Listening to US pianist Bobby Avey’s first solo album is like descending through clouds on to an alien planet. The opener, Our Fortune Is Running Out (...)

Romain Duris

You have to remind yourself that Romain Duris is closing in on 40 and that later today, he’ll return home to La Bastille to be with his actor p(...)

Most Rev Dr Richard Clarke stressed the need to speak “compassionately, intelligently and spiritually” on what he called end-of-life issues

The Church of Ireland primate has called on all Christians to confront those treating human life “not as a gift but as a commodity”. In h(...)

Bishop Christopher Jones and Fr Timothy Bartlett representing the Catholic Church at the  Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children last January. Bishop Jones described the 1992 Supreme Court judgment on the X case as “morally unacceptable”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

So the Catholic bishops have spoken on the heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, published by the Government last week. S(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

Archbishop of Dublin Dr Michael Jackson has said the decision by Archdeacon Leslie Stevenson to decline his appointment as Bis(...)

Late US pop star Michael Jackson performs during his HIStory World Tour concert in Vienna in 1997. The “Thriller” singer’s mother, Katherine, is suing privately held AEG Live, promoters of a never-realised series of comeback concerts by Jackson, for negligence in hiring Dr Conrad Murray as his personal physician. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

An attorney for concert promotion company AEG Live warned jurors they would see a very different view of the charismatic late pop star Michael(...)

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(...)

You know there’s trouble at t’mill when a leading business magazine weighs in on the Justin Bieber-unravelling-in-front-of-our eyes-saga with t(...)

A demo acetate record of Elvis singing That’s All Right, produced by Sam Philips for Memphis Recording Service, is shown  at Whyte’s auction at the RDS in Dublin  yesterday. It sold for ¤64,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minerva suite at the RDS was packed today for the first ever Irish and international pop and rock memorabilia auction, held by Whyte’s auctione(...)

Michael Jackson: died in June 2009 in Los Angeles. Photograph: Getty Images

Michael Jackson's trial and acquittal on child sex abuse charges in 2005 may be revisited in a civil lawsuit next month that pits the pop sing(...)