Lost Lane: Dublin's newest nightclub

Lillie’s Bordello, the Dublin nightclub that shut its doors for the final time in January, reopens on Friday as Lost Lane, a music and entertainment v(...)

The new Music Minds festival takes place in Doolin on January 19th

Last January, the musician and music producer Simon O’Reilly and the percussionist and Kíla frontman Rónán Ó Snodaigh played a gig at the Courthouse G(...)

Readers can view Mundy singing An Spailpín Fánach with Kíla.

Who said learning Irish wasn’t fun! Prominent Irish band Kíla have published an experimental DVD aimed at inspiring children to learn songs in Irish t(...)

Gary Dunne: ‘I feel honoured to lead a team which creates opportunities for the Irish in London, of all generations, to experience, create and celebrate Irish culture.’

As an Irish artist and arts programmer, I have always been gripped by the capacity of art and culture to bring us together, to connect us to ourselves(...)

Kíla: Suas Síos | Album Review
  • Music
  • February 6, 2015, 06:00

It’s their 10th studio album, and Kíla have lost none of their verve. Suas Síos is a surprisingly medit- ative and reflective collection, despite i(...)

Mark in the manger: the A-listers look less than thrilled

Bah Humbug! It’s getting increasingly difficult to maintain a stoney defiance to all things Christmassy, but I’m doing my best. I hit the National (...)

May Kay from Fight Like Apes lays down a track at Helium

Imagine my delight when a young lady at a gig last weekend asked me which band I was playing with. What had led her to this assumption? Was I emitt(...)