Sometimes musical worlds collide, writes Ellie O’Byrne
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Weekly diary with Aida Austin
Sat, 20 May, 2017
CATHY JORDAN is from Scramogue, Co Roscommon, and is the youngest of seven children. She has played with Dervish for over 20 years, and will take to the stage tonight with the band at The Pav as part of the Cork Folk Festival.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
GLAMOUR is in short supply when you’ve been in a band for 25 years, says Kila’s Rossa Ó Snodaigh.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
To keep an arts festival going in some of the toughest economic conditions this country has ever witnessed is an achievement in itself.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2013
They came last in 2007, but a new album marks 24 wonderful years on the road, says Siobhán Cronin
Tue, 14 May, 2013
THERE are guilty pleasures and then there is the Eurovision Song Contest.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
Glasgow’s Celtic Connections draws performers from all over the world for 18 days of 24-hour music, says Nicki ffrench Davis
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
Not music to Irish ears
Wed, 21 May, 2008
CHRISTMAS ‘ho ho ho’ is very much a feature of RTÉ television fare this holiday season with a new edition of Killinaskully as well as many other light-hearted family programmes.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2007
AN unusual title changed hands over the weekend at the Sligo Live music festival.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2007
The composer of Ireland’s worst-ever Eurovision entry today said he was “gutted” by the result.
Sun, 13 May, 2007
A song composed by a former lover of controversial singer Sinead O’Connor was chosen to represent Ireland in the 52nd Eurovision contest in May.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2007
The public will tonight pick Ireland’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest from a shortlist performed by traditional music band Dervish.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2007
Around 35,000 music fans are expected to descend on Dublin when the curtain rises on the Irish Music and Culture Festival later today.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2007
THEY might look fearsome in their leather jackets, dark glasses, big boots and shining helmets, but these are no ordinary bikers and not even 31st cousins to the dreaded Hell’s Angels.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2006
Up to 20,000 Harley-Davidson bikers will take to the roads of Kerry today in one of the biggest cavalcades of its kind seen in Ireland.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2006
WE doffed the cap to a few of the more surprising omissions above, but what about those bubbling under, those who won’t just be knocking at the door but will have their feet well and truly under the table come the end of 2006.
Thu, 05 Jan, 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
U2 today led the way in the nominations for one of the Irish record industry’s top awards.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2002
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