Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Hanging out with Elvis and The Beatles were just part of the fun for Ireland’s biggest showband, writes
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
East Limerick is set to twist, jive and hucklebuck in celebration of one of the country’s most famous ballrooms which was destroyed in a fire last weekend.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
An East Cork film company wants people with memories of a former dance hall to assist them in the making of a new documentary.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2015
Opera will be to the fore in the list of top-class entertainment by the Everyman after the Cork theatre unveiled its spring and early summer schedule.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
He doesn’t talk much about it these days. The memories are locked away, recalled only in special circumstances. But ever since Eusebio’s death on Sunday, Hilary Carlyle has looked a little differently at the photograph hanging proudly on his wall.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
Susan McCann joins a line-up that includes Brendan Bowyer, Tony Kenny and Sonny Knowles to celebrate the sounds of the showband era tonight and tomorrow night at The Helix.
Sun, 06 Jan, 2013
Pat McCabe is workshopping his new play The Stars of Bel Air with Corcadorca in Cork this weekend, writes Colette Sheridan
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
TWO of Waterford’s most famous sons, singers Val Doonican and Brendan Bowyer, were conferred with the Freedom of the City in a joint ceremony at the city hall last evening.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
YOU’VE heard of the Mammas and the Papas — well here’s something completely different.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
DESPITE the competing sporting attractions of rugby, GAA and cricket and variable weather conditions, several hundred thousand turned out in Dublin on Saturday to partake in the annual St Patrick’s Day festivities.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2007
GOLDEN folk memories came flooding back yesterday as the National Museum of Ireland Country Life began to celebrate a generation that danced its way into history.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2007
CHILDREN are set to storm the walls of Limerick’s Sarsfield Barracks.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2007
‘LAST orders’ were called for the final time last night in the private club bar in Limerick where Richard Harris supped his first pint of Guinness.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2006
ONE of the country’s finest museums has been transformed to a ballroom of romance of sorts as part of an exhibition which is a nostalgic journey back in time for many.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2006
WRIGGLE like a snake, waddle like a duck went the punch line of Brendan Bowyer’s 1960s hit The Hucklebuck.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2005
THE murder of three members of the Miami Showband, one of the most shocking events in Northern Ireland’s Troubles, was remembered at a special prayer service in Dublin on Saturday.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2005
One of the most shocking events in the North’s Troubles was today remembered at a special prayer service in Dublin.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2005
Festival puts wind in Waterford’s sails, writes South-East Correspondent Neans McSweeney.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2005
WATERFORD CITY will host an impressive international programme of music during a three-day festival in July to celebrate the Tall Ships Race 2005.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2005