Rossa Ó Snodaigh of Kíla tells Ellie O’Byrne about the music, books and other touchstones that have influenced him, from his mother tongue to the global village.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
Christy Moore is among those playing gigs coinciding with the song contest final on Saturday, writes Ellie O’Byrne.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Another week, another Late Late Show line-up.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
The main 1916 centenary celebrations kick off on Saturday with events happening right across the weekend.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Sat, 26 Dec, 2015
Dublin is to host a three-day festival to celebrate the ringing in of the new year, it was announced yesterday.
Sun, 29 Nov, 2015
My greatest fear is playing in front of crowds of people. You need to give what you fear a hug.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
GLAMOUR is in short supply when you’ve been in a band for 25 years, says Kila’s Rossa Ó Snodaigh.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
Thousands will line the streets of Limerick this evening to greet torch bearers drawn from An Garda Síochána and the PSNI to herald the opening of the Special Olympics Ireland Games.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Ireland’s boutique music festival will open in style tomorrow with a party atmosphere set to match its carnival setting.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2008
Punk legends The Sex Pistols are among the headline acts confirmed today for this year’s Electric Picnic music festival.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2008
Tens of thousands of people from all of the world are expected to pour into Dublin today for the annual St Patrick’s Day parade.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2008
Thousands of tourists packed Dublin today as the St Patrick’s festivities continued in advance of tomorrow’s mammoth parade.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2008
A NASA astronaut will today unveil what life is like on board the International Space Station with a group of Cork schoolchildren.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
A live link between an astronaut on board the International Space Station and his Irish in-laws will be televised tomorrow.
Sun, 03 Feb, 2008
TWO little sisters yesterday paid a tearful farewell to their dad who died at the hands of a brutal teenage gang in Limerick last Monday.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
The Cork Midsummer Festival launches today with more than 20,000 visitors due to attend over 55 events.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2007
THE Irish animation sector has exploded over the past decade with hundreds of people employed in the multi-million euro industry.
Tue, 22 Aug, 2006
The Irish animation sector has exploded over the past decade with hundreds of people employed in the multi-million euro industry, it was claimed today.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2006
WE doffed the cap to a few of the more surprising omissions above, but what about those bubbling under, those who won’t just be knocking at the door but will have their feet well and truly under the table come the end of 2006.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2006
To set the scene for the first part of our Top 50 poll, Joe McNamee looks at the state of play in the Irish music industry.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2006
Thousands of people will take to the streets of Dublin tonight as part of the Make Poverty History campaign.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2005
The St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin will be bigger and better than ever to celebrate its 10-year anniversary, organisers promised tonight.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2005
Thousands of people will attend the two anti-war gigs at Vicar St tonight and tomorrow night to prepare for the stop Bush protests.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2004
Top Irish musicians are joining together to play a major concert in aid of the anti-Bush campaign, it was revealed today.
Mon, 24 May, 2004
Twenty thousand people are expected to march in protest through the streets of Dublin Saturday as
Wed, 12 Feb, 2003
U2 today led the way in the nominations for one of the Irish record industry’s top awards.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2002
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