George Enescu could play whole operas from memory and almost everything by Bach

Memory is suddenly in the air. Last Thursday in The Irish Times Siobhán Long discussed the Clare Memory Orchestra with its founder, composer and gu(...)

Former Department of Finance secretary general, John Moran, has been appointed chairman of the Hunt Museum in Limerick. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Department of Finance secretary general, John Moran, has been appointed chairman of the Hunt Museum in Limerick. A native of Limerick, Mr Moran(...)

Hugh Maguire

Violinist and conductor Hugh Maguire, who has died aged 86, co-founded the Irish Youth Orchestra, was a distinguished chamber musician and orchestra l(...)