Aaron Monaghan, from Cavan, is currently playing Estragon in Waiting for Godot for Druid until July 23 in the Mick Lally Theatre, Galway, before embarking on an ‘Unusual Rural Tour’. Druid.ie.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
LOUISE COTTER is originally from Tralee in Co Kerry, but lives in Cork. She is one of the lead architects and co-founder of Carr Cotter Naessens (CCN) Architects, the firm that has won several awards for its work on dlr Lexicon, the library and cultural centre in Dún Laoghaire.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
Don McLean is on his way to Ireland in June, and don’t be surprised if he’s in rather good form, considering he’s just sold the transcipt for his ‘American Pie’ song for $1.2m.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015
Soul singer Laura Mvula is favourite to win tonight’s Mercury Prize ahead of acts including chart veteran David Bowie and previous winners Arctic Monkeys.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
66-year-old David Bowie's new three-disc album 'The Next Day Extra' - the collectors issue of his acclaimed LP 'The Next Day', which was released in March - will feature a 10-track companion CD with five never-heard-before tracks, such as 'Atomica', 'The Informer', 'Like A Rocket Man', 'Born In A UFO' and 'God Bless The Girl'.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
Arcade Fire have exploded back on to the music scene with a promotional blitz for their forthcoming album Reflektor, due out on Oct 29. Last Monday, the band released the single ‘Reflektor’, complete with backing vocals from David Bowie.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2013
Chart veteran David Bowie’s comeback album after a 10-year absence has been shortlisted for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, alongside acts such as teenager Jake Bugg.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
The Voice of Ireland semi-final and an eventful week on Fair City feature in our highlights for April 20-26
Sat, 20 Apr, 2013
Great things are expected of singer and songwriter Rachel Sermanni, who is only 19, says Ed Power
Wed, 26 Sep, 2012
Adele is expected to make a triumphant return to the Brits tonight 12 months after her breakthrough appearance at the awards catapulted her to stardom.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Noel Gallagher is confirmed to play at the NME Awards 2012.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2012
Adele looks set to make her UK live comeback at the Brit Awards, three months after surgery to cure a voice-threatening condition.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are renting a luxurious apartment in west London together.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
The BRIT Awards 2012 have been announced for February 21.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
Adele, Jessie J and Arctic Monkeys are likely to be the big winners at today’s Q Awards, heading the nominations with three each.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
ADELE, Jessie J and Arctic Monkeys head the nominations for the Q Awards, with three each.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
Adele, Jessie J and Arctic Monkeys head the nominations for the Q Awards, with three each.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2011
Carey Mulligan is reportedly engaged to Mumford & Sons singer Marcus Mumford.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
Singer-songwriter Laura Marling has followed her success at the Brits by being named best solo artist at the Shockwave NME Awards.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2011
Mark Owen thanked bandmate Robbie Williams for rejoining Take That as the manband were crowned Best British Group for the first time at the Brit Awards.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
CHART topper Jessie J claimed it was a “amazing” time for British music at the Brit Awards last night.
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
Rapper Tinie Tempah, soul star Plan B and folk-rock act Mumford And Sons will be hoping for glory tonight at the UK's biggest music bash, the Brit Awards.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
Lady Gaga’s outrageous dress sense has proved to be divisive – after she was shortlisted for both most and least stylish star in this year’s NME Awards.
Tue, 25 Jan, 2011
Chart veteran Paul Weller will tonight take on past winner Dizzee Rascal and hotly-tipped acts such as The xx to claim the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.
Tue, 07 Sep, 2010
Festival organisers have released the schedule for this weekend’s Electric Picnic festival.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
With just six weeks to go, 11 new acts have been confirmed for the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
DUBLIN band Villagers have been included on the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Prize.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
Chart veteran Paul Weller was today shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize for the first time in 16 years – and will battle it out with past winner Dizzee Rascal.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2010
White Stripes frontman Jack White – who is also a member of bands The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather – says that moving between his multiple music projects makes him feel like a “director”.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
Oasis are leading the way at this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards, with seven nominations.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2009
English band Elbow are celebrating today after being announced winners of this year's Nationwide Mercury Prize.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
This year’s Nationwide Mercury Prize winner will be announced in the UK today, with albums by Radiohead, Estelle, Last Shadow Puppets and Adele vying for the accolade.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2008