Tag Archives: Mullingar

Mullingar’s ‘Cavern Club’ The Stables closes down

On Wednesday October 1st Ireland is to lose one of its longest-established music venues as The Stables and Yukon Bar close. Owners Tommy and Miriam MacManus have, after 43 years at the helm of their Dominick Street venue, decided to call it a day. They pulled no punches when they said the closure is down to a […]

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Morrissey, Marr and Mullingar

Morrissey, Marr and Mullingar, as published in the Westmeath Topic today, Wednesday August 13 — One of the most influential bands in the history of rock music, The Smiths, were, it seems inspired by none other than Joe Dolan. Ahead of his concert at Leapordstown Racecourse last week, former Smiths guitarist now solo star Johnny […]

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The fabulous Baker Boy – The late Vinny Baker

I was knocked for six on July 20th to learn that the incredible Irish guitarist, songwriter, producer, family man and friend Vinny Baker died suddenly. Aged just 62, Vinny had years left in him and I was always sure that one day he would gain worldwide attention for his art. A master guitarist in many […]

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