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French composer Yann Tiersen first came to semi-mainstream notice through his soundtrack for the whimsical 2001 film Amelie, yet he had been around fo(...)

Sinéad O’Connor performing at the Cork Opera House the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival on Saturday night, guinnessjazzfestival.com. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It’s no accident that an enduring musician being on form, often coincides with a wider renewed appreciation. Their energy must send out something of a(...)

Sunday brunch time saw a special live recording of The Blindboy Podcast  at All Together Now. Photograph: Aerial.ie

Back and bigger than before, Waterford’s All Together Now made its return for a second year, with most concert-goers losing up to half a day to traffi(...)

Neneh Cherry is at All Together Now, along with The National, Patti Smith, Fontaines DC, John Grant, Pussy Riot, Olafur Arnalds, Anna Calvi, Jon Hopkins, Loyle Carner, Soak and Lisa Hannigan

Saturday July 27 DAITHÍ Róisín Dubh, Galway Racing over from his support slot at Orbital’s Galway International Arts Festival gig in the Heineken B(...)

Staff dining at the  Google offices on Barrow Street, Dublin. “Companies like Google want to create something that is not just good for the company but that supports their employees’ lives as well”

According to research carried out by UK health insurer Bupa, organisations that invest in wellbeing experience a 46 per cent reduction in the cost of (...)

Pussy Riot: the Russian feminist punk collective will be at All Together Now.  Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns/Getty

All Together Now has announced a string of new acts for this summer’s sold-out music festival, whose headliners include The National, Patti Smith, and(...)

Picture This has a five-night run at 3Arena, Dublin

SHARON VAN ETTEN Vicar St Dublin 7.30pm €25 (sold out) ticketmaster.ie US singer and songwriter Sharon Van Etten has had her life flipped around ov(...)

Singer John Grant: ‘Calling something grim isn’t an insult as far as I’m concerned, it’s a compliment.’

Current favourite book? I’ve never read The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger, so I’m reading that now. Well, it was taught at school, but it’s about(...)

Patrick Quirke (50), of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary, at court on Monday. He has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 52-year-old Bobby Ryan at an unknown location on a date between June 3rd 2011 and April 13th 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts

Gardaí investigating the murder of DJ Bobby Ryan found evidence of blood stains in the sitting room and bedroom of his girlfriend Mary Lowry’s home, t(...)

Is there any other contemporary Irish solo singer who manages to distil as much identity and heritage into their work as Damien Dempsey? The ones who (...)

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