Arts + Culture

Your weekly Saturday fix of culture in a mix of podcast and print format: music, books, art, theatre, dance, film and more.

Eoin Ó Riabhaigh at 3 Rivers Rising FestivalListen now (37 min) | Uilleann piper and pipe maker Eoin Ó Riabhaigh on how he got the nickname Rabies, ambitions to record in Nashville, and the…
Jimmy Crowley at 3 Rivers Rising FestivalListen now (46 min) | Legendary Cork folk singer Jimmy Crowley reflects on decades of archiving songs from the beautiful city, and his recent yearning…
Welcome to Gleann na PhúcaListen now (41 min) | It's the Northside park undergoing a revival: now, funding is being sought by a group of artists for an ambitious new project to…
West Cork musician Martin Leahy makes a weekly pilgrimage to the Dáil to sing his song of protest about Ireland's housing disaster. It's about his own…
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Holding fast, in cells and on high seasListen now (33 min) | Printmaker and currach rower Seán Hanrahan used tattoo imagery from sailors and prisoners to convey messages of hope, mercy and…
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Writing a book: the latest challengeListen now (44 min) | Ocean's Seven swimmer Steve Redmond has battled sharks, jellyfish, icy waters and strong currents to complete some of the world's…
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In between wordsListen now (35 min) | Cristín Leach spent years writing herself out of her articles, but with her first book, she's painting a surprisingly vulnerable…
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