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Ortús Chamber Music Festival Cork

Tweet Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have … Continue reading

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Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet The principal aim of the Cork International Choral Festival since its inception in 1954 was to become a dynamic force in fostering choral music throughout Ireland. This choral festival in Cork takes place over a five day period preceding the first Monday in May.

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Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival

Tweet The Kilkenny Roots Festival has been running since 1998 and has proved to be a huge hit with some of the finest names in the Americana/Roots canon. The festival is due to take place between the 1st and 4th May … Continue reading

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West Cork Masters of Tradition Music Festival

Tweet One of West Cork’s finest festivals is set to take place in Bantry town, celebrating traditional music in its purest form. Throwing open its doors to some of the very best musicians in the land, this unique music festival … Continue reading

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Electric Picnic set to rock Irish music fans this summer

Tweet One of Ireland’s more popular festival’s Electric Picnic will enter into its 11th year this summer, and revellers can expect to see a similar standard of high quality acts to previous years, as well as the return of programme … Continue reading

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Garth Brooks to rock Croke Park once again in summer 2014

Garth Brooks has announced that he will be returning to Ireland this summer with a concert at the home of the GAA, Croke Park, in Dublin. Continue reading

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Beatlemania takes over the capital city!

Tweet Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles appearance in Ireland, Dublin plays host to the inaugural Beatles Festival today – 7th November.

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U2 play surprise gig in Bray!

Tweet It was raining, windy and grey, but the town of Bray was cheered up by a live session from international rock band U2 on the promenade this Tuesday.

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U2 will release their new album in 2014!

Tweet Irish rock band, U2 are near to completing the end of the recording for the 13th studio album.

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Arthurs Day Celebrations Take Place All Over Ireland

Tweet Yesterday was Arthur Guinness Day…a day to celebrate the man Arthur Guinness who created the beer that has been enjoyed all over the world for over 250 years!

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