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Computer Animation Meets Dance [Video]

Mongolian dancer and computer graphics artist Canion Shijirbat has managed to combine his two passions. His performance at the semi-final of Mongolia’s Got Talent is fantastic. See it below:   The performance has garnered quite a bit of attention from international media over the last few days . As for the judges at Mongolia’s Got Talent […]

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Hello as Gaeilge [Video]

Colaiste Lurgan have been putting out some truly amazing videos of their covers in the Irish language (as gaeilge) of popular hit songs. Their most recent release is a cover of Adele’s “Hello”. The lead vocalist is one of their students Shannon Bryan. It’s truly haunting. Enjoy! Here are the lyrics: Hello, tú ann? Mé […]

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Cool Concertina in a Sunny Studio – Notify [Video]

The concertina is a musical instrument especially associated with County Clare, where I live. It’s popular with kids, both boys and girls, and as the Fleadh Cheoil season approaches, many of them are practicing diligently for a summer of music! This video features my son’s teacher, Pádraig Rynne, playing with his band Notify, in the spectacularly sunning setting of Lettercollum Studios […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody Played On A Dot Matrix Printer

If you’re old enough your first printer was probably a dot matrix one. Remember waiting for ages for those pages to print? Remember the noise? Well some creative types have managed to hack a dot matrix printer to play music and the result isn’t bad at all. Here’s a rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody as […]

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Ireland’s Atlantic Coast Stars in Daithí’s New Music Video

Irish musician Dáithí has been getting a lot of attention for his latest track, Mary Keane’s Introduction, which samples an interview with his 90-year old grandmother, reminiscing about falling in love in her youth. Currently at Number 3 on the Spotify Viral 50 in Ireland, it’s sure to get more attention from today, with the release of this video […]

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Kitchen Concert

Featuring some of the guys from Top Secret Drum Corps, this advert from IKEA Switzerland will bring a whole new meaning to kitchen equipment The advert was produced by Swiss advertising agency Wirz.

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The Mutton Island Reels [Video]

May the Fourth be with You! It’s a long weekend here in Ireland as the May Bank Holiday marks the start of summer, though it’s not an old tradition: it only became a public holiday in 1994. So to kick off another lovely Irish summer (we live in hope) here’s something both traditional and new. Musician Quentin […]

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