Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

How Graham Norton met Christine & The Queens A story about the importance of the Corkman's in-flight reading material
OTR column – the power of community over commerce A lesson from the Make A Move festival in Limerick last weekend about the power of community when it comes to music
The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR Tracks from Kelsey Lu, Blackalicious, Bob Dylan, Nocturnes, Xenia Rubinos, Michael Kiwanuka, DJ Shadow and many more
New Music – Jonen Dekay, Cruiser, Proper Micro NV An all-Limerick new music special because, let's face it. they're not going to win the All-Ireland this year
What’s in store at Dublin’s Festival of Curiosity Curious science, tech, arts and design stuff to see and do around the capital this month
The wrap is all about Wales National anthems, perfect free kicks, The Smell, Blood Orange, Brexit, sleep, food heists etc
OTR column – are you festival fit? All has changed in how and where pop gets covered, but the most surprising turn of all is the current predominance of festivals
Does Dublin need a night mayor? The latest in the Events Talks series asks if Dublin needs someone to look out for the city after dark