Irish playwrights Emmet Kirwan, Marina Carr, Enda Walsh and Stacey Gregg promote  Theatre For One, which is running as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It’s dim, dressingroom lights surround the frame, and the aesthetic is theatrical red velvet. I’m alone in the single seat, hands on armrests. A scree(...)

Elaine Fitzgerald and John Fitzpatrick, director of Cork Choral festival. Photograph: Barry Roche

Some 50,000 visitors are expected to attend over 100 scheduled events which are part of the Cork International Choral Festivaland this weekend The fe(...)

Chris Walley accepts the Best Actor In A Supporting Role award for The Lieutenant Of Inishmore on stage during The Olivier Awards in London, England. Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images.

Young offenders star Chris Walley has won an Olivier award for his work in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore which ran in the West End las(...)

Ireland’s institutes of technology offer a wide range of science, technology and engineering courses. Photograph: iStock

IADT When is open day? November 24th (10am-4pm) November 25th (10am-4pm) Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology is a renowned cent(...)

The new coin officially marks the 70th anniversary of Gallagher’s birth at the Rock Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, in 1948, where he spent his early years before the family moved to Cork.

He may have offered some salutary advice on money in Bankers Blues back in 1972, but little could guitarist Rory Gallagher have predicted he would one(...)

Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

Irish classical musician Darragh Morgan in concert

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Darragh Morgan, a class(...)

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(...)

Waltons music shop on South Great George’s Street in Dublin opened in the early 1990s. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When Waltons music shop opened its second premises on South Great George’s Street in the early 1990s, the now bustling street was practically empty. (...)

The Estonian Philharmonic Orchestra return as part of the celebration of the centenary of the foundation of the Republic of Estonia

WEDNESDAY 31 Classical Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Kaspars Putninš NCH, Dublin 8pm €27.50-€55 nch.ie It’s just over 10 years since the Esto(...)

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