Studio rat: Daniel Lanois. Photograph: Brad Barket/Getty/CBGB

Daniel Lanois is on the road again. He’s calling from a hotel in Seattle as his tour heads up the west coast of the United States and into his nati(...)

The  15.8-acre site is  opposite the “Big Ball” landmark at junction 9 of the M7/N7

A well located development site at the main gateway to Naas, Co Kildare, is back on the market through joint agents Knight Frank and CME Auctioneers w(...)

Graham Coxon, Alex James, Damon Albarn and Dave Rowntree at the Golden Phoenix restaurant, in Chinatown, London, after announcing their new album. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Blur have announced that they will release their first album together in 16 years next month. The band made the surprise announcement on their Faceboo(...)

Analysts warned that now that the European Central Bank had decided to use its veto on Greek bonds, a solution to the country’s debt crisis had to be found quickly.

A fall in Greek shares, sparked by the European Central Bank’s decision to stop accepting the country’s bonds, held back stock markets yesterday. A(...)

Semi-detached family home in Dún Laoghaire, standing at 167sq m (1797sq ft), has an asking price of €975,000

Abbie Walsh and actuary husband Enda purchased 31 Clarinda Park West five years ago. “The plumbing and wiring had been completed by previous owners b(...)

If Los Angeles band Dengue Fever have long been noted for adding colourful stripes and shades to their basic sound – an often superbly wonky b(...)

The Procession of Light picutred going down Grafton Street in Dublin as part of the New Year’s Festival tonight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley. 1:44

Nobody could accuse the organisers of Dublin’s New Year’s Festival of lacking ambition. The capital’s reputation as a party city did not tradit(...)

Ulster’s Ian Humphreys charges through the Scarlets defence during the province’s victory at Kingspan stadium. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Ulster fulfilled the pre-match remit of winning with a bonus point, but the victory extracted a high tariff as five players went off injured. Stuart O(...)

 AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd leaves Tauranga District Court today after being charged with attempting to arrange a murder. Photograph: Joel Ford/Getty Images. 0:52

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to procure murder, threatening to kill and possession of narcotics.The 60-year-old Australian(...)

63 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9. €1.25m

The couple who bought this four-bedroom house seven years ago planned to stay here forever and it was transformed with that in mind. Apart from its g(...)