ARTS AND FEATURES

Susan McCann: Keeping it country for 40 years

"It has flown by. If someone said to me 40 years ago, I would still be working and recording, I would have laughed at them. It’s amazing." [...]

Only a Woman’s Heart would know

Eleanor McEvoy on how ‘corruption in the government’ and ‘corruption in the church’ inspires her, although she doesn’t want to sound like Bono [...]

Kodaline: Catching a breath

David Hennessy spoke to Kodaline’s Mark Prendergast as the band release their second album, Coming Up for Air, and play UK dates next month [...]

Ten signs you’re Irish on Valentine’s Day

Our look at the ten quintessentially Irish ways we celebrate the most romantic day of the year [...]

Emmerdale: Family affairs

David Hennessy talks to Liverpool-Irish actress Gillian Kearney as her character Emma Barton’s dark side threatens to show itself again [...]

Essence of Ireland’s main singer talks about the spectacular show

The Manchester-Irish performer sees his audience laugh, cry and sing along and go away thinking it was a great night out [...]

Knocked up

David Hennessy chats to well known actress and writer Sharon Horgan as Catastrophe screens to Channel 4 “I don’t know if that many people get pregnant by strangers from America,” Sharon Horgan laughs while chatting to [...]

Chuck-ing ideas around

David Hennessy chats to Pat McGarvey of Southern Tenant Folk Union, the folk collective whose new album, The Chuck Norris Project, which deals with political issues like gun control and zero hour contracts “I had the [...]

A cut above the rest…

Fermanagh sister team Curran Creatives on putting their stamp on London hairdressing with their own salon and work at Miss World [...]

New music TV show – Ireland’s Country

Two radio presenters are bringing a new TV show to UK and Irish based country music fans from February 3 [...]

Changing Forde’s focus

Dublin singer and model Nadia Forde featured in the most recent series of I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here and tells David Hennessy how it changed her perspective   “I never thought going into [...]

Sunday school

Ronan McManus of the BibleCode Sundays talks about his work at Stanmore College, plans for the year and how the musical apple doesn’t fall far from the tree [...]

Outsider’s perspective

David Hennessy talks to Conor Lovett and Judy Hegarty Lovett, the actor and director who are about to bring Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno’s Title and Deed to the Print Room for its London premiere “You’re [...]

A very Happy and prosperous 2015 to all our readers from the Irish World

We wish a prosperous and Happy New Year - and the rest of the year as well - to our growing number of readers, established and new. [...]

Discovering hidden depths

David Hennessy talks to actor Michael Smiley about working with Jude Law on Black Sea, a role he dedicates to his father who was submariner “My whole performance was a homage to my dad,” says Belfast [...]

The Fallen woman

David Hennessy talks to Aisling Franciosi about working with Gabriel Byrne, Ken Loach and why her character in BBC’s The Fall is being “such a bitch”… [...]

Theatre Review: First Love

Conor Lovett grips his audience for a full 80 minute dialogue depicting Samuel Beckett's dark comedy of a homeless man's infatuation with a prostitute [...]

Theatre review: Howie the Rookie

Tom Vaughan-Lawlor delivers an unforgettable masterclass in acting, performing an 80 minute monologue in Mark O'Rowe's gripping north Dublin farce [...]

Looking back, and forward

David Hennessy talks to country singing star Dominic Kirwan about what has changed in his 25 years in the business [...]

Standby preview: Waiting in the wings

David Hennessy talks to Rob and Ronan Burke, the directors of romantic comedy Standby that stars the youngest of the Gleeson acting dynasty [...]

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