TOM Russell was recently thrilled to receive a package in the post from his old friend, Bob Dylan. Dylan had his people send his fellow songwriter a case of his new Heaven’s Door whiskey. Wrapped around the bottles were the lyrics to ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’, stylised so that it seemed Dylan had himself scribbled all over the printed words with a pen.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Dominic Moore is an actor and puppeteer from Cork. His one-man show Mr Punch is playing the White Horse in Ballincollig, Co Cork, tonight, and he also has a role in Jack, a new play by Declan Hasset about Jack Lynch, which plays at Ballymaloe Grainstore and the Everyman in March.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
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
Until a deluge split the heavens at lunchtime on Sunday, many were increasingly inclined to believe rumours that Satan was spotted somewhere east of Shanagarry bearing a bagful of souls, his part in a Faustian bargain that saw the 2016 Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine bask in an utterly improbable mini-heatwave while the rest of the country took to the lifeboats.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
returns once again with his Yuletide roundup of the very best of 2014 to fill the Christmas Hamper as well as his food awards, The Munchies, a tip of the hat to those who labour long and hard to make local, sustainable Irish produce to a world-class standard.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
MUSIC NEWS: Beyoncé has posted a short teaser trailer for the upcoming 50 Shades Of Grey movie on her Instagram account — although it seems fairly ironic that the singer, a key figure in the ‘Ban Bossy’ campaign for young girls, should lend her support to a film based on a book which has been criticised for its portrayal of women and overt sadomasochist themes.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Even if you don’t know your radishes from your rhubarb, there is something for all the family at the first Ballymaloe Garden Festival which takes place this weekend at the East Cork gardens located around Ballymaloe House and Ballymaloe Cookery School.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013