Instrument maker Kevin Harrington delivers a new handmade harp to 10-year-old Muireann Ní Mhuirthile at Featherbeds, in the Dublin-Wicklow mountains, on Friday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On a stretch of invisible border where Dublin meets Wicklow, as cyclists turned their bikes around to keep within Covid-19 travel restrictions, 10-yea(...)

 Artistic and executive director of Wigmore Hall John Gilhooly.  Photograph:  Amy T Zielinski/Redferns

 On the stage of Wigmore Hall, beneath its painted cupola depicting the Soul of Music, a piano tuner in a black apron was bent over the resident (...)

KiwiCo camps kick off online from June 22nd, and offer loads of free content for 3 to 11 year olds

AS SUMMER STRETCHES OUT AHEAD OF US WITH ACTIVITIES CURBED BY COVID-19, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CHEAP AND CHEERFUL WAYS TO KEEP THE CHILDREN OCCUPIE(...)

Eímear Noone

Galway woman Eímear Noone will become the first female orchestral conductor to perform during an Oscars television broadcast. Noone thanked the produ(...)

Composer and conductor Eimear Noone

Music has coursed through Eimear Noone’s veins since childhood. Originally from, Kilconnell in Co Galway, the pioneering composer, conductor and arran(...)

Open days provide you with an opportunity to gauge the atmosphere, location  and services of your potential place of learning.

Carlow College, St Patrick's When is open day?  November 14th, from 12-4pm with an evening session from 5-7pm.  Tour the campus, meet staff(...)

 Hugh O’Conor - ‘the cheery Dubliner has emerged as one of our busiest hyphenates.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Hugh O’Conor is pondering the years after his breakthrough role in My Left Foot. “I didn’t do some jobs I was offered,” he says. “My parents said I h(...)

Soprano Anne Devin performs strongly on the latest CD from the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

It is extraordinary how laggardly the development of classical music has been in Ireland since the foundation of the state. There was no full-time sym(...)

Explorium: defying gravity at  the sport and science centre in south Dublin

Easter may be late this year, but, with signs that spring is springing, the two weeks off school means there’s a chance to get out and about for some (...)

Rough Magic’s production of Phaedra, with music by Ellen Cranitch, is Lynne Parker’s choice.

Following the success of the Royal Irish Academy of Music’s (RIAM) presentation Writer’s Choice, in New York, Dublin and Paris throughout 2017, and Ar(...)

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