Celine Byrne

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37 Bushy Park Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6: former home of Veronica Dunne extends to 3,353sq ft and is laid out over three floors

If walls could talk, there would certainly be a lot of chatter from the formal drawing room of 37 Bushy Park Road, one of Rathgar’s finest avenues, wh(...)

 Mourners follow the funeral cortege of Tom Hickey outside Eadestown Parish Church in Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Actor Tom Hickey will be remembered for his “magisterial work in the theatre and on screen”, his funeral Mass heard on Thursday. Hickey, who played B(...)

Michael Palin will be appearing in a virtual pub chat. Photograph: Tom Jamieson/The New York Times

A Night in with Robert Webb Thursday, April 29th, 6.30pm, £8-£15, https://www.fane.co.uk Comedian and author Robert Webb. File photograph: (...)

Veronica Dunne continued to teach at the Leinster School of Music and the Royal Irish Academy of Music and in 2014, aged 87, she was still teaching 39 hours a week. File photograph: The Irish Times

Renowned Irish opera singer Veronica Dunne has died aged 93. She was a constant and highly respected, figure in Irish opera for more than 60 years, fi(...)

Anna Devin: ‘For me, the most difficult thing is not working with other people and being at home and trying to just practise on your own all the time. That’s not what singers do’

UK-based soprano Anna Devin is back in Ireland when I talk to her. She’s had to quarantine for two weeks before starting rehearsals for what should ha(...)

Singer Celine Byrne and pianist Rosetta Cucchi at the National Opera House in Wexford

The Festival in the Air ran from October 11th-18th. The original Shakespeare-themed programme has been postponed to next year, and the Festival in the(...)

Wexford Festival Opera is going ahead this year, just not as you knew it before. The Shakespeare-themed programme announced by incoming artistic direc(...)

Daniel O’Donnell sometimes  finds today’s humour complicated and smart, but Donegal’s Conal Gallen  is clear.

Current favourite book I’m reading a book by Peter Molloy, who lives in Missouri but is from Donegal. He self-published The Branson Butcher, a crime (...)

Yasko Sato as Teodora in Il Bravo by Mercadante, at Wexford Festival Opera in 2018, can be viewed on YouTube. Photograph:  Clive Barda/ArenaPAL

Never waste a good crisis, the saying goes. And, in the self-isolating conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s a message that the world of music and(...)

Soprano Amy Ní Fhearraigh

Wednesday, September 25th Cara — A Celebration NCH, Dublin   It was a story you wouldn’t dare to make up. Mozart’s Così fan tutte is a tale of i(...)

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