The 63rd Cork International Choral Festival is now in full swing, with, as well as the hotly-contested choral competitions for both national and international groups, a range of gala concerts, workshops, masterclasses, free recitals and fringe events all over the city and county.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Like Jim Hawkins at the end of Treasure Island, I sometimes dream of my youthful voyage far from home. I dream of trains and pizzas and penalties and the Egypt match. And I start upright in my bed with that familiar, unlovely chat ringing in my ears. Olé Olé Ofeckinlay.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Ukraine has been in the news recently because of political strife, but this week we can see a different side to the country — its artistry and cultural heritage, embodied in the Ukrainian National Opera of Kharkiv, which is performing a stunning production of La Bohème at Cork Opera House on Friday, March 28.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Montecatini last night literally rolled out the green carpet, as Giovanni Trapattoni, Marco Tardelli and the Ireland squad were formally welcomed to this beautiful Tuscan spa town, the reception committee including the Lord Mayor Giuseppi Bellandi and the reigning Miss Italy Stefania Bivone.
Tue, 29 May, 2012