Blue legend Rory Gallagher passed on to the great music hall in the sky 20 years ago. To commemorate his passing on June 14, 1995, we have developed this special collection to highlight a life well lived and a musical legacy that will never fade.
Rory Gallagher has stormed to the No 2 slot in the UK music video chart — 20 years after his premature death.More
Despite a stunning performance at the Isle of Wight that’s about to be released on DVD, Rory Gallagher had a mixed time in his seminal early band, writes Ed PowerMore
Cork’s famous bells of Shandon rang out across the city yesterday in memory of one of her favourite sons and one of the world’s greatest guitar players — Rory Gallagher.More
As Cork marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Rory Gallagher, Des O’Driscoll looks back on his early years on Leeside and in DerryMore
Did you know Cork poet Louis de Paor had penned a tribute to his hero, Rory Gallagher.More
As part of our coverage into the music legend that was Rory Gallagher, data journalist Robby Byrne has developed an interactive story map, which traces Rory’s Leeside adventures from The Crypt to Crowley’s.More
The 20th anniversary of the death of legendary blues man Rory Gallagher occurs on Friday.More
New music studios named after legendary blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher will open in Cork City this weekend as part of the city’s contribution to a series of worldwide events marking the 20th anniversary on Sunday of his death.More
Gerry McAvoy spent 20 years on the road with Rory Gallagher. Despite the hard work involved, he remembers those days with affection, writes Ed PowerMore
AS DRESSING rooms go, it was probably fairly typical of an Irish venue in 1974. A white sink on the wall, a stripey armchair that probably still survives in some student flat, and a wooden crate of Guinness bottles for refreshment.
KICKBACK CITY is a Rory Gallagher album with a difference. Joining him in the band for this one is the crime fiction writer Ian Rankin, the actor Aidan Quinn and cult illustrator Timothy Truman.More
Marcus Connaughton has written the definitive biography of legendary guitarist Rory Gallagher, writes Ed PowerMore
As the guitar master is remembered in his hometown this weekend, his brother Dónal reflects on his legacy, writes Don O’MahonyMore