Max Martin is Sweden’s greatest contribution to pop music since Abba, so it’s probably appropriate that some sort of Eurovision circle gets squared tomorrow when one of his songs is performed at the interval in Stockholm.
Up to €5m of Ian Bailey’s legal costs may go unpaid; A German media outlet fell for a satirical report from Waterford Whispers News; and Michael ‘Babs’ Keating says voting yes is about ensuring fair play for all our children.
DRAG artist Panti Bliss’s speech on homophobia, in the Abbey Theatre on February 2, is one of the greats of Irish politics, up there with Robert Emmet’s parting words. For anyone who has followed Bliss’s (real name Rory O’Neill) career, this is not surprising.
IT’S been out of this world for 36 years... now it’s leaving the solar system. In doing so, Voyager 1, launched in August 1977, is the furthest man-made object from Earth, almost 18.75bn kilometres from its creators and heading for interstellar space, the space between stars.