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The 11th edition of the Borris House Festival takes place from 16th – 18th June 2023 and will host 75 speakers in 60 events in a weekend of stimulating dialogue and discourse.  Guests taking to the stage this year include, Ruby Wax, Adam Clayton, Claire Keegan, David Baddiel, Elaine Feeney and Richard Ford. On Friday

Celebrating Eurovision

Dermot O’Leary on his BBC Podcast celebrating the golden age of Ireland’s Eurovision wins from 1980-1996.  He talks to all the winners, Johnny Logan, Eimear Quinn, Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan, Linda Martin and Niamh Kavanagh plus other involved over the years such as Louis Walsh and Bill Whelan. Listen on BBC

Cloch le Carn:  Shay Healy

An intimate portrait of Shay Healy – one of Ireland’s most beloved entertainers.  A man of many talents and contradictions, his friends, colleagues and immediate family share his story with humour, love and searing honesty. Watch on RTÉ Player

The Road to Riverdance

A Memoir by Bill Whelan  Published by The Lilliput Press Order Hardback – Paperback The Road to Riverdance by Bill Whelan is a skilfully attuned record of one of Ireland’s most famous and influential composers. Riverdance exploded across the stage at Dublin’s Point Theatre one spring evening in 1994 during a seven-minute interval of the Eurovision Song

Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta’s Debut EP – out Feb 17th 2023.

Séamus & Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta, the sibling singing sensation from Connemara will release their first EP on Friday Feb 17th 2023. Produced by Brian Whelan and Riverdance composer Bill Whelan it was recorded at the Whelan studio at The Fort, Roundstone, Connemara. Featuring six tracks and presenting their unique arrangements in the sean nos style, it

The Road To Riverdance – Now on AUDIBLE

The Road to Riverdance as it’s meant to be heard, narrated by Bill Whelan.

Limerick Literary Festival – 24th – 26th February 2023 

The Limerick Literary Festival in honour of author Kate O’Brien, will take place in The People’s Museum, No 2 Pery Square and the Belltable Theatre from 24th – 26th February. The full programme features authors Casey King, Sean Hewitt, Donal Ryan, Claire Louise Bennett and Doireann Ní Gríofa along with French Author Maylis Besserie.  The Festival

Bill speaks to Sean Rocks on RTE Radio 1 Arena

Bill speaks to Sean Rocks on RTE Radio 1 Arena about the career of American composer Burt Bacharach.   Listen here

Dublin Book Festival 2022

The Festival is taking place in Dublin Castle and venues throughout the city on 8 – 13 November #DBF2022  Check out the full programme here: As part of the Dublin Book Festival Bill Whelan’s memoir The Road To Riverdance will be launch on Saturday November 12th at Windmill Quarter at 7pm

Sunday with Miriam

Listen back to Bill in conversation with Miriam O’Callaghan in this interview on RTE Radio 1 on 23rd October where they chat about his autobiography The Road To Riverdance.