Garth Brooks

First Published September 2022 NEXT TIME, "I DON'T MIND COMIN' TO YOU!" It happened on Friday night, out of the blue. I was in Croke Park for the second-last show of his historic five-night run of concerts at GAA HQ, his first night back on stage after almost a week off. Only moments after taking … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

First Published September 2022 A HERO'S HOMECOMING Garth Brooks finally made his return to Ireland on September 9th at Croke Park How do you describe what it feels like to finally experience something you've waited twenty-five years for? How do you put into words everything about THAT very moment, when the shadow of 2014 was also - at last - cast forever into … Continue reading Garth Brooks

Special Round-Up Edition

Featuring: Lisa McHugh, Aishling Rafferty, Emma Donohue, Brendan Graham, Tenille Townes, and Seaforth First Published September 2022 ELECTRIC LISA McHUGH MAKES HISTORY There's really only one place to start this special round-up edition of OTRT, and that's with country music history-maker LISA McHUGH. The Glasgow born singer/songwriter has been one of the leading lights of the Irish … Continue reading Special Round-Up Edition

Louise Cody, aka ‘Classy Cody’

First Published August 2022 Part 2 CLASS PERSONIFIED Back in March we brought you Part 1 of our chat with Laois social media star LOUISE CODY. The lip-sync specialist, podcaster, influencer, model, and fitness fanatic is heading for a whopping 20k followers on Instagram, while over on her TikTok, she's already broken through the 80k … Continue reading Louise Cody, aka ‘Classy Cody’

Margo

First Published July 2022 "I WEAR MY HEART ON MY SLEEVE" MARGO O' DONNELL, simply put, is a poet. If you think of her as only being a singer, then you're guilty of only seeing what she does on stage. When I call her a poet, I'm talking about the way in which she lives … Continue reading Margo