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Aideen Barry’s ‘Press Image’

SUNDAY ART Water Colour Society of Ireland watercoloursocietyofireland.com. The Concourse, County Hall, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, Until October (...)

The newly reopened Presidential Suite, The Princess Grace at the Shelbourne

Room with a Kelly’s eye view The last phase of the multimillion-euro refurbishment at The Shelbourne hotel by renowned London design agency Oliver La(...)

Cellist Norah O’Leary from Ensemble Dagda with students from St Brendan’s NS Bantry at the launch of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Bantry, Co Cork. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Mairéad Hickey, Irish violinist Mairéad Hickey: I play trad as well, so that has given me a slightly different, more open outlook on music (...)

Veronica Dunne: ‘I love what I do, I love teaching and I love young people’

“I love it. If I had to give it up, I’d say I wouldn’t live six months,” says 89-year-old Veronica Dunne of her 56 years teaching opera singers their (...)

Joy Danker in her shop at the Royal Hibernian Way in Dublin: “My personal interest is in Irish Celtic revival silver”

Joy Danker owns Danker Antiques in the Royal Hibernian Way on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is a leading specialist in antique Irish silver(...)

Rufus Wainwright: ‘A lot of young male singer-songwriters were dying. I don’t know how I managed to dodge that bullet.’ Photograph: Brent N Clarke/FilmMagic

Every morning as a child, Rufus Wainwright would wake to the sound of his mother, Kate McGarrigle, playing the Goldberg Variations on the piano. “[(...)

Bellini: Norma
  • Music
  • October 25, 2013, 00:00

Norma is the supreme opera of the bel canto period, and Cecilia Bartoli’s assumption of the part has been eagerly awaited. It comes in a new critical (...)

The last time we had a chat with Anna Calvi was in deepest, darkest Dingle, where the potent, if pint-sized singer was all abuzz about her (then) immi(...)

What's another year?
  • Books
  • February 26, 2013, 12:50

James T Patterson, author of this elegantly written and finely nuanced work on the US in the 1960s, is clearly no fan of Philip Larkin, or he w(...)

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