Robert McMillen

Clannad 1

Clannad: the family from Dobhair

  It must have been around 35 years ago that the usual bar staff of an Irish language club in west Belfast were all off in Donegal. Being someone who often helped out in...

Lumiere 0

Win tickets for A Stór Mo Chroí

If you were to ask me  to put together a folk/trad line-up of my favourite artists, then I would probably come up with the same one that will be on the stage of the...

Stephen Farnan 0

Armagh Artists at the Duncairn Centre

Wednesday, 1 October sees the launch of an exhibition of new work from two artists originally from Armagh, Lorcan Vallely and Stephen Farnan, at the beautiful new Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts in north...

nuacht_rte 0

Seirbhís úr nuachta ó RTÉ

Seo an preasráiteas a chuir RTÉ amach faoin tseirbhís úr nuachta Gaeilge:   Amárach, cuirfear tús le ré nua i gcúrsaí nuachta in RTÉ, le seirbhís chuimsitheach nuachta ar-líne i nGaeilge den chéad uair, agus...

foy vance 0

Open House, Bangor

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, Oh I do like to be beside the sea … Bangor on the north Down coast has turned into Festival City, with something exciting happening...

raglan road 0

Walking Towards a Song

I like quizzes. My field of knowledge might not be very deep but it is quite wide. I know things others amongst of my peers aren’t remotely interested in which earns me looks of...

van-morrison 0

Eastside Arts Festival

There has long been the impression that the north’s Protestants don’t do the arts. It is patently untrue as Eastside Arts festival in East Belfast is about to prove. To my casual eye, it seems...

Author Paula Leyden 0

Paula Leyden at Kells

One of the great things about literary festivals such as the Hay Festival here in Kells is the serendipity of it all, heading into the unknown and finding something wonderful. It’s great when yo...

Boinn Tailteann 0

Hay at Kells and Aonach Tailteann

In half an hour I’m heading off to Teltown, a placename that seems to come right out of a children’s story book or a TV cartoon for under-5s. This particular Teltown, however, is in...