ARTS AND FEATURES

Along comes Polly

Polly Barrett's new album Probably Me is receiving huge support from the BBC and other media [...]

Living the Si life

Si Cranstoun used to busk on the streets of Croydon but is now top of the iTunes Blues Songs Chart with Dance For Evermore [...]

25 years of Nerney

The Longford man has been in the business for a quarter of a century now and remembers his many meetings with the late Albert Reynolds [...]

Absent friends, never forgotten

By David Hennessy Established since 1987, traditional band Altan have brought the music of Donegal around the world and remain one of the most prominent of Irish bands with over a million records sold. The first [...]

Bringing it all back home

Fiona Ritchie tells Fiona O'Brien about the emigrant musical journey which inspired Appalachian generations and her book Wayfaring Strangers [...]

Corrs and effect- Sharon’s life after the band

By David Hennessy “They’re just people, we’re all just people, and they’re trying to do their best against all of the odds possible,” Sharon Corr is telling The Irish World of her journey to Tanzania with [...]

‘She’s never even seen Big Brother!’

B*witched star Edele Lynch is playing it cool so far [...]

A new beginning

By David Hennessy Tommy Fleming has sung on many of the world’s finest stages, including Carnegie Hall in New York where he has performed numerous times as he has toured the world as lead singer with [...]

Immigrant dreams in the spotlight

The former lap dancer's show has already got rave reviews [...]

The Colours Chose Me

The artist started painting after becoming disabled [...]

Irish cinemas to show Good Will Hunting

Proceeds to go to suicide charities north and south of border [...]

Vanya’s your Uncle

By David Hennessy 5 stars Previous productions by Irish director Gavin McAlinden’s Acting Gymnasium (The Seagull, Ivanov, The Playboy of the Western World) have impressed as whole pieces as well as introductions to new acting talent. [...]

A 21st century travelling minstrel

Modern-day minstrel talks touring, genres and quitting the booze [...]

A Harley haven…

Doolin gears up for first Harley Fest in honour of local woman [...]

Ruddy for Toolan’s gig

Banish those shorter evening blues at Toolan's Bar, North Finchley this Sunday evening! [...]

No Johnny-come-lately

Performer Johnny Brady returns to his country roots [...]

Jack’s ‘austerity’ recipes on a budget

Outspoken single mum shares top recipes-on-a-budget [...]

Transmitting to the world from Loop Head Lighthouse

Amateur radio operators hope to communicate with clubs across globe [...]

Living the dream

Shelley Marsden speaks to one of Ireland’s most talked-about female authors [...]

The ‘Black O’Connell’

Laurence Fenton tells Shelley Marsden about former slave Frederick Douglass and how Ireland radicalised the black abolitionist [...]

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