Scene + Heard: Netflix fast out of the blocks announcing new season of The Crown

Scene + Heard: Netflix fast out of the blocks announcing new season of The Crown

As the networks get ready to release their autumn/winter highlights, Netflix was fast out of the blocks to announce that season three of The Crown will arrive on Sunday, November 17.

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Wave goodbye, Say hello as Soft Cell release film

Wave goodbye, Say hello as Soft Cell release film

As Soft Cell release a film from their ‘one-off’ reunion concert, Marc Almond tells Alex Green how the group were about much more than Tainted Love and the sleazier side of Soho

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Yungblud says he is ‘very fluid’ with his sexuality

Yungblud says he is ‘very fluid’ with his sexuality

The rising star said he came to London ‘to be liberated’ and to try being intimate with a man.

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Woodstock 50 years: I was there

Woodstock 50 years: I was there

On this day fifty years ago, West Cork-based Jim Fielder was on his way to play at the music festival that defined an era. He tells Ellie O’Byrne

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Spotify removes widget feature from Android

Spotify removes widget feature from Android

Some users have called for the convenient mini-player to be put back.

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The Clash guitar to get museum display 40 years after being smashed on stage

The Clash guitar to get museum display 40 years after being smashed on stage

The British band are opening up their personal archive.

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Plenty of stand-outs at Kilkenny Arts Festival despite the rainfall

Plenty of stand-outs at Kilkenny Arts Festival despite the rainfall

The rain put a damper on the outdoor events at Kilkenny Arts Festival, but there were plenty stand-outs among the classical music events, writes Cathy Desmond.

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This much I know: Tara Stewart

This much I know: Tara Stewart

Tara Stewart in conversation with Hilary Fennell.

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The spectacular rise of the family festival

The spectacular rise of the family festival

Playstival is the latest family festival to be launched this summer. Ciara McDonnell rounds up the child-focused events worth travelling for.

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Sinead O'Connor announces first Irish tour dates in four years

Sinead O'Connor announces first Irish tour dates in four years

Sinead O'Connor has announced a four-date Irish tour later this year.

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UK music festival has all-female line-up

UK music festival has all-female line-up

Lily Allen and Annie Mac have previously criticised the dearth of female performers at events.

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Scene + Heard: Bon Iver takes the music world by surprise

Scene + Heard: Bon Iver takes the music world by surprise

After originally announcing new record i,i for the end of the month, Bon Iver took the music world by surprise with the digital release of the new album.

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Lynda Cullen: Singing a song to sobriety

Lynda Cullen: Singing a song to sobriety

Crippling self doubt led singer/songwriter, Lynda Cullen, to develop a drink problem.

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Watch as young Donegal drummer Finlay, 6, quite literally rocks the radio

Watch as young Donegal drummer Finlay, 6, quite literally rocks the radio

Six-year old drummer Finlay Sheridan stole the show at this year's Rathmullan Community Festival in Donegal.

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Five things we learned at All Together Now music festival

Five things we learned at All Together Now music festival

Once you got past the traffic, there was plenty fun to be had at Curraghmore, writes Joe Leogue.

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Five things we learned at All Together Now

Five things we learned at All Together Now

Once you got past the traffic, there was plenty fun to be had at Curraghmore, writes Joe Leogue.

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Traffic chaos mars festival joy at All Together Now

Traffic chaos mars festival joy at All Together Now

Many stranded as opening day debacle sparks fury towards festival organisers for lack of planning and information.

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Blistering start to Waterford's All Together Now festival - despite traffic congestion

Blistering start to Waterford's All Together Now festival - despite traffic congestion

Earlier Fontaines DC enjoyed a sort of homecoming, playing their first Irish gig since bagging a Mercury Prize nomination for their debut Dogrel

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Something for the weekend? Here are some the major events happening over the Bank Holiday

Something for the weekend? Here are some the major events happening over the Bank Holiday

Cars have been packed up with pop-up tents, toilet roll and plenty of food and drink as thousands prepare to descend on festivals around the country over the Bank holiday weekend.

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The Kinks pay tribute to keyboardist Ian Gibbons following his death at 67

The Kinks pay tribute to keyboardist Ian Gibbons following his death at 67

The keyboardist was in the band on and off for the past 40 years.

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Scene & heard: Here's your entertainment news round-up

Scene & heard: Here's your entertainment news round-up

FESTIVAL TIME: All Together Now and Indiependence are among the events making the most of the bank holiday weekend, with strong line-ups over the next few days.

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Irish band shocked as three asylum seekers hide under their tour bus from France to Galway

Irish band shocked as three asylum seekers hide under their tour bus from France to Galway

Two Door Cinema Club were playing at the Galway International Arts Festival.

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Ed Sheeran retains top spot for second week with new album of collaborations

Ed Sheeran retains top spot for second week with new album of collaborations

Freya Ridings is this week’s highest new entry at number three with her debut album.

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Back in the saddle again: Bombay Bicycle Club on their return to Ireland

Back in the saddle again: Bombay Bicycle Club on their return to Ireland

Bombay Bicycle Club return to Ireland next weekend for gigs in Cork and Waterford, writes Ed Power

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Drake forges creative partnership with SiriusXM and Pandora

Drake forges creative partnership with SiriusXM and Pandora

The rapper is one of the world’s top streamed artists.

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Daniel O'Donnell's entertainment firm has plenty to sing about with profits rise

Daniel O'Donnell's entertainment firm has plenty to sing about with profits rise

The entertainment firm owned by Donegal crooner, Daniel O’Donnell last year recorded profits of €323,949.

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Singer in talks with major labels after Love Island feature sends track soaring

Singer in talks with major labels after Love Island feature sends track soaring

Luke Burr knocked Shawn Mendes and Stormzy from the top spot of the Shazam chart.

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Cry Monster Cry announce Dublin gig

Cry Monster Cry announce Dublin gig

Following on from the success of their debut album, Rhythm of Dawn, Cry Monster Cry are embracing change and taking their different tempos, rhythms, dynamics on tour.

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Watch: These West Cork musicians put a pep in festival-goers' step

Watch: These West Cork musicians put a pep in festival-goers' step

Is there anything us Irish love more than a good a reel or a jig?

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Veteran soul and funk star Art Neville dies at 81

Veteran soul and funk star Art Neville dies at 81

He was a member of influential New Orleans act the Neville Brothers.

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Swedish prosecutors end probe into man involved in ‘fight’ with A$AP Rocky

Swedish prosecutors end probe into man involved in ‘fight’ with A$AP Rocky

The US rap star has been behind bars since early this month as police investigate the fight in Stockholm.

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Lindsay Lohan tries out her Australian accent

Lindsay Lohan tries out her Australian accent

She is joining the judging panel on the Australian version of The Masked Singer.

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Garbage's return to Dublin well worth the wait

Garbage's return to Dublin well worth the wait

Garbage offered a pop twist on grunge’s maximalist angst when they materialised in a dramatic swirl in the mid-Nineties. Like a candy-cane Nirvana, they were bleak and baroque but with tunes you could hum in the dark.

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Lizzo ft Enda Kenny: Is this the duo we didn't know we needed?

Lizzo ft Enda Kenny: Is this the duo we didn't know we needed?

Lizzo is one of music's biggest stars at the moment - a fact that was evident last week when people around the country were left devastated after tickets for the superstar's first ever Irish show disappeared within seconds.

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All Together Now announce brand new stage Global Roots

All Together Now announce brand new stage Global Roots

One of the country's biggest music festivals has created a new area made entirely out of wood and other natural materials.

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Live music review: Mad Cool Festival, Madrid

Live music review: Mad Cool Festival, Madrid

Mad Cool Festival returned to Madrid for its third instalment at the weekend. A stellar line-up featuring The Cure, The National and Robyn attracted over 180,000 fans to the Spanish capital.

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Lewis Capaldi morphs into Paul McCartney lookalike as he uses FaceApp

Lewis Capaldi morphs into Paul McCartney lookalike as he uses FaceApp

The singer has joined scores of famous faces ageing themselves with the mobile app.

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A Question of Taste: Róisín O

A Question of Taste: Róisín O

Róisín O is one half of Thanks Brother with John Broe.

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Food of music: David Kitt on fueling his creativity

Food of music: David Kitt on fueling his creativity

Singer/songwriter David Kitt likes to keep a close eye on his diet. Always on the move, his focus is on energy, not weight.

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David Gray ends tour in mesmerising style to packed Marquee

David Gray ends tour in mesmerising style to packed Marquee

Tell the Reaper Man from the stars above that David Gray is the one we love.

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Ringo Starr shares his advice for staying fit and healthy as he turns 79

Ringo Starr shares his advice for staying fit and healthy as he turns 79

The former Beatle marked his birthday with a Peace & Love event in Los Angeles.

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The Wanted’s Tom Parker becomes a father

The Wanted’s Tom Parker becomes a father

Parker and his wife have named their daughter Aurelia Rose.

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Stormzy thanks fans after Longitude Festival

Stormzy thanks fans after Longitude Festival

The rapper said he appreciated ‘all the love and support’.

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Myleene Klass reveals gender of third child

Myleene Klass reveals gender of third child

The former Hear’Say star is due to have a baby boy.

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Alan Carr clarifies that Adele’s ‘mystery man’ is his husband

Alan Carr clarifies that Adele’s ‘mystery man’ is his husband

The Grammy Award-winning singer was pictured with a male friend at the British Summer Time festival.

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US embassy warns over ‘violence’ at Longitude

US embassy warns over ‘violence’ at Longitude

An Garda Síochána has refused to comment on warnings from the US State Department and the US embassy in Ireland that there is “a potential for violence” at this weekend’s Longitude music festival in Dublin.

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New concept may have solution to Ireland’s festival-season tent-trashing habit

New concept may have solution to Ireland’s festival-season tent-trashing habit

A duo from the Netherlands think they have the solution to Ireland’s festival-season tent-trashing habit, writes Ellie O’Byrne.

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Tom Dunne on life after heart surgery

Tom Dunne on life after heart surgery

As Something Happens return to the stage this summer, Tom Dunne talks to Esther McCarthy and reflects on a difficult year, as he recovered from life-saving heart surgery.

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A Question of Taste with Mary Greene

A Question of Taste with Mary Greene

Mary Greene is originally from Waterford, but has been resident in Cork for many years and is a member of family trio Greenshine, along with husband Noel Shine and daughter Ellie Shine.

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Longitude headliner ASAP Rocky arrested in Sweden

Longitude headliner ASAP Rocky arrested in Sweden

Longitude headline act ASAP Rocky has been arrested in Sweden for alleged assault.

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Nicki Minaj to headline Jeddah World Fest in Saudi Arabia

Nicki Minaj to headline Jeddah World Fest in Saudi Arabia

The choice of the outlandish rapper is another step in the conservative kingdom’s liberalisation of strict laws on entertainment.

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Live music review: Vampire Weekend - Trinity College Dublin

Live music review: Vampire Weekend - Trinity College Dublin

Bar a handful of festival appearances over the years - the last at Longitude in 2013 - and an Arcade Fire support slot, Vampire Weekend haven't played Dublin since a show at the Ambassador in 2008.

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Kaleidoscope: New festival hands down the highlight of the summer calendar

Kaleidoscope: New festival hands down the highlight of the summer calendar

When the sun shines, Imelda May shouts to the crowd, Ireland you’re a ride.

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The Academic, Review: From back seat straight to front of show

The Academic, Review: From back seat straight to front of show

Does a bunch of 20-somethings have the right to headline the Marquee on the back of just one album, Tales From The Back Seat (January 2018)?

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Review: Lauryn Hill proves she still has that thing

Review: Lauryn Hill proves she still has that thing

As the inaugural series of gigs at Musgrave Park came to a close with Lauryn Hill, organisers confirmed they are hoping to run more shows at the Cork venue next year.

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Moving Hearts still pushing the boundaries

Moving Hearts still pushing the boundaries

Not content with the success of Planxty, Dónal Lunny set about reimagining what Irish trad music could be. The band he created are still going strong, writes Ed Power.

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Stereolab: The right band at the wrong time

Stereolab: The right band at the wrong time

Stereolab provided a reminder of their 1990s glory at Vicar Street in Dublin, writes Ed Power

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Kaleidoscope: The festival that is Electric Picnic for families

Kaleidoscope: The festival that is Electric Picnic for families

Children will be spoilt for choice at the inaugural Kaleidoscope festival this weekend, writes Ciara McDonnell

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The High Priestess of Punk on 40 years in showbusiness ahead of Irish gig

The High Priestess of Punk on 40 years in showbusiness ahead of Irish gig

In four decades, she’s released more than 20 albums, written two books, appeared in 10 feature films and over 40 stage plays.

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