Martin Hayes. Photograph: martinhayes.com

The bare-boned sound of fiddle and guitar is what has defined Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill since they first encountered one another almost three dec(...)

Kevin Crawford (22), of Burdwood, Buncrana, was found not guilty of assault causing harm to pensioner Patrick “Pa” Deeney (67) at  Letterkenny Circuit Court (above). File photograph: Google Street View

A young man who knocked a pensioner unconscious after feeling his bottom in a chip-shop has been found not guilty of the attack. Kevin Crawford (22) (...)

Kevin Crawford (22), of Burdwood, Buncrana,  appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court (above) on Thursday charged with assault causing harm to pensioner Patrick “Pa” Deeney (67). File photograph: Google Street View

A young man felt a pensioner’s bottom in a chip-shop and then knocked him unconscious when the elderly man reacted by giving him an elbow. Kevin Craw(...)

TRADITIONAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kevin Burke. A fiddler of virtuosic talent and one of the most influential artists in Irish music

There’s a certain coming of age evident in this year’s TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards: a recognition of the complexity of contributions that knit the tradit(...)

Manchester’s traditional music scene is a vibrant melting pot. Colin Farrell, an award-winning fiddle and whistle player, adds further to the c(...)