Jerry Fish

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Political rot has spread from US to UK: On Saturday, July 13th, 2018, you could not move in central London for the throngs of people protesting Donald(...)

Púca is a new festival  claiming back Halloween under its original guise

Halloween may be about Superman costumes, carving pumpkins and sugar comas for some, but the occasion officially has its roots in the Celtic tradition(...)

 Horslips are due to play Féile ’19. Photograph: Rob Hearne

There was a nostalgia tsunami last year when the return of Féile was announced. Ah, yes, the Trip to Tipp, recalled many people of a certain age, the (...)

Families who favour the finer things in a holiday can look to Mount Juliet for a staycation

Samhain spraoi Fáilte Ireland has launched a new three-day festival in celebration of Halloween’s origins in Irish and Celtic traditions. Púca will t(...)

Pray for Baz

If there is a heaven, it seems entirely possible that Baz Ashmawy, a charismatic man blessed with schoolboy cheek, will try to blag his way into it, e(...)

Conor Wilson: Promoting music and putting on spaces for dancing and entertainment is something he’s always done. Photograph: Babs Daly

Earlier this year, Conor Wilson packed up his metropolitan Dublin life as commercial manager with Gay Community News (GCN) and co-founder of the gay c(...)

Dubious pleasures a-plenty in the Trailer Park.Photograph: Dave Meehan

Tow Ho Ho, a Christmas-themed caravan, a woman singing Sia’s Chandelier and a mushroom draughts table. This isn’t a trip gone horribly wrong, this is (...)

Carla Mooney gets first go in the  the Red Bull Soundome at Electric Picnic ahead of the festival’s opening on Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

SALTY DOG Friday 02.50-03.00 Salty Dog No-Stars: ‘Exile on Main Street’ 01.35-02.30 Otherkin 24.25-01.15 Booka Brass Band 23.15-24.05 DD Allen 2(...)

Band manager Joe Clarke: ‘There are bands on there who have five million streams who can’t sell 100 tickets in real life’. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The success of a music manager for an act is built on relationships, strategy and working hard to get the best for your artist, says Joe Clarke, who m(...)

Selected highlights chosen by Michael Dervan, Jim Carroll, Tony Clayton-Lea, Siobhán Long, Aidan Dunne, Peter Crawley and Cormac Larkin GOOD FRIDAY (...)

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