Christy Moore

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Mincéiri art,  Irish music, animal care and folklore form part of the cultural history of Travellers, say campaigners. Photograph: National Folklore Collection, UCD

The Department of Education has pledged to include Traveller culture and history on the curriculum – so what, specifically, would it look like? Anti-(...)

Arty McGlynn was an affectionate father, deeply rooted in his family and home place. Photograph: NurPhoto via Getty

Arty McGlynn Born: August 7th, 1944 Died: December 18th, 2019 Arty McGlynn was the first musician to put the steel string guitar up front and centre(...)

Pillow Queens will sing in the New Year at Dublin’s Workman’s Club

Saturday December 28 THE 4 OF US Spirit Store, Dundalk, Co Louth; also Sunday 29, Dolan’s, Limerick Newry brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy aren’t (...)

Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten. Photograph: Visionhaus

“Is it too real for ya?” An English woman in the smoking “area” upstairs in tonight’s hall has fallen victim to the ear worm. “I woke up at 7.30am wit(...)

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats achieved €1.4m (€500.000-€700.000) Whyte’s and Christie’s from  Ernie O’Malley Collection. A record price.

Auction results November 19th, Adam’s Blackrock. General auction. Irish Gothic pollard oak bookcase, €5,200; 18ct-gold rectangular pendant by AJ Torr(...)

Ireland soccer player James McClean, also a signatory. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/©INPHO

More than 1,000 representatives of civic society across Ireland and among the diaspora have signed an open letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar calling fo(...)

Ireland fans celebrate winning in Kobe. Photograph: Jayne Russell/Inpho

There were times in that second half when Donal Lenihan was so down in the dumps he tried to lift his spirits by playing a game of spot-the-look-a-lik(...)

Christy Moore at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Last year’s Imro €32.29 million royalty payout to artists is a 15 per cent increase on the €28.13 million paid out in 2017. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The likes of Christy Moore, U2 and Hozier along with a host of other artists last year shared a royalty bonanza payout of €32.29 million from the Iris(...)

Robbie Henshaw during training ahead of Ireland’s final World Cup warm-up against Wales. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An ordinary man, nothing special nothing grand. Christy Moore rides to the rescue yet again. If a word of warning comes from Paul O’Connell the Irela(...)

The Warwick Hotel in Salthill, Galway, “the west’s alternative ballroom of romance”, undergoing demolition.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The walls have come tumbling down at the Warwick Hotel in Galway where tens of thousands of people danced and sang and shifted their way through their(...)

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