The company behind ‘Riverdance’ recorded a €774,095 pretax profit for the 12 months to the end of June 2016

Profits more than halved for the company behind Riverdance last year, according to newly filed accounts. Abhann Productions, the firm owned by John M(...)

Kamaliya does a disco-heavy cover of Terence Trent D’Arby’s Sign Your Name

The iTunes chart is a wild and wonderful thing. Next to your very regular and current hits such as Calvin Harris’ Feels and the song that will out liv(...)

A homepage image from Ireland.ie

A new website showcasing Irish creativity was launched on Wednesday by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Washington DC. www.Ireland. ie is an initiative of th(...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

Minister for the Arts Heather Humphreys and Garry Hynes of Druid Theatre outside the Brooklyn Academy of Music this week. Photograph: Amanda Gentile

The Government is to give €1 million to help to renovate a leading Irish arts centre in New York, and another €1m to showcase Irish artists in the US (...)

Michael Londra: ‘Growing up, the opera festival was a huge influence.’

Wexford tenor Michael Londra has made a name for himself in the United States since moving there to perform with Riverdance, garnering two Emmy-nomin(...)

To mark the first anniversary of the marriage-equality referendum, Charlie Bird asks gay people, and their relatives, how Ireland has changed for the(...)

Poet Paddy Bushe, sculptor Imogen Stuart and painter Maria Simmonds-Gooding  at the Aosdána general assembly at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The proposal that Disney’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens should film on Skellig Michael was made without reference to the Office of Public Works (OPW) (...)

The new pieces by Scott McLaughlin, Eric Skytterholm Egan and Amanda Feery will be heard at the NCH on May 16th

Music of Our Time, a new lunchtime concert series at the NCH from, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, offers recent music, including a programme de(...)

Composer Shaun Davey created the new orchestral work with poet Paul Muldoon. Photograph: Barry Cronin

One Hundred Years a Nation, a new orchestral and choral work to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising has received its world premiere. Thousands (...)