Castlemartin: Sir Anthony O’Reilly described the estate as his ‘spiritual home’ where the graves of his parents and two of his grandchildren are to be found

Bahamas. He recently sold a third home, a classical Georgian mansion at 2 Fitzwilliam Square in Dublin 2(...)

Tom Dunne: interviewed 11 of the German spies caught in Ireland during the Emergency

(...) greatest love. A violinist and highly informed connoisseur of classical music, he embraced the city(...)

Basil Walsh: generously gave of his friendship, scholarship and expertise in the cause of making Ireland’s music heritage better known

(...) opera and classical music in Ireland and of Irish music and opera on the international stage. Basil(...)

As the votes were counted, it quickly became clear that two acts in particular – and two Irish acts at that – were running away with the race. We speak of The Gloaming and Hozier.

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For about the outlay for a decent laptop, you can get a piece of kit that will automatically find planets, constellations, galaxies and other interstellar ports of call

(...) from the country of origin. When San Francisco lost its solitary classical station, I bought my(...)

‘Of all the arts centres and theatres outside of Dublin where I’ve heard OTC productions, the Solstice [above] in Navan is in a league of its own.’ Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Music Network’s December 10th concert was one of those annual thank-yous to stakeholders and friends. On December 13th the Crash Ensemble played th(...)

Can we afford the luxury of spending time reading ancient texts in this modern world? Pictured is Achilles Defeating Hector, 1630-32 (oil on panel) by Peter Paul Rubens. Photograph: Bridgeman/Getty

(...)” with twelve classical authors. That notion of a conversation is important to us: we have chosen texts(...)

Shirley Higgins, conductor of St Mary’s signing choir, and members of the choir rehearsing at the school in Cabra. Photograph: Alan Betson 3:19

(...).ie     FEEL THE MUSIC: CLASSICAL MUSIC OPENS UP TO DEAF CHILDREN The recent success of St Mary’s School for(...)

Commotion, a tapestry by Vera Klute

(...), Stephen Lawlor makes a series of remixes of classical paintings, as paintings and as miniature sculptural(...)

Robert Wyatt: elder statesman. Photograph:  Eamonn McCabe/Redferns

(...) album, an amalgam of free jazz, Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks and Indian classical music, featuring hand(...)