The promoters of a film festival which celebrates Richard Harris in his native Limerick, has accused the city’s cultural establishment of snubbing the event after the city council gave it just €200.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
TO SAY that Westport House has been in the family for generations doesn’t quite capture Lady Sheelyn Browne’s impressive lineage — her connection to the 400-acre Co Mayo estate goes right back to her 14th great-grandmother, the “most notorious woman in all the coasts of Ireland”, pirate queen Grace O’Malley.
Sun, 13 Apr, 2014
NOBODY can forget that heartstopping seven minutes during Eurovision 1994 when Ireland, quite suddenly, became the centre of the cultural universe. None of us, indeed, could have predicted what would swirl upwards and outwards from that brief entr’acte. But it happened, and a legend was born.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
REAL pirates didn’t have the luxury of fresh pizza when they were attacked by the munchies after a morning spent splashing and screeching. But thankfully wannabe pirates in Mayo don’t have to go plundering and pillaging for their lunch after working up an appetite on the zipwire, log flume or pedalos.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2013