The low-key furore in recent days over what it costs to sustain the Garda Band — €1.73m last year — was a continuation of the debate around the costs borne by RTÉ so we might enjoy a concert orchestra and a symphony orchestra.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
The higher-level English paper two for Leaving Certificate students was deemed fair and appropriately challenging by one teacher yesterday evening.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Aidan Murphy mines the events of his life, good and bad, for his poetry, writes Colette Sheridan.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
James Joyce, Seamus Heaney and Thomas McCarthy are among the poets assembled in a wonderful book of writings inspired by music, says Alan O’Riordan
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
From Rory Gallagher to Frank O’Connor, there’s an eclectic mix in a new anthology of Cork writings, says Colette Sheridan
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Music, poetry, dance, and visual art will feature in projects commissioned as part of the Government’s official Ireland 2016 Centenary programme.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
An anthology of poets who were born in the province after 1960 is the first since the late Sean Dunne’s 1985 guide, says Colette Sheridan
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
Peter Murray wonders why, in an eclectic collection of writers’ responses to works on show at the National Gallery the majority of contributors chose pieces that allowed them avoid eye-to-eye contact with the subject.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
UCC’s head librarian John FitzGerald has won the prestigious Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
By Léan Cullinan
Sun, 20 Jul, 2014
Poetry readings, art, music, and photography will be the subject of free public events over the coming months to coincide with the display of the $1m Great Book of Ireland at University College Cork.
Wed, 28 May, 2014
At its launch in Cork’s Roundy Bar, writer William Wall said new literary journal, The Penny Dreadful, “could be the next Paris Review or ‘Granta’.”
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
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