Body & Soul 2015 – in photos

June 26th, 2015 by

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The bulletproof and indefatigable Leah Carroll documented Ballinlough Castle’s magical three-day wonderland. Here’s a bumper gallery of the most perfect summer solstice weekend.


ASIWYFA – Olympia, Dublin – in photos

June 24th, 2015 by

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Having just completed a huge tour, which included dates across the U.S. and Europe, State went along to the first of And So I watch You From Afar’s homecoming shows at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photographed for State by Kieran Frost.







Toto – Vicar St., Dublin – in photos

May 26th, 2015 by

Toto, Vicar St, Dublin

The old rockers of Toto packed out Vicar St on what was quite a special night throughout the city. One wonders if they had any idea that a mere three hours after they finished their set, 1800 of the happiest people in the world raised the roof off the Tivoli Theatre – just 50 metres away – […]





Purity Ring – Button Factory, Dublin

May 6th, 2015 by

Purity Ring, Button Factory Dublin by Killian Broderick

Though always a challenge transporting a two-person band to a live arena, Purity Ring stepped up any beyond with cascading curtains of globe lights bracketing Megan James and Corin Roddick on the last night of their current tour. Though Megan’s gorgeous voice was a little low in the mix it was also the only instrument that didn’t […]