Like the cut of the Fringe? Here’s an Absolut must-see selection

September 7th, 2012

The Absolut Fringe festival is almost upon us, and you have until Wednesday to take advantage of early bird ticket prices – and do try to buy them early, as it puts money in the bank for performers and producers, and means they can potentially sleep and perhaps even eat at night. Grab a hard [...]

Sea Sessions – good music, no volleyball, lots of Michael D

July 2nd, 2012

Eoin Butler was at Sea Sessions in Bundoran. There were some problems with the weather. Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather, Saturday’s entire programme of (non-musical) activities has had to be cancelled. Alas then, none of the high-octane sports – tag rugby, Olympic handball, BMX stunt biking, motocross et al – will now be going [...]

Sea Sessions surfs in

June 29th, 2012

Eoin Butler is heading to Bundoran for us for the weekend. Tough job, and you can read all about it on Monday. Michael D is also going to be there, as will Bez, three-time world BMX champion Matthias Dandois and some volleyballers. Laurence Mackin also wades into the waves over at his blog. And here’s [...]

Body & Squelch

June 25th, 2012

Body & Soul was the big one of the weekend. Here’s Tony Clayton-Lea’s report from the weekend. Certainly, music aside (and the music line-up across the two-day event was top notch), there was much to do, see and experience, notably in the beautiful walled gardens area and in tiny venues such as Radio Shack and [...]