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Spirit of the Garden or Slightly Sore Thumb?

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Get it right and it looks like it’s always been there, the spirit of the garden in stone or metal, sprung fully formed from the lusciously planted surroundings. Get it wrong and it sticks out like a sore thumb. Sculpture in the garden – it’s a tricky one to get right.

Metal, punk, and Arnold Schwarzenegger

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WHEN ARNOCORPS finished their ferociously entertaining show - their concerts are so much more than a gig... - singer/front-man Graf Holzfeuer bellowed out in true Schwarzenegger fashion: "We'll be baaaack!"

June 6 – The day democracy returned to Europe

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The battle for Normandy June-August 1944, launched on D-Day exactly 75 years ago, marked, after Stalingrad, the beginning of the end of Nazi Germany. It was a major battle. The Allies suffered 209,672 casualties of whom 36,796 were killed. Some 28,000 Allied airman were lost in the months preceding and during the campaign.

From the soil of Connemara to the stages of Europe

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THE LANDSCAPE and culture of Connemara pulse deeply through Ten Ton Slug, not in any obvious sonic sense, but in the band’s attitude, artistic vision, and clear sense of ambition.

Album review: Jobcentre Rejects

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WHEN IRON Maiden released their self-titled debut album in 1980, it did something no one thought possible - it fused the still evolving metal genre with styles the previous three years declared sworn enemies - punk/post-punk with prog-rock.

Sit Down Next to Me

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Do you pack your garden seats away every winter? I don’t. The thing is, winter’s not that clear cut in these parts - it doesn’t have a fixed beginning and end, tending to show up, uninvited, at intervals throughout the other three seasons. The upside of this is that summer gets a crack at it too, with still, balmy days possible any time from February to November, and it’s a real shame not to take advantage of these to snatch a few welcome minutes in the garden, so I like to make sure there’s always somewhere to sit. By the time you’ve hauled your furniture out of storage and brushed the cobwebs off, the window of opportunity might have closed.

Album review: White Denim

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IN SOME corner of a foreign field - Austin, Texas, to be precise - it will forever be the 1970s, but what kind of seventies depends on what White Denim album you are listening to.

Saturday night punk and metal

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A NIGHT of punk rock, doom metal, heft metal, and crust metal, takes place in The Cellar Bar, Eglinton Street, this Saturday at 8pm.

Get some Therapy? at the Róisín Dubh

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“WE'RE LIVING in a time riven by conflict. You look at what’s happening in the United States, what’s going on with Brexit, North and South Korea, Palestine and Israel. It’s impossible not to see turmoil and turbulence."

Galway Drum Show’s all-star 'celebration of drumming'

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SOME OF the world’s finest drummers are coming to Galway for the inaugural Galway Drum Show on Sunday March 10 at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit. The event is a day-long celebration of the art of drumming and the drumming industry and features live performances, demonstrations, exhibitors, workshops, and competitions.

 

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