Author Archives: Ian

Change!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tis the season of change. First off I’ve changed colleges. Having finished my law degree I’ve fecked off up To NUI Galway to pursue journalism. Which ties in with my second change, the city. I knew nothing about Galway as … Continue reading

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Festival Watch: Melt!

  So you may be asking yourself, what is Melt! festival? Where does it go on? And if I’ve never even heard of it why does it get included in such an exclusive (or more realistically, lazy) list? Well it’s … Continue reading

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Wold Cup Post

It’s basic human nature to indulge an absurd level of expectation when rare celebrations, such as the World Cup roll around. Equally natural is the tendency to suppress the almost inevitable disappointment with such occasions, convincing oneself that what is … Continue reading

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Festival Watch: Electric Picnic

Oxegen takes main stage next weekend as 80,000 music lovers and 160,000 slabs of Bavaria descend upon Punchestown to witness the likes of Eminem, Jay-Z, Arcade Fire and more. All the while the lineup to Oxegen’s somewhat more refined older cousin Electric … Continue reading

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June Playlist

Pretty much all of these songs were found around the first week of June as since then I’ve immersed myself in hip-hop trying to get a grip on a genre which is desperatly lacking in my iTunes, a post on this topic … Continue reading

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Festival Watch: Oxegen

So I had these great plans to profile some of Europe’s biggest festivals giving my two cents on what’s the most exciting event to catch this summer. Alas time has passed me by and two of the super-heavyweights have already … Continue reading

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Making friends with Enemies

We’ve Been Talking is the eagerly anticipated debut album from Wicklow post-rockers Enemies. The album was officially launched last Friday the 11th June at Whelans but us sneaky Corkonians gone and grabbed ourselves a preview last Thursday when the quartet rocked the … Continue reading

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