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From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I am determined to make music available to the deaf' Good Vibrations

Column: 'I am determined to make music available to the deaf'

I was the first and only deaf and vision impaired student to choose music as a Leaving Cert subject, writes Orla O’Sullivan.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth Rolling In The Dough

Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth

The Sunday Times Music Rich List is out.

From TheJournal.ie 'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit Bahamian Nightmare This post contains videos

'Closer to The Hunger Games than Coachella': Fyre Festival hit with $100m lawsuit

The festival was cancelled despite thousands flying to the Caribbean.

From TheJournal.ie Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert Hellsinki

Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert

The glam rock band are due to play a gig in the Finnish capital on 4 May.

From TheJournal.ie A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos Fyre Festival This post contains videos

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love Chemo

'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

The singer has spoken out about his life since being diagnosed with rectal cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths Germany

Love Parade organisers to face trial over stampede deaths

A stampede at the music festival killed 21 people and injured over 650 others.

From TheJournal.ie The man responsible for music of Independence Day, James Bond and Damien Rice is coming to Dublin Orchestral Manoeuvres
From TheJournal.ie Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival Cruinniú Na Cásca

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

U2's song with Kendrick Lamar is good, and the internet is extremely surprised XXX

U2's song with Kendrick Lamar is good, and the internet is extremely surprised

“Kendrick Lamar managed to make U2 tolerable. Is this witchcraft?”

From TheJournal.ie Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country Enjoy Yourself

Easter holidays have begun and here's what's happening around the country

A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the next week.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision Dying To Try This post contains videos

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision

The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.

From TheJournal.ie 'The only film I could think about making was about people who kept going in spite of it' Lost In France

'The only film I could think about making was about people who kept going in spite of it'

An Irish documentary maker explores the issues of money and music in his new film about the label Chemikal Underground.

From TheJournal.ie iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding CREATIVE IRELAND

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

From TheJournal.ie David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards Blackstar This post contains videos

David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards

Duncan Jones dedicated Bowie’s two awards late night to “all the kooks”.

From TheJournal.ie How a Norwegian street musician crashed her van in The Liberties, bought a horse, and was embraced by the community No Plan

How a Norwegian street musician crashed her van in The Liberties, bought a horse, and was embraced by the community

The Musical Slave recently released a music video which focuses on the two and a half years she spent in The Liberties in Dublin and the people she met there.

From TheJournal.ie Pixies, Bell X1 and alt-J set for series of outdoor summer gigs at Trinity College Summer Series

Pixies, Bell X1 and alt-J set for series of outdoor summer gigs at Trinity College

The gigs will run from 6 – 11 July.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man championing musicians who were captured by the Nazis Daniel Hope

Meet the man championing musicians who were captured by the Nazis

A hugely successful violinist, Daniel Hope is using music to bring the stories of the oppressed to the rest of the world.

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

There’s something for everyone here.

From TheJournal.ie Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot Bliss N Eso

Stunt actor shot dead during Australian hip-hop band's video shoot

Police are investigating.

From TheJournal.ie Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court Offensive

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

From TheJournal.ie U2 delays new album because of Trump victory Songs Of Experience

U2 delays new album because of Trump victory

The Edge said the outcome of the US election has changed the world.

From TheJournal.ie These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year* Choice Music Prize

These were the 10 best albums in Ireland last year*

*According to the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

From TheJournal.ie 'A legend until the end of time': Tributes paid to David Bowie on first anniversary of death Starman

'A legend until the end of time': Tributes paid to David Bowie on first anniversary of death

Fans around the world have been remembering the iconic musician today, with a number of concerts taking place.

From TheJournal.ie 'What is this thing that we all really like and is called music?' Science Gallery Dublin

'What is this thing that we all really like and is called music?'

A new exhibition coming to Science Gallery Dublin in 2017 will invite visitors to use technology to create new music.

From TheJournal.ie Here were our best gigs, books, TV shows and films of 2016 - what were yours? Best Of 2016

Here were our best gigs, books, TV shows and films of 2016 - what were yours?

Solange, the RTÉ Orchestra and Stranger Things are on all our lists.

From TheJournal.ie A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it Guaranteed Irish

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the songs Irish people couldn't stop listening to on Spotify this year One More Tune

Here are the songs Irish people couldn't stop listening to on Spotify this year

Drake, Justin Bieber and Sia all feature.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year 3Arena

Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year

The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

From TheJournal.ie Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one Rolling Stones Cover

Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one

It will raise funds for the Jo Cox Foundation, which was set up after the MP’s murder in June.

From TheJournal.ie New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU Portability

New rules will allow you to use Netflix or Spotify unrestricted across the EU

The measures were approved yesterday allowing “cross-border portability” of paid-for online content.

From TheJournal.ie What is bringing classical and video game music together? This Irish woman Classical Games

What is bringing classical and video game music together? This Irish woman

Eimear Noone will conduct a special concert next week.

From TheJournal.ie Golden Discs is moving into 80 Tesco stores Golden Opportunity

Golden Discs is moving into 80 Tesco stores

Golden Discs currently operates 14 stores around Ireland and employs over 150 people.

From TheJournal.ie "He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball Irish Odyssey

"He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball

The musician, who covered Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, died in 1997.

From TheJournal.ie The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long? Opinion

The Invisible Art: Why have Irish composers been ignored for so long?

Music critic Michael Dervan writes about his journey to discovering more Irish composers in his book The Invisible Art, which is nominated for a Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Award.