Summer Music Festivals Round-up

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So this Summer is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet for Music Festivals in Ireland. Be it the recently announced Oxegen and Electric Picnic line-ups, the newcomers Longitude or the small but reliable host of boutique festivals, it's safe to say that there is something to suit all musical tastes (unless of … Continue reading Summer Music Festivals Round-up

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Corner Boy – Morning Morning E.P.

Corner Boy

Bluegrass, folk, a big double bass and an ole banjo thrown in for good measure. Sound familiar? Of course it does! Corner Boy are relatively new kids on the tweed covered block, can a block be covered in tweed? We'll it was only a metaphor, but disprove me if you must. The 'Irish Folk Rockers' formed under … Continue reading Corner Boy – Morning Morning E.P.

Thank You For A Great 2012

2012

This is just a quick post to thank each and every one of my readers for making 2012 a special year for me and my blog. Seeing as I started out back in October 2011, last year was my first full calendar year and with almost 34,000 views and 1375 followers it's fair to say … Continue reading Thank You For A Great 2012

Ireland: The slave capital of Europe

On first glance this title may appear to be a bit extreme. Especially for those of you with the fantastical view of Ireland as a green lush country over-populated with mystical little leprechaun’s, where we dance our way to the pub to battle our on going love affair with the ‘black stuff’. A more likely … Continue reading Ireland: The slave capital of Europe

Disappointment, Optimism And Of Course The Kinks

Before I start I should probably mention that the finalists for the Irish Blog Awards were announced this evening. And as you can probably guess that I was not included in the final list. But all I can say is that we'll get 'em next year. I was over the moon when I found out … Continue reading Disappointment, Optimism And Of Course The Kinks

Blog Awards Ireland

Hey guys just want to let you know that I have been nominated for four categories in the Blog Awards Ireland. The categories are: Best Blog Of A Journalist Best Newcomer Blog Best Arts / Culture Blog Best Music Blog Thanks to anyone who nominated me, I am extremely grateful. Also thanks to everyone for … Continue reading Blog Awards Ireland

20,000 Views

My blog has just reached and surpassed a very important milestone today. This milestone of course being the 20,000 mark. When I started this blog back in October I never even dreamed of of receiving this much views. And its not hard to see why as my monthly views between October and January never went … Continue reading 20,000 Views

Richard II

William Shakespeare is regarded as one of the world’s best play writes. He is responsible for a large collection of titles including Richard II. The true praise for Shakespeare’s work comes in the form of a claim which stated that he captures human nature in his works. This may be true, but I cannot understand … Continue reading Richard II

Raving Reviews

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Hey everyone. Not sure if you already know but I am the editor of Raving Wild's website. They are an indie-folk band from England, I reviewed them earlier on The Radar if you remember. well anyway I also write a column on the website called Raving Reviews. I have just written my first review of … Continue reading Raving Reviews

Drama

In order to understand drama it must be broken down. When drama is broken down to its basic elements we see that it is just like religion. I think that drama, like mass and other religious ceremonies, centres on the ideals of a religious performance. Both can be seen a means of delivering a message … Continue reading Drama