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Derry’s troubled past explored in McGee’s uneven stage debut

Derry’s troubled past explored in McGee’s uneven stage debut

Piano stars to shine bright in New Ross

Piano stars to shine bright in New Ross

A joyous DiDonato receives RIAM’s top award

A joyous DiDonato receives RIAM’s top award

Famine drama looks to the West

Famine drama looks to the West

Black 47 doesn’t exploit the tragedy of the famine by relegating it to the background of a violent Western, but frames that horror in a way that resonates with the form in which it is being expressed.

Callas: a star who keeps on shining

Callas: a star who keeps on shining

INO has Tales to tell nationwide

INO has Tales to tell nationwide

Chess With Sam Collins

Chess With Sam Collins

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

How to navigate the Fringes of theatrical invention

How to navigate the Fringes of theatrical invention

Fever Dream

Fever Dream

Australian indie outfit Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever might have one of the clunkiest names in pop, but their music is mercifully a good deal easier to take to, writes Nadine O’Regan

Film: A love letter to life in the slow lane

Film: A love letter to life in the slow lane

Cold War (filmed once again in lustrous black and white) sets a decade-spanning saga of on again, off again love against the momentous backdrop of a bleak era in recent Polish history, the post-World War II absorption by the USSR

Westport festival thrives on change

Westport festival thrives on change

The Festival of Chamber Music originated in 2013 with Ireland’s foremost piano/violin duo, Hugh Tinney and Catherine Leonard, and its success has expanded in parallel with an ongoing annual ambition

Monkstown makes its mark with music

Monkstown makes its mark with music

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Gavin Wall vs Alex Lopez, Irish Championship 2018