The Big Chapel X: Niall Boland, Eoin Byrne, Grace Collender, John Rice, Derek Dooley, Stephen Lafford, Kevin Tynan and Sean Bryan on the streets of Callan. Photograph: John D Kelly

THE BIG CHAPEL X St Brigid’s College, Callan ★★★☆☆ As a large crowd snakes through the dusky streets of Callan, the storied Co Kilkenny town, you may(...)

The Big Chapel X runs from August 11th to 17th in Callan, Co Kilkenny.Photograph: Evelyn McNamara

Much Ado About Nothing The Quad at St Kiernan’s College, ends Aug 17th, 8pm (Sat and Sun mat 3.30pm) kilkennyarts.ie Love is a kind of con job in Wi(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys welcomed the announcement. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish risk analytics firm Quaternion Risk Management will create 20 jobs in Dublin as the result of a strategic partnership with software company Acad(...)

Guitarist Rory Gallagher: Photograph:  Andrew Putler/Redferns

The brother of legendary Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher has lent his support to an online campaign by music fans to persuade Cork City Council to name(...)

The new coin officially marks the 70th anniversary of Gallagher’s birth at the Rock Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, in 1948, where he spent his early years before the family moved to Cork.

He may have offered some salutary advice on money in Bankers Blues back in 1972, but little could guitarist Rory Gallagher have predicted he would one(...)

Singer and songwriter David Kitt: said he can no longer afford to live in his home town

This week, the singer and songwriter David Kitt announced that he was leaving Ireland. “I’m being forced to leave the country I love as I can’t afford(...)

  President  Michael D Higgins  with Donal Gallagher (brother of Rory) and   Don Barry (right) of Fender at the unveiling of a new installation in Harold’s Cross. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingews.ie

President Michael D Higgins has confessed to being “lost in admiration” for the late guitarist Rory Gallagher. The president unveiled a new installat(...)

Donegal-born blues-rock musician Rory Gallagher, who died in 1995.  Photograph:   Michael Putland/Getty Images

The brother of leading rock and blues guitarist, the late Rory Gallagher, has warmly welcomed the decision by Belfast City Council to erect a statue (...)

Rory Gallagher plays the Macroom Mountain Dew Festival in 1978. Photograph: Youtube/ Rory Gallagherblues fan

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent in Macroom, Co Cork It may have been almost a decade after Woodstock and the Isle of Wight but the Macroom(...)

Released on DVD and Blu-Ray, “What’s Going on - Taste Live at The Isle of Wight” will be screened at The Cork Film Festival on Wednesday.

Irish blues and rock guitarist Rory Gallagher almost played the legendary Woodstock Festival alongside the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Ba(...)

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