Bronagh Gallagher speaks to Róisín Ingle on this week’s episode of the Róisín Meets  . .  . podcast.

In the latest episode of the Róisín Meets podcast, Derry-born singer and actor Bronagh Gallagher joined Róisín Ingle to talk about her “monastic” life(...)

Amir Amor (far right) and his bandmates in London band Rudimental

There’s a rich seam of cultural DNA at the heart of the latest chapter in the Guinness Made Of More campaign, fusing the energy of 1930s New York jaz(...)

Colum Eastwood with his daughter Rosa and wife Rachel after he won the SDLP leadership contest. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

Colum Eastwood has a five-months-old baby called Rosa. His wife’s name is Rachael Parkes. Given that he now leads Northern Ireland’s SDLP, a party bor(...)

Dublin Gospel Choir at this year’s Electric Picnic. Photograph: John Soffe

Maybe you have one of those families that has a Christmas sing-song: children dramatically present themselves from behind the sitting-room curtains; (...)

England fans sing their national anthem before the friendly match with the Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

It’s not often we have England for Sunday lunch, but happily the visitors to the Afifa were impeccably behaved this time, apart from those moments whe(...)

It has been announced that Mariah Carey -  who has sold 14 million copies of  ‘All I Want For Christmas’ - has sold a pitch for a Christmas movie. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

She doesn’t want a lot for Christmas. There is just one thing she needs. She doesn’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree. She just w(...)

Tony Fenton, who has died aged 53, was consistently one of this country’s most popular radio DJs, at home with a wide variety of rock and pop, from Am(...)

Bono with his wife Ali and U2 band members Larry Mullen , Adam Clayton and The Edge, at the funeral of radio DJ Tony Fenton, at Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Not many people can persuade U2 to play at their funeral, but not many people are Tony Fenton. The Dude, as he was affectionately known to his friends(...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)

The boss: Sinéad O’Connor. Photograph: Donal Moloney

It’s a baking hot summer day, and off Pearse Street in Dublin, in a building above a bookmaker’s, Sinéad O’Connor is leaning out of a window, smoking.(...)