Frozen out by clique in choir
Ask Miriam
Dear Miriam, I joined my local choir to sing, but do not feel very welcome.
28 September 2022 Features
Life on Knockfierna Hill, Co Limerick
Local historian and auctioneer, Pat O’Donovan, discusses the history of Knockfierna Hill in Co Limerick. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
14 September 2022 Features
Violin virtuoso Patrick Rafter: 'Bach would have been your Ed Sheeran of today!'
Violin virtuoso, conductor and farmer’s son Patrick Rafter talks to Maria Moynihan about carving a career in classical music, rubbing shoulders with Elton John; and not taking himself too seriously.
What’s on: last of the summer wine
With the last weekend of summer upon us before children head back to school, here’s a flavour of what’s on around the country.
26 August 2022 Living Life
Country Sound: brought together by music
Michael Commins has all the latest news from the world of country music, from new albums to up coming shows and more
24 August 2022 Country Sound
Edwina Guckian: from sean nós to the Save Leitrim campaign
[17:39] Maria Moynihan Meet the beef farmer’s daughter, dancer and community campaigner who is on a mission to preserve past traditions; and protect the future, writes Maria Moynihan
24 August 2022 Features
The Front Row: a theatrical treat to return
Although Girl from the North Country has just finished its run in Dublin, it returns to the stage in Belfast early next year, and comes highly recommended by Leo Powell.
10 August 2022 Living Life
A twist on tradition with the Kilfenora Céilí Band
30 years on from the newest chapter of the Kilfenora Céilí Band starting under current leader, John Lynch, the band has stayed true to tradition while adding strings to its bow, writes Anne O’Donoghue
3 August 2022 Living Life
From milking cows to making music with Bryan Murphy
Bryan Murphy left his job milking cows to pursue music one year ago. Since then, he has made quite an impression on the Kerry’s music scene and beyond, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
27 July 2022 Living Life
Four festivals taking place this weekend
From arts festivals to garden festivals, there’s plenty on this weekend around the country to keep everyone busy.
22 July 2022 Living Life
Seán Mulkerrin, the Island man
From dancing shoes to football footwork, Seán Mulkerrin has always had famous feet. He speaks to Anne O’Donoghue about music, injury and the logistics of getting to training from the Aran Islands.
20 July 2022 Living Life
Theatre, music, visual art, literature all at the biggest arts festivals
Galway and Kilkenny are up against each other once again but this time it’s a battle of the arts as both cities host celebrated theatre ensembles and vie for the biggest crowds. Writes Leo Powell.
13 July 2022 Living Life