Ann Murray

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Connie Doody, co-founder of Lir Chocolates, with her granddaughter Eimear Hehir (6) from Ballyea, Co Clare. Photograph: Andres Poveda

We’re sitting in Ann Murray’s office at the Lir Chocolates factory near Navan, Co Meath talking about Brexit. Or is it Lir’s expansion plans? Maybe we(...)

Ann Murray (left) meets Enda Kenny backstage in Castlebar, Co Mayo, after a performance of Beyond the Barricade

“Nobody ever said Gerard was dying. We just took a diagnosis, abided by the treatment and went ahead with that. It was a bewildering time.” Ann Murray(...)

Late Schumann is often dismissed, with the composer’s mental illness as a justification. Ann Murray, herself now in the sunset of a distinguish(...)

How do you assess the success of a musical career? By the fees commanded? The number of engagements? The prestige of the venues?

It’s an oft-heard contention: given the small size of the country, we punch above our weight when it comes to producing musicians. People usually poin(...)