Phil Collins

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The comedian Robin Williams said that people who remembered the 1960s weren’t really there. If you remember the 1980s, on the other hand, you probabl(...)

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but does that go for album titles, too? Ludicrous pretension aside, there is surprisingly more t(...)

Six years ago, I moved up to Dublin with my then-girlfriend, now-wife. It’s been long enough for her to accept all my Monaghan nuances, not least the (...)

Former Genesis singer and drummer Phil Collins has not released an album of new material since 2002Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British singer Phil Collins has said he is coming out of retirement, four years after leaving the music business. In an interview with Rolling (...)

‘Larry Goodman’s fortune in the 1980s was built on his brilliant and relentless use of the massive EU and State subsidies available to the beef industry.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

I have never taken LSD but Irish politics reminds me that I don’t need to. The flashbacks to bad trips keep coming without chemical assistance. A liti(...)

President Ronald Reagan and Ms Nancy Reagan during their visit to Ireland. President Reagan is drinking a pint of Guinness in the Ronald Reagan pub in Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

It was a time when a Labour party in coalition with Fine Gael took a kicking in European elections, two cases involving the deaths of babies shook the(...)

Track of the week Welcome to New York by Taylor Swift What’s a pop star to do when their image has been built on being a canny outsider, only to (...)

On July 13th, 172,000 concert-goers filled two venues in London and Philadelphia, raising over £50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia
1985: The year that was...

Famine, the cold war and the threat of Aids cast long shadows over 1985, the year of the Live Aid concerts.On July 13th, 172,000 concert-goers filled (...)

Julio Iglesias on stage in South Africa. Photograph: Michelly Rall/Wireimage

‘Tell me, Patrick, what you want to know about me,” says Julio Iglesias, singer, millionaire, international superstar, father of an international supe(...)

Andre Rieu: we might wish to ban his glutinous waltz-terrorism, along with stonewashed denim and mummy porn, but really we can’t.

Let’s ban everything “we” find aesthetically unpleasing. You know it makes sense. With such a policy in place, “we” would see the end of stonewashed d(...)

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