All Together Now festival takes place in Curraghmore Estate this August Bank Holiday weekend.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed against their rejected asylum application and received shelter in Sweden, Swedish broadcaster SVT has reported.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
As a senator, Frances Black has recently been battling against Israeli settlements, but she is also looking forward to gigging again with her old friends, writes Ellie O’Byrne.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
France have won the World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow.
Sun, 15 Jul, 2018
Des O’Driscoll shares the latest news
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Des O’Driscoll shares the latest news from the world of entertainment.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
A blogger accused of inciting religious hatred after playing Pokemon Go in a church has gone on trial in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Elusive artist Banksy’s theme park ‘Dismaland’ has been revealed at a derelict seaside lido — featuring Jimmy Savile, migrant boats, and an anarchist training camp.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Banksy is never afraid to make a statement - and this may be his biggest yet.
Vladimir Putin’s chief political foe has been convicted along with his brother in a fraud case widely seen as retribution by the Kremlin, setting off one of Russia’s boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
With his annexation of Crimea, will Vladimir Putin now turn Russian eyes on other targets? Nina Khrushcheva reports
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
Russian riot police detained hundreds of protesters at a Moscow courthouse where seven opponents of President Vladimir Putin were jailed from two and a half to four years over a demonstration that turned violent.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Watching TV last week, I saw the Russian punk-rock band, Pussy Riot, being pepper-sprayed and horsewhipped by the Cossack militia, a law-enforcing arm of the state.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak defended brutal police treatment of protest group Pussy Riot in Sochi, insisting at a media briefing today that they had provoked a conflict.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
Russian punk group Pussy Riot showed a new video, filmed in the centre of Winter Olympics host Sochi, savaging President Putin over the hosting of the Games and the rights climate in Russia.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Cossack militia attacked Russian punk group Pussy Riot with horsewhips as they tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Two members of the punk group Pussy Riot ran out of a police station in their trademark balaclavas after being released following several hours of questioning in Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.
Two members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot have been released after being detained by police in Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot say they may run for seats in this year’s election for the Moscow city parliament.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2014
Madonna received death threats for defending Pussy Riot.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
Madonna said she will be “honoured” to introduce two members of the campaigning Russian punk band Pussy Riot on stage at an Amnesty International concert next month.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
KREMLINOLOGY was the well-respected skill of divining what was happening inside the secretive world of Moscow rule during the cold war.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Arctic Monkeys lead the nominations for this year's NME Awards.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
Arctic Monkeys lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations.
The freed members of the Pussy Riot punk band said yesterday they still wanted Russian president Vladimir Putin out of power and would like ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to replace him.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2013
Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot who spent nearly two years in prison for their irreverent protest in Moscow’s main cathedral say they still want to topple President Vladimir Putin.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2013
A freed member of the Pussy Riot punk band says she would still like to see Vladimir Putin out of power.
Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were reunited today after spending nearly two years in prison for their protest at Moscow’s main cathedral and said they want to set up a human rights organisation.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
A member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has called for foreign countries to boycott February’s Winter Olympics, hours after she was freed from jail.
The two remaining jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have been released from prison but one says the amnesty bill that gave her freedom was a Kremlin public relations stunt.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2013
Russia’s most famous prisoner and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky walked out of jail after more than 10 years behind bars, immediately flying to Germany following his surprise pardon by President Vladimir Putin.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
Russia’s parliament has passed an amnesty bill that includes crew members of a Greenpeace ship and jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2013
Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered a review of the case against two jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band, saying that a lower court did not fully prove their guilt.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2013
If you’re old enough to remember Mikhail Gorbachev, with his distinctive birthmark, you might wonder if he was actually just a dream.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2013
Imprisoned Pussy Riot band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been transferred to a jail in Siberia, Russia’s human rights ombudsman said.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
A Russian performance artist was hospitalised after stripping naked and nailing his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone in protest against the Kremlin’s crackdown on political rights.
"Russian artist what ?!?!?!!?". Yep, you read that right.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
The husband of an imprisoned member of Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot says he has not been able to contact her for more than two weeks as she is transferred to a new prison.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2013
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is being sent to a new penal colony, the Interfax news agency reported.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013
US Senator John McCain has insisted he is “more pro-Russian” than President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of corruption, repression and self-serving rule in an opinion piece for Pravda newspaper.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
The artist whose paintings depicted Russian resident Vladimir Putin and prime minister Dmitry Medvedev in women’s underwear has fled the country.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
A court has rejected an appeal by a member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot against a previous ruling which denied her an early release.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2013
Do it together and it’s harmless, do it alone and it’s criminal, says Suzanne Harrington
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
A Russian activist says that a jailed member of the punk group Pussy Riot has ended her 11-day hunger strike after prison authorities met her demands.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2013
One of the jailed Russian punk group Pussy Riot has been taken to hospital on the seventh day of a hunger strike to protest at what she calls a persecution campaign.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group.
Thu, 23 May, 2013
Sir Paul McCartney has written to Russian authorities asking them to consider releasing members of jailed punk band Pussy Riot on parole.
A Russian court is to consider whether one of the jailed Pussy Riot band members is eligible for early release.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
The Russian president’s reaction to being confronted by a topless protestor just confirms her belief that Vladimir Putin is stupid, she said yesterday.
Wed, 10 Apr, 2013
It's early, but we're confident in saying this one's not going to be beaten.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
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