Moya Brennan

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Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh recorded a sung version of the Blasket Island slow air Port na bPúcaí

2019 was the year of the harp and of lateral musical thinking. As the only country in the world with a musical instrument as our national emblem, we h(...)

7 Crofton Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

It’s hard to believe that Dun Laoghaire at one stage had just 70 cottages, in the village that was then known as Dunleary. Most of what remains of the(...)

What A 21st century Japanese garage pop band  Where Nagoya, Japan  Why The breakthrough success of Korean pop bands BTS and Blackpink in rec(...)

Moya Brennan pictured with six U2 album covers that are part of the new vinyl walkway  on Windmill Lane in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

A “vinyl walkway” of 21 of the most famous albums recorded at the Windmill Lane studio in Dublin, including U2’s first three albums, was unveiled at t(...)

Edna O’Brien speaks at the launch of the Dublin One City One Book festival on Wednesday. Photograph: Martin Doyle

Lord Mayor of Dublin Nial Ring has launched the programme for the Dublin One City One Book Festival, which this year celebrates The Country Girls Tril(...)

A screen shot from the official video of Fairytale of New York.

Shane MacGowan has pointed out that the characters which appear in songs or stories are not always “angels” and sometimes it is necessary to make them(...)

Pope Francis  was born in December 1936 in Argentina. File photograph: Luca Zennaro/Reuters

Pope Francis is expected to draw significantly smaller crowds than the last papal trip to Ireland by John Paul II nearly 40 years ago. Ireland has cha(...)

Pope France will sit among the people on a platform “about 2ft high”. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

As many as 2,000 performers, including a 1,000-strong choir, are to take part in the two-hour Festival of Families at Croke Park in Dublin on August 2(...)

Clannad, pictured in 2011. Left to right: Moya Brennan, Pól Brennan, Pádraig Duggan, Ciarán Brennan, Noel Duggan.

Pádraig Duggan, a founding member of the longstanding Celtic music group Clannad, has died aged 67 in Dublin. Clannad, formed in 1970 through regula(...)

Camille O’Sullivan and Feargal Murray. Photograph: Alan Betson

Camille O’Sullivan is a singer and actor. She became an architect and, after a near-fatal car crash in 1999, a full-time performance artist. She now t(...)

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