Dan Deacon

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The artist Hugh O’Donoghue  in front of an epic new painting The Wasteland (8ft x 24ft), which features in a major new exhibition of work commissioned by the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Colin Crisford

New shows from Enda Walsh and Hughie O’Donoghue are at the heart of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF). Arlington [a love story] (...)

Zoe Readmond and Claire Lynch from Dublin enjoying the Body & Soul festival in Co Westmeath.  Photograph: Allen Kiely.

When it comes to favourite Irish festivals, Body & Soul is less a contender and more like a defending champion. It takes its boutique status ser(...)

Adam King from Terenure Dublin  at the Body and Soul festival, which takes place in Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath this weekend. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Each year, Body and Soul stretches itself a little further. This year, its punched attendance up to 10,000 from 8,500 in 2014. So can a festival that(...)

Hugo McDermot, Lauren Bedford, Sarah Gleeson, Sophie Flynn, James Shiggins and Megan Cullen all from Dublin pictured at the Body&Soul Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Celebrations are kicking off at Ballinlough Castle in Co Westmeath as festival goers begin setting up camp for the 2015 Body and Soul festival. This y(...)

Heart and soul: Gerrit Welmers, Samuel T Herring and William Cashion of Future Islands. ‘Everyone wants us to keep growing. I was like, can we stop growing this year and leave something for next year?’ Photograph: Timothy Saccenti

Sometime in the next couple of months, Future Islands will play their 1,000th gig. That’s 1,000 gigs after years of touring up and down the US, and(...)