Brendan Grace for two Galway shows

Amazing Grace is a catch phrase often applied to the popular family comedian Brendan Grace and it’s a title he has well earned after 42 years in the business.  When the...

Dott keeping it natural as they enjoy rapid rise

Having recently released their infectious debut album, Dott play Nuns Island Theatre this Saturday, December 21 and then follow that gig with a headline show in the Róisín Dubh on St Stephen’s Day. Lead...

Latest Ch4 hit leaves no Room To Improve

TV Watch with Denise McNamara Wouldn’t you just love to be in the commissioning department of Channel Four? They really do give the thumbs-up to the maddest shows, concepts that just...

Knowledge of salmon: new book reveals all

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets cookery author  Máirín Uí Chomáin who shares her  lifetime’s passion for cooking salmon Afternoon tea at Máirin Uí Chomáin’s house near Oranmore is just as you’d expect it to...

Fine production of dated melodrama

REVIEW - The Colleen Bawn – Druid Theatre Stage Irishry is to the fore again in Druid’s latest production, Dion Boucicault’s The Colleen Bawn, directed by Garry Hynes which opened on Tuesday night in...

Mercury-nominated Villagers at Seapoint

It’s the time of year when music critics are picking their best of 2013 list and an album that’s deservedly being mentioned is Villagers’ {Awayland}. While the critics ruminate, the Dublin...


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