Turas Bóthair returns to TG4 on April 15

‘TURAS Bóthair’ returns to TG4 on Thursday, April 15 for a fourth series (partly filmed in pre-Covid times) featuring old and new faces alike. For the series, cars across Ireland are rigged with cameras allowing us to eavesdrop on what...

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Téada to feature on TG4’s ‘Comhluadar Ceoil’

‘COMHLUADAR Ceoil’, a new TG4 music series produced by Tyrone Productions (Sunday nights from 8:30pm), sees some of the best-known Irish families and groups performing and conversing with presenter Dáithí Ó Sé. Music and conversation form the backbone of this...

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‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ returns to TG4

TG4’s ‘Réalta Agus Gaolta’ is back as the show embarks on the search for Ireland’s most entertaining family. Whether your...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 3:38pm Read More

Book Nook: Gabriel Byrne: Walking with Ghosts A Memoir

IRISH actor, Gabriel Byrne recalls with stunning lucidity and precision, his working-class childhood in Walkinstown, Dublin 12. The eldest of...

Sunday, 21/02/21 - 5:34pm Read More

Mount Sion Choir team up with Ronan Keating for Mother’s Day

THE Mount Sion Choir featuring Ronan Keating, is releasing their version of the single, ‘This is Your Song’, on March...

Tuesday, 09/02/21 - 12:30pm Read More

Theatre Royal aiming for “cultural explosion” towards end of the year

WATERFORD’S Theatre Royal is bracing itself with great anticipation for the latter part of the year, when it hopes to...

Monday, 08/02/21 - 5:39pm Read More

“Waterford is a city which embraces creativity,” says Virgin Media TV boss

VIRGIN MEDIA Television’s Director of Content has spoken about his native Waterford city’s decades-old championing of both creativity and its...

Friday, 05/02/21 - 5:21pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Arts Review of 2020

  REVIEW: Arts & Theatre in Waterford during 2020   THIS time last year, the Coronavirus was no more than...

Tuesday, 19/01/21 - 4:31pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Singer and song, dancer and dance, rhymer and rhyme

  REVIEW: Imagine Online – Modwords presents ‘Identity’   BECAUSE of the times that are in it, Modwordsfest 2020 goes...

Wednesday, 02/12/20 - 4:35am Read More

View from the Green Room: Jim Nolan and Jimmy Murphy in conversation

REVIEW Imagine & Waterford Writers Weekend Online: Playwrights interviewed IT was a sort of Jimmy Jam Session in the balcony...

Tuesday, 24/11/20 - 1:49pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Booze, blaas and blaah-blaah at Jordan’s

REVIEW: Booze, Blaas and Banter A PERMANENT fixture on the Imagine Festival Programme is a morning of song, story, poetry...

Tuesday, 17/11/20 - 12:07pm Read More

Pat McEvoy on Eric Sweeney’s creative farewell

SHORTLY before Eric Sweeney passed away, he had been working on a new musical project with poet Mark Roper. Both...

Wednesday, 11/11/20 - 4:08pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Poet Frank Farrelly’s pot boiler

  REVIEW: Imagine Arts Festival & Waterford Writers Weekend Online   EX-MOUNT Sion teacher Frank Farrelly launched his first book...

Tuesday, 10/11/20 - 12:48pm Read More

Imagine Arts Festival reimagined… online

  THE organisers of the 19th Imagine Arts Festival have re-arranged events and venues to move to an entirely online...

Friday, 16/10/20 - 10:53pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Kenny’s wonderful Crowman

REVIEW: Crowman at Theatre Royal IN our socially distanced world, it was wonderful to experience the courage and determination of...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:32pm Read More

View from the Green Room: ‘Tramore Tales’ re-released

REVIEW: Waterford Youth Arts’ Tramore Tales WATERFORD Youth Arts are releasing another hundred copies of their Tramore Tales DVD because...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:28pm Read More

Time Out with Timmy: Let’s hear it for the divas

  Timmy Ryan’s weekly column for the Waterford News & Star   THERE is so much music in the world...

Tuesday, 13/10/20 - 10:06pm Read More

Dymphna Nugent reviews ‘It’s that Time of Year’ by Roisin Meaney

RELEASED in bookshops across Ireland today, October 8, this is a book about hope and its transformative and redeeming qualities....

Thursday, 08/10/20 - 11:03am Read More

View from the Green Room: Superb Sondheim review at the Mall

REVIEW: Side by Side by Sondheim at Theatre Royal URSULA’S Tce. girl Tara Ann Byrne returned to her old stomping...

Tuesday, 06/10/20 - 1:07pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Moby Dick’s Big Tale

  REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s ‘Moby Dick’ on RTE Radio 1   THE theatres may be dark but writers are still...

Wednesday, 16/09/20 - 4:32pm Read More