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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
looks back at his highlights of the year.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
The vast personal archive of Ireland’s “golden-voiced soprano”, Rita Lynch, has been donated to Cork’s city and county archives.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
"Lyric already has close ties with practitioners in UL as part of the huge cultural contribution the station makes to Limerick and the Mid-West.”
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
RTÉ’s difficulties have come to a head and though they revolve, primarily around funding, other contribuatory factors have been exposed.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
The proposed cutbacks at State broadcaster RTE are appropriate given a bailout from the taxpayer “would not be a satisfactory solution” according to a Government minister.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
"RTÉ is a national public service broadcaster and not a Dublin public service broadcaster," said TD Jan O'Sullivan.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2019
The broadcaster also revealed in an interview that he was never interested in running for President despite being flattered by speculation that he should throw his hat into the race.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
Every single thing always seems to come down to money, be that cuts or a potential return on investment. But where does culture fit into that equation, be that in the music we listen to or the public venues in which we gather, asks
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
Richard Bruton appeared to be wondering why on earth he should get involved in RTÉ’s survival, writes
Fri, 20 Sep, 2019
RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary will be at the Amergin Solstice Poetry Gathering in Waterville, Co Kerry, over the next few days. Originally from Borris, Co Carlow, Olivia also presents The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1 and does a radio column every Tuesday for the Drivetime programme.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
After the Clare-Limerick game yesterday evening, I turned the car for Cork so I could stay the night and be fully refreshed for this morning’s
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Marty Whelan has said he was "speechless at such kindness" when Michael Bublé took a break in his concert last night to sing Happy Birthday to the TV stalwart.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2019
Wicklow-born songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Anna Mieke recently released her debut album Idle Mind.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Frankie Ross is director of operations for next week’s Fastnet Film Festival in Schull, Co Cork.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Some communications technologies have a conviviality that sets them apart from the great stampede of social media; they are embraceable in a way that makes them a companion rather than a challenge.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Cian Ó Cíobháin marks 20 years of his Taobh Tuathail show on RnaG, writes
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Paul Linehan, from Cork, is the singer and bass player of The Frank & Walters. On Friday, May 10, the band headline the entertainment at the Barry Group Race & Taste Festival which takes place at Cork Racecourse Mallow on May 10 and 11.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
enjoyed The Marriage of Figaro, the first of this year's Concert Series at Cork Opera House
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
You could hold a wedding in this 5,000 sq ft Ballina home — in fact that’s what its owners did, writes.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
Tonie Walsh (58) says he’s been making a show of himself his whole life, but at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, he’s getting up on stage to do so.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
Employment lawyers are eagerly awaiting the enactment of a Bill which should bring some clarity into the increasingly fraught area of data protection rights in the workplace.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
Jim X Comet has been involved in music in Cork for the past four decades. He played with such bands as Belsonic Sound and the Dancing Bastards From Hell, as well as managing the Comet Records shop.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Des O’Driscoll sits down with musical director Anth Kaley.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
Aoife Burke is a cellist from Cork, and currently holds a residency at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork, as part of which she curates the summer lunchtime concert series and the Spotlight chamber music series.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Derry Cotter was a lecturer in UCC for 35 years. His first stage play, The Inheritance, opens tonight in the Cork Arts Theatre, and will also be performed by the UCC Players in Ardmore, Co Waterford on Friday, May 26 . Cotter was born in a pub in the North Main Street, Cork, which his parents used to run for Murphy’s Brewery. He is married to Carmel, and they have four children.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
sat down to get to know Cormac Ó Caoimh before he releases his new album Shiny Silvery Things.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Marlene Enright is from Bantry, Co Cork. She is music booker for The White Horse in Ballincollig, and is also a musician and songwriter. She is about to release her debut solo album, Placemats and Second Cuts, writes.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Alan Foley is the artistic director of Cork City Ballet, and also runs the Alan Foley Academy of Dance. He is directing the forthcoming production of Giselle at Cork Opera House, from November 10-12.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Fri, 23 Sep, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Martin Hayes is from Co Clare and his various musical projects include being a member of The Gloaming. He describes music as “my life, its my passion, my hobby and my career”. Hayes performs in concert with Paul Brady, Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Altan and dancer Colin Dunne at the Blas Summer School 20th anniversary concert at the University Concert Hall Limerick on Sunday.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
From ‘oh, danger here’ to ‘the nation holds its breath’, the words of RTÉ commentator George Hamilton have become part of Irish football folklore. meets the man behind the mic
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Jim O’Malley is the author of Walking the Munster Blackwater, an account of his seven-day walk along the famed river. He’s from East Cork, between Killeagh and Youghal, and worked as a teacher in Cork, Dublin and Killorglin. He will read from his book at the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, Lismore, Co Waterford on June 16-19.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Offaly-born composer Amanda Feery won the Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition for this year’s Cork International Choral Festival and her piece will be performed on Friday in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral. She is also working on pieces for Crash Ensemble and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
A new film about Dervla Murphy paints a fascinating picture of the 85-year-old travel writer, says
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
Limerick-born authorwill read at Cork City Library on Tuesday, April 19, as part of Cork World Book Fest. He will read his ‘Cork’ story from Winter Pages, the first volume of the arts anthology he put together with Olivia Smith.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
THOUGH she trained as a classical flautist, Ellen Cranitch’s taste in music crosses all genres. Her late-night radio programme on Lyric FM runs the gamut from modern to folk, blues to opera and yes, classical. It’s a rich blend that keeps you coming back for more.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016