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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

On Song . . . Kurt Wagner of Lambchop

On Song . . . Kurt Wagner of Lambchop

Why decide to return to your 2000 album Nixon now, to perform it in its entirety on tour?

Albums

Albums

Culture counter

Culture counter

Paperback writers

Paperback writers

Our so-called lives

Our so-called lives

A few weeks ago, yet another new trend started on Facebook. Like last August’s ice-bucket challenge, but without the charity incentive, friends started daring each other to share their first profile pictures on Facebook, the ones they had posted up a