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Here’s everything you need to know about Irish government support for artists during COVID-19 pandemic

A concise guide through the government’s messy roll out of new aid plans for Ireland’s artist community during this crisis.

14 music documentaries worth watching on Netflix right now

An up-to-date selection of music documentaries on Netflix (UK and Ireland) to delve into. 1.…

St. Patrick’s Day: A 150-song sounds of New Ireland playlist

This is the sound of Ireland in 2020

Here are 13 recommendations for great events at St. Patrick’s Festival this month

Our guide to the best music happening around the capital during this year’s St.Patrick’s Festival.

FACTS report shows Irish electronic music festivals are addressing gender balance

Ireland included in global launch of electronic music festival research on Sunday March 8th.

“Our generation’s Magdalene Laundries”: two Galway musicians in the Direct Provision system are currently fighting against deportation

Approximately 6000 people are living in Direct Provision in Ireland today. These are adults, children…

5 acts I loved at Eurosonic 2020

It’s back to the Netherlands this week for the European new music showcase festival.

5 acts to see at Eurosonic 2020

It’s back to the Netherlands this week for the European new music showcase festival.

20 new albums to look forward to in 2020

Are we getting new albums from the xx, Run The Jewels, Frank Ocean, Fleet Foxes, James Vincent McMorrow, Princess Nokia and more?

10 great Music Podcasts to add to your feeds

Bump up your music podcast subscriptions with these 10 great pods.

Invest in your music career this January at Music Minds in Doolin

January is a good time for self-care and self-improvement and if you’re a musician, producer,…

Le Galaxie say goodbye: a short history of Ireland’s premier partystarters of the last 10 years

Irish electronic dance band Le Galaxie announced yesterday that they were done for good. “Hello…

Nialler9’s Top 30 Irish albums of 2019

Our favourite Irish albums of the year.

Nialler9’s 40 best albums of 2019

Our favourite albums of the year ranked.

Billie Eilish & how we quiz teenage girls

Billie Eilish doesn’t know the band Van Halen. During her recent interview on the Jimmy…

Here’s what gigs & events are happening on New Year’s Eve around Ireland

Here’s a comprehensive list of what gigs and parties are on this New Year’s Eve.…

The 10 best bands we saw at Iceland Airwaves 2019

Reykjavik rises to the top in the North once again.

Casual Work review: Mango X Mathman give a voice to a lost generation

The duo address the struggle of modern Irish life on their debut full-length album.

Lizzo live in Dublin review: a celebration of collective self-empowerment

Melissa Jefferson aka Lizzo has been a curious cool artist operating on the fringes since…

Púca Festival frames the Irish connection to Samhain in a fresh perspective

Fáilte Ireland & Curated Place’s joint celebration of Samhain & Irish mythology had a strong debut year.