Tom Waits

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Chris de Burgh playing Berlin’s Ein Herz Fuer Kinder Gala in  December 2014. Photograph: Franziska Krug/Getty Images

Consistency is rare in rock’n’roll, so you have to applaud singer Chris de Burgh for upending the stereotype. He has, through the entirety of his care(...)

Bono shows his appreciation to the Croke Park crowd during U2's 360 Tour performance in July 2009. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Sometimes, as Sean Spicer is finding out in the White House, it’s the simple questions which are the hardest to answer. For music fans, and especiall(...)

Flanders may not the first place that springs to mind when one is thinking of a healthy holiday. It has been lumbered with the image of being a dour(...)

Heathers kick-started their careers when their music was featured on Discover Ireland campaigns

Turn on any national television station and chances are you’ll hear music by an Irish artist during the commercial break. What began as a trickle of m(...)

Mick Flannery has been commended for his storytelling ability, and he has earned similar reputation for introspection. For his fifth album, the Corkm(...)

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this year’s Cork Folk Festival . File photoraph: Bryan O’Brien

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this y(...)

Martin McDonagh: “Part of the rage was just being unemployed and poor. I’m not those things any more. But I do get just as angry when I see a bad play. Because I feel like it’s so easy not to do that.” Photograph: Eric Luke

As Martin McDonagh talks about violence, furrowing his brow with deep intent, I can’t take my eyes off the knife in his hand. “I wouldn’t say it’s s(...)

The Dáil is debating parliamentary approval for the Government’s decision to appeal the European Commission decision in the Apple tax case

Possibly my favourite line from a Tom Waits song comes from “On the Nickel”, a song from his speakeasy period in the mid-1970s. It goes: “I know a pl(...)

If ever there was a snapshot of musical expression in all its organic glory, Anne Rynne’s debut collection is it. Having been given a guitar by her y(...)

“With a pint of green chartreuse ain’t nothin’ seems right You buy the Sunday paper on a Saturday night” S o growled Tom Waits in Til The Money R(...)

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