Monthly Archives: August 2011

Off to the Marquee in Drumlish…

If you ever want to experience Old Ireland in all its glory, then the evergreen Marquee in Drumlish festival in the heart of rural Longford is the music festival for you. It’s a festival that entered Irish folklore long before local boy made good, country star Declan Nerney, wrote a song about it in the […]

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One more thing gets thrown up on stage and I’m leaving… Meat Loaf in Ireland ’89

The following is a piece I wrote in 2011 when I was a working journalist. I’m not anymore, but recently – out of the blue – the respected and rather brilliant music blogger and journalist Nialler9 kindly asked me for a read, so I’ve put it back up. Here’s Meat Loaf in Moate. I believe […]

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