St Patrick’s Day: spectators at last year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The forecast may not be great for this year’s St Patrick’s Day, but there are lots of events and other attractions, many indoors, to keep you entertai(...)

A year ago, when the snow hit St Patrick’s weekend, among the cancellations was the Big Day Out, a St Patrick’s Festival perennial on Dublin’s Merrion(...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

This Is How We Fly: landing in Fumbally Stables in Dublin on Thursday, while their reed player Seán Mac Erlaine joins other jazz spirits for a haunted house party in Dublin on Sunday

Richie Buckley Quintet Arthurs, Dublin Friday September 8th 9pm €10 arthurspub.ie Richie Buckley’s list of former employers may be a who’s-who of (...)

Gravity-defying supergroup This Is How We Fly.

FRIDAY 18th BOWING TO BENNETT – Cormac Kenevey & Cian Boylan, National Concert Hall, Dublin, 1pm, €16/14, nch.ie In the late 2000s, polished Dub(...)

Gerald Barry:  his  piece Humiliated and Insulted is inspired by a Dostoyevsky novel. Photograph: Alan Betson

Music, it is often said, is a universal language. But not everything musical travels equally freely across international borders. New music travels sl(...)

Listen closely to the silence around you right now and you may be able to pick up some remarkable things floating through the atmosphere. Pat Coll(...)

The Walls Have Ears

The Walls Have Ears 13 North Great George’s Street ****   As Shane Latimer’s delayed and looped guitars fade down, Seán Mac E(...)

Ergodos Musicians: Songs
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  • August 15, 2014, 00:00

In the end, it all comes back to songs. Though we may turn an ambitious ear to a Beethoven symphony, a Seamus Ennis reel or a late Coltrane improvisat(...)

Kicking off last year’s Kilkenny Tradfest: Dervish, Dónal Lunny, Sharon Shannon, Phil Coulter and more are in town for this year’s festival. Photograph: Evelyn McNamara

You didn’t get a float ready in time; you’ve had your fill of vintage cars and floral tractors; green doesn’t suit you or crowds don’t agree with y(...)

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