Jim Kavanagh

Jim reaches for the stars as he helps COPE build new refuge

“Essentially, it’s about colour,” says artist Jim Kavanagh, describing his latest, multi-layered exhibition, The Cosmological Sublime. “I am a colourist and have been doing colour for 35 years.” Most of Jim’s colour, up to now,...

Elly happy to wear her heart on her sleeve

Ambitious singer-songwriter Elly O’Keeffe plays Monroe’s Live this Sunday, May 3. Elly is currently based in London, having moved there from her native Cork. “I moved here just over a year ago because I’m recording...
The Fall mixes drama, narration, music and song in a production that has won plaudits from ciritics all over the world.

Uplifting and vibrant, ‘The Fall’ has a profound message

In April 12015, a statue of Cecil Rhodes was toppled from its plinth at the University of Cape Town (UCT) by a group of student activists. The English mining magnate who’d been a key figure...
Cendrillion is the closing performance the Met Live series at the Eye for this season.

Fairytale Cendrillon for Met season finale

The closing performance of this season’s The Met Live, Cendrillon, takes place this Saturday, April 29, at 5.55pm in the city’s Eye Cinema. Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role in Massenet’s extravagant take on...
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Folk icon Finbar Furey set for welcome return

Arts Week with Judy Murphy Irish folk legend Finbar Furey will be in concert in Galway’s Black Box Theatre, on Saturday, May 12, as part of an Irish and UK tour.  It’s to celebrate the...
'It’s a play that brings us on a journey," says Diarmuid de Faoite of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.

‘Timeless’ McGuinness play speaks to our times

Arts Week with Judy Murphy “Welcome to Beirut,” is the greeting from theatre director Andrew Flynn, welcoming the Tribune to Nuns Island theatre on a dreary winter’s day.  Clearly, we’re not in Lebanon’s capital city,...

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