The Front Row: a theatrical treat to return
Leo Powell
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.
3 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
27 July 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.
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
What’s on around the country this weekend
From plays to walks, music festivals and yoga, there’s plenty on this weekend to keep you busy.
16 June 2022 Living Life
June bank holiday weekend events
With the first bank holiday weekend of the summer finally here, there’s plenty happening around the country to keep people busy.
3 June 2022 Living Life
Events: summer is coming
With summer gradually getting underway, there are plenty of events happening and things to get out and do around the country, writes Anne O’Donoghue.
11 May 2022 Living Life
Experience classical music up close and personal in Wicklow
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.
4 May 2022 Features
An Italian man living in the Gaeltacht with fluent Irish
Andrea Palandri’s roots are very firmly in Italy and Scotland, but his branches have now reached Ireland, living in the Gaeltacht as a fluent Irish speaker, writes Anne O’Donoghue
6 April 2022 Features
Expo 2020: Ireland and the world stage
Anne O’Donoghue recently paid a visit to Expo 2020 in Dubai, but what exactly is it and what is its significance for Ireland?
15 March 2022 Travel