Singing for help, millennials and the music of depression

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‘It’s our party we can do what we want. It’s our party we can say what we want. It’s our party we can love who we want, we can kiss who we want, we can see who we want.’ These lyrics come from Miley Cryus’ renowned classic, We Can’t Stop. Aside from being a catchy […]

In Conversation with The Clockworks

Irish Interest Indeed: Damian Greaney, James McGregor and Sean Connelly (L-R).

As their name would seem to suggest, The Clockworks are a punctual bunch. They greet me outside the door of the Temple Café, clad in all black as is necessary for a trio of aspiring rockers. The Temple Café, which is across from Charlie Byrne’s bookshop, is a social venture – that means it is […]

Call for Code of Conduct for buskers on Shop Street

Shop Street has always been well known for its busy and buzzing atmosphere and wide variety of buskers at each and every corner, but now Galway City Council will be addressing the need for a Code of Conduct for buskers in the coming weeks that may change the busking experience for everyone. Mikey McCrory, of […]

IMRO Announces Awards Shortlist

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The Irish Music Rights Organisation, or IMRO have just announced the shortlist for their annual awards. “IMRO is a national organisation that administers the performing right in copyright music in Ireland on behalf of its members (who are songwriters, composers and music publishers) and on behalf of the songwriters, composers and music publishers of the […]

NUIG’s Got Talent 2013

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The final round of NUIG’s Got Talent is nearing and Sin’s very own GUMS correspondent, Freya Carroll has the story…

Galway for Josh Ritter and Imelda May

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The Arts Festival is looking like it will be a cracker this year with a fantastic line-up. James Falconer has more…