Donal Lunny

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The core band members: Pádraig Meehan, Barry Brennan and Eddie Lee.

The passing of time can be a strange concept, Pádraig Meehan agrees. Even so, that’s no excuse for taking 40 years to release your debut album. The gu(...)

Former solicitors Keith Flynn and Lyndsey Clarke at Cork District Court. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

The case of solicitors Keith Flynn and Lyndsey Clarke has left many scratching their heads. The couple were jailed for a series of elaborate frauds o(...)

Pandemic: the first cases of coronavirus in Gaza were reported in March. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty

Irish artists have joined international colleagues as signatories to an open letter published yesterday that urges an end to Israel’s siege of Gaza am(...)

President Michael D Higgins with Windmill Lane Recording Studio chief executive Naomi Moore, and musicians Paul Brady and Dónal Lunney. Photograph: Damien Eagers / The Irish Times

Dublin’s world-famous Windmill Lane Recording Studios is opening its doors to the public with a new “visitor experience”, which tourism chiefs have sa(...)

Get tickets for Donal Lunny, TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards, Ímar and Kern

Sunday 23rd Dónal Lunny, Máirtín O’Connor, Nell Ní Chróinín, Strung, Eoin O’Riabhaigh & Johnny McCarthy and the Cork Opera House Concert Orchestr(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Moving Hearts

SATURDAY 6TH Traidphicnic An Ceardlann, Spiddal, all weekend traidphicnic.com The community festival of music, art and theatre is now in its eighth (...)

 Ireland’s Sarah McTernan will be singing 22, written by a team of Dutch songwriters, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photograph: Lili Forberg

First of all, when is the Eurovision on? This year’s Eurovision Song Contest 2019 takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel between May 14th and 18th. As is cu(...)

Frank Tate in his Dublin workshop. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When Frank Tate moved to Dublin from east Belfast nearly three decades ago, he stayed at the photographer and D1 Recordings label founder Eamonn Doyle(...)

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