"I'd been hoping for a band ... that might serve as a symbol of what Irishness has become in the intense crucible of urban New York, and as I watch and listen it turns out that's exactly what I've got." - Pete McCarthy, "The Road To McCarthy"
"... the Unity Squad are made in New York, and look for rebel inspiration not (only) back down along history but out wide across the world, which of course is well represented within the city limits. This is an east Clare céilí fuelled by ... hip-hop battered out on and off bodhran, killer-riffs coaxed from uillean pipes ... a come all ye shout to the brothers off the block ... " Eamonn McGann, Hot Press
"This is one residency that outshines others in its originality. Miss it at your own peril." -- Irish Voice