Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015. Photograph: Liza Geddes

Derry singer-songwriter Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year for her album Before We Forgot How To (...)

The Gloaming (Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill) were last year’s winners of the Choice Music Prize

Girl Band, Villagers and Róisín Murphy are among the main contenders for this year’s Choice Music Prize, which has just announced its shortlist. Th(...)

Bookmaker Paddy Power placed My Bloody Valentine’s ‘MBV’, Villagers’ ‘Awayland’ and Bell X1’s (above) ‘Chop Chop’ as favourites.

A shortlist of ten Irish bands has been announced for next month’s prestigious Meteor Choice Music Prize for best Irish album of 2013, highlights of w(...)

Rudimental arriving for the MTV Europe Music Awards at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam earlier this month. The Irish subsidiaries of Sony Music, Universal Music and Warner Music will ask the High Court on Monday to order five of the largest broadband providers to block access to file-sharing website Kickass Torrents. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Three of the world’s leading music companies will next week step up efforts to block access from Ireland to illegal file-sharing websites.The Irish su(...)

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(...)