Kevin Toolis waked his father in the traditional manner on Achill Island, and the resulting book has been adapted into a stage show at Skibbereen Arts Festival, writes Ellie O’Byrne
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
"I feel Daniel O'Donnell's Yes stance in the Gay Marriage Referendum was directly opposed to the Catholic Church here,”
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
It is said that more than 80 thousand people will attend the event.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
Cork film-maker Pat Collins’ tale of one of Ireland’s greatest sean-nós singers is on the longlist for the foreign-language Oscar, writes Esther McCarthy
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Consideration of the arts takes up 600 words in a 160-page programme for government, writes Gerard Howlin
Wed, 18 May, 2016
A dance group from Sligo have created a video incorporating their skills and the stunning scenery of Strandhill.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
LIKE any sport that is characterised by endurance this year’s Indiependence Music & Arts Festival in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, seemed to communicate the value of peaking at the right moment.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
Chance has been significant in the careers of singers Owen and Moley Ó Súilleabháin, but the sons of composer and musicologist, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, and Dr Nóirín Ní Riain, have had the musical schooling to take advantage of these moments.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
Award-winning alternative rock band Royseven will take to the floor this Friday in Tipperary to pass on some of their expertise to some enthusiastic teenagers.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
THE enigmatic Dublin-born fiddle player Caomhín Ó Raghallaigh has stirred the traditional scene, releasing five albums in 10 years, four of them collaborations with leading lights in Irish music.
Fri, 19 Aug, 2011
Heritage is as much about where we’re going as where we’ve come from. So why not spend Heritage Week getting in touch with our past – and having fun in the process?
Sat, 30 Jul, 2011
THOUSANDS ofmusicians are expected to descend on a Cork town next month for one of the largest traditional Irish music festivals of its kind.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
Traditional Irish set dancing group Cosa Beoga, representing the West, are the 11/4 favourites with Paddy Power to win this year’s 'All Ireland Talent Show'.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
IT SEEMS we’ve swapped the tyranny of the crozier for the far more subversive tyranny of political correctness.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2008
FRIDAY, Saturday and Sunday, July 14 to 18, was the best weekend for horse-racing on the sandbanks or lazing on the beach for this or many a year.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2006
Damien Dempsey has walked away with two awards at the 2004 Meteor Ireland Music Awards, hosted by Dara O’Briain at The Point.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2004
GALWAY is bracing itself for a shindig to beat all shindigs should Woodstock capture the Bulmers Pierce Purcell Shield over the next couple of days.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2002
Sinead O'Connor is planning to release an album of traditional Irish songs given a modern slant.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2002
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