Country/Western singer Johnny Cash in recording studio. (Photo by Michael Rougier//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Johnny Cash was a conflicted soul, torn between God and the devil, pop and country music, family life and the temptations of the road. He was a(...)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse pictured performing in the RDS in June. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse are returning to Ireland next year, a year after a controversial concert which many regarded as self-indulgent. Yo(...)

Fionnuala McKenna, of the Purple Root Cafe, Westport, serving up raw vegan food and beverages with her twin sons, Calum (left) and Luke (right), and daughter Roadhán. Photographs: Michael McLaughlin

Chefs and health professionals are coming to the agreement that kids who cook with their parents are more likely to grow up having a healthy, well-bal(...)

Matt Berninger: his intense performance is not an act
The National

The National The O2, Dublin***There’s a loud thump coming out of the PA system during The National’s concert at the O2 on Sunday night. Is there a loo(...)

Space cadet: Bob Geldof is due to head up in an XCOR Lynx spacecraft. Montage: Paul Scott/The Irish Times

On Cmdr Bob Geldof’s first mission into space everything goes like clockwork. Of course, the launch date had to be moved back because, as Geldof said,(...)

Rod Stewart performing at the RDS on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

On the same night his former bandmate Ronnie Wood rocked Glastonbury with the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart was treating delighted fans to a greatest hi(...)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse pictured performing in The RDS, Dublin on Saturday night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The promoter of Saturday’s Neil Young concert said he flagged up weeks in advance that the artist was not going to play a greatest hits set. Young’s c(...)

A weekend in our own private island – sounds like paradise. But we’re not sailing off to a remote atoll in the Caribbean – we’re heading to Fot(...)