Have a look back at the iconic Sir Henry’s night club in Cork when it ruled the roost in house music back in the late 1980s

Have a look back at the 30-minute documentary 120bpm, the short film explores the emergence of house music in one of Ireland’s most famous clubs, Sir Henry’s. The documentary by Keith O’Shea, premiered at the 52nd Cork Film Festival in 2007 and it features some of the people that were heavily involved during its whole time running.

Sir Henry’s became a hotspot for all music in dance, trance, R&B, hip hop and rock genres, creating one of the most versatile clubs at the time. As dance music became the more popular of the genres, the club night Sweat was born. Founded by Shane Johnson and Greg Dowling AKA Fish Go Deep, the Sweat night brought some of the biggest headline acts at the time. Acts like Kerri Chandler, Jerome Sydenham, Roger Sanchez, Glenn Underground, Cajmere, Derrick May, Migs, Fred Everything, Charles Webster, Kevin McKay, DJ Deep, and Mike Pickering played the legendary venue and club night. Delve into the history of one of Ireland’s most loved clubs.

Watch the full movie 120bpm below:

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