Since 1999, Adrian Crowley has evolved into one of Ireland’s most beguiling and acclaimed talents, scooping the Choice Music Prize for Irish album of (...)

The Gloaming’s pianist, composer and producer, Thomas Bartlett: ‘I’m almost a fetishist of silence.’

So, what seems like a lifetime ago, the world shut down and everyone advised to shelter in place. The furthest anyone’s compass could point was to the(...)

Dreams, by their very nature, are elusive, enigmatic and frequently inexplicable. The music that Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Thomas Bartlett make has a(...)

Choosing for their third studio album release a cover illustration titled Precipice might say something about The Gloaming’s state of mind. As with th(...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

A year ago (to the week) Annie Clark released her fifth album, Masseduction. Co-produced by Clark and Jack Antonoff, and featuring songs drenched in t(...)

The Gloaming: Martin Hayes, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Thomas Bartlett, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

The Gloaming will play seven dates at the National Concert Hall in March 2019, their only Irish performances next year. The traditional-music supergro(...)

The editors of the four volumes of the Cambridge History of Ireland, professors James Kelly, Jane Ohlmeyer, Brendan Smith and Thomas Bartlett at the book’s launch in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Mark Stedman

President Michael D Higgins has expressed “deep and profound concern” that history will no longer be a core subject at Junior Certificate level. Spea(...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

David Byrne turns 66 in May. He hasn’t exactly been lying low of late, so it is somewhat shocking to learn that American Utopia is actually his first (...)

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