Buckley is currently appearing in BBC’s big-budgeted adaption of Wilkie Collins’s novel ‘The Woman in White’

“Sure nobody ever recognises me,” says Jessie Buckley. “I’m always scurrying around London under a hat and looking like a homeless person.” She laugh(...)

As growing numbers of children swap Mozart for Minecraft, a new boom is under way: adults learning, or returning to, the piano

Westland Row is a short street in Dublin but, once upon a time, I wished it went on forever. That way I would never reach my destination: the Royal Ir(...)

The living dead goes cold turkey: Sam Keely in The Cured

THE CURED ★★★ Directed by David Freyne. Starring Sam Keely, Ellen Page, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Paula Malcomson, Stuart Graham, Oscar Nolan, David Herlihy(...)

New this week: Lily James in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

BLACK PANTHER ★★★ Directed by Ryan Coogler. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya,(...)

Lisa O’Neill will appear in collaboration with writer Pat McCabe, Cass McCombs and Lankum’s Ian Lynch (above) on Friday, April 20th, Abbey Theatre, 7.30pm, €30.

Motor City might be Detroit, but MusicTown is most definitely Dublin – or at least it will be until Sunday, April 22nd. From now until then, a stream (...)

'Making the Grade' is the latest documentary from  Ken Wardrop.

In 2010, Ken Wardrop’s His & Hers, in which Irish women of ascending age chatted about the men in their lives, became a sleeper hit at the Irish b(...)

Celine Byrne.

Maria Callas probably put it best: “You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a firework. The(...)

Pianist John O’Conor at his home in Rathgar, Dublin 6. Photograph: Alan Betson

On Sunday night, pianist Dr John O’Conor will receive the NCH Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. The event will be a gala concert in honour of his uniqu(...)

With campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, Griffith College is our oldest  private college

RCSI When is open day? January 4th, 2018 Located just off St Stephen’s Green, in one of the busiest spots in Dublin, the faculty of medicine and h(...)

Veronica Dunne: ‘I love what I do, I love teaching and I love young people’

“I love it. If I had to give it up, I’d say I wouldn’t live six months,” says 89-year-old Veronica Dunne of her 56 years teaching opera singers their (...)

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