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A €10k international singing competition is taking place in Ireland this week
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A €10k international singing competition is taking place in Ireland this week

Jan 29th 2019, 7:30 PM 13,576 Views 9 Comments

We talked to one of the contestants – who said it’s not all glamour, but a lot of graft.

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall
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The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall

Mar 19th 2018, 2:58 PM 86,271 Views 19 Comments

We speak to the band’s drummer Ashley Keating about how they have coped with the many changes in the music industry.

'Ireland, 12 points': Why some Eurovision countries consistently struggle to bag the high scores
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'Ireland, 12 points': Why some Eurovision countries consistently struggle to bag the high scores

Mar 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,369 Views 20 Comments

Forget about the music, this is all about relationships.

This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision
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This man will represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision

Jan 31st 2018, 12:35 PM 41,306 Views 55 Comments

Dubliner Ryan O’Shaughnessy will perform the song ‘Together’ later this year in Lisbon.

Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language
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Birds may learn new songs in similar way to how children learn new language

Nov 4th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,399 Views 5 Comments

Their strategy also resembles methods used in computer linguistics to compare documents.

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'
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46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'

Jun 15th 2017, 9:57 PM 14,059 Views 35 Comments

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

The whole audience fell in love with Michael Bublé serenading his kids on the Late Late
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# Mickey Bubbles

The whole audience fell in love with Michael Bublé serenading his kids on the Late Late

Oct 22nd 2016, 9:27 AM 4,901 Views 0 Comments

Ah HERE.

Ed Sheeran facing $20 million lawsuit over alleged song rip-off
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Ed Sheeran facing $20 million lawsuit over alleged song rip-off

Jun 9th 2016, 10:06 AM 42,035 Views 0 Comments

A songwriting duo are claiming Sheeran’s Photograph mimics a song they released in 2011.

This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code
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This Dublin duo wrote a song about the Easter Rising based on 1916 morse code

Mar 25th 2016, 5:34 PM 12,286 Views 8 Comments

Dublin band Contour based their song Rebellion on the sound of the morse code broadcast in 1916.

Hozier and Saoirse Ronan have teamed up to tackle domestic abuse
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Hozier and Saoirse Ronan have teamed up to tackle domestic abuse

Feb 11th 2016, 12:16 PM 20,202 Views 24 Comments

Putting their fame to good use.

The guy behind Gangam Style says the "pressure and stress was too huge"
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The guy behind Gangam Style says the "pressure and stress was too huge"

Dec 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 28,141 Views 14 Comments

It’s still the most-watched video of all time on YouTube.

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths fined over 'refugee' song about Rudi Skacel
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Celtic's Leigh Griffiths fined over 'refugee' song about Rudi Skacel

Sep 29th 2015, 6:51 PM 5,476 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish striker has been fined and given a suspended two-game ban.

Here's the story with that banging tune from the Eir ad
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# Fionnghuala

Here's the story with that banging tune from the Eir ad

Sep 22nd 2015, 9:39 AM 79,652 Views 22 Comments

Play it in Coppers, tbh.

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An alternative tune for Happy Birthday has been found

Sep 13th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,886 Views 8 Comments

Did you know it was originally called Good Morning to All?

A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift's sound side just paid off
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# Shake It Off

A Twitter campaign appealing to Taylor Swift's sound side just paid off

Aug 4th 2015, 8:17 AM 3,271 Views 0 Comments

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate…

Tears, tantrums and Irish pride: What it's really like performing in the Eurovision
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Tears, tantrums and Irish pride: What it's really like performing in the Eurovision

May 23rd 2015, 6:00 PM 9,924 Views 7 Comments

We chatted to Brian Kennedy, who represented Ireland back in 2006.

This man's sweet song for his mother with Alzheimer's is going viral
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# Singing For Mom

This man's sweet song for his mother with Alzheimer's is going viral

Jan 4th 2015, 3:20 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Joe Fraley said he doesn’t play guitar for his mum any more, because she doesn’t recognise him.

Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died
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Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:15 PM 30,967 Views 8 Comments

Do you recall…

Poll: Was John Delaney's apology necessary?
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Poll: Was John Delaney's apology necessary?

Nov 27th 2014, 8:47 AM 30,001 Views 122 Comments

A video of the FAI chief singing a republican song caused quite a stir, but was it all blown out of proportion?

It's official: Irish Water now has its own theme song
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It's official: Irish Water now has its own theme song

Nov 24th 2014, 1:38 PM 15,562 Views 52 Comments

“When I go to the loo, I’m quick at what I do because a bill is due.”

Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down
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Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down

May 13th 2014, 10:22 PM 16,166 Views 19 Comments

Hadfield spent months getting the rights, but Bowie only gave him a year to keep the video up.

Make a day of International Women’s Day
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Make a day of International Women’s Day

Mar 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,045 Views 68 Comments

A protest and soapbox event is due to take place in Dublin today.

This love song beautifully expresses your feelings about sleep
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# True Love

This love song beautifully expresses your feelings about sleep

Feb 13th 2014, 10:30 PM 2,088 Views 2 Comments

Beautiful, seductive sleep.

This extremely talented ticket barrier can sing Blur's Song 2
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# Gas Ticket

This extremely talented ticket barrier can sing Blur's Song 2

Jan 28th 2014, 3:48 PM 1,681 Views 0 Comments

WOO HOO!

The Wire/Haim mashup you've all been waiting for is here
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# Down To The Wire

The Wire/Haim mashup you've all been waiting for is here

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:25 PM 1,523 Views 0 Comments

You’re listening to The Wire, while watching The Wire. Wire-ception.

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem
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Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

Dec 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 14,647 Views 44 Comments

The current anthem, Swiss Psalm, is “a mix between a weather report and a psalm”, say critics.

Anchorman 2 cast sings Happy Birthday to Ireland in Dublin
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# Stay Classy

Anchorman 2 cast sings Happy Birthday to Ireland in Dublin

Dec 10th 2013, 7:28 AM 4,580 Views 0 Comments

The human torch was denied a bank loan.

On this night in 1995 you were listening to... Coolio
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# Friday Flashback

On this night in 1995 you were listening to... Coolio

Nov 1st 2013, 10:30 PM 1,583 Views 4 Comments

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

R.E.M. cover tells the story of Breaking Bad from start to finish (SPOILERS)
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# End Of The World

R.E.M. cover tells the story of Breaking Bad from start to finish (SPOILERS)

Oct 1st 2013, 7:46 AM 1,231 Views 1 Comment

It’s the end of Breaking Bad as we know it.

This father/daughter duet will melt your frozen heart
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# Lovely

This father/daughter duet will melt your frozen heart

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:31 PM 4,444 Views 2 Comments

She’s four years old, and she’s hearing fireworks.

Dublin man writes song begging for All-Ireland ticket
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# For A Song

Dublin man writes song begging for All-Ireland ticket

Sep 18th 2013, 9:44 AM 1,629 Views 3 Comments

What do you think of his tactic?

The funniest Arsene Wenger 'Thrift Shop' parody video you'll see today
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The funniest Arsene Wenger 'Thrift Shop' parody video you'll see today

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:27 PM 3,968 Views 4 Comments

The Arsenal boss has been mocked for his reluctance to spend in the transfer market.

The latest catchy 'Mayo for Sam' song that will get you in the mood for the All-Ireland final
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# Anthem

The latest catchy 'Mayo for Sam' song that will get you in the mood for the All-Ireland final

Sep 1st 2013, 2:35 PM 2,524 Views 3 Comments

Hats off to Mylo and Vinny Kelly!

Here's the latest Clare song before the All-Ireland hurling final
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# Choons

Here's the latest Clare song before the All-Ireland hurling final

Aug 29th 2013, 12:40 PM 3,147 Views 2 Comments

The Banner hurling lads like to puck out a few tunes.

Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US
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Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US

Jun 14th 2013, 8:49 PM 10,522 Views 9 Comments

A US film production firm has lodged a lawsuit arguing that the most popular song in the English language, “Happy Birthday to You,” should be public property and not subject to copyright – after shelling out $1,500 to use it in a documentary.

Is D4nny's 'Goodbye' the worst song ever?
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# H8rs

Is D4nny's 'Goodbye' the worst song ever?

Jun 5th 2013, 8:57 AM 26,342 Views 4 Comments

You really have to see it for yourself to understand.

LISTEN: Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has a new song!
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# Music A Go-go

LISTEN: Former Green Party TD Paul Gogarty has a new song!

May 14th 2013, 12:37 PM 6,218 Views 36 Comments

‘My heart is pumping and my feet are jumping…’

Twitter campaign to get Vincent Browne Song to #1 for charity
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# VINB

Twitter campaign to get Vincent Browne Song to #1 for charity

May 10th 2013, 11:10 AM 1,825 Views 0 Comments

We’re backing #VinBSongForNumber1.

This domino effect music video will blow your mind
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# Woah

This domino effect music video will blow your mind

Apr 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 1,140 Views 0 Comments

One thing really does lead to another!

VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote
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VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote

Apr 17th 2013, 3:47 PM 10,660 Views 54 Comments

Warning: possible tearjerker.

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