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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra ignites hope for the music genre

Maisie McGregor delves into the significance of Orchestra as a traditional genre in light of the initiative by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

On Wednesday (19th January) Catherine Martin TD, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, announced that the government has set aside an eight million euro budget for the transfer of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Choirs from

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Annika Berglund, 'The patterns we make', hand-dyed merino wool, 91x91cm

Navigating emotion in the pandemic: Annika Berglund’s Interlocked opens at the Olivier Cornet Gallery

Maisie McGregor reviews the exhibition that explores the paradoxical emotional and physical experiences of Covid-19

A new exhibition has just opened at the Olivier Cornet Gallery on Great Denmark Street, showcasing the work of Swedish artist, Annika Berglund. Interlocked is a fascinating insight into Berglund’s pandemic experience, with her emotive response clearly implanted within her

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Artists in Conversation: Niamh Barry and Gabrielle Fullam

Maisie McGregor sits down with Dublin-based photographer Niamh Barry and Trinity student writer and activist Gabrielle Fullam

Gabrielle and Niamh know each other, but more than this they share distinct artistic principles that make this conversation entirely fascinating and, further, important. Both are deeply implanted within the personal, recognizing the vital connection between art and the community

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Artists in Conversation – ELOISE and Tertia

The Trinity-based DJ and singer sit down with Maisie McGregor to discuss their work, creative processes, and relationships to the term “artist”

I begin my Zoom call with Eloise and Tertia and am immediately filled with holiday envy; Eloise sits on board a houseboat in Amsterdam where she is currently working and living, whilst Tertia lounges, notably sunkissed, on a sofa in

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Samuel Beckett and Dublin’s Pan Pan Theatre come to London!

Maisie McGregor reviews the production of Beckett’s 1963 radio play Cascando at the Barbican Centre

The Dublin-based Pan Pan Theatre company brought Samuel Beckett to London this July with their innovative take on his radio play, Cascando. The play, written by Beckett in 1963 and first broadcast in England the following year, is as impenetrable