Lucius: "More than anything, we are good friends. We genuinely like hanging around together."

Brooklyn band Lucius hit critical mass

Jess Wolfe of Lucius shakes her head in an expression of mild disbelief. “Apparently Paul Krugman got ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

Read article

Live music: Asgeir

Sugar Club, Dublin

**** This story is enriched with multi-media content

Read article
A scene from Potted Potter — The Unauthorised Harry Experience.

Capturing the magic of Harry Potter in a nutshell

A gently irreverent and affectionate take on the books is how director Richard Hurst describes Potted ...

Read article
After four well-received albums, Booka Shade were close to quitting, but the rise of EDM in the US  has reinvigorated them.

Booka Shade have their time in the sun

The belated popularity of dance music in the US has paid off for German duo, says Ed Power This story is enriched with multi-media content

Read article
Nell Regan says 15 hours of tuition is €200.

Getting down the bones at West Cork Literary Festival

Courses at West Cork Literary Festival offer guidance on all genres of writing and publishing, says ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

Read article

The Tuesday Poem: November Day, For Joan MacKernan

1.
3am
Then, there is prayer.
The act of praying, of being inside the tree
and ...

Read article

Classical music to hit the right notes during Holy Week

Two sensational concerts by the CSO, Vanbrugh Quartet and Camerata are planned for Holy Thursday and ...

Read article
Brendan Gleeson as Father James Lavelle with Kelly Reilly as his daughter in Calvary.

Movie reviews: Calvary, Last Days on Mars, No Limbs, No Limits

Calvary ***
Last Days on Mars ****
No Limbs, No Limits ****

Read article

Diary Of The Fall

Michel Laub
Harvill Secker, £14.99;
ebook, €10.99

Read article

The Collector

Nora Roberts Piatkus, €10.99; ebook, €15.99

Read article

Land Where I Flee

Prajwal Parajul
Quercus, £16.99;
Kindle, £5.66

Read article

Boland has found her Boswell

Thomas McCarthy on a perceptive analysis of Eavan Boland’s work and an attempt “to put the layers of ...

Read article

Dream come true for crime writer McGowan

Claire McGowan wanted to be a writer from the age of nine but never imagined she could do it for a living ...

Read article

Samuel Beckett: A light that never goes out

Samuel Beckett was born 108 years ago on Sunday. His friend and publisher John Calder recalls ...

Read article

Why size doesn’t matter to The National

AARON Dessner chuckles ruefully as conversation turns to ‘Beyoncé-gate’.

Read article

Comics sketch in birthday party

Foil, Arms and Hog have been six years on the road.

Read article