From the desk of Stuart Clark, Hotpress: It’s fitting – but totally coincidental – that on the same day The Cranberries received their first Best Rock Album Grammy nomination, this stunning mural of Dolores O’Riordan was unveiled in Limerick close to King John’s Castle. The person responsible is Aches, the Dublin street artist who’s managed […]
MERCURY Rev are to play an ‘intimate, acoustic’ show in Limerick as part of a tour in support of classic 1998 album Deserter’s Songs. The American indie group will play Dolan’s Warehouse on Wednesday, April 18, on a 20th anniversary tour celebrating the seminal album. The intimate, acoustic evening featuring many of the stories and songs surrounding Mercury Rev’s album, […]
Katy Perry’s Roar roared up the charts to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 list, bumping Robin Thicke to the number two position. Roar is Perry’s eighth song to hit number one. Will Roar and Perry’s upcoming album, Prism, cause people looking back at the MTV VMAs next year to think of more than suggestive sexual acts done with foam fingers? […]
DESPITE objections from four residents associations, Limerick City Council has given the go-ahead to plans to hold concerts in the Gaelic Grounds. The GAA has received conditional planning permission to hold concerts, which could see crowds of up to 49,000 people in Pairc na nGael. The proposals have proven unpopular with residents, and formal objections […]
DARRAGH Graham of Limerick band Hermitage Green played the performance of a lifetime in proposing to long-term girlfriend Jessika Zebo live on stage on Saturday night.
Mark O’Connor is no stranger to the stage having wielded his axe at maximum volume in Golf and many other bands and collectives but this time it is different as he will tread the boards for the first time in an acting role in CentreStage’s new studio production of Proof. The Pulitzer Prize winning Proof, […]
My name is Ger Cusack. I come from Prospect in Limerick City and I’ve been involved in music for most of my life. I went to the Model School and sang in Mr. Silbourne’s class and due to him I sang solo on Radio Eireann. The programme was recorded at the Good Sheperd Convent and […]