Mike Scott

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The Waterboys will be in full gallop at Leopardstown Racecourse on Thursday

Seoda Summer Party Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick Saturday August 11th 6pm €10 dolans.ie Anyone looking for an easy-peasy guide to what’s happening in t(...)

Steve Wickham: “I’m not fond of cities, all the pushing and shoving and the trains and taxis. That’s probably why I live in Sligo.”

Current favourite book? I’m a voracious reader, I get through a book every few days. It’s a great antidote for when you’re stuck on a train, tra(...)

The muse hits chief Waterboy Mike Scott like light reflected from a mirrorball: very often, very quickly. As proven by the band’s new album – a double(...)

He is best known as the fiddle player in The Waterboys, but Steve Wickham has also been a prominent collaborator over the course of his long career. (...)

Leicester City’s N’Golo Kanté (centre)  is arguably the best player in the Premiership at the moment.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, Now they’re going to believe us, We’re going to win the league. As Leicester City f(...)

Fearghal McKee, lead singer of Whipping Boy at Feile. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It was a hell of a year. It was the year Ireland went to the World Cup in Italy and the country turned upside down and inside out. It was the year Nel(...)

He’s British when he wins and Scottish when he loses, but on the day of the Scottish independence referendum, it appears tennis star Andy Murray is in(...)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse perform at the RDS in Dublin last night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

What was that wafting through the air at the RDS Arena last night? It was the smell of disappointment, as 18,000 Neil Young fans came to the slow and (...)