Elton John

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Ebay’s charitable programme was launched in 2006.

Auction site Ebay has teamed up with 50 celebrities to hold an auction in aid of its charitable programme. Ebay for Charity has raised £50 mill(...)

Sir Elton John said he was a “ticking time bomb”, as he was unaware he was suffering from appendicitis. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Sir Elton John has had his appendix removed and is recovering well at home, his publicist confirmed today.The star was forced to pull out of a series (...)

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter: issued a carefully worded  apology  to Mick Wallace in May. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Sorry really isn’t, as Elton John insists, the hardest word. The hardest words are those we tack on to “sorry” to qualify it. Recently we’ve had plent(...)

Bruce Springsteen performs at Hard Rock Calling Day 2 at Olympic Park on June 30th  last in London. Photograph: Matt Kent/Getty Images

The first of five sold-out concerts on Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour takes place tomorrow night in Limerick’s Thomond Park. All 141,000 tickets have (...)

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers at the start of  their European tour at the O2 last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Music promoter Peter Aiken has revealed that he plans to release a classic Live in the Marquee album next year to mark the 10th anniversary of the con(...)

Teen scene: Josh McClorey, Pete O’Hanlon, Ross Farrelly and Evan Walsh re-creating The Beatles in Hamburg. Photograph: Davin O’Dwyer
Bright Strypes

It is an unremarkable-looking doorway in a ramshackle red-brick laneway, but it is the scene of one of the most famous images of early rock’n’roll his(...)

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who, who play Dublin's O2 on Saturday, June 8th

Another year, another traipse around the larger venues to see performers who could, if they wished, travel around for free on public transport inst(...)

A decorated garden gnome designed by Elton John is seen  at the Chelsea Flower Show. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Inside the pages of the British garden historian Brent Elliott’s fascinating new book, RHS Chelsea Flowe(...)

It’s often a worrying sign when the liner notes on an album give a long list of collaborators, particularly when it’s a band with the repute of Que(...)

Pride of place: Carol Stennett as Nala (left) and Nicholas Nkuna as Simba in ‘The Lion King’ at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Lion King Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin **** Directed by Julie Taymor, the stage version of the 1994 film ‘The Lion King’ is a stun(...)

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