Cork Jazz Festival: this year’s festival was organised without an overall director. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

Jazz is improvised music, but looking at the programme for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, there may be more improvisation happening off-stag(...)

Saxophonist Tom Caraher kicks off the Triskel Arts Centre’s new summer jazz series at lunchtime on Saturday 20th. 

Saturday, July 13 Rodrigo Almonte Trio Arthurs, Dublin Sometime Dublin-based Peruvian guitarist Rodrigo Almonte is studying for a masters in jazz pe(...)

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival:  the New York Brass Band in the city for the 2018 festival. Photograph: Provision

The future direction of Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is in doubt after the departure of its director, Sinéad Dunphy, after just a year in the role. Du(...)

Netflix’s Roma:  the Oscar-tipped film directed by  Alfonso Cuaron.   Photograph: Netflix

Leading Irish independent cinemas have appealed to Netflix over what they see as unfair treatment over theatrical releases of its films, including the(...)

A promotional image for the film Float Like a Butterfly.

It’s a long way from Kanturk to Kentucky but that’s the metaphorical journey that Cork film director, Carmel Winter has made with her film ‘Float Like(...)

Fusion bassist Stanley Clarke will bring his band to the banks of the lovely Lee for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, running over the October Bank Holiday weekend

In jazz’s journey towards artistic respectability in Ireland, the “good-time” image of the island’s principal jazz event hasn’t always been helpful. G(...)

Poet Matthew Sweeney had a gift for friendship and a mischievous smile that led him to be much treasured by family, friends and peers, a ceremony in Co Cork celebrating his life has heard.

Poet Matthew Sweeney had a gift for friendship and a mischievous smile that led him to be much treasured by family, friends and peers, a ceremony in C(...)

The abrupt disclosure surprised many as no official announcement has been made by the festival committee or Diageo. Photograph: David Sleator

Concern has been expressed for the future of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival following the revelation that the long-time programmer and festival direc(...)

Detail still from Promisings 2013 by Elaine Reynolds at The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon

Cliona Harmey, Seán Molloy, David Quinn Solstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Navan, Co Meath. Until October 13th. solsticeartscentre.ie I like th(...)

Roller derby women in action

Roller derby is an unholy union of many things: speed, bruises, passion, adrenaline, rivalries and punk energy. Little wonder, then, that film-maker L(...)

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