“The novel, as a form, has moved into the slow lane.” Novelist and journalist Will Self, discussing his new novel, Phone, at Dublin’s International Literature festival, had some home truths for booklovers at Smock Alley Theatre.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
One of the few Irish St Patrick’s Day celebrations that matches the splendour of those in America, a mix of paint, performances, pageantry, parades and parties, promises to make this year’s Dublin festival one of the most spectacular ever.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
Murphy’s Stout have announced that New York’s Guards, Cork troubadour John Spillane, Fred frontman Joe O’Leary and newcomers Elastic Sleep will join headliner MGMT and Irish legends The Stunning for the upcoming Little Big Weekend.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013
THE Performance Corporation is renowned for staging its theatre productions in adventurous places — in medieval dungeons, amongst sand dunes, even on a small rowboat. For its latest, most adventurous trick, it’s staging a three-day festival in Ireland’s only palace — Castletown House on the outskirts of Celbridge, Co Kildare.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
WHEN the going gets tough, the tough get going, but even the hardiest sailors think twice before venturing out in a gale. That’s why the competitors at Cork Week in Crosshaven were relieved yesterday when the weather prophets of doom proved to be too pessimistic.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2010