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IN THEIR Thousands’ music sits somewhere between the folk-rock of Mumford and Sons and Devendra Banhart and the epic indie of Alt-J and Django Django.
PAUL BRADY has been one of Ireland’s most outstanding songwriters of the past 40 years, a position only really challenged by Van Morrison and Phil Lynnot.
Athlone girl Emilia Krysztofiak has been shortlisted in a national photography competition. Emilia is one of 12 entrants shortlisted in the HTC One Hot Press Photojournalism competition.
Westport man Matt Loughrey has been shortlisted as one of 12 in the HTC One Hot Press photojournalism competition.
The Róisín Dubh has again won the IMRO Connacht Live Music Venue of the Year Award, beating off competition from the five other counties in the province.
The seven members of Kíla come from different musical backgrounds and share a passion to create great music with an ability to absorb influences from across the globe. With its roots in traditional Irish, their music features a strong percussive-like singing and gorgeous melodies driven by a serious rhythmical undercurrent. Kíla have created their own distinctive style of world music, which has won over audiences around the world through their eight recordings to date and their spectacular live performances. Kíla's latest album Gamblers Ballet has been well received and reached the Top 30 in Ireland. Following on from a summer of brilliant and colourful performances at the Electric Picnic and Cois Fharraige festivals, Kíla will play a number of Irish dates this autumn including The Stables, Mullingar this Saturday.
IN THE late 1980s, Johnny Duhan wrote a song that would make his name widely known, become a hit single for Christy Moore, and be sung at countless weddings across the world.