Karen Walshe

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A year ago, when the snow hit St Patrick’s weekend, among the cancellations was the Big Day Out, a St Patrick’s Festival perennial on Dublin’s Merrion(...)

Macdara Yeates

We are our stories. To be human is to have a story to tell. This year’s St Patrick’s Festival takes our indigenous love of and facility for storytelli(...)

Exchange of ideas: Kormac’s  collaborators on the project include Sierra Leonean/Irish singer Loah, Cork musician Jack O’Rourke and US-based Galway native Eimear Noone

To say that Cormac O’Halloran is a man who loves a challenge is a bit like saying Mo Farah enjoys a spot of jogging in his spare time. To date, the Du(...)

Artastic Pageant characters Piyanuch Chanphet and  Rachel Lalley with Rebecca, Denis and Anabelle Johnson from Dublin at the launch of the St Patrick’s Festival 2017. Photograph: Alan Betson

The country will be in safe hands over the St Patrick’s Day holiday, with Minister for Tourism Shane Ross manning the fort while his Cabinet colleagu(...)

Participants in  Young Blood. “It’s a good snapshot of Ireland in a moment in time”

On a bitterly cold Wednesday afternoon in Dublin in the foyer of the National Concert Hall, Karen Walshe, the artistic director at the St Patrick’s Fe(...)