Tributes: the late Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

As news of the death of the pioneering composer and musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin spread today, tributes to his music and his influence flowed. Pre(...)

UCD offers an MA in Irish Folklore & Ethnology which includes archive work.

UCD’s Top five courses MSc in Actuarial Science MSc in Sports Physiotherapy Master of Business Administration MSc in Behavioural Economics MSc F(...)

Detail from Jane Fortune’s house

Who is continuing the tradition of the great Irish folklore gatherers of the postwar years: Séamus Ó Duilearga and Seamus Ennis, and Alan Lomax in the(...)

Christmas on the Square: Houses on Merrion Square open their doors to the public on November 26th

Form an orderly queue ... Vorsprung Durch Teknik, folks: oh, hang on. The tagline on Miele’s sleek and stylish kitchen appliances is Immer Besser, wh(...)

Anne Byrne with her daughter Una. Of being honoured by her alma mater, she said: “Honoured, excited, nervous, but I will take it all as it comes”

A 101-year-old woman who created one of the first recording archives of Irish traditional music and graduated from university in Galway 80 years ago w(...)

The young Anne Gannon on her graduation from NUIG and as she is now – the mature centenarian.

When Irish-Argentinian student Anne Gannon graduated from university in Galway, Europe was engulfed by a wave of fascism. Adolf Hitler had become Füh(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

The Natural History Museum on Dublin’s Merrion Square. File  photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish Game and Country Fair The Irish Game and Country Fair takes place in Birr, Co Offaly, on Saturday and Sunday. As well as showcasing country(...)

Traditional Musician of the Year Máirtín O’Connor

Over the past 17 years, TG4’s annual Gradam Ceoil Awards have made it their business to train a spotlight on a handful of those who have pushed the(...)

The Arts Council has launched a review into the awarding of a €16,500 grant for a ‘multimedia digital archive collaboration’. Photograph: David Sleator

The Arts Council has launched an internal review after the mother of one of its departmental heads was awarded a €16,500 grant from the same depart(...)

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