Chris De Burgh

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The Irish Times has decided to embrace the Christmas music dirgefest. Photograph: Getty

It’s the most wonderful time of the year when people across the land start decking their halls and dreaming of white Christmas and maybe even wishing (...)

A man fixes a car next to the shore in Cap Haitien, Haiti on Thursday. Photograph:  Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters

Hurricane Irma has ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 11 people and causing widespread damage. Winds of up to 300km/h have lashed islands (...)

‘Phil Collins fandom never took off in the way say, being a Curehead or a metalhead did.’ Photograph: Jean Catuffe/GC Images

When I was in my teens I was obsessed with the defeated music of middle-age. Eric Clapton, Chris De Burgh, Dire Straits – these were my jams. By my 15(...)

Chris de Burgh playing Berlin’s Ein Herz Fuer Kinder Gala in  December 2014. Photograph: Franziska Krug/Getty Images

Consistency is rare in rock’n’roll, so you have to applaud singer Chris de Burgh for upending the stereotype. He has, through the entirety of his care(...)

Numbers 72, 74 and 76 Morehampton Road, which are currently occupied by the John Scottus School, are interlinked over four floors.

Three substantial Victorian houses in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, look set to be converted into a boutique hotel or a range of apartments when they are sold(...)

Here’s a man bound to find extensive work opportunities over the next four years: Donald Trump impersonator Eric Jackman, here at work at a Trump campaign rally  in Manchester, New Hampshire. File photograph: Ryan McBride/AFP/Getty Images

Topped with a yellow wig and dressed in an ill-fitting suit, white shirt and power-red tie, Eric Jackman did a mean impersonation of Donald Trump at (...)

The biggest faux pas is the complete omission of one of the country’s most successful composers, Jennifer Walshe

Composing the Island is quite simply off the scale when it comes to the celebration of Irish composers. The festival, which will run from September 7(...)

Rosanna Davison: ‘gluten in food should be avoided’.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2003, Rosanna Davison was crowned the world’s most beautiful woman when she won Miss World. By 2012, with dad Chris de Burgh’s blessing, Davison(...)

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(...)

Lee Flynn and Leah Erwin from Clare enjoying the Longitude Music festival at Marlay Park. Photograph: Alan Betson

This year at Longitude, MCD has tweaked the main arena set up, shifting the main stage on to it’s western edge. After 7pm this puts the main stage cro(...)

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