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 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(...)

Chvrches vocalist Lauren Mayberry on the main stage at Electric Picnic 2018. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Profits at the company that operates the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois, rocketed five-fold in 2017 compared with the year before, a(...)

Three Ireland head of propositions Neasa Parker: “We leverage our own sponsorships to make sure we have engaging offerings for our customers.”

Three Ireland’s rapidly expanding 3Plus loyalty programme is opening up a new digital marketing channel for small businesses around the country. “Most(...)

Seaweed: a nutritious and delicious food. Photograph: iStock

How can we get more seaweed in our daily diet? It’s a question I was asked a few weeks ago while on stage at the Theatre of Food at Electric Picnic. I(...)

Versatile’s crude and catchy songs are accompanied with millions-viewed music videos on YouTube

New artist of the week: Versatile What: The comedic rap duo are already huge. Where: Dublin Why: The big winners of Electric Picnic earlier this (...)

The chief executive of Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020 Hannah Kiely  has announced she is stepping down.

Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020 project is in further turmoil over the loss of its chief executive, Hannah Kiely. The development comes ju(...)

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