‘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(...)

 Aer Lingus Planes at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Efforts to resolve the dispute over a €750 million hole in the pension scheme operated jointly by Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) s(...)

People will get the chance to walk beside world champion 50km walker Rob Heffernan  (above) in Bishopstown, Co Cork, on Sunday, October 19th, and he will join walkers in Baltinglass, Co Wicklow, on Monday, October 27th. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Inpho

Irish world champion 50km walker Rob Heffernan has called on the people of Ireland to get their walking shoes on to raise much-needed funds for the Ir(...)

A file photo from earlier this month of protestors Elaine Bradshaw (left) and Margaret O’Brian, opposing a scheme to build a bridge in the centre of medieval Kilkenny City. Photograph: PA

A 24-hour protest at the site of the new bridge in Kilkenny city ended this morning after council staff and gardaí closed off the area. Campaig(...)

A catalogue from 1950 for the sale of the contents of Shelton Abbey

In summer 2012, more 13,000 people attended the viewing in Mount Congreve, Waterford where Mealy’s and Christie’s jointly hosted a sale of the content(...)

Romanian pianist Luiza Borac’s latest CD is a disc about transformations. There are eight of Liszt’s Schubert song transcriptions, re-creations that h(...)

Ann Pickford and her daughter, Audrey Considine, are rescued from their flooded home on Athlunkard Street in February. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22
And all thy charms withdrawn

While national media quite rightly focused on last winter’s flood devastation in Limerick’s St Mary’s Park district, no less damage and trauma (...)

Michael Harding at Lough Allen, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell

I worry about everything. If I’m buying something in a shop where I can’t see the till, I worry that I’ll be overcharged. When I press my pin n(...)

Caitlin and Gavin Hodgins hold a picture of their late grandmother, Dolores, who was able to spend her last days at home thanks to the Irish Cancer Society’s free night nurse service.Photograph: David Sleator

Dublin woman Dolores Hodgins wanted to be in her own home when she died. And she was, thanks to the Irish Cancer Society’s (ICS) free nig(...)

Anne Marie O’Farrell and her daughter Carmel at the launch of this year’s ESB Feis Ceoil which takes place in the RDS from March 31st to April 11th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Up to 5,000 young musicians from around the country will compete in 186 competitions in this year’s ESB Feis (...)