year, Ronan Tynan reflects on memories made, handling life's challenges and Christmas plans, writes Caitriona Bolger
21 December 2022 Living Life
Festive television picks and treats
Busy working in rural Ireland all year round, what are these well-known faces looking forward to watching on Christmas Day?
21 December 2022 Living Life
Defying the elements: the great lighthouses of Ireland
David Hare is usually behind the camera of cookery programmes, but from time to time to finds joy in making documentaries.He tells Caitriona Bolger how this book came about.
14 December 2022 Books
The town of Abbeyfeale bares much more than the essentials
Community group CARA has created a tastefully produced nude calendar to help tell the story of their town and raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
7 December 2022 Features
Other Voices returns home to Dingle this weekend, celebrating 21 years
A celebration of the best music, culture and performance descends on west Kerry.
2 December 2022 Around the country
Christmas Time's A-Comin' to the country music scene
Joining Michael Commins this week are Declan Nerney and Mick Mulhern who are looking forward to sharing the joy of country music with fans and friends this festive season
30 November 2022 Country Sound
Lights, camera, action: behind the scenes on Ros na Rún
Anne O’Donoghue goes behind the scenes on Ros na Rún, Ireland’s only rural soap
30 November 2022 Living Life
The First Irish Coffee...a first story
Immerse yourself in the hidden history of Irish coffee…one sip at a time.
25 November 2022 Living Life