Duke Special

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Dead Dog in a Suitcase is a musical, theatrical extravaganza of wit, wonder and weirdness. Photograph: Steve Tanner

All eyes are on the City of the Tribes, as the Galway International Arts Festival takes over the parks, rivers, bars and venues of the western capital(...)

Áine Divine painting Ian McKellen

In a world full of smartphones, selfies and Instagram moments, why would anyone take the time and trouble to draw or paint a portrait? The answer is,(...)

Every now and again, an album wends its way into the ether than shakes up our sense of the known musical world. Cork Gamelan Ensemble do just (...)

Mel Mercier: ‘A wonderful thing about gamelan music is it’s quintessential ensemble music’

The gamelan, a collection of traditional Javanese percussive instruments, has been skirting the periphery of our musical landscape for more than tw(...)

Duke Special: ‘One friend recalled that he had an awkward habit that could cause social embarrassment. It could nearly be called a psychic tick’

My Obituary is a new column, launched today, in which people are given the chance to write their own obituaries while they are still alive. Some ma(...)

They’ve got the shellfish gene

In Co Kerry they hoist a crowned goat above Killorglin, and for three days he becomes king o’ the town, doing as good a job as any Healy-Rae. In th(...)

 Duke Special played with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2013 at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.Photograph: Conor McCabe

“When bankers get together for dinner,” said Oscar Wilde, “they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Wilde w(...)

Clannad: Nádúr
  • Music
  • September 20, 2013, 00:00

It’s been 24 years since Clannad recorded together with their original line-up. Now, with Pól Brennan returning to the fold and a lengthy US and Europ(...)

Duke Special plays the Harvest Music Festival tomorrow.

Limerick LGBTQ Pride Festival 2013: Limerick Host Madonna Lucia alongside DJ and dance troupe “Audio Angels” kick things off this evening at The Parlo(...)