Songwriter Gerry Goffin poses at the BMI’s 60th annual Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California on  May 15th, 2012. Photograph: Fred Prouser/Reuters

Gerry Goffin, the prolific and multi-dimensional lyricist who with then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote hits such as Will You Love Me T(...)

Documentary award recipient Malik Bendjelloul posed at the annual Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles last year. Bendjelloul died in Stockholm yesterday. Photograph: Phil McCarten/Reuters

Malik Bendjelloul, the director of Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, died yesterday evening in the Stockholm area, police said. He wa(...)

Only previously owned by the Beckhams, this silver soft-top has just 8,012 miles on the clock

Football fans and car enthusiasts are being given the chance to Drive it Like Beckham as the superstar’s BMW is listed for sale on Auto Trader.(...)

Sen Catherine Noone at the Oireachtas charity fashion show in support of Motor Neurone Disease Research held in the Shelbourne Hotel.

News has reached us of a distressing episode involving Mattie McGrath, his suitcase and a revolving door. It happened last Thursday week, but n(...)

Bruce Springsteen performs at Hard Rock Calling Day 2 at Olympic Park on June 30th  last in London. Photograph: Matt Kent/Getty Images

The first of five sold-out concerts on Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour takes place tomorrow night in Limerick’s Thomond Park. All 141,000 tickets have (...)

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(...)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers at the start of  their European tour at the O2 last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Music promoter Peter Aiken has revealed that he plans to release a classic Live in the Marquee album next year to mark the 10th anniversary of the con(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)

In a damning indictment, Greil Marcus once famously wrote: “Rarely has a singer had as full and unique a talent as Rod Stewart; rarely has anyo(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin at the opening of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress ceremony and Mass in the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson

Faith and security were key elements in the Royal Dublin Society in Ballsbridge increasing its surplus by 27 per cent to a record €2.1 million (...)