The Chieftains in 1971.

Claddagh Records has agreed to license a back catalogue that includes the Chieftains and Sean Ó Riada to music giant Universal. Founded by friends Ga(...)

Sales of Hozier and Taylor Swift music l contributed to a 20.8 per cent increase in sales at Universal Music Ireland in 2019. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Sales of Hozier and Taylor Swift music contributed to a 20.8 per cent increase in sales at the Irish arm of music giant Universal to €20 million last (...)

Eleanor McEvoy, chair of IMRO, said revenues from music have ‘gone off a cliff’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Covid-19 has led to a “really dire time” for those who work in the music industry with many wondering if and when they can get back to playing live ag(...)

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Warner Music Group reignited its plans for an initial public offering, becoming the latest music company to cash in on a streaming boom that’s only ac(...)

Sean Ryan McCaffrey (left) and Niall Cuddy (right) with Savills head of offices Andrew Cunningham.

Savills has moved to bolster its office team in Dublin with the appointment of Sean Ryan McCaffrey and Niall Cuddy. Ryan McCaffrey joins Savills as s(...)

Hozier performing at Electric Picnic last month. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The music label behind artists such as Hozier, Elton John, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga recorded a 50 per cent slump in profits at its Irish arm last ye(...)

US stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by technology shares, as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan

US stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by technology shares, as China stepped in to stabilise the yuan. European shares finished lower, weighed down by tr(...)

Universal Music Group artist Taylor Swift performing earlier this year. Photograph: Christopher Polk / NBCU via Getty Images.

Vivendi is in talks to sell up to 20 per cent of Universal Music Group (UMG) to Tencent, valuing its prized asset at around 30 billion euros ($34 bill(...)

If you watched RTÉ’s Centenary in 2016, you may already be familiar with Sibéal Ní Chasaide. The then 18-year-old schoolgirl wowed audiences with a po(...)

Vodafone plans to create a separate European mobile masts company. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

European stocks nudged up in the final session of the week, as British, German and French stocks all finished higher. The tentative recovery came amid(...)

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