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01st Jan 2019

This Glaringly Obvious New Year’s Festival Omission Is Just Embarrassing

Megan Cassidy

We can do better than this.

When 25,000 people from all over the world gather in Dublin for an event, you want to knock their socks off and show them what our little nation can do.

While last night’s sold out New Year’s Festival at Custom House Quay was an amazing display of Irish talent, it missed the mark in one big way – and frankly, it’s a bit embarrassing.

The line up included the incredible Gavin James, Hudson Taylor, Wild Youth and Inhaler (led by Bono’s son Elijah).

Can you spot what’s missing? Where are all the female artists? Is that really the best we can do?

Just in case we needed a reminder of some of our amazing female talent, here’s a list of some of the best artists in the country who are killing it right now.

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