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(...)

Here we go – again. The fields and parks are calling, the PA hire companies are loading their wares onto trucks and promoters are crossing their fi(...)

Photograph: David Rose/Bloomberg News

The album was born of technology. In 1931 RCA Victor launched a range of vinyl discs that rotated 33 times a minute, which meant they played fo(...)

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 (...)

Iggy and the Stooges performing at Mohawk during the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas this month. Photograph: Josh Haner/The New York Times

The gap between the truly great and the merely good is always widening. There has never been so much music, film, literature, TV, art, theatre (...)

Approach with caution: Savages

Last month in Derry I sat in a church pew chatting with Savages. Not the “all-girl band Savages” or the “all-female quartet Savages”. Just Savages.(...)