John Beckett

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(From left) President Patrick Hillery with Lindsay Armstrong of the New Irish Chamber Orchestra,  as well as Garech Browne and his wife Purna, at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in May 1982. Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Lindsay Armstrong’s new book, The Manager’s Tale: New Irish Chamber Orchestra 1970-1980, gives one man’s view of a remarkable achievement in Irish mus(...)

Futurescope: Tech entrepreneurs and recruiters called for incentives to be introduced to the market,  to boost competitiveness

More tax incentives for entrepreneurs and access to talent were among the key topics of discussion at the annual Futurescope event in Dublin earlier t(...)

ChannelSight co-founder and chief executive John Beckett

Irish ecommerce technology company ChannelSight has raised $10 million (€8.85 million) to further develop its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform an(...)

The excitingly, wilfully dynamic Jean-Christophe Spinosi. With the NCH out of action the ICO is going to find its options even more limited as other promoters suck up viable alternatives.

The media in Ireland and Britain are writing, talking and agonising about Brexit, an event that has not happened yet. Mutterings are already under way(...)

The Heath Quartet performs chorales by Bach and Britten’s Second String Quartet at Westport House on  Sunday morning

Westport Festival of Chamber Music Various venues, Westport, Co Mayo Friday September 7th-Sunday September 9th westportchambermusic.ie The strangest (...)

Helen McBreen of Atlantic Bridge, John Beckett of Channelsight, Patricia Scanlon of Soapbox Labs and Jonathan McCrea

Start-ups looking to raise capital should be prepared to hear that their baby is ugly, attendees at an event in Dublin were told on Wednesday. Speaki(...)

Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov:  ‘What he does with his hands is technically incredible,’ according to one of  the world’s greatest living pianists,  Martha Argerich

There was a real sense of special occasion for last week’s NCH debut by the of the 26-year-old Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov. And why not? Trifonov (...)

Japanese conductor Masaaki Suzuki

One of the big events in Ireland’s celebration of the Bach bicentenary of 1950 was a performance of the Mass in B minor. It was given in the Metropol(...)

Niall O’Gorman: his ability to revitalise a company’s operations is a key reason Mondelez sought him out

Some people struggle to hold down one job, so spare a thought for Niall O’Gorman, a Dubliner living in Geneva for the past 11 years. Until a few weeks(...)

Lang Lang: ‘Every night, onstage, you need to be in the same condition. That is very difficult for a lot of people’

The Michelin Guide’s new star ratings for restaurants were announced last week. And everyone who loves to hate the verdicts handed down by the anon(...)

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