The Broken Bed Song – Remembering Sonny Knowles

Since lunchtime on 15th November tributes have been flowing in following the death of  one of Ireland’s best entertainers and one of the best loved, Sonny Knowles. He was 86. Sonny played the clarinet and saxaphone, had a marvellous singing voice and his career spanned six decades. He has been described as one of the … More The Broken Bed Song – Remembering Sonny Knowles

Tributes to “Genius” Mícheál O’Suilleabháin

President Michael D. Higgins has led tributes to the Irish musician and composer Micheál O’Suilleabháin who has died at the age of 67. President Higgins the lifetime work of Micheál O’Suilleabháin “will forever be enjoyed by countless people celebrating his humour, his fearless sense of exploration and his talent for harmony, joy and mobilising the peerless … More Tributes to “Genius” Mícheál O’Suilleabháin

Inaugural Irish Book Week

The inaugural Irish Book Week takes place from 27th October – 3rd November. The event is a nationwide celebration of Irish books and bookshops. A collaboration between Bookselling Ireland and Publishing Ireland, the week will see events taking place throughout the country, celebrating Irish books and the central role bookshops play in Irish society and culture. Speaking … More Inaugural Irish Book Week

Calling all former Irish Pirates (radio ones) and listeners

Pirate radio was a phenomenon in the 1970s and 1980s in Ireland. Until the latter part of the 1970s there was only one radio station in Ireland licensed to provide programmes. This was the state broadcaster Radio Eireann or RTE Radio1 as we now know it.   There were many gaps that could not be … More Calling all former Irish Pirates (radio ones) and listeners

International Artists to Live & Create at La Termica in Málaga

  One of Málaga’s leading cultural spaces is offering six national and international artists an opportunity to work and live in-house at La Termica for four months in 2019. The annual programme is called “Creators” and applications are being accepted from across the world until November 16th. The programme is available for any artistic discipline. … More International Artists to Live & Create at La Termica in Málaga