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Katie Myers Many people now turn to the internet for entertainment, be it via Netflix, YouTube or some other online platform. As a result, more content creators both in comedic and dramatic circles have turned to the internet to reach a wider and more varied audience. Following the announcement of his new ‘Under the Influence’ tour and talk show on RTE, Donegal comedian Tommy Tiernan … Continue reading Tommedian

In Love and War by Alex Preston

By Michelle O’Sullivan In Love and War is Alex Preston’s third novel, which has been hailed as “complex and profoundly moving” by The Guardian. It is a book that follows the journey of Esmond Loundes, the main character, who is a young British boy that has been sent to Italy by his father after being involved in a scandal at Cambridge at the time of the … Continue reading In Love and War by Alex Preston

‘Medicine Woman’ by Robert Finley

By Carmel Horgan Following his first LP Age Don’t Mean a Thing, released last year, Robert Finley is set to release a new album titled Goin’ Platinum produced by ‘The Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach on December 8.  Although finding success late in life, Finley certainly proves that “age don’t mean a thing” with one of his newest songs from the Goin’ Platinum album, ‘Medicine … Continue reading ‘Medicine Woman’ by Robert Finley

Track Review: “Caught in the Wind” by the Stereophonics

“Believing you can fly/Celebrate everything” By Aoife Hegarty Stereophonics are returning in what is their 20th year with their 10th studio album, “Scream Above the Sounds”. The first track on the album is called “Caught in the Wind”, perhaps a treat for long-time fans due to its familiar pace and the distinctive ‘phonics rhythm.  There is a sort of cheesiness that comes hand in hand … Continue reading Track Review: “Caught in the Wind” by the Stereophonics

Book Review: Submarine

Joe Dunthorne’s novel is an hilarious read with plenty of heart, writes Eli Dolliver Submarine, by Joe Dunthorne, is the funniest book I have ever read. I want everyone to read it – even people I don’t like, even people who don’t deserve it. It’s the only book that’s ever made me laugh as hard as television. The events of Submarine revolve around the universe … Continue reading Book Review: Submarine

Track Review: “Smile” by Gregory Porter

By Carmel Horgan “Smile and maybe tomorrow, you’ll see the sun shining through” When you listen to Gregory Porter’s cover of “Smile”, it transports you right back in time to the 1950s. This is when it was first recorded by Nat King Cole, who is an idol to Porter and to whom his soon to be released album “Nat King Cole & Me” is dedicated. Porter’s … Continue reading Track Review: “Smile” by Gregory Porter