If you’re going to wrestle, make it an Irish bout. Culture File meets the roadshow that’s bringing local wrestling heroes, Duncan Disorderly and The Lord Of The Manor to the towns and villages of Ireland.
Monday, September 30, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Exploring a period of musical transition in Towards Enlightenment, a period instruments concert tour from Roy Goodman and Irish Baroque Orchestra.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
What is it about airports that makes you mull the nature of existence, wonders Philip McMahon in the playwright’s latest diary entry.
Friday, September 20, 2013
A year in the life of the Tony Awards, with Jacqueline Davies, who regularly agrees to see every single show of the year on Broadway.
As Ireland takes to the streets for Culture Night, urban designers, David Jordan and Fergus Browne explain how we might make those streets a little more welcoming.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
It all starts with technique for superchef, Raymond Blanc, whose Le Manoir Au Quat’Saisons was just this week was judged the best — and most expensive restaurant in the UK.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Get divorced and join the circus is the advice of Ursula Burns, who brings her Paraguayan harp to Tumble Circus’ latest show, Damn The Circus.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Monday, September 16, 2013
Why donkeys make great soul singers and other mysteries of evolution, as we continue our tour of the Natural History Museum, with David Turpin.
Singer-songwriter, David Turpin takes Liam Geraghty on a tour of Dublin’s Natural History Museum, in the first of a two part interview.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
How the craft beer boom is helping keep alive the once endangered art of the cooper, with Paul McLaughlin of Kelvin Cooperage.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Is it a Bird? Is it a plane? Is it a performance artist’s take on popstar branding? Culture File meets the enigma behind Dublin Fringe show, Kitschcock.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Culture File’s regular tech expert, Prof Aisling Kelliher, weighs in on the debt of corporate tech champions, such as Apple and Google, to a culture of government funded research
Monday, September 9, 2013
Why are role playing games equally attractive to Nordic males and females? Culture File goes larping with the team from Sweden’s LajvVerkstaden.
Friday, September 6, 2013
The voices behind Cities of Love, a CD and a fundraising opera gala in Dublin’s Pepper Canister Church, on new and old tricks for funding opera studies.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Dance to the music of the gender pay gap in Ireland with dancer-choreographers, Emma Fitzgerald and Aine Stapleton, creators of Wage
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Monday, September 2, 2013
To mark the death of Seamus Heaney, a repeat of our programme “The Real and the Imaginary” presented and produced by Eoin O’Kelly. This features Heaney’s work in light of his own public statements on the relationship between poetry and reality.