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Photos: Dropkick Murphys at Whiskey Republic

The Dropkick Murphys perform live at the exclusive grand opening party for Whiskey Republic on March 14, 2011.
Dropkick Murphys | Whiskey Republic | March 14, 2011
By CAROLYN BUBEL  |  March 18, 2011
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The Irish rovers

"The Pogues and Boston go together in ways that belong in the realm of the unexplainable."
The Pogues return to their other 'old main drag'
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 17, 2009
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Irish, but not Celtic

With the Boston Celtic Music Festival taking over a host of venues January 9 and 10 it can be easy to forget that not all Irish music is . . . Celtic music.
Gems from the Emerald Isle
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 07, 2009
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Celtic tigers

At 69, Paddy Moloney is still the world’s foremost uilleann-pipes player.
Interview: the Chieftains at Symphony Hall — again
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 12, 2008
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Show and tell

After a brief late-December break from the usual boatload of good shows, the flood picks up right where it left off in early January.
A whole new year of live music
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 04, 2008
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Electro-folk

Patrick McGinley is an inveterate traveler.
Finding sounds with Patrick McGinley’s Murmer
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 31, 2007


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The best of times

On Boston Harbor’s Long Island, two miles out in Quincy Bay, the Curley Building stands hulking and decrepit.
More than a decade into their career, Dropkick Murphys accept success — and pay tribute to the people and the city who helped them earn it
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 07, 2007
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Trouble at the top

The back of our limo has one of those yellow ribbon decals that say “Support Our Troops” — just above the “Impeach Bush” sticker.
The Walter Reed fiasco is a national disgrace
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 14, 2007
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In the moment

The Pogues live in the moment, and last Thursday that moment lasted two hours at Avalon.
The Pogues, Avalon, March 8, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 12, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 15


The Pogues | Axis | July 2, 1986
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Set ’em up, knock ’em back - side


 
By  |  March 17, 2006


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30 songs to spill beer on your iPod to

No song captures the quiet desperation of a hard-drinking, hardscrabble nowhere town better than this one.
The greatest drinking songs of all time
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 16, 2006
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Regaining Shane

It was 1985 and it was time for a new kind of kick. I did not expect to find it with guys playing tin whistle, banjo, and accordion, and a guy who used to sing for the B-level punk band, the Nips ( nés Nipple Erectors) — that would be the dentally chall
The return of the MacGowan Pogues
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 07, 2006

Regaining Shane - side


 
By  |  March 06, 2006