Ash release brand new boxset of 7″ singles

Ash have always been one of our favourite bands.  We got to see them for the first time when they played the Royal Theatre in Castlebar about twelve years. After all these years the band are still making hit singles, but for those of you who may have missed out on the coveted seven inch Read More

Remembering the lady of Rock in Ireland

For years Philomena Lynott stood tall and proud of her son Phil Lynott, lead vocalist of one of the greatest rock bands of all time. She was a real lady. I met her very briefly when she came to Castlebar a few years on the back of a book launch.  Philomena Lynott was not only Read More

Kern bring traditional folk music to new heights

KERN blends the driving uilleann pipes and poignant whistles of Brendan McCreanor with the dynamic fiddle playing of Barry Kieran and the dark, authoritative voice and guitar of SJ McArdle. All three men are from Louth, and this is reflected in their repertoire, which includes tunes and songs from all over the county as well Read More

A love letter to Elvis Presley from Castlebar

    Elvis Aaron Presley is the reason i put on gigs today, From the moment i first Elvis  on an old 8 track machine my dad used to have in our home in Rathbawn Drive in Castlebar. I grew up listening to my different forms of music as a child. Doo Wop was my Read More

Girl Band tease new material with blank sinister video

The rather excellent Girl Band have some announcement to make tomorrow and this looks like very interesting news for fans of the band. More than likely it looks like the band will be premiering the video for their new track Shoulderblades.   Check out the teaser video below,