Tributes have been paid to the internationally acclaimed Cork-born soprano Cara O’Sullivan, who died on Tuesday aged 58.

Tributes have been paid to the internationally acclaimed Cork-born soprano Cara O’Sullivan, who has died aged 58. O’Sullivan, who retired from singin(...)

 Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli poses at the British embassy in Rome before receiving the medal of knighthood from the British ambassador to Italy in 2004. File photograph: Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images

Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a stat(...)

William Thomas: the first male singer to win first prize in the Veronica Dunne Singing Competition

There are things you think you simply couldn’t make up. And, no, I’m not thinking of Brexit. At the time of the publication of The Encyclopaedia of M(...)

Veronica Dunne with competition hopefuls Maria McGrath, Niamh O’Sullivan, Rachel Croash, Aoife Gibney and Sarah Richmond. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

Veronica Dunne, “Ronnie” to the world at large, is a legend in her own lifetime. In her career as a singer she shared the stage with the likes of Kat(...)