Tight-knit friendship: Fabio Molle and Donal Mc Sharry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fabio Molle started Funky Christmas Jumpers selling Christmas jumpers online, seven years ago. The company now ships to 55 countries and also sells(...)

Midge Ure and Bob Geldof attend to record the Band Aid 30 single on Saturday in London. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images 4:15

Musicians lamenting the advent of the digital age, which has seen record sales collapse, may have been surprised to hear Bob Geldof piping up his supp(...)

Kylie is pop. She defines the very word. Over the past 25 years, she has been a hairbrush-miming Friday-night friend, a hotpants-clad fantasy g(...)

Among the headliners today is the hugely popular Kosovo-born London-based artist  Rita Ora. Photograph: Getty

“She’d be a great country if you could roof her.” As the so-called VIPs by virtue of their wristbands surveyed the rain pummeling Punchestown outside (...)

New days: The Saturdays  on stage at Oxegen 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Everything changes, and this maxim applies even to the most famous Irish musical bacchanalia of modern times. But this year’s Oxegen festival, whic(...)

French DJ David Guetta is headlining this year’s Oxegen festival. Photograph: Getty

Dance music dominates this year’s Oxegen line-up which returns to Punchestown, Co Kildare this August Bank Holiday weekend. French DJ Da(...)