Denise van Outen, Lucy Kennedy, Jason Byrne and Michelle Visage from ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, TV3’s big hope for Saturday nights. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

It has been a fortnight of television season launches, with a blitz of celebrity and executive smiles from the grass at Montrose (RTÉ) and the steps o(...)

London Grammar

Electric Picnic Stradbally, Co Laois, Friday September 1st-Sunday September 3rd (sold out) ticketmaster.ie As per usual, Electric Picnic is sold out, (...)

‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ presenter Lucy Kennedy and ‘Blind Date’ host Al Porter at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, where TV3 unveiled its programming plans for the new television season. Photograph: Brian McEvoy.

Has Ireland got talent? TV3 will be hoping there’s some lingering somewhere as it confirmed that Ireland’s Got Talent, its version of the UK televisio(...)

Roddy Doyle is one of the guests who have appeared on Jarlath Regan’s podcast An Irishman Abroad. Photograph: Alan Betson

The makers of some of the most critically acclaimed international podcasts will visit Dublin in September for the first Dublin Podcast Festival, which(...)

Fair Head, known as Northern Ireland’s tallest cliff face, is featured in the latest season of Game of Thrones

Cliff Games Game Of Thrones fans might have recognised the cliffs of Fair Head, known as Northern Ireland’s tallest cliff face, featured in the lates(...)

Wyvern Lingo – Caoimhe Barry,  Karen Cowley and Saoirse Duane –  tee up the release of their much anticipated debut album with a single launch show

Friday August 25 SINGLE LAUNCH Wyvern Lingo – Grand Social, Dublin 7pm €17.50 thegrandsocial.ie – Adopting the tortoise and not the hare approach, Wi(...)

Gravity-defying supergroup This Is How We Fly.

FRIDAY 18th BOWING TO BENNETT – Cormac Kenevey & Cian Boylan, National Concert Hall, Dublin, 1pm, €16/14, nch.ie In the late 2000s, polished Dub(...)

John Harris: arriving into a situation in which future festival themes and commissions are already in train

The capital’s biggest new music bash, the New Music Dublin festival, has a new festival director in John Harris. He is a composer and is currently chi(...)

Joey Alexander is in constant demand as a performer

Joey Alexander has the world at his feet: his first two albums have attracted Grammy nominations; his playing partners and musical mentors are some of(...)

Simon Jermyn

FRIDAY 07 TERRA INCOGNITA Fireplace Dragon Courthouse, Ennistymon, Co Clare (Friday); Black Gate, Galway (Saturday); Arthurs, Dublin (Sunday afternoo(...)