Legendary 1980s band, Madness, have given the thumbs up to a new music video which uses one of their biggest hits to showcase an inspiring Down Syndrome project in Ireland.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2019
In advance of his trip to Ireland, Roddy ‘Radiation’ Byers looks back on his early days with The Specials, and tells Ellie O’Byrne about the musical subgenre he invented
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
The Flaming Lips will play their only Irish gig at the Galway International Arts Festival 2018.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Ed Power reviews Madness at the Main Stage on day two of Electric Picnic.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Ray D'arcy returns with the series School Around the Corner on RTE One at 6.30pm tonight.
Sun, 11 May, 2014
After gathering momentum all year, the organisers of Ireland’s biggest ever tourism promotion were not about to let the pace slacken on the last night of 2013.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2014
As well as the Eurovision, highlights include the return of The Good Wife to RTÉ
Sat, 18 May, 2013
Madness think they deserve a BRIT award for 'Outstanding Achievement'.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
It’s been a busy, and surreal, year for Madness, topped with a new album. Ed Power spoke to frontman Suggs
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
Madness frontman Suggs found out his father had died from Wikipedia.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
Noel Gallagher made Olympic organisers wait until the last minute before allowing 'Wonderwall' to be performed at the closing ceremony.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2012
London Olympics organisers promised an unforgettable party to close the 2012 Games and they pulled out all the stops to make it a night to remember, with Britain stamped all over it.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
The Beatles have held off artists such as Elvis Presley and Madonna to be declared the biggest selling singles act since charts began 60 years ago.
Mon, 04 Jun, 2012
Madness frontman Suggs' most painful show was when he fell 30 feet.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
REFORMED Take That made their first public appearance yesterday since Robbie Williams rejoined as the group collected a prize for their years of success at the Q Awards.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2010
Robbie Williams hinted that Take That might be back for good as the recently reformed group picked up a prize at the Q Awards today.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2010
WITH Oxegen tickets going on sale yesterday, a look down the concert listings for the coming months shows we are set for a scorching hot summer of rock and roll.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2010
The long-awaited line-up for this year’s Electric Picnic was revealed tonight with a stellar mix of acts for music fans.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2009
Faithless will take to the stage of the Marquee in Cork’s docklands tonight kicking off a marathon 15-gig music and comedy feast over three weeks.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2007
British rock stars Duran Duran were today announced for this year’s Live at the Marquee.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2007
IT was with great sadness that I heard that the BBC is axing Top of the Pops after 42 years on air.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2006
Madness have announced a Dublin gig for later this year.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2006
Robbie Williams’ Take That days are long behind him. He’s become one of the top 50 most successful acts of all time.
Thu, 19 May, 2005
Michael Jackson’s Thriller has been voted favourite pop video of all time on a poll on Channel 4.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2005
The Nutty Boys of music, Madness, look set to have a new hit on their hands this morning – but this time in the heart of the West End.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2002
Former Madness star Chas Smash swapped the nutty walk for a victory march today in anticipation of glory in Japan for England.
Mon, 20 May, 2002
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