James O’Leary founded the band Interference with the late vocalist Fergus O’Farrell. The remaining members of the band will be joined by special guests for a gig at Cork Opera House tomorrow night as part of the Right Here Right Now series of concerts at the venue over the weekend.
Cian Ó Cíobháin is originally from west Kerry, but has been living in Galway since his college days. This week, his electronic music show on Raidio na Gaeltachta, An Taobh Tuathail, is marking 17 years on air. It’s broadcast Monday to Friday at 10pm.
Offaly-born composer Amanda Feery won the Seán Ó Riada Composition Competition for this year’s Cork International Choral Festival and her piece will be performed on Friday in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral. She is also working on pieces for Crash Ensemble and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.