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

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

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,904 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
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Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,608 Views 13 Comments

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'
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# Aslan

'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'

Jul 12th 2018, 9:15 PM 23,470 Views 42 Comments

After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.

14 of the most Ross O'Carroll Kelly things that have happened in real life
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# Leinstertainment

14 of the most Ross O'Carroll Kelly things that have happened in real life

Oct 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,534 Views 5 Comments

Glitch in the matrix.

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'
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'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'

Oct 1st 2017, 10:00 AM 23,747 Views 45 Comments

Author Paul Howard turned a Dublin stereotype into a phenomenon.

AC/DC cancels US tour dates as singer warns he faces "total hearing loss"
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AC/DC cancels US tour dates as singer warns he faces "total hearing loss"

Mar 8th 2016, 7:56 AM 16,698 Views 23 Comments

68-year-old Brian Johnson has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately.

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'
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# Tamil Nadu

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'

Feb 9th 2016, 1:28 PM 16,732 Views 36 Comments

Three other people were injured in the incident.

Wanna know what David Bowie was up to at your age? We can tell you...
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Wanna know what David Bowie was up to at your age? We can tell you...

Jan 8th 2016, 3:32 PM 27,775 Views 24 Comments

Warning: you may feel slightly inadequate.

Noel Gallagher says he wants the Rubberbandits as his backing band
# Fight Your Father
# Fight Your Father

Noel Gallagher says he wants the Rubberbandits as his backing band

Jan 27th 2015, 4:28 PM 8,958 Views 0 Comments

This must happen.

A Ross O'Carroll Kelly plaque is after being put up outside Lillies Bordello
# Roysh
# Roysh

A Ross O'Carroll Kelly plaque is after being put up outside Lillies Bordello

Sep 8th 2014, 3:10 PM 3,357 Views 0 Comments

He ‘broke the hearts of 1500 women’ there between 2001 and 2006, y’see.

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...
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# Rock Concert

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:46 PM 19,836 Views 28 Comments

The energy provider has been hosting a concert inside Turlough Hill to mark the hydro-electric station’s 40th birthday.

Insanely talented guitarist plays 30 songs in one minute
# Whoa
# Whoa

Insanely talented guitarist plays 30 songs in one minute

Apr 10th 2014, 8:09 AM 1,506 Views 0 Comments

How many can you recognise?

Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero... above the urinals
# Roysh
# Roysh

Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero... above the urinals

Jan 28th 2014, 7:54 AM 10,725 Views 4 Comments

Goys, this is totes amazeballs. OMG-sies.

Cuala agree ground share deal with Blackrock College RFC
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# Codebreakers

Cuala agree ground share deal with Blackrock College RFC

Dec 1st 2013, 7:34 PM 5,080 Views 7 Comments

The south Dublin GAA club will make a new home in Stradbrook before improvements are made to the ground.

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million
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# The Rock

"Pink Star" diamond sells for world record €61 million

Nov 13th 2013, 10:02 PM 11,459 Views 30 Comments

The winning bidder, a bearded man apparently in his sixties was pitted in a one-on-race against a telephone competitor.

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die
# Modern Classics
# Modern Classics

26 Irish albums you must hear before you die

Nov 9th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,262 Views 243 Comments

How many are still on your list?

Alice Cooper wants Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers to 'Eat a steak'
# Rock And Roll
# Rock And Roll

Alice Cooper wants Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers to 'Eat a steak'

Jul 15th 2013, 10:32 AM 2,278 Views 4 Comments

New video shows the ‘Godfather of shock rock’ is unimpressed by the current crop of musicians.

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John
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# Addiction

Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John

Jun 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,172 Views 26 Comments

Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.

14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be
# Flashdance
# Flashdance

14 moments to remind you how amazing movie soundtracks used to be

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:30 PM 15,815 Views 61 Comments

Anyone for a bar of Take My Breath Away?

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up
# Hits 2012
# Hits 2012

VIDEO: 50 songs of 2012 in one mash-up

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:09 PM 8,573 Views 12 Comments

Well done, that man.

Foo Fighters' Belfast concert provokes complaints over noise
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Foo Fighters' Belfast concert provokes complaints over noise

Aug 22nd 2012, 3:39 PM 5,904 Views 51 Comments

Music from the concert could be heard by residents up to 12 miles away, according to complaints.

VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen sings with six-year-old fan at first Dublin gig
# The Boss
# The Boss

VIDEO: Bruce Springsteen sings with six-year-old fan at first Dublin gig

Jul 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 18,553 Views 44 Comments

The Boss kicked off his set by finishing the song that was cut off by authorities in London on Saturday.

VIDEO: The man responsible for this classic rock riff has died
# Smoke On The Water
# Smoke On The Water

VIDEO: The man responsible for this classic rock riff has died

Jul 17th 2012, 11:10 AM 3,956 Views 4 Comments

Da da DAH, da da DA-DAA, da da DAH, DAH DAAAAA.

In pictures: Van trapped after road suddenly caves in
# Sinkhole
# Sinkhole

In pictures: Van trapped after road suddenly caves in

Jun 8th 2012, 2:53 PM 9,723 Views 15 Comments

Driver was injured in China’s Guangxi Province after his van dropped into a sudden sinkhole.

9 questions for INXS’s new Irish frontman
# Inxs
# Inxs

9 questions for INXS’s new Irish frontman

Sep 29th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,222 Views 3 Comments

Ciaran Gribbin on Limerick gigs, stage fright and his alter-ego Joe Echo…

Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman
# Rock
# Rock

Irish musician becomes new INXS frontman

Sep 27th 2011, 2:16 PM 793 Views 2 Comments

Belfast-born musician Ciaran Gribbin has been hired as the new frontman for rock band INXS. He replaces JD Fortune and becomes the band’s fourth lead singer.

Feast fit for Prince going to the homeless
# Prince Among Prince
# Prince Among Prince

Feast fit for Prince going to the homeless

Jul 21st 2011, 4:10 PM 1,038 Views 8 Comments

Pop legend Prince to donate surplus food from his rider at Dublin gig to Depaul charity. There is no indication if raspberry sorbet will be on the menu.

Blind man is pro Bono after being given onstage pass
# Pro Bono
# Pro Bono

Blind man is pro Bono after being given onstage pass

Jul 7th 2011, 9:06 AM 970 Views 17 Comments

U2 invites fan to play with them during Fourth of July concert – and sends him home with a guitar.

Gallery: Your pictures of Slane 2011 as castle is rocked by Kings of Leon
# Slane
# Slane

Gallery: Your pictures of Slane 2011 as castle is rocked by Kings of Leon

May 29th 2011, 6:02 PM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

We’ve selected some of the pictures you have sent into us today from the concert at Slane Castle last night.

Watch: Kings of Leon rock 80,000 people at Slane Castle
# Slane
# Slane

Watch: Kings of Leon rock 80,000 people at Slane Castle

May 29th 2011, 1:42 PM 1,716 Views 11 Comments

So good was their performance and the atmosphere last night that one member of Kings of Leon says it was the most memorable show of his career as 80,000 descended on the tiny Meath village for another rock-tastic day.

Japanese pop group cause outrage with 'Nazi' uniforms
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# Nazi

Japanese pop group cause outrage with 'Nazi' uniforms

Mar 2nd 2011, 1:57 PM 1,096 Views 0 Comments

Jewish rights group criticised Sony and MTV for allowing band to appear in SS attire.