Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
Four-time Olympian and World Athletics Champion Sonia O'Sullivan was one of three individuals awarded with Honorary Doctorates at Dublin City University today.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
The organisers of a 10,000 capacity music festival expect it to sell out well in advance after announcing a raft of artists will appear alongside Manic Street Preachers, The Coronas and Sigma.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
A congress for those earning their living from Irish music will form part of events surrounding this year’s Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal Competition in Cork.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2017
The trad singing legend attributes his longevity to a simple diet, regular walks, and a vigilant GP, he tells Sharon Ní Chonchúir.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Ambitious plans by the Institute of Technology Tralee to increase student numbers envisages the shedding of its south campus in the Kerry town.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
The casket which carried the body of Irish Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa home from the US has been restored and will go on public display this weekend.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
Up to half a million people are expected to flock to thousands of venues nationwide as they open their doors to the public this evening for a free and fun-filled celebration of heritage, culture, arts and music.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
Ireland’s biggest traditional music and culture festival has snubbed energy giant Shell after environmentalists kicked up a storm over sponsorship from the company.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
Thousands of traditional music aficionados are due to visit Killarney for the Munster Fleadh Cheoil which kicked off officially last night.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
It is incongruous that the debate on Government funding of arts should intensify just as acute hospitals’ budgets are cut — again — by tens of millions.
Sat, 01 Feb, 2014
Thu, 13 Jun, 2013
GATHERINGS may be all the rage for 2013, but the concept is old hat to Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, which has been gathering together musicians from across the Irish diaspora for over 60 years.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann is planning to build a €500,000 “centre of excellence” in a Co Cork village which, it is envisaged, will spawn a money-spinning touring Riverdance-type show focusing on ancient Irish music and dance.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
Its death warrant may not come into effect until the end of the month, but already the lights are out at the Garda station in Ballyduff in Co Waterford, after it was designated for closure under the Government’s latest plan.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
Tributes were paid yesterday to one of the country’s best known balladeers Robbie McMahon who helped popularise the Irish immigrant ballad, Spancil Hill.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Plans are being drawn up to create a €750,000 visitor centre to commemorate the man whose name is synonymous with Gaelic football.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
Derry was today chosen to host Ireland’s national traditional music festival - bringing the event north of the border for the first time.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
AN east Clare community is set to benefit from a Sisters of Mercy response to the fall-out from the Ryan report.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
VETERAN senator Labhrás Ó Murchú is no stranger to controversy and his last -minute bid for the Áras has split opinion once again.
Sat, 17 Sep, 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
THE story of the immigrant ballad Spancil Hill is as pertinent today as it was when Robbie McMahon first sang the song over 60 years ago.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
THE first of an estimated 250,000 people expected for this year’s 60th annual All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil have descended on Cavan town for the official opening of the event last night.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010
BY JULY of 2001, five-year--old Edel Ryan had made a few introductory visits to Ballagh National School in Tipperary, preparing herself for the big day in September when she would join the ranks of the junior infants.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2008
GALWAY’S St Patrick’s Day parade was very colourful and fair play to all who took part.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2008
FORGET the club hurling finals in Croke Park this St Patrick’s Day, the stick sport with unique appeal will be in Jamaica, where Ireland will play in their first ever ICC Cricket World Cup.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2006
The Irish arts and cultural sector was today awarded extra funding of €16.4m for 2006.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2006
UPWARDS of 50,000 people are expected to flock to Ballybunion, Co Kerry, for the week-long World Fleadh, which got underway yesterday.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2006
THEY say you can’t be in two places at once, but the country’s most famous traditional dancing troupe will prove that wrong on St Patrick’s Day.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2006
To set the scene for the first part of our Top 50 poll, Joe McNamee looks at the state of play in the Irish music industry.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2006
Mon, 20 Jun, 2005
Shouting from the rooftops about Ireland’s rip-off prices is driving away tourists, an Oireachtas Committee heard yesterday.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
Shouting from the rooftops about Ireland’s rip-off prices is driving away tourists, an Oireachtas Committee heard today.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2005
ON Sunday last, September 14, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, I was driving home from a holiday in West Kerry.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2003
THE political career of former Clare TD Madeleine Taylor Quinn was in tatters last night when she lost her seat in the Seanad.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2002
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