David Bowie, Paul Simon, Seamus Heaney, Brendan Gleeson, repealing the 8th, and those lovely boys from The National are all on the agenda as she meets Stuart Clark.
Read More As one of Ireland's true musical gems unveils her career-defining third album, everything from the album's gestation to David Bowie, Paul Simon and repealing the 8th are up for discussion in our new issue Read More Another year of stirring debate, lively discussion and all manner of brainstorming action is on the cards in Stradbally, as the plans for the Mindfield at the year's Electric Picnic have been unveiled Read More Kilkenny Tradfest 2015. Sweeney's Men, John Spillane, Ronan O Snodaigh, Soundings with Lisa Hannigan & Dylan Haskins and guests Willie Duggan, Tomm Moore, Richie Egan & Andy Irvine Read More From retiring homebird to wandering nomad, Lisa Hannigan has taken a bigger leap than most in 2012, trading her Dublin home of over a decade for the bright lights of… Hot Press catches up with Ireland’s indie sweetheart to talk writing, rollercoasters and living out of a suitcase.
For many reasons, it is the right image in the right place." He said the area held many great memories for him.
As a man he was a great inspiration to those around him. "I had a good relationship with Ryan, as you do with your captain, and I will miss him. You have to carry on for his family and the club." Shiels added: "It is still hard to believe he's gone. "We all went home and said we would meet up on the Monday morning at a local hotel, which we did. It will be remembered forever in the city, but amazingly took less than 10 minutes to compose.
Last Saturday week, we won a game and Ryan was in the team. When you hear that news, you don't believe it; there's a numbness that comes on you and you are thinking, 'This can't be right, somebody is making a mistake here'. Read more: 'I've had three tragedies on the third Sunday in March' - Derry City manager Kenny Shiels opens up in emotional interview "I was waiting for the coffin to come home on Monday night and I was sitting in a car park in the middle of the city near the funeral parlour.
At last Thursday's funeral, amid sorrow and hurt for family, friends, team-mates and Derry City fans, Shiels provided strength and compassion when holding back tears he read out his own poem about the "top Candystripe".
The mourners packed into St Columba's Church Long Tower in Derry stood to applaud the poignant words and sentiment behind them.
Booking is underway for a very special series of events!
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon headlines a weekend of events running from September 8-10 at the Seamus Heaney Home Place in Bellaghy, Magherafelt, County Derry.
Read More At just 30 years of age, Lisa Hannigan has gone from being Damien Rice’s sidekick to establishing herself as one of the most important new artists in contemporary Irish music.
With the release of her second album, Passenger, she is set to take the world by storm.
Louise Da Costa has had a cracking 2015 to say the least and is looking forward to 2016 being just as productive.
The local DJ/Producer/Remixer has been entertaining audiences throughout the world since first spinning the decks nearly a decade ago and has amassed an incredible CV.
Lisa’s current album, At Swim, includes a gorgeous rendition of Seamus’ ‘Anahorish’ poem.