‘The Quiet Man’ at 70: How an Irish classic almost didn’t make it to screen

It is not uncommon in these times to have movies shot on location in Ireland. Going back over half a century there was probably the best remembered of them all “The Quiet Man” which had its Irish premiere 70 years ago – June 5th 1952 to be exact.

Pete St John: Tributes paid to Fields of Athenry songwriter

We lost another musical legend in March with the passing of the mighty Pete St John. Phil Coulter aptly hailed him as “a gentleman, a proud Dub and a proper songwriter.” President Higgins praised him as an “indomitable source of inspiration and song.”

Brooking No Resistance

Yippee, Garth Brooks is coming to Croke Park in September. For five concerts! Do you remember the hoo-ha about him eight years ago? Of course you do. That was the last time Garth was supposed to be coming to Croker.


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