Paddy Cullivan

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Paddy Cullivan, leader of  The Camembert Quartet: The atmosphere and humour of a live gig can’t be replicated on Facebook Live or Zoom or any of the “new normals” that feel anything but

When it was announced that pubs could reopen, a small but significant caveat within the detail got lost amid the national euphoria. For musicians, th(...)

Since Covid-19 school closures, we fully realise what levels of patience, persistence and personal attention goes into the role of educator. Photograph: iStock

Homeschooling has given us all a new appreciation of teachers – with both parents and pupils missing the múinteoirs. Since Covid-19 school closures, (...)

Prof  Colin Harvey is one of more than 1,000 signatures on an open letter to Taoiseach  Leo Varadkar. Photograph:  Laura Davison/Pacemaker Press

In 2017, Niall Murphy found himself having the same conversation over and over again. There was a “recurring theme” around the denial of rights in t(...)

Body & Soul Music and Arts Festival has announced the full stage times for its 10th Aniversary celebration of the summer solstice which kicks off (...)

‘One of the cheering things in Ireland over the last few decades has been [the development of] a multicultural society which has gone hand-in-hand with secularisation and the opening of borders,’ says historian Roy Foster. Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly

Roy Foster: ‘As long as Irish politics operate fairly effectively, the country has a good future’ It wasn’t all about faith and fatherland. The lead(...)

“I think RTÉ are being very brave with this,” says Don’t Quote Me presenter Sean Hughes

At first glance, Sean Hughes seems an odd choice to helm a radio project that aims to change how broadcast comedy is made in Ireland. After all, the (...)

Stradbally fields forever: an aerial view of the Electric Picnic. Photograph: Sky Tec Ireland

ELECTRIC ARENA FRIDAY 22.45-00.00 Super Furry Animals 21.00-11.15 Todd Terje 19.30-20.30 Broken Social Scene SATURDAY 00.15-01.15 Years & Y(...)

Tubridy sitting beneath a smock as Margaret Curran applies his make-up. “This is one of my least favourite things,”

It’s Friday morning, on April 22nd, and Ryan Tubridy is looking at his suits and ties. There’s a row of them, amid racks of more outlandish costumes (...)

Niloo Sarafan and Conor McGreevy on their wedding day

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Björk on the main stage at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons
The best bits from Electric Picnic
  • Music
  • September 2, 2013, 00:00

1. The Electric Picnic Parliament at MindFieldIf the Electric Picnic is a template for a new society (see my introduction) then The Parliament at the (...)

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