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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

Album reviews

Album reviews

Girl power and singalong classics as Annie escapes the Hard Knock Life

Girl power and singalong classics as Annie escapes the Hard Knock Life

Annie director Nikolai Foster sacrifices subtlety for speed, and the production races along from the opening song, Maybe, to the festive conclusion, A New Deal for Christmas

New opera homes in on Kennedys’ hidden tragedy

New opera homes in on Kennedys’ hidden tragedy

Irish National Opera’s latest production, Least Like The Other: Searching for Rosemary Kennedy, opens the multifaceted Galway International Arts Festival on July 15

Killruddery’s window on emerging stars

Killruddery’s window on emerging stars

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Magnus Carlsen vs Yu Yangyi, Norway Chess 2019, Stavanger, Norway

Unsung hero: Mic Christopher

Unsung hero: Mic Christopher

18 years after his tragic death in a freak accident, the life and times of singer-songwriter Mic Christopher are captured in a new biopic

Album reviews

Album reviews

Theatre: Embarking on a new Brendan voyage to find a song for Europe

Theatre: Embarking on a new Brendan voyage to find a song for Europe

Fionn Foley fully exploits the opportunity provided by Brendan Galileo for Europe, crafting a story which allows him to inhabit a variety of discrete characters that flex his vocal and physical skills

Film review: In Fabric

Film review: In Fabric

A cross between the 1970s slasher films of Dario Argento and the celebrated 1980s BBC adaptations of MR James’ ghost stories, In Fabric takes mundane objects, things we shouldn’t be frightened of, and fetishises them until they become terrifying

Album reviews

Album reviews