Criticism

Live Reviews: Dublin Guitar Quartet Paul Watts Lazybird (The International Bar), Dublin, 12 March 2006This gig served as an album launch for the Dublin Guitar Quartet’s debut album Deleted Pieces, which had just been released a couple of days beforehand on Greyslate Records, and attendance-wise it...
Live Reviews: Caoimhín Ó Raghaillaigh, with Jane Hughes and Lorcan Mac Mathuna Pat Ahern St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, 17 March 2006Outside the confines of the Church of St Brendan the Navigator in Bantry, the populace celebrated the National Feast with the customary mixture of ballads and booze. Inside, Caoimhín Ó Raghaillaigh...
Live Reviews: i-and-e festival Barra Ó Séaghdha Various venues, Dublin / 31 March-1 April 2006
Live Reviews: Horizons – Elaine Agnew Jacqui McIntosh NCH, Dublin, 17 January 2006Lutoslawski – Musique Funèbre (á la mémoire de Béla Bartók); Agnew – Slasp; Kats-Chernin – Heaven is Closed; Agnew – Straight to the PointRTÉ National Symphony Orchestra;...
Live Reviews: Tudo Bem Live Reviews: Tudo Bem Toner Quinn Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow, 20 January 2006
Live Reviews: Temple Bar Trad 2006, Festival Concerts – Thursday & Friday Toner Quinn Various venues, Temple Bar, Dublin, 26-29 January 2006Although Dublin has the greatest concentration of traditional musicians in the country, Temple Bar Trad, which took place over the last weekend in January, was the first broad-based festival of traditional...

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