Time to point the finger and fire the Sugarman

TV Watch with Dave O'Connell There’s a fundamental problem with the premise behind The Apprentice – why, if you were so successful in your own right beforehand, would you want to dispense with your...

Tommy Tiernan embarking on tour of islands

Tommy Tiernan will visit the Galway islands of Inis Oírr, Inis Mór and Inisbofin this summer as part of his World Tour of Ireland’s offshore islands. Like a man on a...

Limerick band Senekah for Monroe’s Live

Limerick band Senekah play Monroe’s Live on Friday next, June 14. The alternative rock group first fell into place in the latter half of 2005. Vocalist Rob Hope and bass-player,Yvonne Conaty...

Westport Festival a real family event

Arts Week with Ciaran Tierney Last year’s inaugural Westport Festival of Music and Performing Arts was so much fun that the only question on revellers’ lips as they left the picturesque grounds was whether...

Folk to the fore as Canada’s Cara Luft plays concert in city

The Groove Tube with Jimi McDonnell Canadian songwriter Cara Luft plays upstairs in Róisín Dubh this Saturday, June 8. Cara is someone to reckon with as she has been awarded a Juno (Canada’s answer...

Treatment of children makes for horrific viewing

TV Watch with Denise McNamara If ever there was an argument that the country needs Prime Time more than ever – even if it severely wronged a Galway priest – it was aired on...


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