The South of Ireland Band Championships will be held on July 1 in Clonakilty. Chairman Ger O’Driscoll and his committee are really looking forward to the 42nd event with all previous bands expected to return to compete this year.  Sponsorship letters have already been issued with committee hopeful for as […]

A familiar fixture on the Cork music scene, indie-folk musician and event facilitator Caoilian Sherlock, returns to DeBarra’s Folk Club in Clonakilty on June 25. With a debut album, ‘Teenage Jesus’ set for release on May 26 and an upcoming tour that will see him perform across the country with […]

Currently on a UK tour playing keyboards for alternative folk singer Junior Brother from Kerry, the main man behind The Bonk, Phil Christie chats to Lauren Guillery. On May 14, Phil Christie will grace one of West Cork’s most intimate venues to promote the release of his second LP ‘Greater […]

Composer and violinist Justin Grounds set up ‘Stop Look Listen’, a weekly outdoor listening event, in September last year as part of the West Cork ‘Rekindling the Light Within’ initiative, which has enabled eight artists across the region to develop art for mental health initiatives in different ways. Justin wanted […]