Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has said he is "absolutely chuffed" with the event's success.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
We’re at the door. We can hear the thumping music inside. Our hands are stamped before we can head downstairs to where the action is. A burly man steps up to us and er … offers to help us with our buggy?
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
Des O’Driscoll looks at the latest entertainment news
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
DJ Jenny Greene rocks. In fact, she's the Jenny Hendrix of the turntables.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
Although he is slow to distance himself from his biggest hit, Mike Rosenberg tells
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll all abound in this rambunctious, character-driven story that buzzes through the streets of Cork city.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Organisers of the Brighton Half Marathon in England have apologised after it emerged the course has been 146 metres (479ft) short for the past three years.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Fancy some festival action as part of your summer holidays? Ed Power selects the ten best events around Europe
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Even the recent bad spell of weather couldn't dampen spirits in Dublin last night as thousands celebrated 2016 by dancing in the streets.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Sat, 26 Dec, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: Perhaps it’s fortunate for the Glastonbury organisers that Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs isn’t on their bill this weekend.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Royal Hospital, Kilmainham
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: You’ll be hearing a lot of Jamie xx in the coming weeks, with his appearance at Forbidden Fruit tomorrow coming just a day after the release of his much anticipated album, In Colour.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
Most of the big summer events have finalised their line-ups, with tickets already up for grabs. Ed Power rounds up 10 of the best
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
Basement Jaxx are back with a bang and a hedonistic new album, writes Ed Power
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
Fatboy Slim claims dance music has become "too commercial".
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
Kasabian have announced two Irish dates in December as part of an autumn arena tour.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014
ONE of the strangest sights at the recent Electric Picnic festival was the mass exodus from the main stage ten minutes into the swoonful noise-rock of My Bloody Valentine.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2013
Were you there? Here's our pictures of the crowds and bands at last weekend's Electric Picnic.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2013
The organisers of Electric Picnic want to make it bigger and better after a record 35,000 revellers partied through the weekend.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2013
It is day three of Electric Picnic in Stradbally Co. Laois, where 35,000 revellers have gathered for the weekend.
Some 35,000 festival-goers are making Stradbally Co. Laois their home this weekend at the Electric Picnic.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
Fatboy Slim is headlining tonight’s main stage at the Electric Picnic in Co. Laois.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
Thousands of revellers will descend on a rural village today as the Electric Picnic opens.
ELECTRIC PICNIC: For many people, this week has revolved around the back to school shenanigans, but a lucky few thousand were preparing bags of a different kind as they set out for the Electric Picnic.
Final preparations are underway in Co Laois ahead of the final big music festival of the summer.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
Promoters of Electric Picnic have revealed the three-day music and arts festival has been sold out.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2013
Promoters of Electric Picnic have revealed that all tickets for the three-day music and arts festival have now been sold.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2013
The secret to any great Electric Picnic lies in the preparation. Here, Pól Ó Conghaile shares his top tips for getting the most out of summer’s final festival ...
MUSIC NEWS: Thom Yorke of Radiohead has unveiled some tracks from his Atoms For Peace project during a DJ set in the US.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
HE closing ceremony of the London Olympics had surreal moments.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Fatboy Slim says performing at the Olympics closing ceremony was a "total mindf**k."
Fri, 17 Aug, 2012
MUSIC NEWS: Noel Gallagher managed to win his own gold medal for sibling wind-ups at last week’s Olympics closing ceremony.
Fatboy Slim is "fitter than ever" after beating alcohol.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
Kylie Minogue was "emotional" as she picked up an award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards today.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
Arlene Phillips make her return as a BBC dance judge tonight as eight celebrity acts battle it out in the final of BBC1’s 'Let’s Dance For Sport Relief'.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Adele has reportedly bought a house with her boyfriend.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
Norman Cook insists The Housemartins will "never" reform.
Sun, 30 Oct, 2011
Irish rock band U2 were honoured today as the greatest act of the past quarter of a century.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' has been voted the best music video of the decade.
Sat, 26 Dec, 2009
Presenter Zoe Ball announced on her radio show today she was expecting her second child with husband, DJ Norman Cook.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2009
DJ Fatboy Slim has extended his time in a rehab facility as part of his ongoing bid to overcome an alcohol addiction.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2009
DJ Norman Cook has checked himself into rehab to battle an alcohol addiction, his manager confirmed today.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2009
DJ Fatboy Slim will perform in front of around 20,000 revellers tonight in his home city of Brighton in the UK at a seafront event dubbed Big Beach Boutique 4.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2008
About 20,000 revellers are preparing to turn out on Brighton seafront at the weekend for Fatboy Slim's Big Beach Boutique 4 party.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2008
DJ Fatboy Slim will stage a winter beach party for thousands of revellers today.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
DJ Fatboy Slim showed his true Christmas spirit when he came to the rescue of a couple whose car had broken down on St Stephen's Day.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2006
Superstar DJ FatBoy Slim has been given permission to hold a beach party in England's Brighton beach for 20,000 residents of the city.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2006
DJ Fatboy Slim is planning to stage a massive beach party in Brighton on New Year’s Day, it was revealed today.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2006
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