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Subscribe to TPOE’s New Irish Music playlist on Spotify It’s a jammers week of new releases – just as well cos I’m off to Barcelona and Primavera next week. I’m spending an inordinate amount of time trying to decide between Solange and Broken Social Scene, embroiled in a direct clash on Thursday. It’s a very […]

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Up until recent weeks I hadn’t been sure if Forbidden Fruit was going to be returning for 2014. Last year, the festival, held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, seemed to get overshadowed by the inaugural Longitude festival in Marley Park, both in terms of lineup and excitement. But Forbidden Fruit has regrouped, announced its dates, […]


Sea Sessions, June 27-29: The surf and music festival returns to Bundoran next June. Early bird tier 1 tickets onsale 9am tomorrow, Tuesday, November 26, €79 for weekend ticket plus camping. Buy tickets here. 2013 headliners included Bastille and Fat Freddy’s Drop. Body & Soul, June 20-22: I really enjoyed this year’s festival, where Nick […]

Castlepalooza is the last music festival to reveal its lineup I think. It’s held in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly, on the August bank holiday weekend, August 2-4. That’s the same weekend as Oxegen and Cork’s Indiependence so it’ll be a battle between the three for punters. This is the seventh year of the festival, […]