Body & Soul Music and Arts Festival has announced the full stage times for its 10th Aniversary celebration of the summer solstice which kicks off (...)

Ibiza anthems: a laser show at Amnesia, the Balearic nightclub. Photograph: Leelu/Getty

Dara Ó Briain used to tell a joke about a geriatric Generation Xer invading the dance floor at a wedding years in the future. “That’s not a dance. Thi(...)

Festival organisers are working with the Garda in relation to the death of a man and have described it as “non-suspicious”. Family members have been notified.

A man has died at the Body & Soul festival in Co Westmeath. Festival organisers are working with the Garda in relation to the death and have des(...)

Funicular folly is designed to be super-slim yet super-strong

This weekend, the Body & Soul festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath, is offering its annual eclectic mix of musical and mystical experience(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

Avril Stanley at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath, venue for Body & Soul festival from June 19th to 21st. Photograph:  Shantanu Starick

Avril Stanley, originally from Galway, is director of the Body & Soul festival. She lives in Dublin with her son Jarah (6). What first insp(...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)