Little Room, Great Significance

Little Room, Great Significance

Little Room, Great Significance

The new diversity in our musical life is countercultural.

New Music Venue to Launch in Dublin

New Music Venue to Launch in Dublin

New Music Venue to Launch in Dublin

A Tribute to Dublin

A Tribute to Dublin

A Tribute to Dublin

Daniel Figgis's City Hall

Daniel Figgis's City Hall

Daniel Figgis's City Hall

Debut album by fiddle-player Aoife Nic Cormaic

Debut album by fiddle-player Aoife Nic Cormaic

Debut album by fiddle-player Aoife Nic Cormaic

Win €10,000 by Celebrating Dublin Through Music

Win €10,000 by Celebrating Dublin Through Music

Win €10,000 by Celebrating Dublin Through Music

Carol Keogh Fundraising for Solo Album

Carol Keogh Fundraising for Solo Album

Carol Keogh Fundraising for Solo Album

Whisper City

Whisper City

Whisper City

Ahead of the premiere of a new work for singer Eimear Quinn, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the Dublin Laptop Orchestra, composer Emma O'Halloran talks about the holy grail of composing, city life and where to begin when writi

Dublin's First Gamelan Orchestra

Dublin's First Gamelan Orchestra

Dublin's First Gamelan Orchestra

Composer Peter Moran will direct the ensemble at UCD, beginning with an open 'taster session'.

Culture Night in Dublin

Culture Night in Dublin

Culture Night in Dublin

Culture Night in Dublin includes tours of Windmill Lane, Dónal Lunny at the Ranelagh Arts Centre, a free performances by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and a host of other music events.

Down With Jazz

Down With Jazz

Down With Jazz

The Improvised Music Company plays with the anti-jazz protests in 1930s to promote contemporary Irish jazz acts in a Temple Bar festival.

Step In The Ring

Step In The Ring

Northside Music Festival

Northside Music Festival

Northside Music Festival

This festival brings traditional, hip-hop and indie music out of the city centre and into venues across Dublin's north side for afternoon concerts and masterclasses suitable for all the family.

Dublin Miniatures

Dublin Miniatures

Dublin Love:Live Music Day Events on Film

Dublin Love:Live Music Day Events on Film

Irish and International Jazz Artists to Play Bray in May

Irish and International Jazz Artists to Play Bray in May

Irish and International Jazz Artists to Play Bray in May

Peruvian singer Susana Baca and Norwegian Tord Gustavsen Trio to headline Bray Jazz Festival 2012

New Altan CD

New Altan CD

New Altan CD

News of Altan's latest studio album, the Temple Bar Trad Fest line-up and concerts featuring Tommy Peoples, Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, Laoise Kelly, Kevin Burke, Paddy Keenan, Alan Burke and Guidewires.

Effecting a Divide

Effecting a Divide

Effecting a Divide

This year's Hard Working Class Heroes festival inadvertently made a clear division between better- and lesser-known acts. The result was that some of the most interesting bands struggled to draw an audience, writes Anna Murray.

Golden Syrup

Golden Syrup

Golden Syrup

The barriers between electronica and rock are being dismantled in Irish music, writes Anna Murray. Patrick Kelleher's new album is part of this, and yet at odds with its contemporaries.

Conflict and Intimacy

Conflict and Intimacy

Conflict and Intimacy

The best moments in the music of Dublin guitarist Cian Nugent are left unresolved and ambiguous.

An Irish Voice?

An Irish Voice?

An Irish Voice?

Irish jazz musicians could be contributing a distinct Irish sound to the international scene, writes Patrick Groenland after a hearing a festival of European jazz.

Building a City

Building a City

We visit the composer Linda Buckley at her Dublin home before the premiere her new work with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Chuig an Eroctez

Chuig an Eroctez

Chuig an Eroctez

Patrick Pearse’s classic short story about a sean-nós singer who walks to Dublin could never happen today – or could it? by Breandán Ó hEaghra

Where is the Underground?

Where is the Underground?

Where is the Underground?

In an age when music is available anywhere, anytime, where do you find the underground, and what defines it?

To the Country

To the Country

To the Country

Being cut off is a state of mind, writes composer John McLachlan

A Few Days in the Sun?

A Few Days in the Sun?

A Few Days in the Sun?

The rise and fall of the Irish new music scene.

All Collisions End in Static: the Music of Linda Buckley

All Collisions End in Static: the Music of Linda Buckley

All Collisions End in Static: the Music of Linda Buckley

Bob Gilmore interviews leading young composer Linda Buckley who divides her time between Berlin and Dublin.

Composition as Vandalism

Composition as Vandalism

The music of Donnacha Dennehy.