In good Company at the Áras!

By Courtney Oliver Waterford band King Kong Company had the honour of performing for President Michael D Higgins’ garden party on Monday, July 3rd. Waterford-based band member Mark Graham (trombone and percussion) discussed how surprisingly well the performance went. “Honestly, playing for the President could have been a car crash, but it turned out really well. [...]


Sharon Shannon For Royal on July 12th

The Theatre Royal is delighted to welcome Sharon Shannon to Waterford this summer. Sharon Shannon has been on the national music scene for over 20 years. She takes to the stage with a smile on her face and so relaxed as they launch into music with such a major key vibe about it. You can’t help [...]

Valerie June Comes to Cork!

American singer-songwriter Valerie June plays this Saturday July 15th at Live at St Luke’s ,Cork with special guest John Blek. The doors will open at 7.30pm and the show will start at 8pm! Since the release of her 2013 breakout Pushin’ Against A Stone, June has been patiently at work in “the garden of song, [...]

Tony Power Memorial Concert

PACKED function room in the ‘Rising Sun’ in Mullinavat was recently treated to an exceptional and diverse presentation of entertainers organised by the local Comhaltas group and held in hour of the late Tony Power of Breanor, Piltown. Tony passed away in a hunting accident some years ago. He was a talented [...]

Billy & Friends at the Large Room

aterford pianist Billy O’Brien will be joined by Siobhan Doyle (violin), Marian Power (violin), Philip Keegan (viola and tenor) and Yseult Cooper Stockdale (cello), for a concert of delightful summer classics at the Large Room, City Hall, on Monday, July 17th at 8pm. These are highly talented and successful young players with a proud Waterford connection. [...]



Golfing up North

e recently had the occasion to visit some golf courses just a 90 minutes-drive from Dublin to the border county of Down in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Golf has great pros like Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke but what are the courses like that create such great players? Royal County Down golf course is the county’s best [...]