One Earlsfort Terrace:  let to one of Ireland’s leading law firms, Eversheds, at a rental income of €630,000 per annum

One of the original office buildings on Dublin’s Earlsfort Terrace, opposite the National Concert Hall, goes on the market today with a guide price of(...)

The Bimhuis in Amsterdam is frequently mentioned as the best example of what a jazz venue can be

This week, the Improvised Music Company, Ireland’s leading promoter of jazz, will stage a guerilla action in our National Theatre, commandeering th(...)

Director David Lynch. Photograph: Ilya S Savenok/Getty Images

From as far back as his debut feature, 1977’s Eraserhead, David Lynch has used music and sound as effectively as visuals. From the spooky organ mus(...)

Swearing in: Michael D Higgins during his inauguration at Dublin Castle in 2011, flanked by his predecessors Mary Robinson and Mary McAleese. Photograph: Maxwell

It was a Friday afternoon, two days before Michael D Higgins’s visit to France in February 2013. At Áras an Uachtaráin, in Dublin, and the Irish Em(...)

Mirette Dowling: the Wicklow Choral Society which she founded was the first choir from outside Dublin to perform in the National Concert Hall in 1983, two years after its opening

Mirette Dowling, who has died aged 91, was a highly regarded music teacher and choral conductor who inspired generations of young musicians in a caree(...)

Patricia Bardon: “I love all music. I like jazz in the background when I’m making dinner, or whatever. I love Nina Simone. I love Adele and Amy Winehouse.” Photograph: Frances Marshall

In the world of classical music, the performance of a Mahler symphony is like . . . well, imagine a live gig that has Bruce Springsteen, Prince and(...)

Dr Eugenia Cheng,  Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago,  tries to demystify maths in her book, Cakes, Custard and Category Theory.

Dr Eugenia Cheng is a woman on a mission. She wants to end people’s fearfulness of mathematics and uses music and the baking of cupcakes to accomplish(...)

 Pianist Finghin Collins  played Stravinsky’s Septet for Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon, Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello with the Irish Chamber Orchestra in the RDS.

One of the most striking aspects of the Irish Chamber Orchestra’s concert in the RDS last Thursday evening was the subtle way in which visual eleme(...)

The Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has announced a 12 per cent increase in its budget for 2016, up to €310 million. The Arts Council (...)

Sisters Doreen Goldsberry, of Stillorgan, and Margaret Ashtown, of Brighton, try out a puzzle at the event in Dublin marking 10 years of Maths Week Ireland. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

Maths Week is under way, an all-Ireland effort to raise interest in mathematics and show people, particularly students, that the subject isn’t (...)