Archive for the Music Category

Hot 8 Brass Band at the Button Factory

By Dermot Carmody The Hot 8 Brass Band brought the second line parades of their native New Orleans to a heaving, happy and hopping July night at The Button Factory in Temple Bar. The band was formed from the fusion […]

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Kevin Morrow at McClosky’s

By Dermot Carmody Singer and songwriter Kevin Morrow has been playing regularly on Thursday nights in McCloskey’s pub in Donnybrook for the last five years. The place itself is an old-school shop where a guest or customer can expect the […]

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Come crawling faster! … obey your master : Metallica at Slane review

Come crawling faster! … obey your master : Metallica at Slane review

Last week an estimated 75,000 headbangers swarmed to Slane Castle to see San fran legends Metallica and I was one of them. Waiting for us at the 3arena collection point was a myriad of buses and coaches lining the walls […]

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Sheriff St boy finally comes home

Sheriff St boy finally comes home

  Yesterday a ceremony took place at half-three on Sheriff Street revealing a new statue erected to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Luke Kelly’s death. There was a great turnout from the public and the event was attended by President […]

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