Interview With Billy O’Callaghan of The Barrack Street Brass Band for Cork Jazz Gig with The Frank & Walters

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-10-16 ******************************************************************* Billy O’Callaghan, a cornet player in The Barrack Street Brass Band, also lovingly known as the ‘Barracka’, is proud of both their history and the current work they do in Cork, “the band was started as part of Father Mathew’s Temperance movement, and overContinue reading “Interview With Billy O’Callaghan of The Barrack Street Brass Band for Cork Jazz Gig with The Frank & Walters”

Interview With Birds Of Chicago

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-5-8 ******************************************************************* Described as “roots music made in heaven” by the highly regarded Americana music magazine No Depression; JT Nero and Allison Russell, two of the most highly rated new voices in American Roots music, come to Cork next week with their collaborative project ‘Birds Of Chicago’.   JT Nero spoke withContinue reading “Interview With Birds Of Chicago”

Interview With Emmet Scanlan

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-10-16 ******************************************************************* Limerick-born Emmet Scanlan, now a fulltime resident of London via a long stint living in Galway, returns to Ireland this week for a national tour with the latest incarnation of his band, ‘What The Good Thought’ in support of his new EP ‘From The Inside Out’. One hallmark ofContinue reading “Interview With Emmet Scanlan”

Interview With Barry Tierney

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-10-2 ******************************************************************* Cork singer/songwriter Barry Tierney has been appearing on stages and television screens throughout Europe and USA for the last few years; recently he completed a 3 week tour of Russia as well as a 7 week tour of Germany and Austria. Around that hecticContinue reading “Interview With Barry Tierney”

Interview With Leah Hearne and Eszter Némethi of Quarter Arts Festival

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork first published in @The Evening Echo 2014-4-17 ***************************** A group of driven young individuals who formed from the ensemble that was created for the 2009 Cork Midsummer Festival’s ‘F*** My Life’ seized the opportunity of continuing to create theatre, live art and discussion and created the ‘Makeshift Ensemble’. In the last yearContinue reading “Interview With Leah Hearne and Eszter Némethi of Quarter Arts Festival”