They've supported Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney and Pink and they've toured with The Script. The have 3 double platinum selling albums in Ireland and are a household name there. They moved to the UK in 2014 where they were signed up by Island Records - home to Florence and the Machine, U2 and Mumford and Sons amongst others. Currently on a UK tour and with an upcoming show in Brighton, I spoke to Danny from the band about their success so far, their move to London, the occasional crowd surf and an eventful weekend!
On this week's New at 2 I chatted with Brighton based three piece band The New Thieves. Formed in 2014 they've been described as Brit Pop meets Garage Rock, been compared to the likes of Catfish and the Bottlemen and their music has already been featured by footwear company Dr Martens for a campaign.
We speak to Research Engineer Stephen Martin from the Nimbus Research Centre at Cork Institute of Technology about the 9th March Apple Event announcement of their new free software development kit which promises to help medical research into curing all sorts of diseases such as Parkinsons.
We talk about what this means for research in general, how it opens up a whole new approach for researchers to collect data and we ask - why is Apple being so nice!
A chat with the guys from Grand Parade and them introducing their song Let It Go from their Home Sessions Vol.1 EP
We chat about the 87th Academy Awards. The ceremony, the winners and the nominations.
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