Interview with Christopher O’Neill of VIVA VHS!

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-8-28 As well as being the Head Of Cinema at the Triskel Christchurch, Christopher O’Neill also curates a strand under the name of Twisted Celluloid, “those nights are all about showcasing unusual oddball movies, many of them with a cult following. It’s been going for threeContinue reading “Interview with Christopher O’Neill of VIVA VHS!”

Electric WhatNic – Ronan Leonard’s guide of mostly free events in Cork City this weekend

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-8-21   Ronan Leonard’s guide of mostly free events in the city this weekend Electric WhatNic? Couldn’t get a ticket? Not able to get the days off? Got too many commitments with the children? Sure who wants to go anyway! It’ll probably rain anyway, you can’tContinue reading “Electric WhatNic – Ronan Leonard’s guide of mostly free events in Cork City this weekend”

Interview With Villagers, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12

Conor O’Brien, who performs under the name of Villagers, has had an incredibly busy 2013, their second album {Awayland} was nominated for both the Choice Music Prize and the Mercury Music Prize (as was it’s predecessor ‘Becoming A Jackel’ in 2010). Ahead of Villagers upcoming concert in The Savoy, Conor spoke from Rome with RonanContinue reading “Interview With Villagers, first published in Downtown/The Evening Echo 2013-12-12”

Interview with Anthony Jackson

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-8-21 text below photo of original article Anthony Jackson who has been performing in the Cork Hip-Hop scene for many years and has had several high noticeable slots such as supporting Flo Rida Live At The Marquee, as well as countless performances at Hip-Hop events aroundContinue reading “Interview with Anthony Jackson”

Interview with The Hot Sprockets

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-6-19 ***************** The Hot Sprockets released their second album ‘Brother Nature’ last week, featuring their trademark sound of garage rock and roll mixed with fuzzy pop it went straight to Number 11 in the Irish Charts. Ahead of the Cork leg of their national tour one ofContinue reading “Interview with The Hot Sprockets”

Interview with Hank Wedel & Ray Barron

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in The Evening Echo 2014-5-29 text of article below this a short film made by by Florry McCarthy Many would argue what the very bedrock of Irish music is the ‘session’, where a few musicians meet every week and like-minded people gravitate towards them. Hank Wedel and Ray Barron’s MondayContinue reading “Interview with Hank Wedel & Ray Barron”

Interview with Chris O’Neill of Triskel Christchurch / God Help The Girl

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in The Evening Echo 2014-8-7 The Triskel Christchurch cinema has long been admired but it has a recently taken another step up, “I think this might be our best months programme to date” said Christopher O’Neill, head of Cinema, in conversation with Ronan Leonard. August also sees two new additionsContinue reading “Interview with Chris O’Neill of Triskel Christchurch / God Help The Girl”

Guys do long established game of Rugby, a guy reports.

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork   As I was bent over with a fella’s hand gripping the top of my thigh, in a way that sounds somehow dirty and to keep you reading even though it’s a very standard position to be in whilst playing the game that is already the headline of the piece, so it’sContinue reading “Guys do long established game of Rugby, a guy reports.”

Interview with September Girls, first published in The Evening Echo 2014-1-16

follow me @ronanfromcork Dublin based five-piece band September Girls have built up quite a following in Ireland and abroad in the two or so years they have been in existence, their debut full-length album ‘Cursing The Sea’ was released last week by the London based Fortuna POP! Label. Jessie, their lead guitarist and singer, spokeContinue reading “Interview with September Girls, first published in The Evening Echo 2014-1-16”