James Vincent McMorrow performing at his ‘special’ pilot gig to 500 fans at the Iveagh Gardens on Thursday evening. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Thursday’s Iveagh Gardens concert experiment in Dublin could pave the way to larger outdoor festivals but health experts have re-emphasised the need t(...)

James Vincent McMorrow on stage at the Iveagh Gardens. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

We are at the Iveagh Gardens and James Vincent McMorrow and his band are about to play a gig. This is Ireland’s return to live music – a pilot event t(...)

James Vincent McMorrow’s performance, Ireland’s first live gig since the pandemic, will be livestreamed.

James Vincent McMorrow will headline Ireland’s first concert with a live audience since the Covid-19 pandemic began on Thursday evening. The singer (...)

Eve Hewson: off-duty, she has a presence that intrigues and draws you in. Photograph: Rich Polk/Getty

Eve Hewson, star of the new Netflix thriller Behind Her Eyes, on growing up shy, nightmarish inspiration, and getting reacquainted with Ireland dur(...)

The conference will also feature performances from Grammy-award-winning Rhiannon Giddens and Sorcha Richardson

Chief Justice Frank Clarke. aerospace engineer and economist Sinéad O’Sullivan, and writer and documentary-maker Manchán Magan and are among the line(...)

Gavan Reilly: The presenter lifts the Newstalk show beyond its limitations Photograph: Newstalk

Gavan Reilly is perplexed at what he’s hearing. With the worldwide pandemic showing no signs of declining and state health bodies urging masks be worn(...)

Producers Jennifer Keller and Tev’n, artists Alex Gough, Jafaris and Conor O’Donohoe and songwriter Moh Denebi at Spotify’s first songwriting camp in Dublin this week

Music streaming service Spotify has held its first songwriting camp in the Republic of Ireland this week with artists including Choice Prize nominees (...)

The 1975 bring their neat ’n’ nifty pop tunes to the 3Arena on Tuesday March 3rd

Saturday February 29 HARE SQUEAD The Workman’s Club, Dublin Originally a trio, Dublin hip-hop group Hare Squead now consists of Tony Konstone and Li(...)

Lauryn Hill will perform at summer festival All Together Now. File photograph: Chris Lopez/Sony Music Archive/Getty Images

All Together Now festival has revealed its full line-up for the three days over the August bank holiday weekend in Co Waterford. It was announced la(...)

Grian Chatten of Fontaines D.C. at  Ypsigrock Festival  in Castelbuono, Palermo , Italy. File photograph: Roberto Panucci/Corbis via Getty Images

Albums by Daithí, Fontaines DC and Girl Band are among those shortlisted for the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2019. In its 15th year(...)

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