New Photos by Chris Egan

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Asian music, Celtic music, Dance, Indian music, news, Performing arts

New Photos by Chris Egan

Irish Post photographer Chris Egan took some fine photos at The Albany Theatre on March 19th, during Joe O’Donnell’s ambitious production ‘St. Patrick Goes To The Punjab’. The event featured Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla of course, with Fine Lines World Music Ensemble, Sabrina (pictured), Aiden O’Brien, McHugh Irish Dancers and members of Comhaltas. It was...

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‘Number two Paddy’s Day attraction in the UK’ says the Irish Post

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Celtic music, Dance, gigs, Indian music, news, Performing arts

Six of the best St Patrick’s Day events that you don’t want to miss The Irish Post has rated ‘St. Patrick Goes to The Punjab” as number 2 in the top 6 Paddy’s Day events in  the UK! With three of the six in London, one in Glasgow and one in Manchester, this is really putting Coventry on the Paddy’s Day map. This is good because according to Coventry Irish Society,...

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‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Celtic music, news, recordings

‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

‘O’Neil’s Lament’, the new single by Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla, is out now! Available for download via iTunes or as a CD with bonus tracks, this is one of Shkayla’s most requested tunes at gigs, now in a new radio-friendly edit. Bob’s a fan “I loved it as soon as I heard it” said well-known broadcaster and musician Bob Brolly. He has been...

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Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in news

Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Shkayla’s new single will be given an early boost live on BBC Radio WM as the trio appears on Bob Brolly’s Irish Programme starting at 3.00pm this Sunday, May 17th on 95.6FM. The show can also be heard at the same time on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and then on BBC iPlayer. Radio appearance follows TV. This radio session is the band’s second appearance for Bob Brolly. Last...

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New Single for Shkayla performed for Irish TV

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in news

New Single for Shkayla performed for Irish TV

Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla are shortly releasing a new single version of ‘O’Neil’s Lament’, designed for radio play.  The release, based on their deservedly popular treatment of the traditional slow air,  is a collaboration with Coventry Irish Society aiming to benefit both parties by raising their profile with different audiences. The project has already...

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