Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Leonard Cohen turns 80 on September 21st. But if his body is gradually bending to time’s will, his mind is ticking along just fine.
This first (...)
Some albums are born great and some have greatness thrust upon them with time. And some, like Jeff Buckley’s Grace, are a bit of both.
Leonard Cohen’s song Hallelujah hit the headlines again recently when Fr Ray Kelly’s custom-made cover version for a wedding in Meath went viral. In a(...)
Leonard Cohen turns 80 in September: he is truly the grandaddy of pop stars. At a time when most rock stars would have long retired to their trout (...)
It’s the night after the Brit Awards, that annual hooley for the British music industry. You’d expect all of those record company big kahoonas who’d p(...)
Before the plane even landed in Pula, I felt I’d already had a glorious ad-hoc mini tour of Istria, the northern Croatian peninsula. We flew in ove(...)
Eclectic electric guitarist Joel Harrison pays tribute to the influences that flew at him from every direction in his native Washington DC, a city (...)
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to re-open Sligo’s Lissadell House and Gardens to the public on Friday, five years after it closed due to a legal dispute over(...)
He flew in from Ukraine. I went to meet him at the airport, although he wasn’t expecting me. I had planned to stand in arrivals with a sign saying (...)
A singing Meath priest who hit the headlines after his rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah went viral has continued to soar in popularity.
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