Laoise Kelly

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Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

A festival highlight: Martha Wainwright plays Tradfest

Taking as its starting point an all-embracing notion of traditional music, Temple Bar Tradfest has captured the zeitgeist this year, whether by accide(...)

Simon O’Connor’s set of intimate songs, imagining 1916 through the experience of the wives of the rebel leaders, is currently on tour

The first musical celebration of the 1916 centenary that I came across was Simon O’Connor’s Left Behind, which was first heard in Dublin this time la(...)

After standing for over a hundred years,  the bridge that linked Rosmoney  and  Westport in Co Mayo   was brought down by the waves and  winds, forcing the people of Rosmoney  to endure a three-mile detour  to reach their nearest town. Photograph:  Paul Mealey

“Pretty well whacked” is how guesthouse and gallery owner John Barrett describes the impact of one of the highest tides in living memory on Achill isl(...)