MUSIC NEWS: Though there were all sorts of stories about Michael Jackson’s perilous finances through the years, the late prince of pop did listen to some of the right advice when he managed to amass the rights to songs by an impressive roster of artists.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
It’s been seen live by over 25 million people across the planet and smashed box office records over two decades — now the banks of the Lee are set to pulse to the rhythm of global dance phenomenon Riverdance for the first time.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
NOBODY can forget that heartstopping seven minutes during Eurovision 1994 when Ireland, quite suddenly, became the centre of the cultural universe. None of us, indeed, could have predicted what would swirl upwards and outwards from that brief entr’acte. But it happened, and a legend was born.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
A Kerry music producer has told the High Court he will not use the name of Riverdance or Riverdance Tribute Show in promotions planned for Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania in October and November.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013
The continuing row between journalist Sam Smyth and media owner Denis O’Brien took a further twist yesterday when Mr Smyth took exception to the view expressed by Today FM CEO Peter McPartlin that his enforced departure from the radio station was due to falling listener figures and not because of influence exercised by Mr O’Brien.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
A WEBSITE designed to promote Ireland has the potential to become a world leader on the web and act as a major showcase for the country, according to an international expert on managing national identity and reputation.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
FOLLOWING the publication of my book, Haughey’s Forty Years of Controversy, I was invited on the late Gerry Ryan’s radio programme. I assumed the interview would be for about 12 minutes. I had done a couple of other interviews with him previously about Éamon de Valera, but we were in separate studios for each of those and had never actually met before.
Sat, 08 May, 2010