Activists took over Apollo House in December 2016. File photograph: Collins

This day last year a group of about 100 individuals took over the empty Apollo House  in Dublin’s city centre and repurposed it to accommoda(...)

Members of the High Hope’s Choir gathered in Windmill Lane studio. Pictured are members of the choir including Shay Healy, Don Baker and Glenn Baker. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Artists including Christy Dignam of Aslan, Shay Healy, Frances Black, Don Baker and the High Hopes Choir have come together to record a charity single(...)

Aslan: (from left) Rodney O’Brien, Alan Downey, Christy Dignam, Joe Jewell and Billy McGuinness. “Slade were from a place in Wolverhampton like Finglas, they were just ordinary blokes.  I never considered the fact that you could come from a place like Finglas and become a singer.”

It began for Christy Dignam at the kitchen table at home in Finglas when he was a kid. His father would make dinner on Sundays and sing his heart out (...)

Glen Hansard salutes the crowd from Apollo House, which has been taken over by Home Sweet Home to shelter the homeless. Photographs: Cyril Byrne

The former owner of Apollo House says he supports the aims of Home Sweet Home, a group of housing activist who have occupied the vacant office buildi(...)

Aslan have announced their first live show in more than a year on May 31st next at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. File photograph: Kyran O’Brien

Dublin rock veterans Aslan have announced their first live show in more than a year on May 31st next at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Le(...)

Video: Aslan’s Christy Dignam is latest Irish icon for Temple Bar

Nestled in the heart of Temple Bar is the Icon Factory, a non-profit artist collective. Both a gallery and a working studio, their most public work(...)

We may be losing our religion, but many of us clearly still believe in saints. The idea of the national broadcaster devoting four hours of airt(...)