Simon Cullen

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St Patrick’s Day: spectators at last year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The forecast may not be great for this year’s St Patrick’s Day, but there are lots of events and other attractions, many indoors, to keep you entertai(...)

Ships with the Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year. Photograph: Graham Keogh

Much like the recent Oscars, this year’s Choice Music Prize ceremony was a curious mix of surprising and predictable. It was brave of the judges to gi(...)

Berth celebration: Sorca McGrath and Simon Cullen aka Ships  are at Number 10 Wicklow Street on Monday.

Twenty-seventeen has been a very good year for Irish music, and part of the reason we are hearing about so many of these acts is down to the support t(...)

Check out Ider, the English duo of Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville, on Sunday

1. Lowly Body & Soul main stage, Friday Textured a music from a Danish five-piece who mix guitars, electronics and skirling percussion under the(...)

Since 2012 McGrath and Cullen  have been busy gigging and writing music to fill their extending live slots, and this organically developed into enough material where the pair could consider putting out an album

“None of it is planned,” says Sorca McGrath, days before the release of Ships’ debut album Precession. Together with Simon Cullen, McGrath has been wo(...)

Portmarnock’s Conor Purcell, winner of the South of Ireland Championship, will gain his first Irish cap in the Home Internationals at Nairn in Scotland next week.

Ireland’s team for the men’s Home Internationals at Nairn on August 10th-12th will include four new caps as Seán Flanagan, Tiarnan McLarnon, Conor O’R(...)

Daithí

It’s nearly time to rumble with the Hard Working Class Heroes again. What began as a low-key, very underground showcase event with an unwieldy name in(...)