Alan Swan

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Soulé: despite international pop successes like Ariana Grande, Beyoncé and Billie Eilish, it’s incredible that artists like Soulé and Laoise are still struggling to be heard

Last April, close to 70,000 people streamed into Dublin’s 3Arena across five nights. They weren’t there to see a Drake, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Taylor Sw(...)

The RTE Concert Orchestra giving the crowd what they want at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

On Saturday afternoon in the VIP area of Electric Picnic, where RTÉ’s studio looms facing the main stage, Dan Healy, the head of 2FM is buzzing. Last (...)

Hector Ó hEochagáin is to leave his morning radio show on 2FM. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The 2FM breakfast presenter Hector Ó hEochagáin is to quit the station this week. Ó hEochagáin took over as presenter of the morning slot in the shake(...)