Founder and producer of the Other Voices live music series, Philip King. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Government does not give the Arts the respect it deserves, despite the huge success of Irish artists, writers and performers in recent years, acco(...)

Soldiers attend Mise Eire. George Morrison’s film showed over twenty years of Irish history, from the 1890s to 1918, through existing archive material. Its soundtrack, an orchestral score by Sean O’Riada, became hugely popular

‘Music’, announced Seán Ó Riada on that first day, “Is the organisation of ideas through sound.” We music students, in the antechamber of the Easter R(...)

You won’t forget Maurice O’Connor (Sample Answer) in a hurry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Saint Sister It seems like only a wet day since Derry’s Morgan MacIntyre decided she had enough of the singer-songwriter trip she was on and joined f(...)

The Brandon mountain range

When you are driving the Dingle section of The Wild Atlantic Way, the low road along the north side of the peninsula does not let you experience the (...)

 Karin Dubsky, of Coastwatch, with items of flotsam and jetsam found washed up on Irish beaches this year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Illegal dumping, coastal erosion and the killing of marine animals are among the concerns highlighted in the latest All Ireland Coastwatch Survey. Th(...)

Emma Toner and Ken Ottley Emma, content manager for Groupon and Ken, a self-employed gardener, met five years ago on Derby day at the Curragh, Co K(...)

Sandbags are cleared away from Quinns Chemist in Crossmolina after the weekends flood damage. “The irony this week is that many of those generous activists will be councillors. “  Pic:  Michael McLaughlin

We took the twisting, single-lane road through the Conor Pass out of Dingle last weekend. In the pale December light as the storm played itself out, (...)

This poster, to be put on display at Irish airports in the coming days, shows an emigrant arriving back to Ireland for Christmas.

An advertising campaign to encourage emigrants arriving home to Ireland for Christmas to return and work here permanently is to begin in the coming da(...)

Mahalia performing at the Other Voices music festival in Dingle in Co Kerry

By late Sunday afternoon, a calm has descended on Dingle in Co Kerry. Storm Desmond has blown himself out; people are able to peek out of doors again(...)

Bleeding Heart Pigeons at Other Voice 2015 in Dingle, Co Kerry. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Glen Hansard **** Lest we forget, Glen Hansard presented the inaugural series of Other Voices during the great Irish singer-songwriter boom of 2003.(...)