Labours of love can falter at the last hurdle: the juncture where home ties are sundered and the wider world gets a peep in. Sean McElwain, bouzouki p(...)

Téada: in concert this evening at the Hiroshima City Bunka

After writing about Japan’s cherry blossom season last week (Irishman’s Diary, Friday), I received an e-mail from a young Laois man named Paul (...)

The Athy whistle player brings a largely unfussy clarity to his third solo album. Hughes’s clean tone and keen rhythmic sensibility are (...)