Neil Diamond

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US singer Neil Diamond performs at the Glastonbury Festival in 2008. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

US singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, one of pop music’s all-time best-selling artists, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and plans to retire f(...)

Christmas came early for Ryan Tubridy  when the RTÉ presenter got to talk to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, the creator of the fictional presidential TV drama The West Wing. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

It’s a sure sign that the seasonal good cheer has reached critical levels when even as jovial a soul as Shay Byrne sounds jaded by it all. As he intro(...)

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16, that I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the point of playing rugby in the first place? Illustration: Alan Clarke

If you’d told me, when I was, like, 16 years old, that one day I’d end up literally working for a living, I would have asked you, well, what was the p(...)

Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero scores his side’s second goal during the  Champions League match against Feyenoord  in Rotterdam. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Feyenoord 0 Manchester City 4 This was a handsome victory for a Manchester City side given scant resistance from Feyenoord. Pep Guardiola’s team will(...)

Robbie Williams performs on stage at The BRIT Awards 2017 at The O2 Arena on February 22, 2017. Photograph:  Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

“Ireland! Am I still your son?” For the last 20 years as a solo act, Robbie Williams’ love affair with Ireland has been no secret, and for 50,000 peo(...)

The old man rings me up the other night and he storts banging on Meryl Streep’s movies to me – critiquing her acting.

So the old man rang me earlier this week and he said, like, the weirdest thing? He went: “I had a taco for the first time tonight, Ross, and I didn’t (...)

An RTÉ employee, who claimed she cut her right shin after she tripped and fell while attending a Neil Diamond concert at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, has lost a €38,000 damages claim in the Circuit Civil Court and is now facing a significant legal bill. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

An RTÉ employee, who claimed she cut her right shin after she tripped and fell while attending a Neil Diamond concert at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, has l(...)

Noel O’Mahony:  Portraying his stage character Leon Haymoon and The Ghost Town Tumbleweeds

Tributes have been paid to Macroom fire victim Noel O’Mahony who achieved a reputation as a popular entertainer in mid-Cork and surrounding areas in t(...)

Hostess with the mostess: Emma Gilles, who acts as host, stylist and projectionist at Sunday Syrup, nipping out to the bar during showings for a tray of drinks for her guests. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

In its 1970s heyday the Maple Leaf in east Belfast was one of the most popular social clubs in the country. People queued down the street to get in(...)

Move in close: if you’re heading to one of Taylor Swift’s two Dublin shows, get ready to be her friend. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty

1: She takes a stand Taylor Swift has always championed the underdog, so no one was terribly surprised when she picked a fight with Apple. Swift’s vic(...)

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