New acts give Westport Festival greater appeal

A family-friendly event which has captured the hearts of West of Ireland music fans over the past two years suddenly looks far more attractive for 2014 with the addition this week of over 30...

Musical gems at Druid

 Katherine Hunka, Dermot Dunne and Malachy Robinson, a trio of violin, accordion and double bass players will perform in the Mick Lally Theatre (Druid Lane) at 8.00pm next Wednesday, January 29 as part of...

No Stairway play homage to rock legends Led Zeppelin

No Stairway will be paying homage to rock legends Led Zeppelin in Monroe’s Live this Friday, January 24. No Stairway is made up of Ronan O’Malley (guitar), Steven Sharpe (vocals), Shane O Malley (bass)...

Sublime Eddi Reader to showcase new album

A sublime live performer, Eddi Reader plays the Town Hall on Tuesday, February 11 to mark the release of her latest album, the breezy and delightful Vagabond.  Eddi and a group...

Colourless Amber not worth spending four nights in for

TV Watch with Declan Tierney Boredom is a funny thing. It can make you nod off or just wonder why you are tolerating a particular situation in the first place. Such was the situation...

Louise and Tommy hit the right note with Grace Bay

They are superb musicians and owners of a renowned traditional Irish pub in the US city of Boston, which has hosted performers such as The Chieftains, Sharon Shannon and Dervish.  Now, Louise...


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