Kodaline at the Electric Picnic Festival last year.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Meteor Choice Music Prize event will take place this evening in Vicar Street, with televised highlights for the first time in the competiti(...)

The writer Julian Barnes once described the Man Booker Prize as “posh bingo”. It has become a cyclical phrase regurgitated every year when the obli(...)