‘Limerick has given us the courage to be a movement’ – Denise Chaila, God Knows and MuRli on their supergroup Narolane

They’ve long supported each others’ musical endeavours but now Denise Chaila, God Knows and MuRli have come together as ‘Narolane’ to release an EP. The friends and collaborators explain why they’re stepping out of their comfort zone, and their hopes for doing Limerick as proud as its hurlers have

God Knows, left, wears: T-Shirt, €50, Ríon Hannora, Om Diva. Jacket, €30, Penneys. Jeans, €200, Indigo & Cloth. Trainers, €34.99, H&M. Denise wears: Blouse, €16; skort, €16; shoes, €16, all Penneys. MuRli wears: Jumper, custom made, Mar Knitwear, @mii_haii. Jeans, €20; shoes, €59.99, both H&M. Picture by Aron Cahill.

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They have played festival shows all summer, but there was a gig on a Monday night in July that was especially memorable for Denise Chaila and her fellow musician friends and collaborators, MuRli and God Knows. It was the homecoming party for Limerick’s all-conquering hurling team — they had just won their fourth All-Ireland title in five years — and the TUS Gaelic Grounds was packed with fans. The trio put on a show as though their lives depended on it.