Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about what’s involved in celebrating the prestigious label. IT IS said that the motto of the Munich-based label ECM Records is...

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Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to recording in the studio IT’S BEEN five years since we last heard from Annette Buckley. Back then she was promoting...

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Eclectic line-up gets city in the swing

With gigs and events happening throughout the Jazz Weekend, Mike McGrath-Bryan takes a look at the highlights THE Cork Jazz...

Friday, 28/10/16 - 4:02pm Read More

Life of O’Reilly on tour

Mike McGrath-Bryan chats to singer-songwriter Marc O’Reilly ahead of a gig in Cyprus Avenue to launch his third album CORKMAN...

Friday, 14/10/16 - 3:00pm Read More

It’s all funny business with Al

Dubliner Al Porter combines old-school showmanship with searing comedy, and has sold 32,000 tickets of a national tour, says Kevin...

Friday, 14/10/16 - 2:58pm Read More

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

Roddy Woomble, frontman of the Scottish punks, chats about Brexit and band history with Don O’Mahony ahead of their Mitchelstown...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:18pm Read More

Fest diversifies into spoken word

Don O’Mahony talks to John Cummins, who is bringing his unique poetry to Indiependence 2016   But first up Sweden. Visualising...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:15pm Read More

REVIEW: 50 years on, still it hits the Spock

Star Trek Beyond, out now, Cert: 12a, **** STAR Trekkin’ across the universe for 50 years, Star Trek has become...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:09pm Read More

Quarter won’t do things by half

July 23 sees Makeshift Ensemble and Southern the Hospitality Board take their Quarter series to Fitzgerald Park for a summer...

Monday, 11/07/16 - 3:06pm Read More

‘Singing is good for the soul’

Taking a break from the recording studio, Damien Dempsey speaks with Ronan Leonard ahead of his concert in Glanmire “YEARS...

Tuesday, 05/07/16 - 3:08pm Read More

Stars roll up, roll up for Townlands Carnival

No stranger to Macroom, Jerry Fish tells MARIA ROLSTON he’s looking forward to performing at the ‘great carnival weekend’ there THERE’S...

Monday, 04/07/16 - 2:37pm Read More

Celebrating Cork culture

The Friary bar plays host to a new festival that appreciates all things alternative on Leeside. Mike McGrath-Bryan speaks with...

Friday, 24/06/16 - 3:12pm Read More

A little less serious

Exit: Pursued By A Bear have released a new album. Don O’Mahony chats with the Cork band. IT WAS something...

Friday, 24/06/16 - 3:09pm Read More

One of rock ’n’ roll’s survivors

■ Don O’Mahony catches up with Kid Congo Powers ahead of a free gig in Myrtleville THERE are few musicians...

Friday, 24/06/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Stepping out of the ordinary

This is luxury comedy and not goody goody , Penny Arcade tells Don O’Mahony ahead of her return to Cork...

Saturday, 18/06/16 - 12:15pm Read More

It’s all in a name for Kim

Ahead of his album launch at Cork School of Music, Kim Griffith talks to Mike McGrath-Bryan about his new project...

Saturday, 18/06/16 - 12:12pm Read More

Promising a crazy ride

The 2016 Cork Midsummer Festival is here, presenting a feast of quality arts events, both national and international, at venues...

Friday, 17/06/16 - 3:47pm Read More

Honest, dark … perfectly Frank

Don O’Mahony talks to The Frank and Walters who visit unchartered territory with Songs from the Walking Wounded HAVING established...

Friday, 08/04/16 - 3:31pm Read More

Damo’s Goal is To Give it Soul

Don O’Mahony talks to singer songwriter Damien Dempsey about 1916, a new album and his appeal to fans WHETHER in song...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 2:08pm Read More

… and may the best man win!

Review by Cara O’Doherty Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Cert 12a **** BATMAN and Superman are the heavyweights of...

Thursday, 24/03/16 - 3:29pm Read More