Ed Sheeran: four nights in a row at Dublin's O2 in October

One season ends and another begins. As the outdoor shows run out of road, it’s time to return to the indoor halls, clubs and arenas. Many would arg(...)

It’s no slur on Mick Flannery’s talent to suggest that his back catalogue is not exactly loaded with musical pick-me-ups. But the Corkman has found hi(...)

Deep by Raymond Scannell

Five years ago, the arch documentary theatre makers Rimini Protokoll asked Berlin to take a closer look at itself. A company that prefers to put real (...)

May Kay from Fight Like Apes lays down a track at Helium

Imagine my delight when a young lady at a gig last weekend asked me which band I was playing with. What had led her to this assumption? Was I emitt(...)

Court order require six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay websites within some 30 days in a bid to prevent illegal downloading of copyright music and other material.

Four major music companies have secured court orders requiring six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay (...)

About 200,000 Irish users, representing some 8 per cent of all internet users here, access the Pirate Bay sites monthly, court told

Four major music companies are seeking court orders requiring six internet service providers to, within some 30 days, block or disable access by subsc(...)

Songwriter Julie Feeney’s first foray into opera, “explosive” South African theatre, Australian circus and a “Big Top Night at the Proms” are among th(...)

 Johnny Marr at the Academy last month. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

The Arctic Monkeys, Fatboy Slim and Bjork have been confirmed as the headliners for Electric Picnic. David Byrne, formerly of Talking He(...)