Tag Archives : irish

New Irish RADIO: 8Radio.com

That’s right, yes indeed, while there may be a veritable articulated truck-load of radio stations already populating the Irish FM and digital airwaves, vying for the attention of your poor, confused and battered ears, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for one more… does it?

Simon Maher (2nd from right) with northern rockers "Therapy?"


TV: Scéal na Gaeilge

Mar cheiliúradh ar Seachtain na Gaeilge, tá ROSG an-bhródúil a shraith ceannródach nua, Scéal na Gaeilge, a thabhairt chuig an scáileán. Dhá chlár faisnéise is ea Scéal na Gaeilge a leanann aistear na teanga ó thús ama go dtí an lá atá inniu ann. Tríd meascán míreanna beochan, cúlraí scáthlán glas agus taifeadadh ag láithreacha […]

St. Patrick’s Day: What Irish films to watch and what you should avoid… like the plague.

Well, tis that time of year again, bigorah and bigosh, when the leprechauns come out to play and we all go off looking for pots of gold under the rainbow over yonder… Well it’s that time of year for Michael Flatley.  However, the rest of the known world will be donning green and drinking Guinness […]


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Go Swoon at The Dying Seconds at The Workman’s Club. The National Commands It!

Waiting on the next big bang in your day-to-day? Ah, good news then! Purveyors of delicious soundscapes and all-round interesting people The Dying Seconds play The Workman’s Club this Thursday, so, you know, you’d want to get your arse ’round to that. From two fellas with laptops to a full line-up of musicians playing all […]

Wallets Full Of Blood: Roscommon Death Trip

The injustice of time – rendered obsolete. Rain falls on the snow. The Contagion has taken hold. Ghosts from the old Dead Republic are emerging everywhere as the day of judgement approaches. On Black Tuesday a guilt ridden political functionary runs from his job burying bodies in the city. He is tortured by voices of […]


Live Review: RSAG at the Academy

Drummers have it hard. Consigned to the background, they’re usually left to toil away in the shadows as their more glamorous guitar wielding or vocally gifted counterparts lap up the limelight. In fact, the most prominent recognition drummers have received in recent times is through a weird combination of a gorilla suit and a Phil […]

Be It Right Or Wrong…The return of R.S.A.G.

Master percussionist RSAG ( Rarely Seen Above Ground ) returns on June 11th with Be It Right Or Wrong, the follow up to the outstanding Choice Music Prize nominated debut Organic Sampler. RSAG is entirely Jeremy Hickey, a multi-instrumentalist who composes each individual musical element by himself, carefully weaving them into the finished article. Debut Organic Sampler was […]


Guest Post: 3 Irish Celebrites Who Impacted Global Popculture and Why

This is an interesting guest post from Rudolf giving his thoughts on pop culture and on the influence of three ‘celebs’ of Irish heritage on global pop culture. Let’s hear your thoughts. – Darren When you think of Popular Culture, chances are you think more of teen idols Miley Cyrus and Robert Pattinson than of […]

‘An Crisis’ TG4 series

‘An Crisis’ is a new tv series which started on TG4 a few weeks ago airing on Wednesday nights at 10.30pm, repeats Saturday at 8.40pm. ‘An Crisis’ is set in the office of a small organisation called ACT (An Comhairle Teanga) and is centred on their wrangles and fights to keep funding during the Big […]

Ristéard Cooper as Setanta episode 3