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
When I was growing up one of my all time favourite films was 'Into The West'. I wanted a horse like Tír Na nÓg and thought that Tayto was the coolest nickname I had ever heard (bare in mind I was very young). With that in mind you can imagine my excitement at being asked … Continue reading ITWBN – All Things Irish Music
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
Amy Winehouse has been a member of The Forever 27 Club for a year now and like the other members has not been forgotten. Although she followed a self-destructive path for years before her untimely death it was still a shock to lose one of the most unique voices of the 21st century. Her powerful … Continue reading Amy Winehouse: Legacy
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
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?
I was surprised to find here in Stockholm a huge venue for concerts is Grona Lund Amusement Park. Even more surprising was the fact that all you need to but is an enterance ticket and you can attend the concert with no extra charge on a first come first serve basis. Over the years Grona … Continue reading LMFAO