Elaine Mai

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Elaine Mai: ‘There are lots of struggles that women face in the music industry, and I think because of that there’s definitely a deeper level of camaraderie and understanding.’ Photograph: Ruth Medjber

A slow burner, hard worker, loyal, considerate, a contemplative person who thinks about things a lot, possibly too much at times – that’s the way Elai(...)

Girls Rock Dublin. Photograph: Kristy Hal

A number of Irish initiatives are addressing gender imbalance in the music industry. “Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times,” B(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Fever Ray: headlining the Body and Soul stage on Friday at the festival

Body & Soul Stage Friday, June 22nd 00:30-01:45 Olof Dreijer DJ Set 23:00-00:15 Fever Ray 21:10-22:10 Fatima Al Qadiri 19:40- 20:40 FAK(...)

Summber vibe: Electric Picnic, in Co Laois in September. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

With more than 30 music festivals across Ireland between April and the end of September, there’s one for almost every age, county and g(...)

Conway’s pub opposite the Rotunda Hospital is yet another sorely missed Dublin watering hole. Its interior featured prominently in the classic movie a(...)

Niamh Farrell, HamsandwicH When you were a teenager you needed to know somebody was feeling the same stuff as you The thought that’s sitting with (...)

'Shy but wild': Dolores O’Riordan in 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Much has been written about Dolores O’Riordan since her sudden death this week, at the age of 46, in a hotel room in London. For a lot of people the o(...)

Thomas Hoban and Leane McDermott, from Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Best artist: After a long and bloody argument in the Ticket Tent late on Sunday night, with tempers frayed and blood set to boil, we still couldn’t re(...)

TALOS hushed a chatty crowd into half-silence on the Other Voices stage. Photograph: Alan Mulvey on Twitter @al70

TALOS ★★★★ Other Voices TALOS in the perfect surroundings of the over-stuffed Other Voices wooden Wendy house is the ideal way to ease yourself (...)

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