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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

In his own write: A new phase for Mick Flannery

In his own write: A new phase for Mick Flannery

Cork singer-songwriter Mick Flannery’s eponymous new album is a voyage of self-discovery

Deft marital drama struggles to escape the confines of its outdated production

Deft marital drama struggles to escape the confines of its outdated production

The midlands town where the action takes place is not paradise but purgatory, and the couple’s marriage is a terrifying portrait of middle age

A tireless and ferocious actor full of menace and charm

A tireless and ferocious actor full of menace and charm

Karl Shiels, who died suddenly last Sunday at the age of 47, was a tireless supporter of emerging talent

Tread softly, for it’s festival time in Sligo

Tread softly, for it’s festival time in Sligo

The programme includes the European premiere on July 27 of Sailing to Byzantium, a major staged work by the Turkish composer Onur Türkmen for the Irish Yurodny Ensemble

Hearts glow and spirits soar at Killruddery

Hearts glow and spirits soar at Killruddery

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Magnus Carlsen vs Maxime Vachier Lagrave, Grand Chess Tour, Zagreb, Croatia, 2019

Kilkenny festival’s spirit of adventure

Kilkenny festival’s spirit of adventure

PREVIEW: Brian Eno’s Moon landings at the NCH

PREVIEW: Brian Eno’s Moon landings at the NCH

Songs of experience: David Balfe on navigating grief through creativity

Songs of experience: David Balfe on navigating grief through creativity

David Balfe talks to Nadine O'Regan about his new project and album, For Those I Love

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Album reviews