The Greenhills Hotel in Limerick has long been a regular Thursday night dance venue in the midwest. Michael English and his band make a return visit there on Thursday, 28 August. Also watch out for a big 21st anniversary night with Glór Tire winner Michael Collins and special guest Louise Morrissey at The Greenhills on Thursday, 18 September.

Paddy O’Brien is putting the finishing touches to his latest album. The Waterford man will host a launch night later in the year. The prolific recording artist and his new band will play The Times Hotel in Tipperary Town on Sunday night, 24 August.