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Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61
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Irish musician Cathal Coughlan dies aged 61

Mon 5:42 PM 39,445 Views 11 Comments

Coughlan was a member of critically acclaimed bands The Fatima Mansions and Microdisney.

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
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Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final

May 11th 2022, 7:24 AM 25,599 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.

Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan
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Iggy Pop leads tributes to 'huge talent' Mark Lanegan

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:50 AM 24,724 Views 5 Comments

Lanegan was a member of Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.

Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77
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Betty Davis, hard funk pioneer, dies aged 77

Feb 10th 2022, 7:51 AM 29,739 Views 4 Comments

Her records sold modestly at the time, but their impact has been cited often in the decades following.

Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'
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Joni Mitchell joins Neil Young in boycotting Spotify over Covid 'lies'

Jan 29th 2022, 2:19 PM 43,292 Views 124 Comments

“Irresponsible people are spreading lies that are costing people their lives,” the singer said.

Quiz: How well do you know these Meat Loaf lyrics?
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Quiz: How well do you know these Meat Loaf lyrics?

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 PM 45,654 Views 28 Comments

The death of Meat Loaf was confirm by his family in a statement yesterday.

'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74
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'The vaults of heaven will be ringing with rock': Tributes paid to Meat Loaf who has died aged 74

Jan 21st 2022, 1:30 PM 111,202 Views 127 Comments

His family confirmed the news, saying: “Our hearts are broken.”

Poll: Do you like U2's music?
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Poll: Do you like U2's music?

Jan 19th 2022, 11:16 AM 59,526 Views 72 Comments

Bono said he’s not a fan of most of the band’s songs.

Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?
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Quiz: How well do you remember 20 years of Other Voices?

Jan 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 38,663 Views 10 Comments

Dingle has been the setting of many great performances over the years.

Quiz: How well do you know these classic Christmas hits of the 1990s?
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Quiz: How well do you know these classic Christmas hits of the 1990s?

Dec 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 28,549 Views 7 Comments

All you want for Christmas is quiz.

Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference
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Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference

Dec 16th 2021, 9:08 PM 5,487 Views 2 Comments

The Briton will face New Zealander Joseph Parker in Manchester this weekend.

Mick Rock, 'the man who shot the 70s', has died aged 72
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Mick Rock, 'the man who shot the 70s', has died aged 72

Nov 19th 2021, 3:59 PM 25,412 Views 10 Comments

Rock developed an interest in photography while at university, shooting local gigs.

Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83
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Elvis drummer Ronnie Tutt dies aged 83

Oct 18th 2021, 12:27 PM 15,243 Views 7 Comments

Tutt drummed for Elvis Presley with the TCB Band from 1969 until 1977.

Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime
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Opinion: Hip-hop culture has been misunderstood - it's not about misogyny or glorifying crime

Oct 16th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,224 Views 31 Comments

As they prepare for the 2021 Top 8 Street Dance Battle, Tobi Omoteso and Deborah O’Connor explain what hip-hop culture means to them.

Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend
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Varadkar criticised for attending music festival in London on Electric Picnic weekend

Updated Sep 5th 2021, 12:03 PM 113,100 Views 343 Comments

A spokeswoman said the Tánaiste is currently in the UK “on private time, where such events are allowed”.

Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen
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Abba have just released new music for the first time in 40 years - have a listen

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 6:37 PM 128,721 Views 48 Comments

The new album, Voyage, will be released on 5 November.

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
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Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 113,823 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.
Gigs to return next week with 60% indoor limit - but no full return of nightclubs until late October
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Gigs to return next week with 60% indoor limit - but no full return of nightclubs until late October

Aug 31st 2021, 6:27 PM 20,714 Views 8 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin confirmed details of the next phase of reopening society in a speech this evening.

Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz
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Opinion: How Charlie Watts infused one of the greatest rock bands with jazz

Aug 27th 2021, 8:00 PM 10,417 Views 13 Comments

Professor of music Victor Coelho looks at the Rolling Stones drummer, who died this week.

Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening
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Minister wants indoor arts and dance classes back in September in line with schools reopening

Aug 23rd 2021, 11:30 PM 24,113 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach, Tánasite and the chief medical officer have been invited to attend a meeting with live entertainment reps.

Aoife Scott: The past 18 months have been like The Hunger Games for us in the music industry
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Aoife Scott: The past 18 months have been like The Hunger Games for us in the music industry

Aug 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 15,438 Views 14 Comments

Musician Aoife Scott shares her story of the past 18 months and says restrictions have shown how little Ireland values creative careers.

Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister
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Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,037 Views 81 Comments

Musicians and entertainers want the government to set a timeline for when live events can return.

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year
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Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year

Aug 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,350 Views 44 Comments
  • The majority of people think live music events should go ahead this year, according to a new opinion poll
  • Three in 10 people disagree, citing concerns about Covid-19
  • Younger people are more likely to think concerts should take place, Órla Ryan writes
Three Irish artists nominated for Ivor Novello music awards
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Three Irish artists nominated for Ivor Novello music awards

Aug 10th 2021, 1:26 PM 17,632 Views 8 Comments

The acts are nominated alongside musicians like Harry Styles and Lewis Capaldi.

Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines
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Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines

Aug 6th 2021, 11:29 AM 45,409 Views 108 Comments
  • The update comes after advice from the Attorney General, Órla Ryan reports
  • The latest update comes amid controversy over an event organised by former minister Katherine Zappone
  • Weddings fall under a different regulation and have an upper limit of 100 guests
Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46
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Slipknot co-founder Joey Jordison dies aged 46

Jul 28th 2021, 7:19 AM 58,586 Views 19 Comments

Jordison was voted the greatest drummer of the previous 25 years by readers of drumming magazine Rhythm in 2010.

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today
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Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:50 AM 22,115 Views 19 Comments

Some 3,500 people snapped up tickets for the concert.

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
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Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,952 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
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'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:19 PM 19,924 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
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Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'

Jun 23rd 2021, 6:10 AM 19,826 Views 18 Comments

We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.

'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September
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'We're confident the festival can take place': Electric Picnic announces new dates for September

Jun 16th 2021, 2:22 PM 20,048 Views 23 Comments

The three-day festival is set to run from 24 to 26 September.

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
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Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up

Jun 10th 2021, 3:48 PM 46,986 Views 48 Comments

Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.

Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July
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Here is the full list of pilot music and sport events confirmed for June and July

Updated May 28th 2021, 11:55 PM 19,782 Views 7 Comments

Some large pilot concerts and matches, plus smaller outdoor events, are lined up for next month.

Minister defends live performance ban for pubs and restaurants but musicians criticise 'sledgehammer approach'
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Minister defends live performance ban for pubs and restaurants but musicians criticise 'sledgehammer approach'

May 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,528 Views 44 Comments
  • The chair of the Musicians' Union of Ireland has described the latest guidance as "outrageous", write Orla Dwyer and Christina Finn.
  • Government sources have indicated that the Fáilte Ireland guidelines could be modified during the summer.
  • Minister Catherine Martin said every restriction is guided by public health advice.
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

Apr 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 24,688 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 40,783 Views 30 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 13,887 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 6,328 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 41,044 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 31,645 Views 34 Comments

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

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