Josh Ritter

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DJ and festival booker Seán Timmons loves his diverse audience in in Philadelphia

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person with an interesting job overseas. This week, Seán Timmons, who is originall(...)

Ezra Furman plays Cork, Dublin and Galway

Tuesday, July 23 Icebreaker National Concert Hall, Dublin This UK-based new music interpretive group has been around almost 30 years, and specialise(...)

American singer-songwriter Josh Ritter was able to jettison his fitful sequence of temporary day jobs because he sold so many copies of his first two (...)

Members of a syndicate from Stakelum’s Hardware Store in Thurles, Co Tipperary  collected a €17million EuroMillions cheque at National Lottery headquarters on Friday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Thurles is getting a reputation as a lucky town and Eason in Thurles, a reputation as Ireland’s luckiest shop. The odds on selling a multimillion euro(...)

I’ve never seen Sorcha and Honor so excited. We’ve managed to get a table – cue drumroll – in Il Sommo Poeta in Ranelagh. For those of you who’ve nev(...)

Wyvern Lingo. Photograph: othervoices.ie

Saturday, December 2 Other Voices St James Church, Dingle, Co Kerry. Also Sunday It is time to be surprised over and over again. Every December Oth(...)

New Zealand singer-songwriter Nadia Reid knows her terrain very well. Her likeable debut album takes its cues from that lovely strain of America(...)

Sometimes, all it boils down to is wanting to play “messianic oracular honky-tonk”. In Josh Ritter’s case, that amusingly apt illustration pro(...)

Kristian Matsson doesn’t really like doing interviews. You can tell from his voice, as the musician known as The Tallest Man on earth speaks down a cr(...)

Songwriter Julie Feeney’s first foray into opera, “explosive” South African theatre, Australian circus and a “Big Top Night at the Proms” are among th(...)