Wild Geese: ‘Malta is home and I’ve had an incredible career opportunity’
- August 30, 2018, 18:00
Moving to Malta during the height of the recession in 2012 proved to offer much more than a lifeline for Lisa Carson. It turned out to be a great care(...)
The best music festivals and outdoor gigs in Ireland in 2018
- March 31, 2018, 05:00
With more than 30 music festivals across Ireland between April and the end of September, there’s one for almost every age, county and g(...)
Electric Picnic: First impressions from a first timer
- September 1, 2017
It’s big. Really big. Maybe world class in scope and scale. I didn’t expect Electric Picnic to be so broad given it was ostensibly Ireland’s second-bi(...)
There are winners and losers in pop’s attention economy, but most acts fall into the latter category
- July 11, 2017, 15:00
With six months of the year gone, there are plenty of best-albums-of-the-year-so-far lists around to gauge the current lie of the land. Looking throug(...)
Festival packing: from Milk of Magnesia to baby wipes, be very prepared
- June 21, 2017, 14:00
We hear plenty about festival line-ups and festival fashion but there’s one area that doesn’t get the attention that it deserves: festival bowels. It(...)
Will the new festival from Glastonbury organisers be all that Bazaar?
- January 18, 2017, 13:00
Can a Glastonbury away from Worthy Farm truly be Glastonbury? We may find out in 2019 after founder Michael Eavis this week revealed his team is plan(...)
'My teenage bedroom is a source of pride and shame'
- December 12, 2016, 03:00
My teenage bedroom is a source of both pride and shame. When I go back to that small, square room I am left face-to-face with the evidence of some emb(...)
What has Electric Picnic to do to maintain its popularity?
- September 7, 2016, 15:00
By now you’re probably thoroughly sick and tired of the Electric Picnic. It seems as if every single angle has been covered, every possible line of e(...)