Philip King

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Musicians Neil Martin and Christy Moore were among those to carry the coffin of uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn at his funeral in Kill, Co Kildare.  . Photograph: Alan Betson

Liam O’Flynn “understood simplicity in a way few people did. He understood space. He understood silence,” recalled the late uileann piper’s friend and(...)

Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices since the age of 10. She now works as head of development for the festival.

There aren’t many people these days who can say they grew up on the set of a music TV show. Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices. Her pa(...)

Philip King, musician and founder of Other Voices, has been recruited to develop an arts and culture event to be held at the university over a number of days. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Dublin City University is planning to create a “North Dublin cultural quarter” as part of new five-year plan for the development of the college. The (...)

Soulé: “It’s so inspiring to be in Berlin. There’s such a buzz here”

First they took Manhattan and then Austin. Now, 15 years after starting in Dingle, Other Voices has finally had its Lou Reed moment to take Berlin. (...)

Imelda May at Other Voices. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

A proper festival Other Voices has been threatening to become a “proper” festival for years. The dogs and dolphins in Dingle, Co Kerry, could sense (...)

Mary Mitchell O’Connor: The Minister for Jobs “works hard, but is not up to it,” says one TD, a woman. “That’s the common consensus, unfortunately.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

She drove her car off the plinth in Leinster House, much to the amusement of others. She was one of the leading backbench brown-nosers of Enda Kenny (...)

Gary Moloney (centre) of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, winner of the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2016 in the multinational category, with James O’Connor, vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor

Breakthrough technologies in areas such as customer engagement and market intelligence, big data system performance analysis, and counterfeit detectio(...)

Mark Redmond of American Chamber which is behind the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some 15 companies and higher education institutions will battle it out at the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards, taking place in Dublin this Frida(...)

Mary McPartlan: “My own deepest quest is African-American music. I’m still on that journey.” Photograph: Aengus McMahon/MCM

Songs have passports all of their own, and our traditional song store has travelled widely. It has crossed the Atlantic and evolved in the belly of(...)

Founder and producer of the Other Voices live music series, Philip King. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Government does not give the Arts the respect it deserves, despite the huge success of Irish artists, writers and performers in recent years, acco(...)

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