Jim Doherty

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Trad: Clare Barrett, Emmet Kirwan and Seamus O’Rourke in Aaron Monaghan’s production at the Abbey

TRAD Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre ★★★☆☆ Mark Doherty’s debut play, a sideways look at generational inheritance first staged in 2004, seems to follow (...)

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SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

Internationally Acclaimed guitarist Louis Stewart who is Artistic Director of the Jazz School concertrating as he gives a porformance at the Official opening of the ESB West Clare Jazz School in Kilbaha Co.CLare.Pic.Brian Gavin/Press 22.

Though his laid-back demeanour and typical self-deprecation might have suggested otherwise, Louis Stewart was widely regarded as one of the world’s le(...)

President Michael D Higgins offers condolences to Elizabeth (wife of late jazz guitarist Louis Stewart) during the latter’s funeral at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Greenhills, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Louis Stewart was a gentle, humble person whose life brought joy and consolation to many, his funeral was told on Tuesday. Mourners for the jazz gui(...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)

Dubliner Susannah de Wrixon will be better known to some for her work on stage and screen, and she certainly brings an actor’s instincts to her deb(...)

Geraldine Branagan, Phil Coulter and Eamonn Campbell at the funeral at Mount Jerome, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Jim McCann was “one of the brightest, wittiest, and sweetest men I ever knew,” songwriter Phil Coulter said at the singer’s funeral in Dublin. “He wa(...)

Dancing Queen, Billie Barry photographed at her home in Marino, Dublin. Hundreds packed into the Church of St Vincent de Paul today for Ms Barry’s funeral who died on Tuesday. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Billie Barry spent her life teaching people how to entertain so it was fitting that her funeral was a perfectly-choreographed celebration of music, so(...)

Guitarist Louis Stewart and pianist Jim Doherty have been making music together in various settings since the 1960s, but it’s taken the (...)