Paul Mcloone

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Fontaines DC. Photograph: Visionhaus/Getty

Are you getting your recommended daily dose of Irish music? Have you ever wondered why Irish radio stations don’t play more Irish music? (Ed Sheeran’s(...)

Work on “Donegal Stadium”. It   will not just be for Finn Harps, but for the wider football family in the county

Finn Harps have been given a major boost as they prepare to begin their 50th season in the League of Ireland. Work on their new €6 million stadium is (...)

At one stage the Derry to Dublin bus was the ‘only form of travel, and there was a camaraderie’ among the passengers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The nearest I’ve ever come to the Sam Maguire was a glimpse from the window of the Derry to Dublin bus. I was, like many others, a student travellin(...)

Selected highlights chosen by Michael Dervan, Jim Carroll, Tony Clayton-Lea, Siobhán Long, Aidan Dunne, Peter Crawley and Cormac Larkin GOOD FRIDAY (...)

Pantisocracy is essentially a TV chatshow on radio. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There’s a certain anarchy to late-night radio, fuelled by Red Bull-drinking taxi drivers, night-shift workers, insomniacs and procrastinating students(...)

Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015. Photograph: Liza Geddes

Derry singer-songwriter Soak has been announced as the winner of the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year for her album Before We Forgot How To (...)

Moon Man
Moon Man

Bored with life on his lonely satellite, the Moon Man hitches a ride to Earth on a passing comet. Overstimulation soon ensues. While Moon Man marvels (...)

Released in 1972,  ‘Transformer’ featured Reed’s most successful pop songs, ‘Walk on the Wild Side’, ‘Perfect Day’ and ‘Satellite of Love’.

Velvet Underground Formed in 1964 and largely commercially ignored, they have been long regarded as one of the most important and influential groups o(...)

Lisa Comerford, Meteor’s head of brand and communications, with graffiti artist Omin at his half of the “Meteor Crawl Wall” in Dublin.

When Meteor launched as Ireland’s third mobile phone network in 2001, it was seen as a “disruptive” brand, says Lisa Comerford, the company’s n(...)