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King's Call for the Homeless - A celebration of Phil Lynott
Concert
5 January The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
NYE with Mack Fleetwood
Concert
31 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Rock n' Roll with Los Paradiso
Concert
30 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
An intimate evening with Mary Coughlan
Concert
15 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Digital & Social Media Intern
Job
28 December Fender (LA)

News

Andrew Hamilton and Brian Irvine Win at British Composer Awards
Winners in 13 categories announced on 6 December.
Linda Buckley Appointed Lecturer in Composition at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Composer will take up new role in Glasgow in January 2018.
Creative Ireland to Receive Larger Increase than Arts Council in 2018
€4.1m increase compared to €3m for Council.

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Reviews

Ceding Musical Territories
How does a 95-year-old International Society for Contemporary Music shake up its programming? Anna Murray attended the ISCM New World Music Days festival in Vancouver and heard how new ideas can take effect.
Retelling a Bloody Myth
Liam Cagney explores 'Umbilical', composer Benjamin Dwyer's retelling of Oedipus, recently released on Diatribe Records.
Crash Hits the Twenties Running
Crash Ensemble celebrated 20 years with two nights at the National Concert Hall in November. Adrian Smith reviews all twenty newly commissioned works, from composers Andrew Hamilton, Ann Cleare, Jennifer Walshe, Sean Clancy and many more.

Articles

The Orchestras are Only One Part of the Question
Toner Quinn
The debate around RTÉ's orchestras points to deeper challenges – it's essential that we keep this debate going, writes Toner Quinn.
When Stravinsky Came to Dublin in 1963
RTÉ orchestras will perform two nights of music by Stravinsky this weekend. We take the opportunity to look back on the composer's visit to Ireland in June 1963.
Kirkos Ensemble – Blackout #3
Anna Murray reviews Kirkos Ensemble's Blackout #3 at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
The Truth About Ireland’s Music Business
World-conquering labels and musically literate entrepreneurs – these are the keys to the creation of a music industry, writes Gareth Murphy, but is that what Ireland has?
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Latest Events

King's Call for the Homeless - A celebration of Phil Lynott
Concert
5 January The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
NYE with Mack Fleetwood
Concert
31 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Rock n' Roll with Los Paradiso
Concert
30 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
An intimate evening with Mary Coughlan
Concert
15 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Consairtín
Festival
6 April Ennis

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Digital & Social Media Intern
Job
28 December Fender (LA)
Lecturer in Music
Job
17 December University of Hull
Music Assistant
Job
28 December BT Sport Music
Director
Job
5 January Glens Centre, Manorhamilton
Programme Officer
Job
10 January Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Upcoming Events

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Siamsaíocht@6! le Gael Linn
Concert
14 December Powerscourt Townhouse Theatre
GF Handel: Messiah
Concert
14 December St Mary's Pro-Cathedral , Dublin
Irish Chamber Orchestra - The Best Of Christmas
Concert
14 December St. Mary's Cathedral, Limerick
HAMSANDWICH
Concert
14 December Triskel Christchurch
Christmas with The Dublin Gospel Choir
Concert
14 December Draíocht, Blanchardstown
Drogheda Classical Music / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Concert
15 December St Peter's Church, West Street, Drogheda
HAMSANDWICH
Concert
15 December Triskel Christchurch
Irish Chamber Orchestra - The Best Of Christmas
Concert
15 December All Saint's Church Mullingar
An intimate evening with Mary Coughlan
Concert
15 December The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones

Upcoming Deadlines

 
Tender
14 December Dublin City Council
 
Job
14 December Wales Music Theatre
 
Job
15 December Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
 
Job
15 December Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
 
Volunteer
15 December Marino Institute of Education
 
Job
15 December Trinity College Dublin
 
Competition
15 December Feis Ceoil/RTÉ Concert Orchestra
 
Job
15 December Northumbria University
 
Job
15 December Universal Music Group
 
Job
17 December University of Hull

Festivals

Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair 2017
Festival
27 December Gaoth Dobhair
Dublin Racing Festival with Damien Dempsey and Stockton’s Wing
Festival
3 February Leopardstown Racecourse
Dublin Racing Festival with Damien Dempsey and Stockton’s Wing
Festival
4 February Leopardstown Racecourse
Consairtín
Festival
6 April Ennis
Mostly Modern Festival
Festival
5 June Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College

Funding

 
31 December Ealaín na Gaeltachta
 
31 December Arts Council of Northern Ireland
 
25 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
 
26 January Offaly County Council