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Interview can’t match its own hype

Interview can’t match its own hype

John Maguire reviews what's new out in the cinema.

Albums

Albums

Ibeyi

Paperback writers

Paperback writers

The reviews of some new books that are out on the shelf.

On Song . . . Richie Egan of Jape

On Song . . . Richie Egan of Jape

Richie Egan of Jape talks to Nadine O'Regan

We shade to Grey

We shade to Grey

Truly, it is the love that dares not speak its name. People might not have been discussing it in their more hipster gatherings or at elegant dinner parties (in fact if the subject comes up, they’ll loudly decry their interest), but all around the cou

Artistic prodigy Tempest continues to hold her own

Artistic prodigy Tempest continues to hold her own

Hold Your Own

When boy meets girl

When boy meets girl

Terry McMahon’s unconventional love story Patrick’s Day is winning awards worldwide. The filmmaker talks to John Maguire about homelessness, courage and the meaning of love

TV picks of the week

TV picks of the week

Notes on a scandal

Notes on a scandal

Remembrance of deaths past

Remembrance of deaths past

The most extraordinary thing about any Holocaust survivors I’ve met, in Israel or elsewhere, is how well-adjusted they seem. As a society, we’ve come to accept that every unpleasant experience in childhood leaves its mark, and can scar or mar an indi

Go see

Go see

Bang a gong and get it on in Indonesian gamelan style

Bang a gong and get it on in Indonesian gamelan style

You wouldn’t meet Sultan Hamengkubuwono X of Yogyakarta strolling down Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin too often, but I can tell you he’s a very popular man indeed in that boulevard’s great music establishment, the National Concert Hall.

It’s time to Gather once again in Killarney

It’s time to Gather once again in Killarney

One of the best traditional music events on the festival calendar, The Gathering returns to Killarney, Co Kerry, this year from February 18 to 22. Concerts, ceilís, instrument and singing masterclasses, set dances, sean nós workshops and free music s

Mildewed Moll starts to show her age

Mildewed Moll starts to show her age

Zero to antihero

Zero to antihero