Prince performing in LA in March 2005. Photograph:   Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Páirc Uí Chaoimh, July 7th, 1990 Dave Fanning IRELAND ‘S first taste of Prince Rogers-Nelson was as sweet, slick and sleazy as we’d been led to b(...)

Posters promoting TXFM on its launch in 2014. The alternative music station was previously known as Phantom and began life as a pirate broadcaster

TXFM, the Dublin alternative music station previously known as Phantom 105.2, is set to close down. The consortium behind the loss-making station deci(...)

The genesis for Setanta began in 1990 when Mickey O’Rourke and Leonard Ryan organised a showing of the Ireland-England match at the Italia ’90 World Cup in a London pub

After 23 years operating as the plucky underdog in the pay TV arena, Setanta Sports is about to accept the warm corporate embrace of Eir, Ireland’s bi(...)

Strand Road in Killiney has an end-of-the-world feel to it. It’s as though once Dalkey, Coliemore Road and Vico Road have offered up their delightful (...)

Damon Albarn of Blur performing on and off the main stage at Electric Picnic this year. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN

Accounts just filed for the company behind the Electric Picnic music festival show it remained financially in tune in 2014, the first year following t(...)

Denis Desmond, the concert promoter, has described a politically controversial £150,000 (€203,000) payment to one of his companies by the Scottish go(...)

A screengrab from a video in which Mrs Brown and Lenny Abrahamson join forces and call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage rReferendum on May 22nd . Video: Treasure Entertainment

A video starring Ireland’s ‘Mammy-in-chief’ Mrs Agnes Brown and directed by Lenny Abrahamson is urging people to vote Yes to in the same-sex marriage (...)

 Mickey O’Rourke, Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

“That’s Asia and that’s Kazakhstan on that screen there,” says Mickey O’Rourke, co-founder and owner of Setanta Sports, pointing at various monitors a(...)

Electric Picnic: three-day event. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Three, the mobile phone company that last year swallowed up bigger rival O2, really does take its name seriously when it comes to sponsorships. It is (...)

John and Bernie Gallagher outbid Live Nation, Denis Desmond’s MCD, the Ambassador Theatre Group in the UK, Dublin-based New Beginnings and several private investors to acquire the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

Wealthy Dublin couple John and Bernie Gallagher, who made a fortune from the sale of Jurys Doyle hotels before the property crash, have acquired the B(...)