Eoin Corbett: ‘I prefer to learn by doing than by sitting down with a book’

The drums are banging loudly for college. Trinity is the best university in Ireland and everyone should aspire to attend third-level. Students might o(...)

Galway’s bid includes Project Baa Baa! a mini-festival to celebrate sheep

Since Dublin got knocked out of contention, at the end of last year, Galway, Limerick and the Three Sisters cities of Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford(...)

Jan O’Sullivan: move to limit past-pupil quota

Angry middle-class parents have been bombarding Jan O’Sullivan with letters denouncing plans to regulate admissions policies. In a two-month pe(...)

“I was really quite young when I knew I wanted to make films. I was always into English and drawing and I guess those things lend themselves to that a(...)

Film director Shannon Greally participating in the National Youth council of Irleland Showcase 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson

How many times have you heard adults say they wish they had not given up playing the piano when they were younger? But when we’re teenagers we won’t b(...)

The opening of the Lime Tree Theatre was seen as a positive development, but its sole remit is not to develop or support local artists

Nine months away from Limerick becoming Ireland’s first “National City of Culture”, an artistic programme has yet to be agreed and finalised fo(...)