Traditional Musician of the Year Máirtín O’Connor

Over the past 17 years, TG4’s annual Gradam Ceoil Awards have made it their business to train a spotlight on a handful of those who have pushed the(...)

The Arts Council has launched a review into the awarding of a €16,500 grant for a ‘multimedia digital archive collaboration’. Photograph: David Sleator

The Arts Council has launched an internal review after the mother of one of its departmental heads was awarded a €16,500 grant from the same depart(...)

Reference archive: singer Eddie Butcher at Féile na Bóinne in 1977. Photograph: Joe Dowdall/ITMA
Thinking outside the squeeze box

A quarter of a century is a long time by anyone’s reckoning. Governments form and fall, families begin and grow up, and artists come and go, their rep(...)