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Margaret Lavelle, sister of the late Tom Nevin. Photograph:  Collins

More than two decades after being convicted of hiring a gunman to murder her husband, and serving 17 years in prison, Catherine Nevin was still before(...)

 Catherine Nevin being escorted by prison officers and gardaí follwing a legal challenge she took at the High Court in 2000. Photograph: Eric Luke

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had di(...)

Catherine Nevin leaving court in 2000. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Collins.

Catherine Nevin, who became known as “the Black Widow” while on trial accused of murdering her husband, has died from cancer. The 67-year-old died o(...)

Franz Ferdinand: they have just released their fifth studio album Always Ascending. “We had an absolute ball making it. I think it is a fun record”
Franz Ferdinand are a band reborn
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  • February 7, 2018, 07:00

In 2016, Franz Ferdinand’s lead guitarist, Nick McCarthy, packed his trunk and waved goodbye to the circus, choosing to spend time with his young fami(...)

Ape expectations: Arctic Monkeys

The biggie: Arctic Monkeys There’s more than a few pairs of ready ears when it comes to Arctic Monkeys’ new album. 2013’s AM found the modern-day sto(...)

Holidaymakers enjoying the summer sun on the beach at Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brittas Bay boasts one of the finest stretches of sand on Ireland’s eastern seaboard and for much of the year, its 5km stretch can be virtually empty.(...)

Jason Isbell may have called his album ‘The Nashville Sound’, but the title is a pushback against the notion of it as the capital of country

“I just write the songs; it’s up to you guys to figure out all that stuff. I don’t critique my own work – that would take too much time.” The line fr(...)

Greater Manchester singer, songwriter and model/designer Karen Elson may be known as the former wife of US blues/rock devotee Jack White, but she has (...)

Adele breaks the Grammy for Record of the Year for Hello after having it presented to her at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Photograph:   Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

As sure as night follows day, you can count on Adele to, whether by accident or design, dominate the post-awards headlines. It usually happens for man(...)

Mirror, mirror: Margo Price. “The  music scene would be in a much healthier position if you allowed people with raw talent to do what they wanted, rather than mould them into the same character”

There are as many variations of the same subject as there are people, and what makes the best story is how they’re told. Margo Price knows this only t(...)

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