Charlie Lennon’s new suite, commissioned by Gael Linn, adds to the depth and breadth of interpretation of our past in this centenary year. Lennon us(...)

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(...)

Completists will savour many facets of Seán Ó Riada’s musical genius in this surprise collection of previously unreleased archive keyboard recordings.(...)

Téada: Ainneoin na Stoirme
  • Music
  • October 4, 2013, 00:00

All human and musical life is here, lurking between and beneath the notes of Téada’s latest collection. Sligo fiddler Oisín MacDiarmada and his com(...)

VARIOUS ARTISTS Seoda Ceoil 1 & 2 Gael Linn Gael Linn celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and, among other activities, the label (...)

For anybody involved in the Irish-language movement, Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí (above) was revered and respected

Gearóid Ó Conchubhair was watching TV at home last October when news broke that Jimmy Savile had sexually abused scores of underage girls durin(...)

Fiona Neary of the Rape Crisis Network: “It appears that at least two opportunities in 1991 and 1998 were presented to the gardaí to investigate allegations against this very influential and powerful figure.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There have been calls for a full review by the authorities into how a leading figure in the Irish language movement escaped prosecution over allega(...)

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In July 2007, the Harris Report indicated that less than one third of pupils from English-medium schools achieved mastery of the Irish language(...)