Fin DAC: beauty is at the heart of his new street-art aesthetic

Last month we started a conversation on our Pop Life blog about the most creative people in Ireland. The list started with 30 entries, then grew to(...)

Broadcaster and finance journalist Margaret E Ward rejects the “wisdom” that radio and television audiences preferred male voices. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Motions calling for more women in the media and politics, for the banks to be made small and boring and for a reassertion of the original republican d(...)

Who’s trad? LAPD members Liam O’Flynn, Andy Irvine, Paddy Glackin and Dónal Lunny at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Big House Festival takes place from August 3rd to 5th at Castletown House in Celbridge, Co Kildare. It is one of the most interesting arts festiva(...)

Do you think you have a healthy lifestyle?It goes through phases of being healthy. It’s very hard to be healthy when you’re touring. Jet lag messes u(...)

Sanctuary, a story of young love and romantic seclusion starring (from left) Charlene Kelly, Frank Butcher and Patrick Becker

A young couple, unable to escape the watchful eyes of their family, friends or guardians, decide that they would like some time alone together. They b(...)

Do you think you have a healthy lifestyle?I’d say it’s quite healthy. I’m a bit of a workaholic. I’d like to be getting more exercise but at the momen(...)