Entertainment


Ceol by the Colligan!

Dungarvan Summer Music Festival back for its third staging Michelle Heffernan Reports Over the course of the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Dungarvan will undergo an artistic and musical transformation. From every corner of the Earth, some of the biggest names in Irish Traditional Music will migrate to West Waterford for the third annual Dungarvan Summer Music Festival [...]


Events


All Together Now!

Curraghmore Estate prepares for its inaugural food & arts festival Michelle Heffernan Reports This is going to be an August Bank Holiday Weekend like no other. As I write the stages are being set for an exceptional event in music, comedy, food and arts right here in the heartlands of the Deise. All Together Now (ATN) 2018 [...]

Fireworks at the Gasworks!

Stage set for spectacular Daytripper Michelle Heffernan Reports From August 24th through to the 26th, the Daytripper Music Festival returns to The Gasworks in Waterford city centre for a cracking three days of pop, soul, funk and electric dance music. With the likes of Rudimental, Basement Jaxx, Sister Sledge , Mack Fleetwood and King Kong Company [...]

Features


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New Sounds Making Waves at Dunmore’s Bluegrass Festival

With some top international bands lined up for the 24th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, the home-grown musical talent is also making serious noises on the bluegrass and country scenes.Mayo’s Vickers Vimy is a folk and Americana band that have worked with the late John Martyn, as well as The Hothouse Flowers, Maria Doyle Kennedy and [...]

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Win Flights to Croatia!

You could win return flights to beautiful Croatia capital Zagreb! Read below to find out more! Previously overlooked for the sandy stretches of Split or Dubrovnik, Croatia’s capital Zagreb is now growing in popularity, offering a rich tapestry of historical, cultural and culinary interests. Michelle Heffernan reports on a trip to a capital city undergoing a [...]