Size2shoes | Reviews

By: Size2shoes  05/12/2011

Size2shoes | Reviews

28 March 2010

It’s funny. They say that no news is good news, but in the newspaper business, good news really isn’t news at all. The same, some might say, could be said for the world of art and music. From Cobain to Cohen, Morrissey to Joy Division the overwhelming majority of musicians have a huge leaning to [..]

21 January 2010

Exclusive to CTN! Meet the celebrities that visit UCD! CTN lets you get close and personal. Every year some of the most famous celebrities in Ireland and from around the world are invited to UCD to speak at various events by student societies and by UCD. CTN has exclusive access to these celebrities to film [..]

6 November 2009

Size2Shoes play Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street this Saturday as part of the Spirit Of Voice Festival. The Limerick band is made up of brothers Eoin and Moley Ó Súilleabháin, sons of esteemed musicians Dr Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and Dr Nóirín Ní Riain. Eoin and Moley’s impressive vocal harmonies have been charming audiences nationwide, but they’re [..]

6 November 2009

Celtic Tiger Ireland was beset by many social epidemics – fake tan, the upturned rugby collar, the wretched Ugg boot – but one of its most insidious creatures was the earnest singer-songwriter. Concert-goers were invited to step away from all the Bacchanalian commotion and drunken optimism rattling up and down the country and follow the [..]

19 October 2009

Eoin Ó Súilleabháin taught his little brother Mícheál (he calls himself Moley after the character in The Wind in The Willows) the chords to Radiohead’s prog-rock masterwork Fake Plastic Trees when he was 17. With those chords, Moley wrote an ode to Charlie Haughey in the style of a Christy Moore ballad. It was the [..]

19 July 2009

They are fairly lively, these two young men. In fact, the synergy between Eoin and Micheal O Suilleabhain on North Great George’s Street, Dublin, on Friday puts you in mind of Simon & Garfunkel or Steely Dan unplugged. Or even a harmonic early Sixties Mick and Keith undrugged. The sons of acclaimed Irish musicians and [..]

13 February 2009

It’s a long time since I said it or even thought it, but parents can be a hindrance – especially when your parents are as notable as those of Eoin and Mícheál (Moley) Ó Súilleabháin. Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin snr, the pianist and composer, and singer Noirín Ní Riain have left a mark on their offspring [..]

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