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On a country walk today the hedgerows are frothy with the prettiest of white blossom – up close it’s like miniature cherry blossom, and in fact it shares the same genus as cherry, Prunus. It’s our native Prunus Spinosa, or blackthorn, whose wood was traditionally used to make shillelaghs. I remember miniature versions of these varnished and sold as souvenirs to spendy tourists, but the shillelagh, Google tells me, was in former times used to settle disputes ‘in a gentlemanly manner’, and modern students of self defence practice its use as a martial art. Which probably says a lot about where we are as a nation when you think about it. But I digress.
IT WAS the lable which released the first punk single. It released the debut album by Elvis Costello, and Madness, Graham Parker, and Ian Dury & The Blockheads were all signed to it.
World-famous guitar player Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal is set to return to Athlone to host a guitar camp, and raise funds for Athlone IT Student Hardship Fund.
THE STRANGE BREW Summer Shindig, Galway city's annual celebration of all things indie-rock - from the idea of indie as a genre to the philosophy of independent music and labels - returns to the Róisín Dubh.
MIK PYRO is no stranger to Galway having played the city many times before as leader of The Republic Of Loose, but when he returns next week, it will be to play his first show as a solo artist.
UNA HEALY, one-fifth of The Saturdays, and more recently a solo artist and television personality and presenter, plays the Róisín Dubh this weekend as part of her upcoming Irish tour.
IN HIS five years as a solo artist, Ciaran Lavery has clocked up more than 80 million streams on Spotify, while in 2016 he won the Northern Ireland Music Prize for his album Let Bad In.
Irish music legend Christy Moore makes a welcome return to Mayo for an intimate concert at Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, on Friday, May 12. He will be joined on stage by master guitarist Declan Sinnott and percussionist Jimmy Higgins for this not to be missed performance.
Hailing from Donegal and Derry, One Man Town has steadily been building excitement from recent shows with an increasing fan base and hype around the new release of debut self-titled EP Cutthroat Desire.
VISIONARY, ECCENTRIC, legend - Lee 'Scratch' Perry, the man who produced the early music of Bob Marley and The Wailers, and an enormously influential and significant figure in reggae music in his own right, is coming back to Galway.