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Burlesque: Empowerment Not Just Boobs and Pasties

Waterford is a small city. So small in fact that when my friends come to visit they question whether it is a city at all. I am not saying this to be mean about my new adopted home but rather to emphasis the point I am about to make. Waterford is not a place where… Continue reading Burlesque: Empowerment Not Just Boobs and Pasties

Features · Music and Dance · The Southern Star

Music is in their DNA

LOWmountain presented its second album, DNA, to diehard fans on a stormy night in March in De Barra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty. Close to 100 people contributed to the electric atmosphere while they joined the band, full of nervous energy, listening to the opening act Elly O’Keeffe who wowed the crowd. Elly O’Keeffe, with her carefully… Continue reading Music is in their DNA

An Focal · Music and Dance · Opinion · Uncategorized

Cheryl makes the career statement of the year

Cheryl Cole’s new album A Million Lights was on course to become number one in the charts but that was not what everyone in the music business was talking about. It’s the cover of her new album that’s on everyone’s mind. Cheryl has dropped her last name in the career statement of the year. Is… Continue reading Cheryl makes the career statement of the year

An Focal · Features · Music and Dance · Opinion

Eurovision 2012: Do the Irish even care anymore?

The Eurovision has come and gone for another year without Ireland making much of an impact. Ireland yet again lost the competition with Jedward belting their little hyper-active hearts out. They gave an energetic performance as always but ironically the twins were out of sync for the majority of the song. The question remains, is… Continue reading Eurovision 2012: Do the Irish even care anymore?