Phil Collins

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Kerry’s Jason Foley and Tom O’Sullivan tackle Con O’Callaghan of Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It’s just like Phil Collins warned. We are in too deep. It’s Dublin versus Kerry every day and all the time now. It’s the sky blue and navy versus the(...)

Shay Byrne

The very phrase “graveyard slot” suggests quietude, decay, stillness; the very antithesis of what makes for good radio. Due in part to lower listener (...)

Rick role: never gonna give up trying to replicate the golden-voiced croonster’s buoyant bouffant

I’ve been thinking a lot due to the week that’s in it about where I derived my moral guidance as a chubby Corkonian child. Who were my role models (I (...)

f I’m honest, the earwigging possibilities offered by the train have always been one of its chief pleasures. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

There’s a lot to be said for having the kind of job and wifi access that allows you to work in Dublin, and live pretty much anywhere else. One of the(...)

Band Aid and Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof with then British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on   February 28th, 1985. FIle photograph: Terry Disney/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Bob Geldof’s Band Aid archive has arrived in Ireland. An archivist will spend up to two years cataloguing memorabilia from the famous 1984 campaign f(...)

 Floyd Mayweather and  Conor McGregor face off during their official weigh-in at T-Mobile Arena  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

We have a fight. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor both made the weight before their much-anticipated junior middleweight showdown on Saturday nigh(...)

Certainly not dead yet: Phil Collins. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Sir Philip of Collins is back on the road having recovered from his fall in a London hotel room he’s back to full health on his hilariously titled (an(...)

‘Phil Collins fandom never took off in the way say, being a Curehead or a metalhead did.’ Photograph: Jean Catuffe/GC Images

When I was in my teens I was obsessed with the defeated music of middle-age. Eric Clapton, Chris De Burgh, Dire Straits – these were my jams. By my 15(...)

Writer-director-actor Warren Beatty in Los Angeles: “Rather than sit around and mourn the demise of the big screen and an audience of hundreds, we should be waiting for a revival of movies that are not sequels: a revival of the unknown.” Photograph: Emily Berl/New York Times

There’s a photograph of Warren Beatty that I’ve often wondered about. In it, Nancy Reagan is beaming like a star-struck teenager. Warren Beatty is bes(...)

Chris de Burgh playing Berlin’s Ein Herz Fuer Kinder Gala in  December 2014. Photograph: Franziska Krug/Getty Images

Consistency is rare in rock’n’roll, so you have to applaud singer Chris de Burgh for upending the stereotype. He has, through the entirety of his care(...)

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