Rusangano Family who won the RTÉ Choice Music Prize – Irish Album of the Year 2016 for their self-released album'Let the Dead Bury the Dead.

Irish music the winner as Rusangano takes honours

Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell – The RTÉ Choice Music Prize, celebrating the best albums of 2016, took place in Vicar Street, Dublin last week when Rusangano took the honours. Since being launched in 2005,...
Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta.

Mícheál returns with An Rithim Réidh

Connemara melodeon player, Mícheál Darby Ó Fátharta, is back on the music scene following a 17-year absence and has just released his new album, An Rithim Réidh. The title, roughly translates as ‘the steady...
Mairéad Folan of No Ropes Theatre, who is co-ordinating the Flash Theatre event.

Dramatic 24-hour Flash Theatre seeks range of talent

NoRopes Theatre Company are looking for participants to take part in Flash Theatre – a 24-hour event being presented as part of next month’s Galway Theatre Festival. Flash Theatre is designed to showcase the...
Glasgow duo Huneyblood.

Serious message and catchy songs from punk-infused Honeyblood

The lo-fi and punk-infused Honeyblood play a free show in Róisín Dubh on Thursday, April 6. Hailing from Glasgow and on the go since 2012, the band are Stina Tweeddale and (vocals/guitar) and Cat...
Johhny McEvoy.

Two shows from Johnny McEvoy

Singer-songwriter Johnny McEvoy will present an evening of song and stories at the Forge, Moycullen, this Saturday, March 11, and at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, on Saturday, March 25. The concerts will feature many...
Contestent Pat Creaven performing on Gael Media's 'Glor Tire' Season 13, for TG4, recorded at The Quays Bar. Pat was mentored by Keith and Lorraine McDonald. PHOTO: SEAN MCCORMACK.

Pat hits right note as he competes on Ceol Tíre

Renmore resident Pat Creaven is a contestant in Glór Tíre’s nationwide search for a country star. Pat Creaven, who hails from Woodbrook outside the East Galway village of Newbridge, is taking part in the popular...


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