Eleanor Mcevoy

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When Yorkshire pop group The Beautiful South went belly-up over 10 years ago (the famed reason for splitting up was “musical similarities”), co-foundi(...)

Eleanor McEvoy: “A Woman’s Heart”,  on which she was a co-writer, helped launch her career. “If it happened now, I would be earning nothing from it.” Photograph : Aidan Crawley

The Government needs a national music strategy to protect composers and musicians if the country is to maintain a commercially viable and successful m(...)

Coining it:  The music industry pumps €703 million  into the Irish economy, but these   headline figures don’t give much indication of what is happening for average musicians and songwriters. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The headline figures in the latest report by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (Imro) are impressive. In 2015, the latest year for which numbers are(...)

‘Music is part of our national identity,’ says Eleanor McEvoy, chairwoman of Irish music rights body Imro

A national music strategy should be established to promote growth in the industry and ensure the “business of music” is understood, according to the I(...)

 Eleanor McEvoy, Steve Wall  and Victor Finn at the launch of a new report for the IMRO. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Digital platforms such as YouTube and Facebook should be legally compelled to remunerate fairly musicians whose work is uploaded to their services, ac(...)

Creative heart: singer and composer Eleanor McEvoy, chairwoman of the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO), in Brussels. Photograph: John Stapels.

Representatives of the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) met Irish MEPs in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the importance to the music industry o(...)

Mark O’Meara  got €30,000 from Gavin Duffy, Barry O’Sullivan and Eleanor McEvoy and the moral support of all five dragons for an idea he hopes will help homeless people get food, clothes and a bed.

It is hard enough to convince entrepreneurs in the Dragons’ Den to invest in profitable ideas, so when design student Mark O’Meara (22) entered their (...)

Edna O’Brien with director John McColgan, who presented her with a framed portrait before the tribute performance for her at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin last night. Photographs: Dave Meehan

A happy gathering of the great and the good of contemporary Irish culture assembled at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin last night to pay tribute to the (...)

Dragons Den dragon Eleanor McEvoy and Niamh Hogan founder of Holos skincare company based in Gorey, Co. Wexford.

The new series of RTÉ’s Dragon’s Den programme saw the Dragons fanning the flames of Irish industry on Sunday when founder of Co Wexford company Holos(...)

Into the lair: ‘Dragon’s Den’ returns with two new ‘Dragons’. Photograph: Ruth Medjber

Is Ireland out of would-be entrepreneurs with, ahem, unique business propositions to delight peak-time television audiences? Hardly. Dragon’s Den ret(...)

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