IT’S nothing short of torture. Imagine being born into a world of beauty and bounty, with food and fun and long, carefree days. You’re in paradise. And then someone makes it incrementally worse every day after that, turning it into a hell, like a real-life Squid Game
Veteran Irish American leader Steve Lenox, who has just been awarded the coveted Belfast Ambassador Medal, has just been tapped by economic agency Choose New Jersey, to lead its outreach efforts in Ireland.
WITH a host of new album announcements and releases this week, plus festival headliners for next year's circuit already on the cards, the final quarter of 2022 in music is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet.
DRIVERS could soon face fines if their car exhaust makes too much noise. The rolling out of ‘acoustic cameras’ across Britain has been gathering pace, and it can only be a matter of time before we see them here.
LONG before the keenly anticipated religious breakdown census figures were released last week it was clear that great change is coming to the North of Ireland. Much as loyal Ulster has, Chicken Licken-like, been pretending that everthing’s fine, much as agitated senior unionists today argue that Catholics outnumbering Protestants does not automatically equate to a united Ireland, and much as we might agree with them, there can be no underestimating the visceral impact that the official ending of the Protestant state has had on people and their forebears whose lot in life – and that of their forebears – was to be the permanent underdog and scapegoat.
Tá 200 duine i ndiaidh dráma nua Naoise Uí Chairealláin, Mógalaí Bap sa ghrúpa Kneecap, a fheiceáil i gCultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich an tseachtain seo agus ceithre oíche eile go fóill le dhul. Beidh Minimal Human Contact, léirithe ag Aisling Ghéar, ar an ardán in Amharclann Shiobhán Nic Cionnaith go dtí an Satharn, an 1 Deireadh Fómhair agus tá ticéid go fóill ar fáil do na léirithe ar shuíomh na Cultúrlainne. Tá an dráma á léiriú mar chuid de chlár Fhéile Ealaíon Idirnáisiúnta Bhéal Feirste agus bhí sé ar siúl cúig oíche sa Smock Alley i mBaile Átha Cliath an tseachtain seo caite ag Imeallfhéile Bhaile Átha Cliath.