Author Archives: niallmcquaid

About niallmcquaid

Music lover and musician. Love writing about music and events, I am a keen writer.

Fuinneamh 2017 Festival Review

Oldcastle, Loughcrew, Co Meath Friday 15th September. This was my first time trying Fuinneamh festival, myself and Kevin set out from Galway about 5 pm in the camper, Kevin had be doing a fine job with the GPS guiding him … Continue reading

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Electric Picnic 2017 Festival Review

The Prelude: Sunday 27th   –   Thursday 31st August.  The wonderful Aibhe Jagodic gave me a lift on Sunday afternoon from Galway to Stradbally, the Electric Picnic and Body&Soul festival stalwart commutes regularly from the West to the South … Continue reading

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The Beatyard Festival 2017 Review.

Dun Laoghaire, Dublin  August 5th and 6th.   Saturday 5th August. Setting off from a dreary and miserable downpour of Galway just before noon, my journey would take me from the sea to the sea, travelling from Salthill to Dun … Continue reading

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Body & Soul Festival 2017 Review.

I set off myself on the Citylink commuter bus from Galway to Kinnegad, Kevin couldn’t drive me in the camper this year as he wasn’t due on site till the following day.  When I got to Kinnegad I asked some … Continue reading

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Forbidden Fruit 2017 Sunday 4th June Review.

Up at eight in the morning myself and Kevin took the Citylink to Dublin to get in for nice time and the start of the second day of Forbidden Fruit festival, sunny spells and scattered showers was the general forecast … Continue reading

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Electric Picnic 2016 Festival Review

Stradbally Hall, Stradbally, County Laois, Ireland.   September 2nd – 4th. Sunday 28th August to September 1st the week before the big party. Met the lovely Eilís Ní Laighléis, her daughter, Shannon and friend, Shauna at Kinnegad off the Galway bus to Dublin … Continue reading

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Scrobarnach 2016 Festival Review

Friday 12th August – Sunday (Early Hours) 14th August, Tudenham Park, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. Friday 12th August. I got a lift from Galway at 7.15 pm bound for Scrobarnach festival in the company of three lovely people, two French … Continue reading

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