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Fontaines DC and Denise Chaila among artists shortlisted for Choice Music album of the year prize
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Fontaines DC and Denise Chaila among artists shortlisted for Choice Music album of the year prize

Jan 6th 2021, 1:50 PM 7,947 Views 5 Comments

Ten artists are included in the shortlist and the winner will be announced in March.

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in Irish music?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in Irish music?

Dec 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 31,798 Views 21 Comments

It’s been a good decade with Irish artists topping the charts around the world.

James Blake sampled an Irish musician's old RTE recording on his buzzy new album
# Assume Form
# Assume Form

James Blake sampled an Irish musician's old RTE recording on his buzzy new album

Jan 25th 2019, 7:00 PM 3,714 Views 0 Comments

This is so lovely.

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year
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# Rte Choice Music Prize

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year

Jan 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,666 Views 20 Comments

Two of those nominated have won the award before.

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder
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Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

Jul 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,383 Views 10 Comments

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland.

The future of Irish music is playing at Croke Park later this month
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The future of Irish music is playing at Croke Park later this month

Apr 7th 2018, 10:00 AM 8,613 Views 5 Comments

Recording time in a professional studio and an album release is up for grabs at the Irish Youth Music Awards.

In 'challenging' times for the Irish music scene, an old school recording studio is managing to keep rocking
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In 'challenging' times for the Irish music scene, an old school recording studio is managing to keep rocking

Apr 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 13,288 Views 2 Comments

Waltons on George’s Street is gone, and this Temple Bar studio has also had to adapt to survive.

A Woman's Heart was the soundtrack to last night's Derry Girls, and everyone got so nostalgic
# My Heart Is Low
# My Heart Is Low

A Woman's Heart was the soundtrack to last night's Derry Girls, and everyone got so nostalgic

Jan 26th 2018, 10:21 AM 9,177 Views 3 Comments

Ooooonly a woman, oooOOONLY A WOMAN!

Irish musicians are paying tribute to the 'unforgettable' Dolores O'Riordan on Twitter
# RIP
# RIP

Irish musicians are paying tribute to the 'unforgettable' Dolores O'Riordan on Twitter

Jan 15th 2018, 6:34 PM 5,595 Views 0 Comments

The Cranberries singer has passed away suddenly at the age of 46.

10 deadly tracks by Irish women you might have missed in 2017
# Women Rock
# Women Rock

10 deadly tracks by Irish women you might have missed in 2017

Dec 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 4,546 Views 4 Comments

A talented bunch.

A man proposed to his girlfriend in the middle of a gig in Dublin and the crowd went WILD
# King Kong Company
# King Kong Company

A man proposed to his girlfriend in the middle of a gig in Dublin and the crowd went WILD

Dec 18th 2017, 3:19 PM 7,183 Views 2 Comments

She said yes, of course.

People used to scoff at Irish rappers, but the hip hop scene in Ireland is booming
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People used to scoff at Irish rappers, but the hip hop scene in Ireland is booming

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 25,728 Views 59 Comments

A new documentary, The Truth About Irish Hip Hop, tells the story of how Irish rappers are carving out a niche in the music industry.

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting B*Witched's self-titled first album
# Throwback Tunes
# Throwback Tunes

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting B*Witched's self-titled first album

Jun 24th 2017, 6:00 PM 3,569 Views 1 Comment

Is it any good, 19 years on?

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting Boyzone's first album, Said And Done
# TBT
# TBT

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting Boyzone's first album, Said And Done

May 28th 2017, 8:00 PM 4,682 Views 2 Comments

Is is any good, 22 years on?

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted
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# Father Sesh Ledge

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted

Mar 29th 2017, 3:18 PM 13,432 Views 2 Comments

This music video starring Father Ted actor Joe Rooney tells us how he’s getting on. (Hint: Not great!)

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive
# A Different Beat
# A Different Beat

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive

Mar 24th 2017, 10:55 AM 10,018 Views 5 Comments

EEEYEAAA OH. EEEYEAAA OH.

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?
# Talk About Pop Music
# Talk About Pop Music

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?

Feb 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,276 Views 1 Comment

The 90s/early 2000s were golden years for Irish pop music. GOLDEN YEARS.

12 deadly new Irish artists to get your ears around in 2017
# New Year New Tunes
# New Year New Tunes

12 deadly new Irish artists to get your ears around in 2017

Jan 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 23,548 Views 0 Comments

There’s something for everyone here.

People absolutely loved this Cork artist's song featured on Striking Out last night
# Lyra
# Lyra

People absolutely loved this Cork artist's song featured on Striking Out last night

Jan 9th 2017, 10:39 AM 17,346 Views 1 Comment

It’s by Cork artist Lyra.

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play
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Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play

Sep 28th 2016, 1:40 PM 18,234 Views 74 Comments

They were there to launch a new bill from Labour TD Willie Penrose.

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?
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# Arty Farty

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?

Aug 29th 2016, 6:12 PM 8,022 Views 0 Comments

Test that music knowledge.

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67
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Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67

Aug 9th 2016, 12:27 PM 19,978 Views 18 Comments

Padraig Duggan founded the Irish family folk music group with his twin brother in the 1970s.

These are the best bands in Ireland this year
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These are the best bands in Ireland this year

Jan 6th 2016, 4:46 PM 26,354 Views 26 Comments

One is going to win a massive 10k prize.

"Curb your expectations and just run with it" - Joseph Panama from Overhead, The Albatross on Irish festivals
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"Curb your expectations and just run with it" - Joseph Panama from Overhead, The Albatross on Irish festivals

Aug 4th 2015, 7:15 PM 2,803 Views 2 Comments

We chatted to the bassist from the six-piece, who you can catch at festivals all summer.

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July
# Oh Ma Ma Ma
# Oh Ma Ma Ma

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July

Jul 1st 2015, 1:54 PM 29,375 Views 8 Comments

It’s packed full of dirt. Really.

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio
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Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,006 Views 122 Comments

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman
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Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman

May 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 29,980 Views 17 Comments

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun
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The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun

May 15th 2015, 1:27 PM 36,308 Views 62 Comments

U2 kicked off their world tour last night.

Kodaline were on James Corden's show last night and fans couldn't cope
# The One
# The One

Kodaline were on James Corden's show last night and fans couldn't cope

Apr 30th 2015, 11:12 AM 4,621 Views 0 Comments

Go on the lads!

Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland?
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Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland?

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 PM 25,878 Views 259 Comments

The people need to know…

7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals
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7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals

Apr 17th 2015, 11:45 AM 17,491 Views 13 Comments

Proof that really IS something for everyone.

"A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night" - quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix
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"A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night" - quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix

Apr 16th 2015, 6:15 PM 10,527 Views 5 Comments

David Tapley chats to us about his best gig experience, writing songs and pyjamas.

6 reasons why you should be listening to The Gloaming, NOW
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# Samhradh Samhradh

6 reasons why you should be listening to The Gloaming, NOW

Mar 6th 2015, 10:22 AM 3,329 Views 2 Comments

Their wonderful album has won the Choice Music Prize.

Watch Hozier and Annie Lennox rock the Grammys with amazing mash up
# Take Me To Church
# Take Me To Church

Watch Hozier and Annie Lennox rock the Grammys with amazing mash up

Feb 9th 2015, 8:06 AM 3,954 Views 2 Comments

Who knew Take Me To Church and I Put A Spell On You would go together so well?

Hozier's Live Lounge cover of Ariana Grande is a real treat
# Problem
# Problem

Hozier's Live Lounge cover of Ariana Grande is a real treat

Jan 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 4,383 Views 3 Comments

Even a pop hit can be Hozier-ified, y’know.

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song
# Billy Treacy
# Billy Treacy

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song

Oct 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 4,675 Views 4 Comments

Dublin singer Billy Treacy is telling it like it is.

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night
# Take Me To Church
# Take Me To Church

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night

Oct 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 9,819 Views 2 Comments

As if his week could get any better.

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night
# My Favourite Faded Fantasy
# My Favourite Faded Fantasy

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night

Oct 1st 2014, 8:52 AM 5,435 Views 1 Comment

Watch his performance of new track I Don’t Want To Change You here.

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm
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# Take Me To Church

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm

May 22nd 2014, 5:29 PM 11,935 Views 1 Comment

The Irish singer is currently charming music lovers in the US.

Damien Rice completely wowed fans at his gig in Whelan's last night
# Cheers Darlin
# Cheers Darlin

Damien Rice completely wowed fans at his gig in Whelan's last night

May 14th 2014, 5:20 PM 3,488 Views 0 Comments

The singer-songwriter has been under the radar for years now, but resurfaced to celebrate the venue’s 25th anniversary.

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