James Kelly aka Wife: ‘When you have a fan base it adds different considerations. You ask yourself: is there another life left in this?’

‘There isn’t any subtle way of transitioning from black metal into pop music,” says James Kelly, but the Co Cork musician is willing to give it a g(...)

Solid: Glimmermen
Newfound Sounds for May
  • Music
  • April 25, 2014, 00:00

Albums recorded in unusual settings tend to be imbued with a special feeling. Brigid Power Ryce’s I Told You The Truth EP was recorded in St Nichol(...)

Colm Hefferon, son of Arms Trial witness Col Michael Hefferon (in photograph  frame), who has called on the Government to release more documents. Photograph: Alan Betson 4:07

The son of a former Army head of intelligence has called for an “independent trawl” of government files to help establish the truth behind the 1970(...)

Charles Haughey with Neil Blaney in 1970 at the Arms Trial.

It has taken a long time for the truth to emerge but the finding of the Smithwick Tribunal that someone in Dundalk Garda station colluded with the IRA(...)

Justice Minister Alan Shatter and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan give their reaction to the Smithwick report at Farmleigh House in Dublin. Photograph: PA

The findings of the Smithwick Tribunal have served to cast a chink of light into another dark aspect of the Troubles that destabilised Northern Irelan(...)

Building a memorial to victims of institutional abuse at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin’s Parnell Square would be “demeaning” to abuse survivors (...)

Chris Hayes on Voleuse de Coeurs celebrates winning the Irish St Leger at the Curragh on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Voleuse De Coeurs joined Vinnie Roe on the Irish Leger roll-of-honour at the weekend and is in line to further emulate the former Dermot Weld-trained (...)

Jim Kelly and his son James

Ten years ago today, father and son Jim and James Kelly marched into Croke Park stadium with Team Ireland for the opening ceremony of the Special Olym(...)