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ICO at 50 honours the past and plans the future

ICO at 50 honours the past and plans the future

The Irish Chamber Orchestra has honed its personality and created its own cultural identity under a series of world-class artistic directors and leaders

Ina Boyle: Songs from the Great Sugarloaf

Ina Boyle: Songs from the Great Sugarloaf

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Maxim Rodshtein vs Bassem Amin, French Club Championship 2019, Brest, France

Scenes from the age of anxiety: Artist Brian Teeling on vulnerability

Scenes from the age of anxiety: Artist Brian Teeling on vulnerability

A crashed luxury car; a stash of photos from a non-suicide; a catalogue of assignations. Visual artist Brian Teeling’s current Imma exhibit takes a blunt look at maleness, intimacy, fear and his own inner life

Latest Toy Story passes the quality test

Latest Toy Story passes the quality test

The returning Toy Story veterans are joined by several new creative hands for a story that feels fresh and invigorating while remaining true to all the glories that have come before

Album reviews

Album reviews

Eminent actors and an arresting location elevate an imperfect text

Eminent actors and an arresting location elevate an imperfect text

As the stories in The Small Things unspool, a dark fairytale reveals itself

NCH flagship sails into a new era

NCH flagship sails into a new era

The National Concert Hall, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Irish National Opera have all set out their stalls for the 2019-2020 season

Chess with Sam Collins

Chess with Sam Collins

Anna Muzychuk vs Nana Dzagnidze, FIDE Women’s Candidates, Kazan, Russia, 2019

Crazy days: Caroline O'Donoghue's tremendous, traumatic year

Crazy days: Caroline O'Donoghue's tremendous, traumatic year

The past year has been a rollercoaster of emotions for Caroline O’Donoghue, as the author and columnist dealt with family health crises and sudden job loss while also securing the ‘biggest book deal’ she may ever get

A mother, a son and the yawning chasm of intellectual difference

A mother, a son and the yawning chasm of intellectual difference

Elizabeth Moynihan cuts through conventions of dramatic realism with overlapping interludes that bring to life the interior lives of Quicksand's two main characters

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Blonde Ambition

Blonde Ambition

Formed from the ashes of Little Green Cars, four-piece Soda Blonde have had a whirlwind start to their new incarnation, writes Michael Lanigan

A lyrical take on the capital’s overlapping voices and lives

A lyrical take on the capital’s overlapping voices and lives

Album reviews

Album reviews