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They’re killing it: The Murder Capital

They’re killing it: The Murder Capital

Sounding mature beyond their years, recently formed Irish band The Murder Capital are digging deep with their debut album

Album reviews

Album reviews

Irish women’s party gets darkly comic feminist alternative history

Irish women’s party gets darkly comic feminist alternative history

In The Roaring Banshees, members of Cumann na mBan establish a nationalist, feminist splinter group who try – and fail – to stop partition by assassinating Éamon de Valera

INO’s young singers wow audience with attitude and ambition

INO’s young singers wow audience with attitude and ambition

There are lots of things in opera to get excited about, but seeing the emergence of singing talent is up there near the top

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Praggnanandhaa vs Daniele Vocaturo, Xtracon Chess Open 2019, Helsingor

Album reviews

Album reviews

New releases from The Murder Capital, Sleater-Kinney and Mabel

Theatre review: The Odd Couple

Theatre review: The Odd Couple

Curmudgeonly 1960s classic gets turned on its head by gender switch

Classical Notes: A crash course on Asenath and her bleak Famine diary

Classical Notes: A crash course on Asenath and her bleak Famine diary

Dick O'Riordan on classical music

The dark gothic intrigue of Salieri and Mozart laid bare

The dark gothic intrigue of Salieri and Mozart laid bare

Amadeus will be screened with live orchestra and chorus for the first time in Ireland, at the National Concert Hall on Friday, August 30

Sister act is a tour de force that crackles with dramatic tension

Sister act is a tour de force that crackles with dramatic tension

Cleft is a powerful evocation of family ties and family guilt, and its final image will stay with you long after the curtain call

Free to the world – 50 new Irish language art songs

Free to the world – 50 new Irish language art songs

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Counter Capitalism: Songwriter David Tapley on Tandem Felix's upcoming album

Counter Capitalism: Songwriter David Tapley on Tandem Felix's upcoming album

Songwriter David Tapley and his idiosyncratic alt-country group Tandem Felix are finally releasing a debut album. Here’s hoping that Rom-Com will continue their love affair with the minutiae of life writes, Michael Lanigan

Album reviews

Album reviews

Joyce gets a global twist as The Dead is reimagined for the stage

Joyce gets a global twist as The Dead is reimagined for the stage