Customers in Freebird Records on Wicklow Street in Dublin hoped to get some of the many limited-edition Record Store Day releases by Irish and international acts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Independent record stores in Dublin enjoyed a vinyl revival on Saturday when music fans came out in droves to support international Record Stor(...)

Oliver Jordan Kelly from Gypsy Rebel Rabble, Esther Odeleke from Dublin Afro-Beat Ensemble, Etienne Curron, Aisling McCormick, and Terence Mungwande from the Discovery Gospel Choir and Ugandan folk singer Justine Nantale who will all be performing at TrocaireLive on April 27th. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

There was drumming, clapping, dancing and harmony singing at a Dublin pub today as Trócaire announced detail of a “mini-festival” in the city later(...)