When you’ve been in the business as long as Lulu has, you come to learn a few things. But it’s only now, in her seventh decade, that she has gained pe(...)

Annabel Karmel: ‘Self-belief is as important as competence.’ Photograph: Jenny Goodall/Daily Mail/Solo Syndication

My Obituary is a column in which people are given the chance to write their own obituaries while they are still alive. Some may be famous, others n(...)

Virgin does not operate in the Republic and hasn’t given any indication that it will

It is hard to know why Virgin decided to step into the debate over whether the Government should sell the State’s 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to(...)

Hozier: no theatrics, no posturing

One day in spring this year, Andrew Hozier-Byrne was walking down Parliament Street in Dublin with his guitar case. He had just returned from an Am(...)

Tomorrow marks a high-water day for the phenomenon known as the boyband. It’s global One Direction day and, as it says here, “this is an unpreceden(...)

Barry Gibb’s set list  included old favourites such as Night Fever and Stayin’ Alive. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“We’re gonna reel back the years,” announced Barry Gibb at the O2, and he wasn’t joking. Last night’s show at the O2 took the fans back to their disco(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)