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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

Back to the very beginning

Back to the very beginning

Pat Barker tells Anna Carey how her latest novel – a reimagining of Homer’s epic from the point of view of Trojan women stolen by the Greeks – was inspired by a line from Philip Roth, and why she feels psychoanalysis would ruin her writing

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Unexpectedly edgy comedy that’s just the Italian job

Unexpectedly edgy comedy that’s just the Italian job

With a running time of just 45 minutes, Roman Fever offers far more complexity than its summertime surface first suggests. It is frothy and funny, but also dark and deep

Talking trash

Talking trash

Shirley Manson, the Scottish frontwoman of indie veterans Garbage, is excited to be coming back to play in Ireland for the first time since 1999

A Baltimore birthday for Bernstein

A Baltimore birthday for Bernstein

Next Wednesday, the world-renowned Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will perform, on his centenary year, a special Bernstein birthday concert at the NCH

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Jon Ludvig Hammer vs Vincent Keymer, Xtracon Chess Open, 2018