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Test live performances of music and theatre to take place in Dublin venues starting next week
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Test live performances of music and theatre to take place in Dublin venues starting next week

Dec 13th 2020, 6:04 PM 15,906 Views 12 Comments

The Arts and Culture Recovery Taskforce recommended that cultural venues be reassessed under the government’s five-level plan.

Special Irish concert dedicated to victims of Covid-19 to be live-streamed tonight
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Special Irish concert dedicated to victims of Covid-19 to be live-streamed tonight

Jul 17th 2020, 6:20 AM 17,194 Views 17 Comments

The number of people in this country with coronavirus who have sadly died is now 1,749.

How Ireland's 100-year-old céilí band stays relevant in 2020
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How Ireland's 100-year-old céilí band stays relevant in 2020

Mar 8th 2020, 7:00 PM 21,332 Views 6 Comments

We talked to its oldest and youngest members.

Festivals, escaping Dublin and Jurassic Park: How the National Symphony Orchestra is finding a new audience
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Festivals, escaping Dublin and Jurassic Park: How the National Symphony Orchestra is finding a new audience

Sep 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 9,930 Views 1 Comment

Some big changes are on the way for the NSO – it’s new general manager has the job of making sure that goes well, and getting more bums on seats.

'I had to imagine I was the Butcher Boy': What it's like writing the music for Hollywood movies
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'I had to imagine I was the Butcher Boy': What it's like writing the music for Hollywood movies

Jun 6th 2018, 8:37 PM 10,188 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Elliot Goldenthal ahead of his event on Friday with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Michael D presents Shane McGowan with lifetime award on emotional evening
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Michael D presents Shane McGowan with lifetime award on emotional evening

Jan 16th 2018, 8:13 AM 34,384 Views 28 Comments

Tributes were also paid to Dolores O’Riordan at the singer’s 60th birthday concert.

Shane McGowan to be honoured at 60th birthday celebration in National Concert Hall
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Shane McGowan to be honoured at 60th birthday celebration in National Concert Hall

Dec 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,782 Views 36 Comments

Nick Cave, Johnny Depp and Carl Barat are among those due to take part.

'Not just old, white, and male': Where are the female conductors?
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'Not just old, white, and male': Where are the female conductors?

Oct 8th 2017, 11:00 AM 15,953 Views 58 Comments

A new course run by the National Concert Hall in Dublin is training women as orchestral conductors.

Multimillion euro children's science centre to be built alongside Ireland's only Real Tennis court
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Multimillion euro children's science centre to be built alongside Ireland's only Real Tennis court

Sep 20th 2016, 3:47 PM 31,392 Views 24 Comments

The proposals mean 200 exhibits in the the old north wing of the NCH will connect to the Real Tennis building by a tunnel.

Dublin to host sing-along tea dance concerts for people with dementia
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Dublin to host sing-along tea dance concerts for people with dementia

Jul 31st 2016, 11:00 AM 11,423 Views 6 Comments

Events like these have been shown to be beneficial for people with dementia as music accesses a different part of their brain so they can remember lyrics to songs.

Carlow school choir wow audience with brilliant mash-up performance
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Carlow school choir wow audience with brilliant mash-up performance

May 22nd 2014, 8:25 AM 4,948 Views 3 Comments

Your move, Colaiste Lurgan.

Here's that band everybody's talking about on The Saturday Night Show
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Here's that band everybody's talking about on The Saturday Night Show

Jan 26th 2014, 8:59 AM 3,881 Views 0 Comments

The Gloaming performed on television last night.

Teens embrace charity shops - and give disposable fashion the boot
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Teens embrace charity shops - and give disposable fashion the boot

Nov 5th 2013, 2:30 PM 12,480 Views 10 Comments

The teens learned about the high cost of clothes production during a youth club exercise.

Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival
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Caitlin Moran to speak at Dublin Writers Festival

Mar 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,867 Views 15 Comments

The acclaimed writer joins Dan Brown in the line up for the festival in May.

Want to be blindfolded - in the name of entertainment?
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Want to be blindfolded - in the name of entertainment?

Sep 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,677 Views 4 Comments

250 people will be blindfolded while at a fundraising event this month, which is being held to raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration.

'Lunasa and the Brain' event explores connection between music and movement
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'Lunasa and the Brain' event explores connection between music and movement

Jun 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,364 Views 1 Comment

US neurology professor Steven Frucht will explore how learning to play music ‘remodels’ the brain.

John Malkovich to star in "raw" play at National Concert Hall
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John Malkovich to star in "raw" play at National Concert Hall

May 10th 2012, 10:06 AM 1,619 Views 3 Comments

The Hollywood actor will play real-life poet and convicted murderer Jack Unterweger in The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer

The Dubliners to go ahead with concert
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The Dubliners to go ahead with concert

Apr 11th 2012, 3:06 PM 3,378 Views 7 Comments

The band will dedicate their performance at the National Concert Hall this Friday to the late Barney McKenna.

Polar heroes: National Concert Hall to celebrate Irish explorers
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Polar heroes: National Concert Hall to celebrate Irish explorers

Feb 4th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,712 Views 5 Comments

Ernest Shackleton’s granddaughter and cousin speak to TheJournal.ie about the explorer who was “ahead of his time”.

In pictures: Dublin Contemporary, Dublin past
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In pictures: Dublin Contemporary, Dublin past

Oct 6th 2011, 9:30 PM 1,957 Views 4 Comments

Kate Horgan photographed the former UCD buildings on Earlsfort Terrace in 1999 and 2006 – and returned to capture them now as they host the Dublin Contemporary art exhibition.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Sep 28th 2011, 8:02 PM 1,472 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: The latest from the presidential election campaign; sex toy adverts; The Sopranos; and what Amazon is doing to rival Apple’s iPad.

WIN: Tickets to the National Concert Hall
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WIN: Tickets to the National Concert Hall

Sep 28th 2011, 5:18 PM 514 Views 0 Comments

Enter our competition to win a pair of passes to American band Pink Martini – their music features on The West Wing, The Sopranos, Mr and Mrs Smith and more…

WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH
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WIN: Tickets to Guests of the Nation at the NCH

Sep 6th 2011, 12:24 PM 357 Views 0 Comments

Fancy attending the world premiere of the newly-restored 1935 film set to Niall Byrne’s new score? Read on…

WIN: Tickets to see Nigel Kennedy at sold-out gig
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WIN: Tickets to see Nigel Kennedy at sold-out gig

Jul 25th 2011, 1:58 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie has 10 sets of tickets to the sold-out concert at National Concert Hall this Wednesday night. Click through to be in with a chance of winning.

Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
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Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match

Jun 30th 2011, 4:16 PM 581 Views 1 Comment

World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010
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Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010

Feb 24th 2011, 7:07 PM 1,584 Views 0 Comments

Over 3.5 million people attended exhibits and events in Ireland’s cultural institutions – up by 7 per cent on 2009.