Geoff Barrow of Portishead impressed with his Beak trio in Dublin, writes Ed Power
Sorting out Cork people for ages ...
Former Oasis drummer Tony McCarroll tells Richard Purden about the mad times when five Manc-Irish lads became one of the biggest rock bands in the world
The Canadian musician Leslie Feist is among the headliners at this weekend’s Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival in Cork, just as the first series of her podcast, Pleasure Studies, has finished its eight-episode run.
From Liverpool’s beat-pop to Bristol’s trip-hop, Irish writer Karl Whitney explains the distinctive musical output of individual cities in the UK, writes Marjorie Brennan.
Tell the Reaper Man from the stars above that David Gray is the one we love.
Stereolab provided a reminder of their 1990s glory at Vicar Street in Dublin, writes Ed Power
Liam Gallagher hasn't been softened by time, he's still harder than the Irish rain
Danny O’Reilly plays in Cork this weekend with The Coronas. He tells Richard Fitzpatrick about some of his major musical touchstones and other influences
In advance of The Blades’ first Cork gig in many years, Paul Cleary takes Richard Fitzpatrick through some of his musical milestones.
Singer Liam Gallagher has come out to claim that Tayto crisps are the best "in the universe".
Now that the line-up for Electric Picnic has been released, it’s time to finalise your plans for a busy season of music events, writes Ed Power.
Do not adjust your Discman — from Friends to the new Captain Marvel movie, the ’90s are back, writes Ed Power.
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Wild Youth have been widely tipped as the country’s next big thing. They tell Ed Power about their unashamed pop leanings and what they learnt from touring with Niall Horan.
The worst-kept secret in Irish music has been confirmed with the announcement that Metallica are to headline Slane Castle on June 8 next year.
As Ed Sheeran gets ready to play Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Ed Power and Des O’Driscoll recall some of the other big gigs at the Cork venue.
Premier League giants Liverpool are rolling out the red carpet for the Corkman whose catchy team chant has gone viral.
From movies to music, food to fashion, our critics reveal their picks for the year ahead.
Barry Conlon is a little distracted. His attention drawn to the TV screen, he drifts away for a few seconds, before being coaxed back into conversation.
As the Frank and Walters revisit their Grand Parade album, they tell Ed Power the fascinating tale of why their best record never had the impact it should have
There was a twist recently in the Battle of the Gobs between Liam and Noel Gallagher as Liam’s solo record vaulted straight to number one in the UK, writes Ed Power.
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A group of residents have failed in their bid to halt the two-day Samhain music festival in Dublin featuring Britpop icon Liam Gallagher.
IF YOU’RE seeking glowing praise for an artistic endeavour, Morrissey is unlikely to be in your top 10 list of cheerleaders.
Gay performers have long been prominent in the pop industry. However, it’s only in recent years that coming out has become the norm, writes Caomhan Keane.
The Manic Street Preachers are looking forward to headlining Indiependence in Co Cork next weekend, writes Ed Power
The variety of old tour t-shirts making their way up O’Connell St were outnumbered only by the range of accents heard as the crowd turned towards Parnell St and on to Croke Park.
Suzanne Harrington meets the Irish midwife working at London’s exclusive five-star maternity hospital.
GIG WISE: Coldplay is the biggie this weekend as Chris Martin and co perform at Croke Park tomorrow.
The festival will kick of on October 28 at Weston Airport in Lucan.
From U2 to The Waterboys, the ace fiddler has played on some iconic tracks. Now settled in Sligo, he’s named his new album after his beekeeping hobby, writes Ed Power.
As he attends the Music Cork event, industry veteran Mike Smith tells Ed Power about his encounters with the likes of Blur, Coldplay and the Sultans
Ronnie O’Sullivan has been told to “grow up” by World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn as he prepares to head to the Crucible.
Top breakfast radio show presenter KC has left Cork’s RedFM, with industry speculation that he is set to join rival 96FM.
Raise a glass to this season's intoxicating hue, says Annmarie O'Connor.
Fashion retailer Oasis is counting the cost after fire caused thousands of euro worth of damage yesterday in its store on Cork City’s main shopping street.
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
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