Arts & Entertainment

Tom Baxter plays DeBarras Clonakilty on October 5

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

One of the most distinguished songwriters of the 21st century is set to make his long-awaited album return this August, as Tom Baxter unveils his first official release in a decade, ‘The Other Side of Blue’. It was in 2008 that Baxter released the self-funded Skybound – the follow-up...

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Sam Clague to release second EP ‘Good Morning’ at Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Sam Clague will release his second EP at this year’s Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in September. ‘Good Morning’ is a follow-on from Clague’s successful debut EP ‘Balloons’, which he released at the festival in 2015. He chats to Mary O’Brien...

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Drimoleague Singing Festival returns in September

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Following the outstanding success of its first edition in 2017, The Drimoleague Singing Festival will return this year from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23. Acts confirmed for this year include singer-in-residence Ger Wolfe, Glen Hansard, Scullion, Cara O’Sullivan,...

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Sam Clague to release second EP ‘Good Morning’ at Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Sam Clague will release his second EP at this year’s Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in September. ‘Good Morning’ is a follow-on from Clague’s successful debut EP ‘Balloons’, which he released at the festival in 2015. He chats to Mary O’Brien...

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Extraordinary talent showcased as Cork Craft Month 2018 gets underway

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

This year’s Cork Craft Month officially kicked off on Thursday, August 2 with the opening of the ‘Turn to the Ordinary’ exhibition at No. 46 Grand Parade, but there is nothing ‘ordinary’ about the talent that will be on show...

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Concerts, collaborations, discussions and secret performances in Bantry

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Masters of Tradition is a five-day festival, which presents a series of performances covering the full spectrum of Irish traditional music. Featuring some of the most celebrated traditional musicians, poetry readings and panel discussions, concerts and performances takes place in...

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A new kind of magic is brought to GuitarTown

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

The West Cork town of Clonakilty becomes GuitarTown once again this September for the 14th annual Clonakilty International Guitar Festival. This year the festival will extend across the entire week, running from September 17-23 and also extend across the town...

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“Never compromise your music” in producing your own album

Posted on: 8th August, 2018 in Arts & Entertainment

Have you ever thought that you’d love to record your own album? I know many of us in West Cork have dreamed of it. Less have started the process. Less still have completed it, and even less are proud of...

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