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Music and song can soothe the soul. Something we can all do with during this time. Galway based platform Inspiring You has gone one step further and organised a song competition for school students of all ages with the iconic Dublin balladeer Damien Dempsey. The theme of the competition is "sing all your cares away," with the winning entry receiving a class visit from Dempsey.
MAKING SAND, the debut album from Aran Island singer-songwriter Padraig Jack is released tomorrow, Friday September 25, and comes ahead of two gigs in Galway.
MANGO X MATHMAN have set new standards for Irish hip hop, which every other act in that genre now has to reach for, and which they will be compared to, and there are few more exciting acts in the country right now.
HIS SONGS have been covered by Christy Moore, Eddi Reader, and Josh Groban, and he has earned the praise of Paul Weller and Dubliners legend John Sheahan. He is Declan O'Rourke.
There is sadness in traditional music circles this week after the death at the weekend of Inishbofin-native musician Dessie O’Halloran.
We are Fionn Crombie Angus and Jonathan Angus, probably best known around Galway for busking on Shop Street. We've been part of the local music scene, with Fionn playing his distinctive left-handed fiddle, and Jonathan backing him up on guitar, for five years, after moving from County Clare when Fionn finished secondary school.
Laura Quirke (guitar, vocals) and Claire Kinsella (cello, vocals) - Lemoncello - who will play in Bridge St, Castlebar on Friday May 31, started performing together while studying music and languages in Maynooth University, Ireland. Harmonious vocal melodies simply accompanied by cello and guitar lend a sincere and honest rootsy sound, borrowing from a wide range of influences, traditional and alternative. The result is music described by Remy’s Music Blog as “soothing for the soul”.
PADRAIG JACK, the Aran Islands singer-songwriter, has just released his new single 'Oiche Gheal', and plays the Róisín Dubh's upstairs bar next week.
THE AMAZING Apples are back in their hometown of Galway to play their annual Christmas concert, which this year takes place tomorrow [Friday December 21] in The Loft at Seven, Bridge Street.
WHEN DECLAN O’Rourke’s debut album, Since Kyabram, was released in 2004, it confirmed, indeed exceeded, the promise and expectations that had been building up around the Dublin singer-songwriter.