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About niallmcquaid

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

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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Cúla Búla – Is It?CD Review

Stick The Kettle On (Intro) Cuppah Tae Pirates Enchantment Bella Ciao Fair Little Child Spanish Misfortune March Of The Frisbees Karunga Follow Me Up To Liddle. Cúla Búla are a bunch of Galway city based musicians, who play a bit … Continue reading

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Scrobarnach Independent Music & Art Festival 2016 – Preview

12th – 14th August, Tudenham Park, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland Scrobarnach festival will be on its second year now, having entertained a capacity of 600 people in 2015, the second edition of the festival will cater for 600 to 800 … Continue reading

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