Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: the University of Limerick paid tribute to its professor’s “pioneering solo albums, which repositioned his chosen instrument, the piano, at the heart of Irish traditional music”

Tributes have poured in for Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, the pioneering musician and composer, who has died “after a prolonged illness”, his family said. (...)

Subject matters: the courses that can be studied by postgraduate students in Ireland range from computer science and international management to Irish history and Irish traditional music

Dublin City University Top five courses: 1. Professional Master’s of Education (Post Primary) 2. MSc in Computing 3. MSc in Management (Business) 4(...)

Samuel Beckett Summer School runs at Trinity College Dublin in August

Blás Summer School This school offers an opportunity to get a taste of all aspects of traditional Irish music and dance. It has its home at th(...)

Prof Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and Prof Don Barry of the University of Limerick with Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan (centre) at the MA in festive studies launch. Photograph: Seán Curtin

Details of an international arts festival to coincide with Limerick’s reign as City of Culture have been unveiled. A feasibility report on hosting th(...)