The Script performing at the SSE Arena, Belfast, on Tuesday night. Photograph: courtesy SSE Arena/Simon Graham Photography

Five albums and as many world tours in, The Script have long sussed out exactly what their fans want. The third date of their Freedom Child UK and Iri(...)

“It’s an amazing way of celebrating our Irishness in this period of historic centenaries,” claims Sorcha

I’ve been tackled in my time by 250lb of prime Newbridge College beef. I’ve had my eyes gouged, my testicles twisted and my head trod upon more t(...)

The Script: armed with a noble cause and a large platform

Adapt or die. Darwin said it, Brad Pitt in Moneyball said it, and now The Script are saying it, ready with an album intended for the streaming generat(...)

Chart-topping lecturers: Kieran McGuinness of Delorentos and James Byrne of Villagers, who teach at BIMM. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Is it distracting when your lecturers are world-famous, chart-topping musicians? Earlier this month, students at the British and Irish Modern Music(...)

Danny O’Donoghue from The Script busking on Grafton Street. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

In what has almost become a Christmas Eve tradition, singer Glen Hansard led a rabble of musicians in song to a crowd of hundreds on Dublin’s Grafton (...)

The Script: Mark Sheehan, Danny O’Donoghue and Glen Power
Sticking with their Script

It is March 2008, and The Script are huddled in a suite at the Herbert Park Hotel in Dublin. They are excited, giddy, unexpectedly chatty. “The last (...)

 Andrea Begley from Co Tyrone with Danny O’Donoghue and Holly Willoughby, after she was crowned the winner of the this year’s BBC show The Voice. Photograph: PA

Andrea Begley was last night crowned the winner of The Voice — a victory she said she “never, ever, ever could have imagined” was possible. The partia(...)