The Arts Council has revealed it has withheld hundreds of thousands of euro in funding for the Abbey Theatre, amid concerns the venue’s direction has resulted in fewer opportunities for Irish artists.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
Iarla Ó Lionáird is from Cúil Aodha, Co Cork, and is vocalist with The Gloaming. He is currently preparing for a performance at Masters of Tradition festival in Bantry next Friday, where he will appear with Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and others. See westcorkmusic.ie
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
AT 67, and with over 45 years in the industry, Oscar-winner Jeremy Irons has paid his dues. “I don’t want to work very much any more. I’ve done most things and I don’t really need to work,” states the actor, 67.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
Rita O’Driscoll is from Skibbereen, and works in her hometown as development manager of Uilinn, West Cork Arts Centre. She worked with AIB in Cork before joining her husband in a family business for 20 years and also studied interior design, followed by a BA in visual arts on Sherkin Island.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons has said that helping people who experience mental health problems to live in a community is more “humane” than putting them in “homes” where they become reliant on medication.
Tue, 21 May, 2013