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The makers of Downton Abbey are back with a new drama series about the blossoming of association football in England, writes Ed Power
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020
RTÉ’s gripping series on an Irish killer in London is the latest true crime podcast to capture the public imagination, writes Ed Power
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
The Cork-led band played a superb gig in Dublin, writes Ed Power.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
He thought ‘Line of Duty’ would last just one season. Instead, it propelled him to international success. Ahead of the return of the acclaimed drama ‘Blood’, Adrian Dunbar tells Ed Power why it still feels like a dream
Wed, 19 Feb, 2020
She’s the Cork singer dubbed the next Kate Bush, shortlisted by Universal, the world’s biggest record label, as their artist to watch in 2020. This will be the year of Lyra, writes Ed Power
Sun, 16 Feb, 2020
Geoff Barrow of Portishead impressed with his Beak trio in Dublin, writes Ed Power
Tue, 11 Feb, 2020
Stevo Timothy’s Farmer Michael is a popular character, but he also sparks snobbery from the comedy community, and praise from those who don’t ‘get’ that his views might not be real, writes Ed Power
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Gareth Hanrahan is garnering quite a reputation as a fantasy author. He tells Ed Power how some of his novels’ settings are inspired by old Cork.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
We first saw him as a young thug in Trainspotting, but Robert Carlyle has come of age to play the UK prime minister in an exciting new TV series, writes Ed Power.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
From break-through acts to dad-techno and the return of Bruce, Ed Power gazes into his crystal ball to identify music’s main talking points for 2020.
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019
There are plenty of simple yet enjoyable ways to spend quality time with your kids post Christmas Day, says Ed Power.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
Billie Eilish and Lizzo were among the big breakthrough acts in 2019, while we bade farewell to the likes of Ginger Bakerand Keith Flint, writes Ed Power
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019
Her character in Dallas may have shot JR Ewing, but Mary Crosby will always be known as the daughter of the man who sang ‘White Christmas’, writes Ed Power.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2019
Want to be cultured this Christmas? From TV to podcasts to books, Ed Power has the definite list of everything you missed this year - so you can curl up on the couch and catch up
Sat, 14 Dec, 2019
Labrinth has been busy working with the likes of Beyoncé and Kanye West, and has channelled his outlook on the fame game into his own album, writes Ed Power.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
In advance of his visit to Killarney this weekend, Tony Hadley talks Brexit and his Spandau Ballet exit with Ed Power
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Bjork's magnificent show in Dublin was a mix of arena concert and left-field Broadway musical, writes Ed Power .
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
As they get ready to play Dingle, Editors tell Ed Power of a near encounter with Michael Jackson in Ireland, and why they’ve outlasted so many of their peers
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
Ed Power says there are some terrific children’s movies to enjoy as a family so sit back and get zapping.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
Geoff Travis may have had a hand in the rise of bands such as The Smiths, but it’s his new crop of Irish acts that has him excited in advance of his visit to Cork, writes Ed Power
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
Nothing will ease the pain of a year in which two of The Script lost parents, but the band are still glad to have music as a constant in their lives, writes Ed Power
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Where once TV was all about quality, now, thanks to the Netflix model, the focus is on quantity. After the glory days of The Sopranos, is there anything worth watching anymore, asks Ed Power
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Amanda Palmer’s gigs go way beyond just music as she brings her own experiences to bear on abortion and other issues, writes Ed Power.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
In advance of his visit to Cork for the jazz festival, US star Kurt Elling tells Ed Power why he loves improvising, even while taking on classic songs
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
Khalid was his brilliant, charismatic self at 3Arena in Dublin, writes Ed Power
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
Three decades later and still a vamp.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Irish writer Ronan Bennett has teamed up with Drake to resurrect gritty drama Top Boy, writes Ed Power.
As he gets ready for the Safe Harbour festival, Bryce Dessner tells Ed Power about his plans for the event, his love of Cork, and life in The National.
Sun, 08 Sep, 2019
Despite being seen by some as a novelty act, The Proclaimers have always had apolitical edge. It’s a side of the twin duo that has become even sharper with Brexit looming, writes Ed Power.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire is happy to scale down for a more intimate musical experience at a Cork event he knows well, writes Ed Power
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
It will be tricky trying to see everybody at the huge Stradbally event next weekend, so Ed Power selects the ones you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Sun, 25 Aug, 2019
The A-Listers hiding in plain sight: As Rihanna is spotted at the cricket, who are the celebs who have been living under our noses in Ireland? Ed Power reports.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
As Foo Fighters get ready to rock Dublin, Ed Power traces Dave Grohl’s journey from the wreckage of Nirvana to fronting another of the biggest rock bands on the planet. It’s a tale that also has a surprising Irish twist
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
Although hyped as a 'Dublin band' after the city in which they were formed, both the singer and guitarist of the Murder Capital are from Cork, writes Ed Power.
Mon, 12 Aug, 2019
The early release was only part of the surprise of a joyfully experimental record, writes Ed Power.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
In its final year at Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Beatyard provided a convenient and mud-free setting, along with some great music, writes Ed Power.
For his debut novel, Meath author Oisín Fagan stepped back in time to imagine the aftermath of the Black Death in Ireland. It could be the next Game of Thrones, writes Ed Power.
Sun, 04 Aug, 2019
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