RTÉ XM’s Laura Gaynor (third right) and Cian McCarthy (far right) with The Strypes, from left: Evan Walsh, Pete O’Hanlon, Ross Farrelly, Josh McClorey The Cavan fab four SPEAK. Laura Gaynor writes: So we recently got to interview The Strypes in the new shiny Digital Bunker studio out on RTÉ for 2XM. They talk about Coppers, […]

Going to the south east? Ed Cahill writes: Join us in a massive weekend of events including… The Strypes, R.S.A.G, Ondadurto Teatro (first ever appearance in Ireland), Rusangano Family, Emmet Kirwan, Stomptown Brass with Sarah O’Gorman, Sing Along Social, Dirty Dancing on the outdoor cinema screen, This Thumping Heart by Emma Martin & Dancehall Project, […]

This afternoon. The National Library of Ireland’s National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Hot Press Founder Niall Stokes (top) and members of rock tykes The Strypes open a major Hot Press covers exhibition as part of the magazine’s year-long HP40 birthday celebrations. On designing the first cover in 1977, Niall Stokes writes: It is […]

Friday August 5 – 7: Dublin Rock N Roll Festival @ Dame District/Whelan’s (Some free) Nialler9 writes: Formerly known as the Rock-N-Roll Conference, Dublin Rock-N-Roll Festival is a three-day event centered on retro rock’n’roll, rockabilly and all things vintage that go along with it: cars, pomp hairstyles and dance competitions. Music wise, there are gigs […]

Sunday April 24th: Rock Against Homelessness @ Olympia Theatre, Dame Street, Dublin 2 (€25) Nialler9 writes: Rock Against Homelessness is a charity event organised by Independent News and Media (INM) in aid of the One For Ireland campaign which is asking for €1million from the public in April to help address the homelessness crisis in […]