Music

Body & Soul 2018: Review

In the run-in to Body & Soul weekend, you’d have been forgiven for being a little weather-beaten. The superlatives for our soaring temperatures were running out, the ‘Ireland is hotter than X’ comments become tiresome. And yet, you silently pleaded it was going to last just a little longer. As Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
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House of Cards tumbling for Spacey?

Production of the latest season of US series ‘House of Cards’ has been halted, its creator Netflix has said. The company along with the show’s producer Media Rights Capital (MRC) announced the decision following allegations of sexual harassment against its co-lead actor Kevin Spacey. The award-winning political drama recently began Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
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Schools close over Ophelia

Schools in counties across Ireland are set to remain closed on Monday as Hurricane Ophelia prepares to make landfall. Met Éireann has issued a “red alert status” for  Wexford, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford. The Department of Education has, following a meeting with the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning, Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
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Indictment Of Hollywood Power

For the media world, the accusations regarding Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein are a shock; to the film world, they sadly seemed to come as no great surprise. It has now come to light that the film producer has allegedly left a blazing trail of atrocious behaviour towards women; no Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
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BDSM ordered to take down sign

The Black Dog Saloon & Mezcalaria (BDSM) bar in Cork has been ordered to take down its main sign. Cork City Council have rejected the pub’s application to retain the large retro signage above its door. The striking sign has provoked debate among Cork residents since the bar opened in Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
Music

Cork based Rock Band Crojayn

Cork based rock band Crojayn have a string of live performances in the city lined up to mark the release of their new EP. The Cork quartet first made ripples Leeside four years ago, when they began busking on Patrick’s Street to fund their music. In their short career they Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago