Irene Buckley

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Setting up a shot from Benedict Schlepper-Connolly’s Dust. Photograph:  Kip Carroll

“If I wanted to do this I wouldn’t have started from here.” It’s such an obvious point that nobody has actually yet bothered to make it to me about an(...)

Pat Kenny  worries about there being too much carrot and not enough stick when it comes to infractions. Photograph: Frank Miller

Surveying the options mooted to curb Covid infections, Pat Kenny is happy to eschew the most severe option in favour of less draconian actions. “You d(...)

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(...)

Siobhán McDonald: “I wanted to try and convey the feeling of a cosmic event – of a meteor crashing through the atmosphere and landing on earth – and to connect with that event.”

In her studio, artist Siobhán McDonald is showing me a series of eight small glass jars, standing on a perspex plinth, that contain what look like (...)

David Lang: the line-up of his festival featured composers with an average age of 54 and a range of works with an average year of composition around 2000

For two days last weekend the National Concert Hall was taken over by What? . . . Wow, David Lang’s Festival of Music 2015. Lang is the Los Angeles(...)

Week-long festival also celebrates 50th anniversary of Ballymaloe House with a gala candlelit supper on Friday, followed by a special screening of Jean Luc Godard’s Le Mepris

The 25th Cork French Film Festival got under way yesterday with a gala screening of director Jacques Demy’s 1964 musical comed(...)

The Chronicles of OggleEveryman Palace, Cork **** (...)

Elizabeth Cooney: capable violinist

Do you think that a concert series should be like Ronseal, and do what it says on the tin? Or should it be like Hugh Tinney ’s European Masterw(...)