We were so lucky to have the so many good people write something for our collection of stories. We reached out to as many contacts as we had and they contacted their friends and so on. Humbled beyond belief.
Latest book from Hope Collective is a collection of great gig memories from Punks and friends
Hope Publications publish new book in aid of NHS Charities together. Great gig memories out end of November
A selection of favourite gig memories from Irelands music community in aid of Irish Red Cross. When we first saw the heartbreaking pictures from Aleppo we reached out to those people we know best, our friends in the music community. Six months ago Hope *2 came out. This featured contributions from those in the punk community in an effort to raise money for pikpa lesvos centre. We held back on many contributions from the Irish music scene as we felt it would be nice for this group to extend their support. The results are In Concert. Whilst there are many more who could and deserve to be included we feel this can help form part of a ‘secret history’ of the irish music scene.
So after completing 27 books in 2016 with a target of 52 I set myself a more realistic target of a book a fortnight for 2017. I was hoping for one a week but thought once a fortnight for a new book would be more manageable. The first book I got through was one we … Continue reading 2017 – A Year in Books
Hope Collective are delighted to be involved with Mayfest 2017. Mayfest is a celebration of Workers Clulture and is running nightly in Liberty Hall from May 1 to May 12. Our event is on Tuesday May 2 with an event compered by Actor Bryan Murray. Joining Bryan will be Fran QUigle (booker of McGonagles in … Continue reading May fest 2017
When seeing images from war torn Syria or hearing stories of a people ravaged by war we were moved to try and dom something so we reached out to the music community. I put some of these into Hope *2 fanzine earlier this year but we thought it'd be nice to chronicle the Irish submissions, … Continue reading Contributors to ‘In Concert’
It's been over 12 months in the making but we have finally released In Concert, Favourite Gigs of Ireland's Music Community. When we first saw the heartbreaking pictures from Aleppo we reached out to those people we know best, our friends in the music community. Six months ago Hope *2 came out and this featured … Continue reading In Concert – out now Supporting Irish Red Cross