Arts & Culture, Music, Opinion

Eurovision: It’s not political, Ireland just sends terrible songs

2023 was no different to most Eurovision cycles here in Ireland; we said we’d learned from not qualifying last year, we picked a boring, generic song on a lacklustre Late Late Show special and our so-called ‘experts’ – who are completely out of touch with what the contest has become – claimed it was an incredible song that was sure …


Arts & Culture, Fuinneamh, Music, Opinion

Live Report: Bray outfit Scustin wow at the Record Room

The Record Room put on another banger of a show on Friday, March 31. The popular Bray-based band, Scustin, headlined the night with multiple support acts, all drawing in a crowd of faithful followers singing throughout their sets. First up was the band Eskimo, with Luke Kelly as lead vocalist. Their set comprised of mostly upbeat rock, which had people …


Ceol Beo i Ré an Choróinvíreas: ‘The Kooks’

Tar éis na míonna fhada do na healaíona, lán le neamhchinnteacht agus imní, táim buíoch a rá go bhfuil ceol beo ar ais arís ina iomlán. Deir gach ceoltóir a sheinneann sa tír seo go bhfuilimid na lucht féachana ab fhearr ar domhain, agus mar sin ní gá a rá go bhfuil muintir na hÉireann ar bís chun ceol beo …


Irish housing crisis, Drake & Josh, and Long Song Titles. An interview with Dylan Flynn and the Dead Poets.

With stunningly relatable lyrics detailing issues such as the fear of losing someone, the Irish housing crisis, and mental health, with a sound unique to Limerick City, completely self-produced. The Limerick-based four-piece, Dylan Flynn and the Dead Poets, met while studying music technology at the Limerick Institute of Technology. When asked where Dylan Flynn first developed his own love of playing …