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mary hickson

The second edition of Sounds From A Safe Harbour (SFASH) returns to Cork city next week, Thursday to Sunday, September 14-17, with a stellar lineup including three humongous shows at the Opera House: Lisa Hannigan, the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra and Aaron Dessner on Thursday, Bon Iver on Friday, and the National on Saturday. Needless to […]

little green cars opera house

Little Green Cars surely have one of the most ironic names of any Irish band in recent memory – there’s simply nothing small-scale about the Dublin five piece, swelled to six for the live show at Cork Opera House last Friday, March 14. Absolute Zero is a really good, powerful album, but Little Green Cars […]


Faye O’Rourke wasn’t expecting Little Green Cars to become the biggest little band in Ireland last year. ” I think it’s beyond anyone’s comprehension,” she says on the phone from Wexford, where Faye and the other four members of LGC, Stevie Appleby, Adam O’Regan, Donagh Seaver O’Leary and Dylan Lynch, are holed up regrouping and […]

O emperor cork opera house

O Emperor played their biggest headline event to date last Friday, March 7, when the Waterford band took over the Cork Opera House. Fresh from their Choice Prize shortlisting for second album Vitreous, they put on what was by all accounts a rollicking show. Interesting fact: I don’t think I’ve ever seen O Emperor live […]


He announced a few Irish dates last week, but Cork was conspicuously absent – but no more. Nile Rodgers and Chic are coming to the Cork Opera House on Saturday, October 26, as part of the annual jazz festival. Tickets cost €31 and go onsale this Friday, July 19, alongside all their other Irish dates, […]