Oi! Parents! Put down the phones. Photograph: iStock

Give Up Yer Aul Screens is a summer series where Irish Times writers share their experiences of the challenge of reducing screentime. You can get invo(...)

High Court proceedings brought against singer Sinead O’Connor by her former manager Fachtna Ó Ceallaigh and his company for alleged breach of contract and defamation have been resolved.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

High Court proceedings brought against singer Sinead O’Connor by her former manager Fachtna Ó Ceallaigh and his company for alleged breach of contract(...)

The Dublin band The Blades, fronted by Paul Cleary, onstage in 1985. Photograph: Terry Thorp

What does a nation in crisis sound like? It’s a pertinent question for our uncertain times, which has of late been occupying Bob Stanley. For Stanley,(...)

underCURRENT: the camp cabaret spans burlesque, dance, drag and live music. Photograph: Eddie Kavanagh

The City of Dublin Working Men’s Club, established more than one hundred years ago, historically catered to the brewers, dockers, drovers and others e(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Hozier ‘Thank you, so so much to the fans. This is handmade, homemade music and your support of that is everything.’ Photograph: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Hozier’s latest album Wasteland, Baby! has topped the charts in the US in its first week of release. The singer’s second album debuted at number one (...)

Lot 262 at the auction by Bonhams is a signed photograph of WB Yeats bearing the inscription: “For Belinda Duncan from WB Yeats Nov 24 1932” (€1,700-€2,300).

Monday: Mullen’s, Laurel Park, Woodbrook, Bray, Co Wicklow House clearance sale of a property on Wellington Road in Dublin 4, along with other items (...)

Is there any other contemporary Irish solo singer who manages to distil as much identity and heritage into their work as Damien Dempsey? The ones who (...)

One More Yard: Sinéad O’Connor sings the EP’s title track. Photograph: David Corio/New York Times

The words of an Irish teenager who was killed in the first World War have been put to music and turned into a song sung by Sinéad O’Connor. Michael W(...)

Ed Sheeran concert in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on May 16th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

London’s Irish community get chance to see what Ed Sheeran is made of when he takes to the stage at the London Irish Centre in Camden on Tuesday. “My(...)

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