These self-described “veterans” of the music scene have all been around the block in various guises over the past two decades. The Irish-Americ(...)

20 Feet from Stardom

The highest-grossing US documentary of 2013 arrives here with rave notices and an Academy Award attached. For one night only, Morgan Neville’s (...)

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at yesterday’s press conference in Goverment Buildings. Photograph: David Sleator

There it was: the German flag flying proud above Government Buildings. And German chancellor Angela Merkel would soon be on her way thro(...)

Jay-Z and 99 Problems – who’d have come up with that one?

Take three songs, say Bruce Springsteen’s I’m on Fire , Kanye West’s (...)

Who runs Ireland?

THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)

The singer, song collector and songwriter Pete Seeger, who has died aged 94, spearheaded the American folk music revival of the 1960s and spent a long(...)

Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace

Responsible Russell Baze (Christian Bale) visits with local rogue Petty (Willem Dafoe), in order to settle a debt owed by Russell’s feckless younger b(...)

Pylons – the final frontier and a  dangerous space for Captain Kenny of the Enterprise economy

It was like an episode of Star Trek yesterday, with a touch of The Wombles and some American folk music thrown in for good measure. Pylons – the final(...)

 Pete Seeger photographed in Beacon, New York state, in August 2010. Photograph: Andrew Sullivan/The New York Times

Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement, co-wrote enduring songs such as If I Had a Hammer and became a leading voice f(...)

Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement, co-wrote enduring songs like If I Had a Hammer and in turn became a leading voice for social justice, died yesterday at the age of 94.

Pete Seeger, who helped create the modern American folk music movement, co-wrote enduring songs like If I Had a Hammer and in turn became a leading v(...)

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