Are Irish festival-goers more uncivilized than our English counterparts?
We are reaching the end of festival season with Electric Picnic being, for many people, the biggest and last bash of 2015. In the past couple of years I’ve really enjoyed the Picnic experience, and Longitude equally so. Dare I say it, and risk sounding like an old hippie, but the ‘vibes’ were really good. Of course there were plenty of booze and God-knows-what-else causalities knocking about, and we’ve all been there, but in general it was really pleasant and good craic. So i
How I Almost Started a Rock and Roll Revolution
On Monday I ask people their music highlights of the weekend. It could be a brilliant concert or a music documentary or an old album rediscovered or even a spot of unashamed karaoke. I spoke to Val this week and she said the music highlight of the weekend was definitely the debut gig at Fibber Magees by up-and-coming hopefuls ‘Squish’. She explained that her two sons, Sam and Daragh, are in the band. Naturally enough Val was very proud of her two boys, but what did she make o