Pure Shores: this new club night has many things going for it – free admission, cool venue, 11pm start, and two of the most experienced DJs in Ireland Louise Bruton and Michael Pope

Saturday 11th Yola The Academy Green Room, Dublin Due to demand, Yola’s Whelan’s gig has been upgraded to the Academy’s Green Room venue, which is a (...)

The video for Inferno (Brisbane in Summer), the first single from the former Go-Betweens frontman Robert Forster’s seventh solo album, sees him mowing(...)

Conway Savage joined the Bad Seeds in 1990

Conway Savage, the long-term pianist for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, has died age 58. Savage was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2017 and died on Se(...)

Robbie Fryers and Talita Holzer, co-founders of WaytoB, a smartphone- and smartwatch-based navigation solution. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A navigation system that helps people with intellectual disabilities get around, a more accurate test for sepsis and a breakthrough in sound separatio(...)

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever is such a deceptively complicated name I thought I’d need to get it tattooed on to my skin to avoid jumbling the order(...)

Microdisney

Cathal Coughlan and Sean O’Hagan met in Cork at a New Year’s Eve party in 1979 and formed Microdisney. In July 1983 the determined duo upped sticks an(...)

Naomi Watts  and Laura Elena Harring

There is a special place in hell for internet pundits who declare that they have found the “solution” to Mulholland Dr. This temptation to view works (...)

John Banville, Eavan Boland (pictured above) and John Montague are among the line-up for a Yeats 150th anniversary event at the National Concert Hall next month.

Rebellion at Stinging Fly The deadline for submissions to The Stinging Fly February 2016 issue is this Friday, August 14th. In the Wake of the (...)

Olympus Has Fallen

If you’re the kind of chap – and you’d likely be a chap, no offence – who thought that Law Abiding Citizen (...)