20th Imagine Festival to run from October 15 to 24

THE 20th annual Imagine Arts Festival will be held in Waterford between October 15 and 24, featuring a blend of online, live indoor and outdoor events which will be staged across the city. Once again, Imagine is incorporating the popular...

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Everything you need to know about Sally Rooney’s new novel

IN her trademark style on the heels of Normal People, Sally Rooney traces the bonds between friends and the changing landscape of the world and the self in her third novel, ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You?’ Alice goes to live...

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Arts Council Agility Award funding receives €2.5m boost

THE ARTS Council has issued a special call to artists, practitioners and arts workers who have never previously received a...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 10:22am Read More

View From The Green Room: Lupita’s sizzling ‘Summer Synergy’

Tramore Coastguard Cultural Centre: Lupita de Bháil Art Exhibition I HAD a very interesting conversation with artist Lupita De Bháil...

Tuesday, 24/08/21 - 12:57am Read More

Anseo Waterford Festival takes place this weekend

WATERFORD City and Dungarvan will hold outdoor concerts next weekend – August 14 and 15 – as part of the...

Monday, 09/08/21 - 6:02pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Déise’s dazzling solid silver

Waterford Kite Brooch discovered in the Arundel Square excavations.   Christchurch Deanery: Irish Museum of Silver   I’M in the...

Tuesday, 06/07/21 - 8:30am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Waterford Music flying flag for classical performance

REVIEW: Theatre Royal Online – Waterford Music with Patrick Rafter (violin) and Fiachra Garvey (piano)   WHAT a delight it...

Tuesday, 29/06/21 - 10:13pm Read More

Jamie Beamish named as Theatre Royal’s Artist in Residence

WELL-KNOWN Waterford actor Jamie Beamish has been named as the Theatre Royal’s inaugural Artist in Residence. During his nine-month sojourn...

Wednesday, 23/06/21 - 12:32pm Read More

Waterford’s ‘Ghosting’ finds new haunt off Broadway

  GHOSTING, written by Jamie Beamish and performed by Áine ní Ríordáin, was first performed at the Theatre Royal last...

Tuesday, 22/06/21 - 1:26pm Read More

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...

Monday, 05/04/21 - 4:27pm Read More

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...

Tuesday, 23/03/21 - 5:32pm Read More

‘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