Conductor David Brophy with Ed Sheeran on RTÉ’s ‘The High Hopes Choir’, which has been sold to UKTV. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

RTÉ has sold two of its series, The High Hopes Choir and Rachel Allen’s Coastal Cooking, to British digital broadcaster UKTV. The High Hopes Choir, a (...)

Now that she is well and truly installed as a bona-fide pop star, Ellie Goulding could probably afford to throw a little experimentation into (...)

Ryan Tubridy with Donegal’s Blue Ribbon Choir as they audition in the Radisson Hotel, Sligo, earlier this month for a spot  on RTÉ’s ‘Late Late Toy Show’. Photograph: James Connolly

The Late Late Toy Show is still a whole month away, but RTÉ advertising revenue connected to the pre-Christmas extravaganza has already reached last y(...)

Rudimental’s debut album, Home, was the sound of now – the 2013 variety. The question for their second album is if the London collective a(...)

Bright future: Irish people spend more time with radio than any other medium

“JNLR” are four letters that pain the ears of the Irish radio business. The Joint National Listenership Research figures, a massive rolling survey of (...)

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(...)

Bono speaks at the fourth annual Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, Manhattan on Saturday. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images.

Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Pearl Jam were among the acts that performed at the Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park on Saturday n(...)

Track of the week: The Other Boys by Nervo Nervo have roped in Kylie and Jake Shears from Scissor Sisters to add some glitter to this jilted lo(...)

Does Ed Sheeran resent the term ‘ginger’? Given that his new record label is called Gingerbread Records, we can probably conclude that he doesn’t. Ian West/PA Wire

One of the most famous red heads on the planet rolls into town this weekend for two sell out shows in Croke Park. But it’s not just the fans that are (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “We’re looking to absolutely outplay them at home. That’s our ambition.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

More than a decade after his Bohemians side bounced back from a first leg defeat by BATE to go comfortably through, Stephen Kenny is setting the ba(...)