Jazz name: the New York pianist Fred Hersch is among the headliners at the 2019 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

This week’s news of the headline acts for Guinness Cork Jazz Festival has prompted concern that the event is once more moving away from its roots just(...)

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival:  the New York Brass Band in the city for the 2018 festival. Photograph: Provision

The future direction of Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is in doubt after the departure of its director, Sinéad Dunphy, after just a year in the role. Du(...)

U2’s  eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour comes to Belfast this weekend. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

U2 SSE Arena, Belfast Saturday October 27th/Sunday October 28th 6.30pm £185/£105/£75/£38 ssearenabelfast.com What? Back in Ireland already? For a b(...)

Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange is on the main stage at Metropolis Festival on Sunday at the RDS, Dublin.  Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

RDS, Dublin Saturday October 27th/Sunday October 28th €115/€109.50/€74.50/€69.50/€49.50 ticketmaster.ie NB: There is a strict over-21s age policy I(...)

Festival goers at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. Photograph: Guinness Cork Jazz

Loud enough to wake the dead – that might well be the motto for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival which kicked off Thursday night. The streets (...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Maldron hotel opens its doors on Kevin Street this month.

Kevin Street style A new Maldron hotel opens its doors on Kevin Street this month. With 137 bedrooms, the hotel overlooks St Patrick’s Cathedral and (...)

The Blind Boys of Alabama will play the 2018 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.

Jazz aficionados heading for Leeside this year are in for a novel treat when the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival kicks off with a meeting of Halloween and(...)

The abrupt disclosure surprised many as no official announcement has been made by the festival committee or Diageo. Photograph: David Sleator

Concern has been expressed for the future of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival following the revelation that the long-time programmer and festival direc(...)

The Kinsale find is one of the biggest in Cork this year. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three people have been arrested following the seizure of almost €300,000 worth of drugs in Cork. Members of the West Cork Divisional Drugs Squad unc(...)

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