Dara Kilkenny of the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in Dublin: “It’s important to be creative and an artist, but you also need to eat and have a roof over your head.” Photograph: Ruth Medjber

The inner-city community of the Liberties’ in Dublin 8 has been sharing its streets, shops and flats with art students ever since NCAD set up in Th(...)

Last month Mr Browne clashed with Jerry Beades of the New Land League, telling him repeatedly to ‘shut up’ after Mr Beades described solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s Gorse Hill home in Killiney as ‘bog standard’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Siptu general president Jack O’Connor walked off a live television discussion on the Tonight with Vincent Browne Show on TV3 on Thursday after allegin(...)

Tom Rainey, one of the most creative drummers on New York's downtown scene

Now I know how cops and robbers must feel when they watch a crime film. As a movie, Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash may well deserve all the industry go(...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)

Bobby Womack on stage during a concert at the Jazz Fest Vienna 2013. Photograph: Georg Hochmuth/EPA

US soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack has died, his publicist said on Friday. He was 70.The cause of his death was not yet known, according to hi(...)

Pianist Geri Allen completes a trilogy of solo albums for fertile independent label Motéma with a somewhat shy tribute to the music of her home tow(...)

Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italy
Hotels with movie magic
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  • September 28, 2013, 01:00

Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italyromecavalieri.comThis Waldorf hotel puts guests in the picture by recreating the film La Dolce Vita with them in the starri(...)

George Jones was nicknamed No-Show Jones for the concerts he missed during drinking and drug binges. Photograph: AP Photo/John Russell
Obituary: George Jones

George Jones, who has died in Nashville aged 81, was the definitive country singer of the past 50 years, whose songs about heartbreak and hard (...)