Dave O’Donoghue: ‘Cash is a messy means of payment and one I avoid.’

Chief executive of healthy fast-food franchise Freshii Ireland Dave O’Donoghue

John Loughran (left) of the Sanymount Hotel.

Me & My Money: John Loughran, proprietor, Sandymount Hotel

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan, and drummer Fergal Lawler

With a ‘Best Of’ album on the way, The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan and Noel Hogan talk about past regrets, future plans

“I’m passionate about spending locally, particularly for fresh produce.” Photograph: Jason Clarke

Me and my money: Jock Jordan, group sales director, One4all

Produced by T Bone Burnett, with guest appearances that include Jools Holland and Jeff Beck, this is the best album of May's caree(...)

Anne Fanthom: “My daughter has repeatedly tried to introduce me to online shopping. She’s hooked, but I don’t believe I will ever move away from wanting that face to face contact.”

Me and My Money: Anne Fanthom, managing director of Recruitment Plus

Mann first came to notice with her 1980s rock band Til Tuesday but she really snagged attention from 1993 onwards with the release of her debut solo album, Whatever.

Her music focuses on people “who aren’t functioning perfectly”. Her latest album Mental Illness is no exception

 Finbar Wright pictured backstage at the National Concert Hall. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Me and My Money: Finbar Wright, tenor

Shane Kenny: “Money for me is there to go around, not to be locked up and slowed down . . . Money is important to share.”

Owner of Seapoint Restaurant, Monkstown, Co Dublin and Hospitality Aware

 Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Tributes paid to guitar-playing visionary whose music helped erode racial barriers

Captain Fantastic: Elton John at the Forum in Inglewood, California, in 1974. Photograph: Ed Caraeff/Getty

Book review: The singer-songwriter coped via never-ending touring, drink and drugs, he tells Tom Doyle

Me & My Money: James McCormack, owner, Dublin Barista School

Ann Chapman

‘Haggle is a horrible word’

Dan McDonnell: “I risked everything when I went out on my own initially, and then when I formed Neon, so I suppose every entrepreneur is a gambler”

While it’s good to haggle, there is a line you must respect, says event management chief

Drive-By Truckers will play Vicar Street, Dublin on Tuesday February 28th

An angry and defiant Patterson Hood believes sleeping giant has been awoken in US

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25:  Ray Davies attends an after party following the press night performance of "Hamlet" at the Barbican Centre on August 25, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

The former driving force behind the Kinks on identity, politics and timeless characters in his songs as the musical ‘Sunny Afterno(...)

JONNY REPCold Sunbeam ***Wangley Dan Records

GYPSIES ON THE AUTOBAHNBorn Brief ***Universal Ireland

Harry Parkinson: “Money is important and can bring comfort, but it does not bring happiness. It is important that one recognises the difference between the two.”

Harry Parkinson, chief executive Capitalflow

Ciara Jordan, owner of Amour Design: “I’ll nearly always haggle; I get it from my dad.”

‘Best value I ever got was my first mixing drill when I finished my apprenticeship’

AppliancesDelivered.ie CEO Philip Martin: “I am very much an online retailer’s dream; I spend probably an hour a day minimum browsing various online websites.”

‘I am very conscious to only spend my money on websites I trust’

Carol Brick, managing director at CWM Wealth Management:  “I like to invest in a diverse portfolio of blue-chip shares across a wide variety of sectoral and geographical areas.” Photograph: Neil Danton.

Carol Brick, managing director, CWM Wealth Management and HerMoney

Sullivan’s Brewing Company CEO Alan Quane: “The recession taught me not to take things for granted, and to always have a small stash hidden away for rainy days.”

‘I’m known as The Magician, as I have been known to make money disappear’

Matthew E White and Flo Morrissey: “We just wanted to do songs that meant something to us, that challenged us, and some that people just wouldn’t normally cover.”

The Irish English singer has teamed with American White for an album of covers ranging from Leonard Cohen to the hit theme from Gr(...)

Aonghus McAnally: “I don’t tend to spend much on myself and only really shop when I need something.”

‘Getting on the property ladder at a young age was a great achievement’

Stefan Murphy: What I’m doing at the moment is following my instinct

Irish musician Stefan Murphy is on a creative roll with his new one-man operation, Count Vaseline. He talks about ‘the endurance (...)

SOPHIE BARKERBreak the Habit ****Disco Gecko

THE MOLOCHSAmerica’s Velvet Glory **** Innovative Leisure

Cyber Risk International chief executive Paul Dwyer: “I am not a gambler; I do enough risk-taking as an entrepreneur in business.”

Cyber Risk International CEO Paul Dwyer: ‘I miss being paid real cash’

Mirror, mirror: Margo Price. “The  music scene would be in a much healthier position if you allowed people with raw talent to do what they wanted, rather than mould them into the same character”

The US country singer’s story reads like a tragic country song, but a deal with Jack White’s Third Man Records and an acclaimed d(...)

SAVOIR ADOREThe Love That Remains ****Nettwerk, 4 stars

Ciara Egan: “I am  the gal to go to the horse racing with – I win nine times out of 10.”

Ciara Egan, COO of global lifestyle management and advisory firm The Atlas Club

Ciaran Bermingham. Photograph: Miki Barlok

Ciaran Bermingham, actor currently starring in ‘Red Riding Hood’

THE COLORIST & EMILIANA TORRINI The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini ****Rough Trade

THE TROUBLE WITH TEMPLETON: Someday, Buddy ****Bella Union

 Gina London: “The independence and opportunity to travel and enjoy life with family and friends that money can provide is important to me.” Photograph: Darragh Kane

Gina London, director of strategic communications for Fuzion and former CNN correspondent and anchor

ERASURETomorrow’s World ****Snow Globe ** Mute

Pat O’Sullivan of Masterchefs Hospitality: “Money isn’t the main motivator for me and never has been, but it’s important to live.”

Me & My Money: Pat O’Sullivan, MD of Masterchefs Hospitality

 Johnny Marr: “I had five years of being in one of the biggest guitar bands in the world, and you could say that my experience has stood to me.” Photograph: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

Overshadowed by his former songwriting partner Morrissey for too many years, Johnny Marr has taken his time to tell his side of th(...)

Karen Nixon, founder of Vintage Tea Tours: “I don’t really enjoy shopping – unless it’s with a girlfriend.” Photograph: Emma Moseley, Ebony & Pearl Photography

Me & My Money: Karen Nixon, founder of Vintage Tea Tours

Marc Bolan of T. Rex in action. Photograph:  Michael Ochs/Getty Images

Bolan, Bowie, Slade, Mud, Sweet, Roxy Music – the glittering stars of glam are all here

 Michael Costello: “As I am an accountant,   I shop around for better value on larger purchases for both personal and business-related spending.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Me & My Money: Michael Costello, managing partner at BDO

Girl in da corner: Emeli Sandé has written songs for Cheryl Cole, Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, Katy Perry and Rihanna. “I’d gone from someone who was relatively reserved in the studio environment – really focusing on the songs – to suddenly being in front of so many people.”

She went from songwriter-for-hire to pop star, but paid a personal price. As Sandé releases her second album, ‘Long Live the Angel(...)

Donal Buggy: “I have never quite gotten over the €20 I lost to a three-card trickster  in Barcelona about 15 years ago.”

Donal Buggy, Head of Services and Advocacy at the Irish Cancer Society

Jack White by Deirdre O’Callaghan

New book features images and interviews with world’s most famous drummers

Jane Deasy, of online fashionable fitness clothes retailer trendyandbendy.com: “I think online shopping is great, especially when you are busy with work and kids and don’t have a minute to get to the shops.”

Jane Deasy, online fashionable fitness clothes retailer trendyandbendy.com

KRISTIN HERSHWyatt at the Coyote Palace *** Omnibus

 ‘I feel so ashamed of myself that I didn’t visit her more often, that I didn’t alleviate some of the burden my brother so uncomplainingly shouldered.’

When I did visit I can’t recall staying much longer than 30 minutes each time

Eamonn Lawlor: “I have a suit that is older than I am prepared to admit, which has never worn out and which still fits regardless of my various changes of shape over the years.” Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Éamonn Lawlor, broadcaster and patron of the Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year competition

Paul Simon at his office in New York – despite having just turned 75, his creative output is showing no signs of slowing. Photograph: NYT

As he releases a new album, the acclaimed songwriter has little interest in his legacy – ‘Time takes care of that’

Featuring a live take of the artist's off-Broadway musical, recorded by the cast just hours after Bowie died, as well three previo(...)

Jimmy Rainsford and Ryan Hennessy of Athy pop group, Picture This, have a sound that touches a nerve

The Irish pop success story of 2016 talk to Tony Clayton-Lea about working methods, making music and how to maintain a winning pro(...)

Agnes Obel started dabbling in studio recording and production techniques at the age of 17.

The Danish songwriter talks to Tony Clayton-Lea about her new album, Citizen of Glass

Brendan Synnott, managing director of Nationwide UK (Ireland): “I always shop around, whether in person or on the internet.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

‘The recession has been really tough, but thankfully we are seeing some progress’

BellX1's first release since 2013's Chop Chop sees the band radically reconfigure their sound

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