‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Pillow Queens from Dublin, Ireland

August 21, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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HBO to commence Game of Thrones studio tours in 2020

April 3, 2019

As the final season of HBO’s monumental Game of Thrones creeps ever so closer, an exciting announcement has ensured fans of the hit TV show will still be able to ride the wave of crushing character deaths, extreme violence, and pouncing sers long after this forthcoming string of episodes is done and dusted. As reported […]

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Aussies Abroad: Skegss announce November UK and Ireland Tour

September 10, 2018

After recently tearing up London’s Moth Club with their punk and garage sound, Sydney outfit Skegss are set to return to the UK and Ireland. Starting from the 20th of November, they will be hitting several cites across the island. And with a brand new debut album My Own Mess in their luggage, the Byron Bay […]

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Win a DVD copy of the five part Irish serial drama Rebellion

September 23, 2016

Rebellion is a five-part drama that tells the story of the violent birth of modern Ireland, exploring the emergence of a new state during one of the most disruptive and terrifying periods in history. The drama begins with the outbreak of World War One. As expectations of a short and glorious campaign are dashed, extremism […]

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Fishamble’s Swing to visit Brisbane Powerhouse

May 5, 2016

Irish theatre group Fishamble are bringing their hit romantic comedy Swing to the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of a ten venue Australian tour, slated to play the Brisbane River venue in late May. Following the tale of Joe and May, the show tells the story of two strangers who meet at a swing dance class. Swing […]

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DVD Review: A Belfast Story (MA15+) (Ireland, 2013)

July 31, 2014

There’s finally peace in Northern Ireland, but some people have not buried the past.  This is the premise behind first-time director Nathan Todd’s A Belfast Story. Colm Meaney (The Commitments, Layer Cake, Con Air) plays hardened detective James, who, like many of his generation in Northern Ireland, are living in times of “peace”.  In his […]

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Interview: Dominic Philips of Bell X1 (Ireland) chats about their upcoming Australian tour!

June 26, 2014

John Goodridge chats to Dominic Philips of Irish band Bell X1 about their sixth album Chop Chop and their upcoming trip to Australia. Hi Dominic, it’s John calling from the AU Review. John, how you doing? Good thanks, how are you? Not too bad, thanks very much. Excellent. Now you’re touring your album Chop Chop […]

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