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2022-07-03 Fontaines DC - Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

I've been waiting a long time to see Fontaines DC live again after last seeing them back in May 2019 at Forbidden Fruit.  Originally scheduled for July 2020, everyone's friend, COVID, got in the way and mae sure that didn't happen.  To make maters worse, the rescheduled date in 2021 didn't happen either, for the exact same reason! Fear not though, it is 2022 and not even COVID was going to stop this gig happening!  I packed my bag and headed off to the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin, for what promised to be one of the highlights of the year! So, was it worth waiting for?  Oh hell yeah! Others in the media will tell you more about it, but all you need to know is that it was a hit filled, fantastic gig by a band at the top of their game.  Oh and the rain stayed away! Setlist (courtesy of  Setlist.FM ) is as follows: In ár gCroíthe go deo A Lucid Dream Sha Sha Sha Roman Holiday How Cold Love Is I Don't Belong You Said The Couple Across the Way Televised Mind Big Shot Hurri

2019-12-21 Peco and Tod Dolye - Ryarc Rathangan

Two fellow Kildare natives, Peco McLoughlin and Tod Doyle, decided to put on a double header gig in Rathangan just at the start of the Christmas break, and what a way to start the holidays it was!

I've seen Peco play quite a few times now and always enjoy his sets.  The only time I'd seen Tod play was when he played drums with Peco, so I was unsure of what to expect.  I needn't have worried!  They both did a 20 minute set each, then combined for a final 30 minute set and the place was hopping, to say the least!

Anyway, if you get a chance, check them both out on Spotify, buy their CDs and go see them live!

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