Van Morrison

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He began his career in music as a Phil Lynott-loving bass player in cover bands in his native Killybegs, Co Donegal. These days, John Doherty is pitch(...)

Trumpeter Ryan Quigley, who brings ‘Ella & Louis: Porgy & Bess’ to the National Concert Hall on Wednesday 11th.

Saturday, September 7th Honor Heffernan: The Whistling Girl High Tide Club, Castletown Bearhaven, Cork Composer Trevor Knight’s setting of the word(...)

Lyra McKee's investigation into children who went missing during the Troubles – was due to have been published in 2020. Photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA

Lyra McKee was murdered by the New IRA in Derry in April 2019. A 29-year-old writer and journalist, she was watching a riot in the city’s Creggan es(...)

Rory McIlroy  reacts on the 6th tee during the second round of the 148th Open Championship  at Royal Portrush on Friday. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If you’ve never been to Portrush, it’s one of those stubbornly 20th-century coastal towns that is entirely self-contained. Big windows and high roofs,(...)

Daniel Stewart: ‘Northern Ireland is not just one big petrol bomb waiting to explode, it is a mythical landscape of green pastures, tremendous mountains, azure seafronts, and golden people.’ Photograph: Lily Duffield

“An Irishman walks into a bar . . .” I wouldn’t really call myself an Irishman. With a British passport, a harsh accent, and a brutal take on hospital(...)

Jim Lockhart. Photograph: Dave Keegan Photography

Current favourite book Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions. He’s great to read; his stuff is so challenging, you have to(...)

Moya Brennan pictured with six U2 album covers that are part of the new vinyl walkway  on Windmill Lane in Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

A “vinyl walkway” of 21 of the most famous albums recorded at the Windmill Lane studio in Dublin, including U2’s first three albums, was unveiled at t(...)

Liss Ard estate near Skibbereen in west Cork is going for  €5m

Liss Ard, the one-time west Cork artists’ haven (currently operating as a country house hotel and wedding venue) took the plungethis week when its ask(...)

Belfast musician Van Morrison’s main entertainment company   recorded pre-tax profits of  €4.1 million

Van Morrison’s main entertainment company has recorded pre-tax profits of £3.63 million (€4.1 million). Accounts for Mr Morrison’s Exile Productions (...)

 Van Morrison during a 2012 concert in Marlay Park. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Van Morrison has said he thinks he is a musical genius but believes that label brings its own problems. In an interview on RTÉ Radio 1, presenter Mi(...)

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