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Daring double bill is one of Wexford’s main attractions

Daring double bill is one of Wexford’s main attractions

L’Oracolo by Franco Leoni and Mala Vita (Wretched Life) by Umberto Giordano have been combined into a festival opener. It’s a brave call for David Agler in his penultimate festival as artistic director

Looking back and steaming ahead

Looking back and steaming ahead

Photographer Gary Nicholls’ latest mindboggling work draws its chief inspiration from steampunk, the science fiction genre that fuses futurism with olde worlde Victoriana

The Savills Prize for contemporary art longlist is announced

The Savills Prize for contemporary art longlist is announced

For 2018, The Sunday Business Post has partnered with the prize to reveal the long- and shortlisted nominees for what is Ireland’s answer to Britain’s Turner Prize

INO blazes a trail but ends with a chiller

INO blazes a trail but ends with a chiller

Chess With Sam Collins

Chess With Sam Collins

A Dog’s Life

A Dog’s Life

Former newspaper man John Grogan found himself a literary sensation after writing a book about his (and man’s) best friend, writes Nadine O’Regan

Album reviews

Album reviews

McCabe’s masterwork still a visceral portrayal of a descent into psychosis

McCabe’s masterwork still a visceral portrayal of a descent into psychosis

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Trad-electronica duo Saint Sister tell Nadine O’Regan about asserting themselves in an industry full of perils as they prepare to release their debut album

Album reviews

Album reviews

An edgy drama is given room to challenge expectations

An edgy drama is given room to challenge expectations

The real draw of Stop/Over, made in collaboration with New York company On The Quays, is the innovative use of an unconventional space, the top floor of the Chocolate Factory

How ConTempo fled the East and won the West

How ConTempo fled the East and won the West

The ConTempo has now been resident for 16 years and has stamped its mark right across Ireland’s classical music scene in a wonderfully vibrant way that has embraced both contemporary and traditional works

Hoffmann’s crazy tales lift the spirits

Hoffmann’s crazy tales lift the spirits

This Irish National Opera production was as fascinatingly grotesque as it was fantastically entertaining

Album reviews

Album reviews

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

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