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President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93
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President leads tributes to 'captivating' soprano Veronica Dunne who has died aged 93

Mon 7:48 PM 24,487 Views 9 Comments

Dr Dunne also trained some of Ireland’s best known classical singers.

US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack
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US rapper DMX in hospital and on life-support after suffering heart attack

Apr 4th 2021, 12:28 PM 40,695 Views 28 Comments

DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, had hits throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Top artists eye awards at first virtual Grammys tonight
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Top artists eye awards at first virtual Grammys tonight

Mar 14th 2021, 4:48 PM 13,880 Views 10 Comments

Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch are leading with multiple nominations each.

'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'
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'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,166 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Byrne on his new song reflecting on the nostalgia of playing football on the street as a child.

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
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This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

Feb 26th 2021, 9:26 AM 40,319 Views 46 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

French music duo Daft Punk announce split
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French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:54 PM 31,538 Views 34 Comments

The producers are among the most influential musical acts of the past 30 years.

Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?
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Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?

Feb 19th 2021, 9:30 PM 48,583 Views 20 Comments

From the Bee Gees to the queen of country (and vaccines) Dolly Parton, here’s a quiz on 70s hits.

Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
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Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,110 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?
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Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?

Dec 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 36,746 Views 8 Comments

Get Behind Me, Santa!

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
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Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,316 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'
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Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'

Nov 17th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,453 Views 5 Comments

Cormac Cashman, founder of Mother and other clubs and festivals is confident we will dance again after Covid-19, but hopes no one from the events industry is left behind.

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
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Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Oct 6th 2020, 9:15 PM 53,991 Views 38 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen
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Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen

Sep 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 52,553 Views 67 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the government would not be discouraging live music.

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
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€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 21,052 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
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Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,100 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
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Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,382 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic
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Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,933 Views 16 Comments

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?
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Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

Jul 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,707 Views 36 Comments

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
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Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

Jun 24th 2020, 4:38 PM 18,052 Views 80 Comments

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?
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Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

Jun 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 44,428 Views 12 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge…

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?
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Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?

May 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 55,151 Views 30 Comments

Do you remember which lad was preaching about having a bad day?

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?
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Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?

May 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 51,329 Views 44 Comments

You may be surprised.

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?
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Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?

May 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,172 Views 20 Comments

A wop bop a loo bop…

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?
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Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?

May 10th 2020, 10:01 PM 51,852 Views 26 Comments

He turns 60 today and he’s met many people along the way.

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87
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Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

May 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 30,641 Views 29 Comments

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'
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Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 88,523 Views 121 Comments

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?
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Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?

May 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 60,256 Views 40 Comments

Riiiiide on….

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79
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Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

May 1st 2020, 2:27 PM 9,242 Views 3 Comments

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?
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Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,903 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral
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'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

Apr 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 65,014 Views 50 Comments

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding
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Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding

Mar 25th 2020, 5:12 PM 10,476 Views 5 Comments

Hozier will be the first to participate on Friday.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

Mar 18th 2020, 7:45 PM 16,228 Views 12 Comments

From headliners to headbangers.

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year
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Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

Mar 6th 2020, 8:15 AM 14,065 Views 12 Comments

The group received the €10,000 award for their third album The Livelong Day.

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
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'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Feb 17th 2020, 3:25 PM 25,368 Views 15 Comments

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced
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RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

Jan 8th 2020, 5:32 PM 13,510 Views 13 Comments

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72
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Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Dec 25th 2019, 11:22 AM 17,557 Views 1 Comment

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?
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Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Dec 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 42,764 Views 19 Comments

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade
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Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 7,911 Views 18 Comments

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
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A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,244 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
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Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,693 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

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