Fr. Brian D'Arcy: Women Committed Suicide Because of Brendan Smyth

The outspoken priest discusses clerical abuse, recent controversies, and his frank views on sex, contraception, homosexuality, marriage and more in a fascinating Hot Press Interview By Colm O'Regan

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Fr. Brian D'Arcy: Women Committed Suicide Because of Brendan Smyth

The outspoken priest discusses clerical abuse, recent controversies, and his frank views on sex, contraception, homosexuality, marriage and more in a fascinating Hot Press Interview By Colm O'Regan

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In the new Hot Press: Picture This

They're Ireland's hottest new act, topping charts and selling arenas less than a year after coming together. Looking back on their wild ride thus far, Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford lead the way in our new issue By Colm O'Regan

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"Business as Usual" for Louis Walsh at the TV3 Autumn Season Launch

We caught up with Louis Walsh at the unveiling of the TV3 autumn schedule ahead of his return to the X-Factor after a year-long hiatus. By

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Lana Del Rey: A Retrospective

As we prepare to catch one of music’s most enigmatic stars, Colm O’Regan looks back at an unforgettable night in Dublin, when the world caught an inside glimpse of the real Lana Del Rey. By Colm O'Regan

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At Swim, One Designer: Carla Johnson

Long gone are the days of serviceable swimwear and bringing only one bikini on holiday. These days the celebrity culture, the beach has become a catwalk where swimwear reigns supreme. By Roe McDermott

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Seventies Scholar

The back-to-school season is upon us, and as you return to the classroom, lecture hall or routine, this season’s trends are all about that ‘70s collegiate look. By Roe McDermott

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The Danny Healy-Rea Interview by Jason O'Toole

Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae hit the headlines when he announced that it was God who decides the weather. In an extraordinary Hot Press interview, he sticks to his guns, in more ways than one. Indeed he candidly insists that he’d shoot any intruder who broke into his house. By Jason O'Toole

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Van the Man at 71

This time last year, Van Morrison was lining up for an intimate concert on the tree-lined streets of Cypress Avenue in Belfast to celebrate his 70th birthday. This year, the soul sorcerer is preparing to release his 36th studio album. By

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Competitions

Electric Picnic 2016: TREASURE TRAIL - Win 2 Weekend Camping Tickets

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Win A Pair Tickets To St. Germain in The Olympia.

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The Hottest Gigs

Electric Picnic 2016

Sep 02 : Stradbally Hall Estate

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In the new Hot Press: Picture This

They're Ireland's hottest new act, topping charts and selling arenas less than a year after coming together. Looking back on their wild ride thus far, Ryan Hennessy and Jimmy Rainsford ...

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TV3 Autumn Season Launch at National Concert Hall

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"Business as Usual" for Louis Walsh at the TV3 Autumn Season Launch

We caught up with Louis Walsh at the unveiling of the TV3 autumn schedule ahead of his return to the X-Factor after a year-long hiatus. Louis is in ...

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Savage Banter

The Electric Picnic-bound Savages on why they’re inspired by world music, playing with LCD Soundsystem at Red Rocks, and getting the thumbs-up from Lars Ulrich and Trent Reznor. ...

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Home James

When Gavin James appeared on the cover of Hot Press last November, the 23-year-old singer- songwriter hadjust dropped his debut album, Bitter Pill, and was coming to the tail ...

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Lana Del Rey: A Retrospective

As we prepare to catch one of music’s most enigmatic stars, Colm O’Regan looks back at an unforgettable night in Dublin, when the world caught an inside glimpse of the real Lana ...

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Action Bronson Gives Away Kitchen Appliances During NY Gig

Mr. 'Fuck That's Delicious' dishes out some culinary goodies to fans We all know Action Bronson is a generous man, and a fella that likes being in the kitchen. The star of Fuck ...

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Electric Picnic – The Full Timetables For All Stages

Every time for every stage in one spot – happy Picnicking! Team HP has the wellies and Factor 50 packed – ready for all occasions, us! – and we're quickly sorting out weekend ...

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Electric Picnic Other Voices Stage Sunday Timetable

Another eclectic mix of acts line up to take to the atmospheric stage on Day 3 SUNDAY 21:40-22.40 Lynched20:30-21.10 Margaret Glaspy19:20-20.00 Jalen N’Gonda18:10-18.50 ...

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Electric Picnic Other Voices Stage Saturday Timetable

A very special guest will close the evening out, but with the nation's finest dance band and a fast-rising rock trio confirmed, it can only be another magical day SATURDAY 23:15-00.15 ...

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Electric Picnic Other Voices Stage Friday Timetable

Ireland's hottest hip-hoppers close the bill - and the nation's finest horn-blowers fire the unmissable opening shot! FRIDAY 23:00-00.00 Rusangano Family22:10-22.40 ...

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Electric Picnic Rankin's Wood Sunday Timetable

Some major leg-shaking awaits to close the evening – but not without Ireland's hottest new act getting involved earlier in the day SUNDAY 23.00-00.00 District 8 DJ‘s21.15-22.45 ...

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Electric Picnic Rankin's Wood Saturday Timetable

Dance, rap, and plenty in between – it's a feast for the senses as Rankin's Wood opens its tent flaps SATURDAY 22.00-00.00 John Talbot21.00-22.00 DJ EZ19.45-20.30 ...

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Electric Picnic Body & Soul Main Stage Sunday Timetable

One of Ireland's finest live bands close the show, but there's a superstar bill leading up to its grand conclusion SUNDAY 02.45-03.45 Overhead the Albatross01.30-02.15 ...

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Electric Picnic Body & Soul Main Stage Saturday Timetable

From a rising Irish star to veteran party-starters, a true feast of musical goodness awaits on Day 2 SATURDAY 03.00-03.45 Plutonic Dust01.45-02.30 Ninos Du Brasil00.30-01.15 ...

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Electric Picnic Body & Soul Main Stage Friday Timetable

Topped by the experimental dance duo, it's a stunning start for the perennial festival highlight FRIDAY 02.45-03.30 Whilk & Misky01.30-02.15 MOTHXR00.00-01.00 ...

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Electric Picnic Main Stage Sunday Timetable

Sure, there'll be a tear shed towards the end of another year – but what a way to finish! Sunday 22.45-00.00 Lana Del Rey20.45-22.00 New Order19.00-20.00 Nathaniel ...

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Electric Picnic Main Stage Saturday Timetable

A typically stellar cast takes to the centre of operations for Day 2 – capped off by a truly glorious comeback Saturday 00.05-01.45 LCD Soundsystem22.00-23.15 Noel ...

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Electric Picnic Main Stage Friday Timetable

One of our own kicks things off – while the final bow is left to veterans of the festival arena Friday 22.30-00.00 The Chemical Brothers21.00-22.00 The 197519.30-20.30 ...

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Electric Picnic Little Big Stage Sunday Timetable

Pantha du Prince promises a stellar finish to matters – but there's plenty more star turns to look out for SUNDAY23.00-00.00 Pantha du Prince21.30-22.30 Mount ...

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Electric Picnic Little Big Stage Saturday Timetable

Dance don Avery will close the show - but a series of awesome Irish acts can be seen earlier in the day SATURDAY01.30-03.00 Daniel Avery00.00-01.20 New Jackson22.45-23.30 ...

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Electric Picnic Cosby Stage Sunday Timetable

From synth-pop to ol' fashioned rock'n'roll, a veritable smorgasbord awaits as the action concludes SUNDAY22.45-23.45 Phosphorescent21.30-22.15 Oh Wonder20.15-21.00 ...

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Electric Picnic Cosby Stage Saturday Timetable

It might be taking a rest day to begin – but the stage explodes into life from the start of Day 2! SATURDAY23.00-00.00 King Kong Company21.30-22.15 Daithi20.00-20.45 ...

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Electric Picnic Electric Arena Sunday Timetable

The second stage closes in style with the grime man-of-the-moment in centre stage SUNDAY23.00-00.00 Skepta21.15-22.15 Bat For Lashes19.45-20.45 Wolf Alice18.15-19.15 ...

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Electric Picnic Electric Arena Saturday Timetable

The second stage sees a healthy mix of international superstars and homegrown heroes on Day 2 SATURDAY00.15-01.15 Years & Years22.30-23.45 The Shins21.00-22.00 ...

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Electric Picnic Electric Arena Friday Timetable

The second stage kicks off with an almighty bang as Wales' finest close matters out for night one FRIDAY 22.45-00.00 Super Furry Animals21.00-11.15 Todd Terje19.30-20.30 ...

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Electric Picnic Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow Sunday Timetable

The show closes at the perennial highlight – but not without an appearance from the comebacking Mullingar men SUNDAY01.00-02.00 ...

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Electric Picnic Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow Saturday Timetable

The action continues over at the weird and wonderful attraction – including a star turn by Cavan's finest SATURDAY00.00-04.00 ...

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Electric Picnic Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow Friday Timetable

The host with the most will be leading the party as another year of one of the fringe highlights kicks off FRIDAY 23.30 Fire Show with RealTa ...

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Electric Picnic Salty Dog Stage Sunday Timetable

There's one more day left to climb aboard – but there's certainly a welcoming gang of fellow passengers awaiting! SUNDAY01.35-03.00 Kormac24.25-01.15 New Secret ...

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Electric Picnic Salty Dog Stage Saturday Timetable

The good ship continues on its path – check out the superlative performers on deck for the middle day of the weekender SATURDAY 02.50 - 04.00 Le Galaxie Soundsystem01.35 ...

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Electric Picnic Salty Dog Stage Friday Timetable

All the need-to-knows as the famous ship sets sail on the first day FRIDAY02.30-3.45 Salty Dog NoStars play Bowie01.35-02.15 Pete Pamf Sextette24.25-01.15 ...

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Electric Picnic Comedy Tent Sunday Timetable

If you're looking to get some giggles in before heading home, then look no further – your choices are right here SUNDAY20.10-21.00 David O’Doherty19.35-20.05 ...

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Electric Picnic Comedy Tent Saturday Timetable

Check out who'll be on rib-tickling duties as the tent opens its flaps for its first day SATURDAY20.15-21.00 Dylan Moran19.35-20.05 Reginald D Hunter18.55-19.30 ...

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TV3 Announce Autumn Schedule

Launched at the National Concert Hall, the network’s new look schedule features a mix of familiar faces and exciting new talent Topping the bill for many is sure to be a brand new landmark ...

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Check Out this Sneak Peek for Doctor Strange

With the latest Marvel movie just over two months away, Disney wants to remind you that it will own the box office for November. Since his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on BBC’s Sherlock, ...

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Kanye West's 'Fade' Choreographer Explains The Cat Face Ending

Joe Blaze gives us an into Yeezy's creative process During the Video Music Awards on Sunday night, Kanye West premiered his follow-up to the raunchy ...

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Selena Gomez Cancels Irish Show and European Tour due to Anxiety, Panic Attacks & Depression

The 24-year-old singer is suffering health affects from lupus Selena Gomez has announced she's taking some time off to deal with the ongoing affects ...

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Chris Brown Arrested For Suspicion Of Assault With A Deadly Weapon

The R&B singer is in trouble with the law again Chris Brown has apparently been charged with assault with a deadly weapon. The singer allegedly threatened ...

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Watch: Mel Brooks Talks About Meeting Gene Wilder For The First Time

The legendary director, comedian and writer discusses working with the late actor Mel Brooks joined talk show host Jimmy Fallon to chat about Gene ...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Second 3Arena Gig

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are Dublin bound this December Due to popular demand, The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced another Dublin show at the 3Arena. The Californian quartet ...

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Watch: Sleigh Bells Premiere New Video 'It's Just Us Now'

The rock pair unleash another storming distorted anthem The noise-pop duo have unveiled a new video for the single 'It's Just Us Now'. The track is taken from their upcoming album ...

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Karen Gillan Joins the Cast of Jumanji Sequel

The actress joins the movie alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. In an era of sequels and reboots, news of a Jumanji sequel comes as a surprise to no one. The fact that The ...

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Final batch of Electric Picnic stage times announced

The Comedy Tent and the Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow are among the final stages to have their timetables revealed The last of the stage times for this weekend's Electric Picnic have ...

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The Crystal Maze TV Show Is Back

It's been 21 long years, but it is finally set to return to our screens If you're a nineties child, then you definitely remember the Crystal Maze. Who could forget the enigmatic ...

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Richard Linklater will Direct a Sequel to The Last Detail

The announcement is unexpected, but intriguing nonetheless. The original film detailed a story of two petty officers, Billy “Badass” Budusky ...

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Black Star Riders Announce Dates for Dublin and Belfast Gigs

Black Star Riders are going on a comprehensive tour of the UK & Ireland in early 2017 to support the release of their new album Heavy Fire. ...

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At Swim, One Designer: Carla Johnson

Long gone are the days of serviceable swimwear and bringing only one bikini on holiday. These days the celebrity culture, the beach has become a catwalk where swimwear reigns supreme. ...

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Frank Turner to Start Tour in Dublin

Frank Turner has announced a massive UK and Ireland tour for this coming winter, with the tour kicking off in the Olympia in Dublin on November 16. The singer first announced the tour ...

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Seventies Scholar

The back-to-school season is upon us, and as you return to the classroom, lecture hall or routine, this season’s trends are all about that ‘70s collegiate look. After gracing ...

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The Danny Healy-Rea Interview by Jason O'Toole

Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae hit the headlines when he announced that it was God who decides the weather. In an extraordinary Hot Press interview, he sticks to his guns, in more ways than ...

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Chris Brown 'Under Investigation' for Gun Threat

Chris Brown is under criminal investigation for allegedly "threatening a woman with a gun" at his home in LA. Brown was at his LA residence with several friends - including the rapper ...

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James Corden Parodies Kanye West Video

James Corden has spoofed Kanye West's new 'Fade' music video, which the artist premiered at Sunday night's VMAs. West premiered his 'Fade' clip at the MTV VMAs on Sunday night. It shows ...

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Ryan Reynolds Paid for Deadpool Screenwriters

One half of Deadpool's screenwriting duo has revealed that Ryan Reynolds paid for him and his co-writer to be present on set during shooting. Deadpool was only given a definite release ...

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Album Review: The Wedding Present, Going, Going…

Cinematic instrumentals meet classic weddos pop The late John Peel memorably said The Fall were “always different, always the same.” This also applies to the mighty Wedding ...

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Rodrigo y Gabriela announced for Sligo Live

The guitar whizzes join the likes of Little Green Cars and Paul Brady on the line-up Rodrigo y Gabriela have been confirmed for this year's renewal of Sligo Live. The fest in the west ...

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Is Irish Music Really Not Good Enough?

Labour TD Willie Penrose has drafted a bill that would guarantee Irish music 40% of airtime on Irish radio. Radio stations, meanwhile, claim they play the music their listeners want ...

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Working 9 to 5: Hot Press meets Wild Beasts

Ahead of their Electric Picnic performance, co-vocalist and guitarist Tom Fleming of the Wild Beasts tells Olaf Tyaransen about their fifth album, Boy King, modern masculinity, ...

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Ralph Rolle Opens up About Drumming, Food, and Afrika Bambaataa

The term ‘disco biscuits’ takes on a whole new meaning as Nile Rodgers’ drumming pal Ralph Rolle graces the Theatre of Food. Interview Stuart ...

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Ten International Acts to Watch at Electric Picnic

Some of the world’s greatest acts will assemble for this year’s festival; we pick out the ten you can’t afford to miss. The Chemical Brothers Tom Rowlands ...

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WATCH: Chris Haze premieres 'I'll Run' video

The Galway singer-songwriter has unveiled the promo to his new single - and you can check it out right here Chris Haze has unveiled the video to his new single, 'I'll Run'. It's another ...

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COUNTDOWN TO THE PICNIC: LCD Soundsystem take Portuguese festival by storm

SPOILER ALERT: We have the full gig video evidence! Judging by their Paredes de Coura headliner last week in Portugal, LCD Soundsystem will be in ...

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Mindfield timetable confirmed for Electric Picnic

It's not just music to be looked forward to in Stradbally; check out the schedule for the Theatre of Food, Leviathan and more As usual, there's a positive smorgasbord of non-musical ...

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More stage times for Electric Picnic revealed: Cosby Tent, Electric Arena and more

The countdown is heating up, and there's more times and dates for your diary now! ELECTRIC ARENAFRIDAY 22.45-00.00 Super Furry ...

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COUNTDOWN TO THE PICNIC: Noel Gallagher takes Chile by storm

There'll be no shortage of Oasis classics when he hits Stradbally on Saturday Also fully festival fit at the moment are Noel Gallagher and his extremely ...

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Terminator 2 Will Return to Theatres

James Cameron’s classic film is getting the 3D treatment. The 29th of August, 1997 is an important date in the Terminator timeline–the day Skynet became self aware. To commemorate ...

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COUNTDOWN TO THE PICNIC: LCD Soundsystem take Portuguese festival by storm

SPOILER ALERT: We have the full gig video evidence! Judging by their Paredes de Coura headliner last week in Portugal, LCD Soundsystem will be in ...

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COUNTDOWN TO THE PICNIC: Margaret Glaspy performs stunning Tiny Desk Concert

We can't wait to see her on Sunday! Hitting the Electric Picnic Other Voices stage at 8.30pm on Sunday – and interviewed in the brand new Hot Press ...

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What was Thor up to During Civil War?

“Team Thor” features Chris Hemsworth in character as Thor, showing how he has spent his time following the climax of Avengers: Age of Ultron. The “Team Thor” clip ...

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Narcos and Easy head up Netflix offerings in September

Pablo Escobar is days away from his return For anyone who's seen their Spanish deteriorate significantly since devouring the first season of Narcos, ...

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We Know Who Will Fight Batman in His Newest Solo Movie

It’s Deathstroke the Terminator, a name that just screams “bad guy.” Ben Affleck tweeted out footage with no description of a heavily armored, scary looking guy who would look ...

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World Reacts to Gene Wilder Death

Tributes have poured in after the death of Gene Wilder yesterday. The star of classics such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles, passed ...

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Conor Oberst pays solo visit to Dublin

Ahead of his Bord Gais Energy Theatre show comes the October release of Rumination The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is the venue on February 5, 2017 as Bright Eyes mainman Conor Oberst pays ...

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Tennent's Vital 2016: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Labrinth, Fall Out Boy, Cage The Elephant

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WATCH: Tigwara in a Hot Press Storeroom Session

Fresh off the back of their eponymous EP, the Limerick city-based alternative-rock band are no strangers to Hot Press and stopped by our offices for a performance. Receiving critical ...

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WATCH: Trailer for The Young Offenders

Connoisseurs of Corkonian cocaine comedies step this way... The quality Irish trailers keen on coming with this sneak peek at The Young Offenders, the comedy crime caper about the ...

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WATCH: New Mattress Mick trailer

Stephen Fry is among Michael Flynn's burgeoning fan club! A new trailer has been released for Mattress Mick, which hits cinema screens and on demand on October 7. “In an attempt ...

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Electric Picnic announce first batch of stage times

Start planning your weekend at Stradbally right now, as the timetables for some of the biggest stages have been confirmed Team HP is limbering up to hit Stradbally for the annual extravaganza ...

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Channel 4 to screen Troubles-era Derry sitcom

Derry Girls is the brainchild of Stroke City native Lisa McGee Channel 4 have commissioned a sitcom set in Derry in the run-up to the Good Friday agreement. Written by Lisa McGee of ...

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Watch: The Latest Trailer for HBO's Westworld

New footage shows Anthony Hopkins channeling Hannibal Lecter through a character who is not Hannibal Lecter. Back in 1973, Michael Crichton, known for his work on the novel that would ...

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WATCH: New meet the cast trailer for The Get Down

You can binge on Netflix's hip hop romp now! A new ‘meet the cast’ featurette has been released for The Get Down, the Baz Luhrmann birth of hip hop series that awaits your Netflix ...

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Aslan to revisit Made In Dublin for Christmas shows

Their annual Vicar Street stop will be a little bit special this time round Back in 1999, Aslan decided to use a five night run at Vicar Street to record a live album – and Made In Dublin ...

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Sam Mendes Might Direct a New James and the Giant Peach

Live action adaptations have become a hot item for Disney. Looks like they’re lining up yet another project. You may or may not remember the 1996 ...

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Beyonce Wins Big at VMAs - Full List of Winners

Beyoncé was the big winner last night at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City. Taking place this year at the city's Madison Square Garden, the ceremony attracted a host of ...

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Lisa Hannigan's At Swim tops the IRMA charts

Lisa Hannigan's latest release At Swim leads the charge for best album. Hannigan's long awaited third album is a sure sign that the talented Dubliner has left her writer's ...

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Daniella Moyles releases Repeal The 8th video

The model and DJ wants a referendum Model and Spin 1038 DJ Daniella Moyles has nailed her colours firmly to the Repeal The 8th mast with this just premiered video. As revealed yesterday, ...

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Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

Hannah O'Brien reviews a play in which sectarianism, homosexual frustration and psychosis thrive – an unflinching production which does justice to the cruel poetry of Frank McGuinness’ ...

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Major Lazer and Justin Bieber remain at the top of the single charts.

'Cold Water' from Major Lazer and Justin Bieber dominate the number one spot for another week. the top ten remain unchanged from last week with Justin ...

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Hot Press Movie Lounge preview screening of War Dogs

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All Edit to the Lads: The Editors talk Electric Picnic, Michael Jackson and new albums

After more than a decade on the go, Editors remain in rude health. Tom Smith tells Ed Power how the Picnic-bound rockers came through past upheavals ...

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Tech Review: Pioneer PLX-500

There's nothing revolutionary (per minute) about USB turntables these days, as the machines - which convert your vinyl collection into digital format - have been around for a while. ...

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Album Review: Divine Comedy, Foreverland

Classic love songs stick to the script Hot on the heels of a thrilling star turn alongside Conor O'Brien and Amanda Palmer performing 'Station to Station' at the BBC Bowie Proms, Neil ...

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Electric Picnic Line-up 2016

LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey and The Chemical Brothers are among the hundreds of acts set to play Electric Picnic next weekend. Main Stage/Electric Arena/Rankin's Wood/Cosby Tent/Little ...

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Khal Drogo gets his own brand of Guinness.

Jason Momoa has a new brand of Guinness brewed for him after his visit to the Guinness brewery. Jason Momoa claims that he's the "Lukiest man on earth" after the brewery created a special ...

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LISTEN: David Holmes previews his new mix album

Stephen Rea, Jon Hopkins & Noel Gallagher are among the guests Belfast producer supreme David Holmes has released a sampler of his Late Night Tales mix, which drops on October 21 and ...

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The Red Hot Chilli Peppers are to play Dublin in December

The Red Hot Chilli Peppers have just announced their first Dublin shows in four years. The Chilli Peppers have announced that they will be playing a Dublin show in December The ...

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Stranger Things Season 2 Inspired by Temple of Doom

Stranger Things season two will be inspired by the cinema of 1984, as creators the Duffer brothers confirm that the show will be set a year after the events in the first season. Season ...

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Bowie Film's Soundtrack To Be Finally Released

Recently recovered studio tapes allow for sci-fi classic to make return The soundtrack to The Man Who Fell To Earth, the 1976 cult classic starring David Bowie, is finally ...

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REM's Out of Time Gets Special Reissue

Formative album rereleased for 25th anniversary 25 years after Out of Time helped make R.E.M. a household name, the album is getting a special reissue on November 18 via Concord ...

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Tech Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung's new smartphone looks small but thinks big. With biometric eye scanning security, HDR video, and a water-resistant shell, it sounds more like something dreamed up ...

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Book Review: Age Of Bowie

The Age of Bowie, by Paul Morley (Simon & Schuster) How do you capture the enigma of a cultural deity? There are so many anecdotes and so many secrets about an icon who transcended ...

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Rolling in the Deep: Lisa Hannigan preps us for her new album At Swim

Helped by Aaron Dessner to overcome her chronic writer's block, Lisa Hannigan has conjured up a career-defining new album, At Swim, worth ...

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Warpaint at National Concert Hall, Dublin, 23 August 2016

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Strange Occurrences In A Small Irish Village Film Review

A thoughtful meditation on religion in modern Ireland. In 1879, fifteen people in the small village of Knock, Co. Mayo, claimed to witness an apparition ...

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Liam Gallagher signs to Warners; there's a record to look forward to in 2017

Snow Patrol man Johnny McDaid may be involved... Liam Gallagher has signed to Warner Bros Records with a solo album due in 2017 which may or may not ...

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De La Soul And The Anonymous Nobody album review

NYC hip hop legends still going strong Regular collaborators in Gorillaz, De La Soul’s ninth album, And The Anonymous Nobody, has the feel of an album by Damon Albarn’s ...

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Two Door Cinema Club risk the wrath of the trolls for slamming Trump & Farage

Donald & Nige's appearing together hasn't pleased the NI popsters Two Door Cinema Club woke up this morning, rubbed their eyes in disbelief and ...

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Art Minister Visits Edinburgh For Culture Summit

Summit provides important opportunity for Irish talent to move into international stage Heather Humphries TD, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, ...

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Johann Johannsson will Score the Blade Runner Sequel

More good news for the long awaited cyberpunk movie. Just off the news of the final casting announcement of Jared Leto, the latest info for the Blade Runner sequel is that Johann ...

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All Tvvins Begin Regional Record Store Tour

Irish duo set to play nation's record store following critical success of their first album All Tvvins, the up and coming post-punk partnership of Conor Adams and Lar Kaye, are embarking ...

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Lisa Hannigan, Gabriel Byrne & Gemma Hayes back the Artists' Campaign To Repeal The 8th

A March For Choice is being staged in Dublin on September 24 The Artists’ Campaign To Repeal The Eighth Amendment is staging a March For Choice ...

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Gary and the Millennials: Meet the challengers to Trump and Hilary

"We're approaching things a little differently," says Gary Johnson in an introductory video to his campaign. A little differently indeed. Johnson ...

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Album Review: James Vincent McMorrow, We Move

Stripped back honesty proves a winner One of the more mercurial artists to emerge from these shores in recent years, James Vincent McMorrow isn't easy to pigeonhole. His 2010 debut, ...

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Hare Squead set for Button Factory

Dublin trio line up hometown show Hare Squead have announced a headline show for the Button Factory next month. Still in their teens, the Dublin trio have won an army of fans with their ...

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Christoph Waltz Eyes Alita: Battle Angel Role

The actor is currently in talks to play Doctor Dyson in the upcoming Robert Rodriguez movie. Alita: Battle Angel is an adaptation of the similarly named Battle Angel Alita ...

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Sister Bliss, Faithless DJ, To Play Dublin

October show scheduled after success of band's 20th anniversary album Sister Bliss, the DJ behind the electronica juggernaut Faithless, is set to play the Academy in Dublin this ...

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Robin Thicke and Pharrell to Appeal Blurred Line Ruling

The songwriters of Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit ‘Blurred Lines’ are appealing against a court ruling which gave the estate of Marvin Gaye 50% of the song’s royalties. After Gaye’s ...

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London Airport Begins Playing Ed Sheeran At Security

Sheeran's music received positively by airport crowds as part of new policy Ed Sheeran has found a new audience - anxious travellers waiting to pass through airport security. London ...

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Derry PSNI appeal for information after the late Rainy Boy Sleep's house is burgled

Stevie Martin's family are anxious that the stolen items are returned The PSNI in Derry are appealing for information following the theft of items ...

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Steve-O comes to Vicar St, Dublin

The Jackass star is performing in Vicar St. in November THE END OF THE WORLD TOUR A-NOT-SO APOCALYPTIC COMEDY / VARIETY SHOW Vicar St, 24 November 2016 Star of Jackass ...

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Dublin's own Al Porter is among the nominees for the Edinburgh comedy awards.

Al Porter has received a nomination for best comedy show in the shortlist for the lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards Al Porter's show At ...

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90s dance act Snap has been added to Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic is going back to the 90s with this classic dance band. To finish off Sunday night at Stradbally in style, Electric Ireland the partner of Electric Picnic has added this ...

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Check out the new Electric Picnic app

The app will give you the opportunity to explore this year's festival at the touch of a button. Powered by Three, the app is available to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play ...

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Watch: The Broken Law of Attraction promo trailer

Donate to help this film get made Director Paddy Slattery is asking for your help to fund his film The Broken Law of Attraction. A tragic road accident at the age of 17, left Slattery ...

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Sleigh Bells are set to release Jessica Rabbit in November

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