Vermont-born singer-songwriter Sam Amidon will be in Cork next week to performing his tribute to Harry Smith and “his wild and woolly Anthology of American Folk Music”. The gig takes place at Live St Luke’s as part of the Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival on Sunday, Sept 15, at 5.30pm.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
WHEN the celebrated Russian violinist, Maxim Vengerov returns to the National Concert Hall in March, he’ll have company. Pairing with him in Bach’s double violin concerto will be a gifted young man from Kilkenny.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side yesterday under exploding fireworks that represented peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened on a Korean Peninsula riven by generations of anger,
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
It is a place of worship, but not in the traditional sense. The towering cliffs of Inishnabro are known as the cathedral rocks as they resemble a magnificent church. Some, but not many, have come to kneel at their altar, writes .
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
The 63rd Cork International Choral Festival is now in full swing, with, as well as the hotly-contested choral competitions for both national and international groups, a range of gala concerts, workshops, masterclasses, free recitals and fringe events all over the city and county.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Day 2 of the Cork International Choral Festival features Grammy-winning The Swingles in the Gala Concert, but Thursday's events have plenty more to offer as well. Check out some of the highlights here.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Úna Ní Fhlannagáin is a harpist and harp teacher based in Co Galway. She recently won the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal for harp in a competition broadcast live from Cork on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
Less than six months after Rio de Janeiro hosted the first-ever Olympics in South America, game venues sit idle and already in disrepair, raising questions about a legacy that organisers promised would benefit the Brazilian city and its residents.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Pat Dromey’s mother suffers from dementia and sometimes it’s kinder to go along with her version of reality.examines the use of therapeutic lying in dementia care in the context of a new report, Therapeutic Lying and Approaches to Dementia Care in Ireland
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
It takes a lot to get Pink Floyd back together for anything, and while there are no signs of any music collaborations, the three surviving members have at least joined forces to release a statement on behalf of cause they’ve long been supporters of.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will not attend any of the Paralympic Games which started in Rio yesterday, with reports suggesting he would be subpoenaed as a witness in the ticketing scandal if he came to Brazil.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
The International Olympic Committee has postponed a decision on whether to ban the entire Russian Olympic team from the Rio Games but has announced a raft of measures in response to Monday’s report of state-directed doping.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016