Organisation: The Smiths
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The previously unheard music on the new album of Rory Gallagher’s music features a track he made with Muddy Waters, writes.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Greatest showmen, mumbling rappers and born again boy-bands all conspired
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
If you’re reading this column there’s a good chance you’re a member of a sports club. If so, you may be familiar with a phenomenon best encapsulated by the experience of a man I know in a government organisation.
Mon, 07 May, 2018
Although he is slow to distance himself from his biggest hit, Mike Rosenberg tells
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
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Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Festival fans were as eager to snap up their camping spaces as they were to buy their tickets, judging by the speed with which the campsites filled up at Electric Picnic yesterday.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
When a cheating spouse upsets the sparrow love nest, it is the children who suffer, scientists have discovered.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
Limerick-born authorwill read at Cork City Library on Tuesday, April 19, as part of Cork World Book Fest. He will read his ‘Cork’ story from Winter Pages, the first volume of the arts anthology he put together with Olivia Smith.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Ashley Keating is drummer with the Frank & Walters. The Cork-based band release their new album, Songs For The Walking Wounded, at a launch gig at Cork Opera House on Friday, April 15. The bill also features Rubyhorse and a DJ set from Mike Joyce of The Smiths.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
After his success on Misfits, writer Mike O’Leary turns his attention to Irish life, writes
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
The National’s Matt Berninger really is enjoying his sideproject with El Vy, writes
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
SINGERhas released his first novel, after months of anticipation, and social media has erupted in amusement and incredulity.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
With Kerry, Donegal and Mayo all winning last weekend and Dublin likely to do likewise next weekend, the cosy consensus is that the Big Four of last year’s championship are going to have it all to themselves again this year.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Jesse Armstrong’s observations on posh people have borne fruit in his debut novel and his writing for sitcoms such as Peep Show, says
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Django Django were as surprised as anyone by their initial success. But what about the follow up, asks
Fri, 01 May, 2015
Belle and Sebastian are happy to ignore the jibes and just get on with the music, says .
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
The Stone Roses, Led Zeppelin and Blur have all reformed in recent times and the rock nostalgia market is way more lucrative for bands than actually releasing music.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Gerry McAvoy spent 20 years on the road with Rory Gallagher. Despite the hard work involved, he remembers those days with affection, writes
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
What is immediately apparent on Johnny Marr’s new record is that there are elements of all the stages of his career dictating proceedings.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
The original line-up of The Smiths could take to the stage again after they were listed as one of 15 possible new members of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Chart star Morrissey claims he has been snubbed by TV stations around the world, despite having a new album which has charted highly in numerous countries.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
Brandon Flowers thinks Morrissey is like a modern-day Elvis Presley.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
A 40-year-old UK woman, deaf from birth, has her cochlear implants turned on. Kleenex at the ready.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Morrissey’s memoir has outsold the latest Bridget Jones novel to top the best seller charts in its first week.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Famously private singer Morrissey has disclosed details of how his first relationship with a man came in his 30s and told how he later discussed becoming a father with a close female companion.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
Morrissey’s long-awaited autobiography is coming out later this month just weeks after the former Smiths’ frontman claimed he had abandoned plans to publish it.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2013
Former Smiths' frontman Morrissey has pulled plans to publish his autobiography after what he described as a "a last-minute content disagreement" with his publishers Penguin.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Christy Moore has announced a return to Leeside, playing at Cork Opera House with Declan Sinnott on Thurs, Nov 7.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2013
Thirty-five thousand music and arts lovers packed the Stradbally estate in Co Laois for last weekend’s Electric Picnic.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
JOHNNY MARR has stopped running from the past. Ten years ago, the ex-Smiths guitarist refused to play his old songs on tour. When he visited Dublin’s Academy, last March, he led his band through half a dozen Smiths standards; for his encore rendering of ‘How Soon Is Now?’, grown men were hugging.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
It’s 25 years since Morrissey, his quiff intact, emerged from the wreckage of The Smiths with his first solo album, 1988’s Viva Hate. To celebrate, the singer has released a live concert film, Morrissey 25: Live, which documents a recent, intimate show in his adopted home town of Los Angeles.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
Morrissey's pulled the plug on his South American tour as he's suffering from 'severe food poisoning'.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2013
Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr was deemed a “god-like genius”, but while the musician said it was nice to be appreciated, it was really all about the music.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
The Stone Roses, Blur, Pulp – everyone’s reuniting these days. Now it looks like Led Zeppelin could be coming back.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2013