Arty Mcglynn

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 John Prine in June 2019 performing at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. Photograph:  Amy Harris/Invision/AP

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to the Grammy-winning singer John Prine who died earlier this week after being hospitalised suffering fro(...)

Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays at 10am

It’s that time of year, when a wise old man seeks to bring happiness to children, while checking to see who’s on his naughty list. Yes, Sean O’Rourke (...)

Jim Walsh and William Hammond (centre in light blue shirts) have been organising the Cork Folk Festival on a voluntary basis over the last 40 years. Photograph: Tony O’Connell photography

It was the year of the Pope’s visit, Maggie Thatcher becoming British Prime Minister and the Boomtown Rats making No 1 in the UK Charts with Rat Trap (...)

The Door Was Open And The House Was Dark is the title of the third-last poem in Human Chain. Seamus wrote it in memory of his dear friend David Hammon(...)

TRADITIONAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kevin Burke. A fiddler of virtuosic talent and one of the most influential artists in Irish music

There’s a certain coming of age evident in this year’s TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards: a recognition of the complexity of contributions that knit the tradit(...)

Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)