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The Killers @ 3Arena, Dublin

Published on November 20th, 2017 | by Christine Costello

From the moment we set eyes on The Killers’ set at the 3Arena, we know it’s going to be a surreal experience. The stage set – a fine cross between the Vegas strip and a church …... Read More

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Depeche Mode @ 3Arena, Dublin

Published on November 17th, 2017 | by Loreana

Rapidly approaching 40 years in the music industry, Depeche Mode are bang in the middle of touring in support of their latest album Spirit, which marks them making synth pop music since they were teenagers to …... Read More

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Metropolis 2017

Published on October 31st, 2017 | by The Thin Air

Metropolis 2017 kicks off on a chillingly Irish Saturday afternoon, with only the bricks and mortar of the RDS and surrounding bodies to fend off the cold. Being one of the country’s few festivals taking place …... Read More

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St. Vincent @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Published on October 23rd, 2017 | by Justin McDaid

We heard it here first. St. Vincent is 80% Irish. She tells us this in a rare glimpse into a personal moment, the stage persona briefly dropped to let the audience in. So, here we all …... Read More

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My Dad Wrote a Porno @ Vicar Street, Dublin

Published on September 25th, 2017 | by Hugh O'Dwyer

There’s a sense of giddy anticipation in the air as Vicar Street fills up to the brim with die-hard fans and casuals alike. On the third night of Dublin’s inaugural podcast festival one of the biggest …... Read More

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Quad @ Happy Days Samuel Beckett Festival

Published on September 13th, 2017 | by Ian Patterson

“Imagine you have no objects, well, all I can do with no objects is pick up none of them.” It sounds like a teasing philosophical line from Waiting for Godot but in fact, it’s part of …... Read More

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Ryan Adams @ Olympia Theatre, Dublin

Published on September 13th, 2017 | by Joey Edwards

Walking into the main room of The Olympia Theatre, you would almost feel as if you are on the set of a 1980s Sci-fi movie as enormous Fender guitar amps, stacks of old cathode Ray TVs …... Read More

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Eh Joe @ Samuel Beckett Happy Days Festival

Published on September 7th, 2017 | by Ian Patterson

One of the most satisfying aspects of the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival has been its embrace of Beckett in all his diversity – from his emblematic plays to short dramatic works, poetry, and performances …... Read More

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