It is now over three weeks since RTÉ announced that it was closing the Lyric FM studios in Limerick and moving production of the national music and arts radio station to Cork and Dublin. What does this mean for the station’s content and staff, and will the decision be reversed? The Journal of Music spoke to the head of Lyric, Aodán Ó Dubhghaill.
The second Quiet Lights festival took place in Cork at the weekend. Don O’Mahony attends a selection of concerts including Caimin Gilmore, Lo?wli, Lemoncello and Rosa Nutty on Saturday, and Junior Brother and Rozi Plain on Sunday.