Jennifer Rothwell: ‘I believe your health is your wealth.’ Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Are you a saver or a spender? I suppose I fall somewhere in between; I save when I can and spend when I see good value. I try and buy quality all the(...)

David Bowie at Haddon Hall in Beckingham, Kent, from the  documentary David Bowie: Finding Fame. Photograph: BBC/Alamy/Pictorial Press

Each year, the Dublin Bowie Festival highlights a particular album of David Bowie’s, yet the event organisers have lately been blessed with the prolif(...)

With Microdisney dead and buried (following a final gasp of breath last year) you could sense that one of that band’s co-founders wouldn’t take too lo(...)

 Horslips are due to play Féile ’19. Photograph: Rob Hearne

There was a nostalgia tsunami last year when the return of Féile was announced. Ah, yes, the Trip to Tipp, recalled many people of a certain age, the (...)

Versatile: tickets will sell quickly for their gig at 3Arena in November

Dublin rap duo Versatile will play in the 3Arena on November 30th, it has been announced. The group, made up of Casey “Casper” Walsh and Alex “Eskimo(...)

 Damien Dempsey  in the Iveagh Gardens, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Damien Dempsey: Saturday, December 23rd, at Vicar St, Dublin, 7.30pm; €32.50 from When Donaghmede’s Damien Dempsey first wandered int(...)

Our critics have picked their best beats from 2017 and now it’s over to you. Click on to vote for your favourite arti(...)

There is a temptation to take Van at his word during one of six new songs on Versatile. The song in question, Broken Record, reminds this writer of al(...)

Some musicians rarely get more than a third chance at making sure their voices are heard, but those committed and (reasonably) financially solvent eno(...)

Twenty-five years together and 20 years since their first album – doesn’t time fly when you’re the type of meat’n’veg music act you can ignore between(...)

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