Peter Green

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Peter Green: his aim was “to express as much as he could in the music, playing as few notes as possible”. Photograph:  Ivan Keeman/Redferns)

Peter Green, who has died aged 73, was one of the guitar-playing greats of 1960s blues-rock as well as a gifted songwriter. He was the founder of Flee(...)

Peter Green performing in Amsterdam in 1996. Photograph:  Frans Schellekens/Redferns

Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green has died at the age of 73, statement from solicitors, acting on behalf of the family said. “It is with great sadn(...)

It is a sobering thought that Blues, the new Rory Gallagher collection, is released in what would have been his 50th year of recording. Sadly, it was (...)

Fleetwood Mac at the BBC in 1969. Danny Kirwan (left) died on Friday. Photograph: Ivan Keeman/Redferns/Getty

Danny Kirwan, a guitarist, singer and songwriter for Fleetwood Mac whose work fuelled the band’s rise during its early years, died on Friday in London(...)

Happy German anglers on Killala Bay

THE universally popular Bridie Fleming has retired after 45 years working in the angling/business development division at Inland Fisheries Ireland. Th(...)

Fleetwood Mac in 1968.  From left: Peter Green, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood and Jeremy Spencer

Before being introduced to Mick Fleetwood on the top floor of a downtown hotel in Austin, Texas, I’m reminded by his publicist that the 70-year-old dr(...)

Donegal-born blues-rock musician Rory Gallagher, who died in 1995.  Photograph:   Michael Putland/Getty Images

The brother of leading rock and blues guitarist, the late Rory Gallagher, has warmly welcomed the decision by Belfast City Council to erect a statue (...)

Bert Williams with new British record cod

Bert Williams from Prenton, Wirral, in Liverpool, is celebrating after landing the biggest cod ever caught by a British angler, according to a report(...)

Casting demonstrations in the indoor pool at the Ireland Angling Show in Swords, Co Dublin

As an integral part of the National Strategy for Angling Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a survey. Some of the areas to be(...)

Niall Burns, Kingscourt, Co Cavan, with his winning 2.94kg trout at the Garda Competition on Lough Sheelin

What better way to end the wild brown trout season than a day’s fly fishing on Lough Lein in Killarney, Co Kerry? Apart from the fishing, the surround(...)

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