The Motley Gig Guide: Sep 16th-23rd 2019

Deputy Entertainment Editor Cathal Donovan O’Neill presents you with the five best gigs of the week taking place right here in Cork.   Welcome to the first instalment of the Motley Gig Guide, where every Sunday/Monday I deliver the five hottest gigs this week straight to your screen. Cork’s music scene is class right now, […]

Track Review: Wear It While You Can by Eoin Glackin

Words by Rose Keating Eoin Glackin, Dublin born singer-songwriter, has returned to the Irish alt-rock scene with his new single Wear It While You Can, due to be released this coming October 27th. Glackin has proved himself to be an eclectic artist in the past, from his self-titled album which dabbled in rock roots, to […]

Up Close with Kodaline

Motley’s Méadhbh Crowley chats to Kodaline’s guitarist, Mark Prendergast, about fame, their new album and Dublin’s potential busking ban.   It seems like now more than ever before countless Irish artists are hitting the big time on the world stage. Dublin’s Kodaline is no exception. If truth be told, these four indie-pop rockers are among […]

Motley Meets: Cry Monster Cry

Ellen Desmond chats to Jamie Martin, one half of the Martin brothers duo that make up Cry Monster Cry There’s a niche on the music market right now; it’s certainly in vogue to be an Irish folk pair and better still, an Irish folk pair of brothers. Cry Monster Cry, made up of brothers Richie […]