Shane MacGowan joins The Libertines onstage and 'falls asleep' during Dublin gig

Shane MacGowan joins The Libertines onstage and ‘falls asleep’ during Dublin gig

Recent news story for NME.com on The Libertines Dublin show - July 2015Read More
Conor McPherson on The Weir, drink and getting his break in London

Conor McPherson on The Weir, drink and getting his break in London

Interview with Conor Mc Pherson in London to discuss The Weir, his latest new work, The Night Alive, and his battle with alcoholism. Read More
Ethiopia, 30 years on from the famine that shocked a generation

Ethiopia, 30 years on from the famine that shocked a generation

Ethiopia is country undergoing vast change, yet facing familiar problems. I report on how the introduction of the potato is playing its role in helping a community Read More
John Michael McDonagh on Calvary, ‘Plastic Paddies’ and being second-generation Irish

John Michael McDonagh on Calvary, ‘Plastic Paddies’ and being second-generation Irish

Calvary director John Michael McDonagh on 'Plastic Paddies', being second-generation Irish and his relationship with Ireland...Read More
Jeff Buckley — The Irish Connection

Jeff Buckley — The Irish Connection

Earlier this month, Jeff Buckley would have turned 45 had he still been alive. A phenomenal talent, with a name like Buckley it was obvious there was an Irish connection there. And, delving into his past, I became aware just how deep his connection with Ireland was — from  gigs at the...Read More
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