Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
First performed in Wexford in 1965, the return of Don Quichotte was well worth waiting for, writes Cathy Desmond.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
Irish baritone Rory Musgrave will be one of the stars of Wexford Festival Opera, writes Cathy Desmond.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
LIVELY octogenarian Dr Veronica Dunne — known to everyone as Ronnie — hasn’t stopped working in her chosen field since childhood, writes Jo Kerrigan.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
Opera director Michael Barker Caven tells Colette Sheridan how The Rape of Lucretia still has much to say about sexual violence in war.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
The Arts Council yesterday announced that it is to carry out a major root and branch independent review of the operations of the Abbey Theatre.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
On winning the Concorso Lirico in 1952, Veronica Dunne vowed to helpyoung singers in their careers, says Jo Kerrigan
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
THE spectacular grounds of Johnstown Castle was the setting for the opening of the 56th Wexford opera festival last night, as men in dapper evening dress and women in fine flowing dresses soaked up the evening sunshine and music on the castle lawn.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2007
Fledgling opera singers are travelling from all over the world to compete in an Irish competition with the potential to launch them on the international circuit, it was revealed today.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2006
The Irish arts and cultural sector was today awarded extra funding of €16.4m for 2006.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2006
THE director of one of Ireland’s newest art galleries was yesterday named as the recipient of a fellowship named in memory of one of the country’s leading lights in the arts.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2006
The new Abbey Theatre will be built in Dublin’s docklands as part of a revamp of several of the country’s leading cultural institutions, the Government confirmed today.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2005
Maintaining tax breaks for artists is essential to keeping internationally-renowned writers, painters and performers in Ireland as well as encouraging new talent in the country, it was claimed today.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2005
One of the leading figures in the Irish arts world, Jerome Hynes, has died after he collapsed last night at Wexford Theatre.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2005
A GROUP of Irish musicians are set to protest tonight outside the opening of one of the country’s most successful international opera festivals by a foreign orchestra.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2003
THE recent cut in Arts Council grant aid to arts organisations throughout the country is having a devastating effect on these organisations.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2003
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