Fiachra Garvey, pianist © Frances Marshall

Interview with

Music festival founder Fiachra Garvey talks about tackling the housing crisis, a magical year in Paris and herding sheep up mountains

From sheep dipping to Shostakovich

Pianist and farmer talks to the Irish Times about agriculture, classical music and protecting his hands

The classical pianist with two horses outside

A rising star of the classical music scene, concert pianist Fiachra Garvey gave up his veterinary studies to focus on music – but he still has his feet firmly on the ground, writes Arminta Wallace for The Irish Times