October 8th, 2013

In the October 12 Irish World

London fans, make sure to get your free glossy magazine, celebrating a great year for London GAA with a look back on The Exiles’ march to a Connacht final! Irish Ambassador to Britain Dan Mulhall encourages [...]

From the brink of death to the brink of stardom

By David Hennessy Ronnie Scott’s was the venue for a recent showcase of an exciting Irish musical talent on the scene. The Cork singer-songwriter McMahon has been to Hell and back. After surviving an awful car [...]

Say Hello to Gavin

By David Hennessy The modest Choice Music Award-winning singer Gavin James has in the past described his headline shows as like a 21st birthday in that “you don’t know if anyone is going to show up”. [...]

Abandoning Hope

By David Hennessy Well known Bangor musician Foy Vance’s new album Joy of Nothing, featuring Ed Sheeran and Bonnie Raitt, comes a full six years after its predecessor, Hope. Vance’s 2007 debut boasted several tracks that [...]

Hearts of the matter

By David Hennessy Cara Dillon’s has been a star on the rise since her debut eponymous album was released in 2001 and earlier. Her last collection, 2009’s Hill of Thieves was her most successful to date [...]