This the lineup for tonight’s 2FM Late Night Sessions 20th anniversary, and we can’t wait…

There are Saturday nights in, and then there’s this. RTE 2FM is pulling out all the stops to mark the 20th anniversary of the Late Night Sessions, with some of

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“A whiff of ersatz danger is an added bonus…” A snapshot of Dublin clubbing in 1993

Back in February 1993, it’s fair to say that Dublin clubbing was very much finding its feet, as this article from the Sunday Tribune demonstrates. According to author Conn Ó

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Because it’s a bank holiday weekend, here are a few old pirate radio recordings from DLR 106 and Sunset FM

The sun is out, the beers are in the cooler… yes, we’re in lockdown, but bank holiday weekends still have that sparkle. But what to put on the stereo? As

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The first Springparty took place in Dublin’s The Point on this day in 2001

Following on from the sold-out Winterparty the previous November, and with Mosney Holiday Centre no longer available to host festivals (Homelands RIP), Pod, Mean Fiddler and Influx teamed up to

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“Even when it rained, people were loving it…” Why Mixed Salad at McGruders will live long in the memory

There have been plenty of daytime soirees in Dublin’s clubbing history, but few linger in the memory better than Mixed Salad at McGruders on Thomas Street, which grew from a

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RIP Al Keegan

Today (25 March) saw the passing of one of the true legends of the Dublin club scene since the turn of the Millennium, Al Keegan, at the age of just

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The Slate – selected issues for your reading pleasure

If ever there was a publication that could act as a panacea for the bizarre times we live in at the moment, it would be The Slate, the irreverent, unashamedly

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“It’s getting harder to find something that isn’t part of the mainstream…” Dublin’s club scene at the turn of the Millennium [February 2000]

While the recent closure of the Tivoli, Hangar and the Bernard Shaw (in its Portobello incarnation, anyway) has left many to fear for the future of Dublin nightlife – something

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“Oggie, Oggie, Oggie! Oi, Oi, Oi!” Maniac 2000 was released 20 years ago this week…

Few singles encapsulated the exuberance of the early part of the millennium than Maniac 2000, released on 11 February 2000 – twenty years ago this week. Reportedly the fifth best-selling single

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“The bottom line is, the tune has to be good…” Kerry’s 4th Dimension talk homegrown techno [July 1994]

Killarney, Co. Kerry isn’t the first place you think of in terms of cutting-edge electronica, but for a short period in the early 90s, it spawned forth one of Ireland’s

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