Adrian Crowley: creator of evocative lyric-poems that bind love, life and nature together.

Aidan Crowley captures life as insightfully as any contemporary Irish songwriter does. The Galway native has steered a trusty course throughout his ca(...)

In 2007 my friend Paul Clancy connected with me on Facebook. In the “how we know each other” section he wrote: “Shared a rich fantasy life for many(...)

Musician Adrian Crowley, who is currently working on his first fiction collection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill
On song at Cuirt

So which musician would fellow musicians most like to read a book by? That was one of the questions journalist Jim Carroll put to his panel of (...)

The writer Julian Barnes once described the Man Booker Prize as “posh bingo”. It has become a cyclical phrase regurgitated every year when the obli(...)

Adrian Crowley and James Yorkston at Homegame Festival in Anstruther Town Hall in Fife, Scotland. Photograph: James Lewis

To say that it’s been a busy year for Adrian Crowley is an understatement – and as we enter the dregs of 2013, it’s about to get busier.Since the rele(...)

John Grant at Airwaves: does full dramatic justice to his talents as a songwriter and performer. Photograph: Thyrza Ging

For those given to flying to music festivals, Airwaves is fast becoming an essential destination. It’s easy to see why. On the main festival front, 11(...)

White noise
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  • September 17, 2013, 12:00

Life Has Surface NoiseProject Upstairs**Siobhán Kane’s musical exploration opens with an (overly long) Italia 1990 medley to the tune of Put ’Em Under(...)

Kristian Matsson doesn’t really like doing interviews. You can tell from his voice, as the musician known as The Tallest Man on earth speaks down a cr(...)

Paula Lonergan from One Family with her daughter Aoife Lonergan-Bourke.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The definition of family is ever-changing and tomorrow its evolution will be seen in glorious technicolour at Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens. “I(...)