Explorium: defying gravity at  the sport and science centre in south Dublin

Easter may be late this year, but, with signs that spring is springing, the two weeks off school means there’s a chance to get out and about for some (...)

Ian Gibson: ‘I didn’t want to die without revising the book, it was a moral obligation’

Ian Gibson has spent the last four decades living and working in Spain, so it’s rather ironic that as he sits down in a bar in central Madrid with The(...)

Leonard Cohen after  receiving the 2011 Prince of Asturias Award for Letters  in Oviedo, Spain. Photograph: J.L. Cereijido/EPA

‘Now, you know of my deep association and confraternity with the poet Federico Garcia Lorca. I could say that when I was a young man, an adolescent, a(...)

Manuel de Falla had harmonised some Greek folk songs before applying his techniques to his native Spanish music in his Siete canciones populares españ(...)

A portrait of Federico García Lorca hangs from a wall in a restaurant near the site where archeologists are searching for a mass grave of victims of the Spanish Civil War in Alfacar, near Granada. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

A group of researchers believe they are on the verge of finding the resting place of Spain’s most celebrated modern poet, Federico García Lorca, nearl(...)

Review: Bernarda’s House
  • Stage
  • September 8, 2014, 12:00

Bernarda’s House Cube, Project Arts Centre**** Who knows what possessed Veronica Coburn to adapt a 1930s “drama of women in the villages of Spain” by(...)

From left, Leonard Cohen working on the Greek island of Hydra; performing in Melbourne last year; and at the Isle of Wight festival in 1970. Photographs: from the book ‘So Long Marianne: A Love Story’; Graham Denholm/Wireimage; Tony Russell/Redferns

Leonard Cohen turns 80 in September: he is truly the grandaddy of pop stars. At a time when most rock stars would have long retired to their trout (...)

Alexis Cuadrado: A Lorca Soundscape
  • Music
  • November 15, 2013, 00:00

Bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado swapped his native Barcelona for New York more than a decade ago. Though he’s since become a leading voice on the(...)