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The new Music Minds festival takes place in Doolin on January 19th

Last January, the musician and music producer Simon O’Reilly and the percussionist and Kíla frontman Rónán Ó Snodaigh played a gig at the Courthouse G(...)

The deal buttressed the Irish operations of LNG, whose interests already included Festival Republic, which runs Electric Picnic. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

The State’s competition watchdog is launching a detailed investigation into the sale of MCD Productions, the concert promotion company founded by impr(...)

Dublin Dance Festival, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rosas Danst Rosas, Photograph:  Anne Van Aerschot

Dreaming in Blue Until February 14th Harry Clarke’s dreamy The Eve of Saint Agnes is at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, but you can see his wonderful waterco(...)

Erin Fornoff, originally from North Carolina has been living in Ireland for the last 10 years.

A poet, who recently became an Irish citizen, has released a short poetry film reflecting her homesickness. Erin Fornoff, originally from North Caro(...)

Drake was most-streamed artist in Ireland and globally.  Photograph:  Harmony Gerber/Getty

Ireland’s love affair with rap continued in 2018 with Drake, Post Malone and Eminem the most-streamed artists of the year among Irish users of Spotify(...)

 Image from the funeral of John Reynolds in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Music promoter John Reynolds was remembered at his funeral on Thursday as “innovative, energetic and ambitious”, as an immensely hard worker and as a (...)

Festival and concert promoter John Reynolds  died at his home last Thursday. Photograph:  Collins

The family of festival and concert promoter John Reynolds has issued a statement thanking the media, music industry and public for the condolences, tr(...)

John Reynolds (left) owner of Pod nightclub, and Robbie Fox, owner of Renards, at a press conference in 2003. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

John Reynolds’s death at 52 has been met with disbelief in the music business and among his circle of friends, colleagues and acquaintances. It’s ha(...)

Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange is on the main stage at Metropolis Festival on Sunday at the RDS, Dublin.  Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

RDS, Dublin Saturday October 27th/Sunday October 28th €115/€109.50/€74.50/€69.50/€49.50 ticketmaster.ie NB: There is a strict over-21s age policy I(...)

Live gigs kill the radio star? Nicky Byrne, pictured with co-presenter Jenny Greene, will leave 2fm for an unconfirmed period when Westlife embarks on its reunion tour.

RTÉ 2fm closed in on rival Today FM’s market share, while Radio 1 added listeners in the morning but lost them in the afternoon, the latest radio figu(...)

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