Citizen's Assembly Delivers Verdict on 8th

There was nothing predictable about the outcome of the deliberations of the so-called Citizen's Assembly – but the real question remains how liberal will the laws on abortion in Ireland become?

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EXCLUSIVE: Vera Twomey met at Dublin Airport by sniffer dog

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan has told us what happened when himself, Gino Kenny and Vera arrived in this afternoon from Barcelona where she'd obtained medicinal cannabis for her daughter...

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Vera Twomey detained for an hour at Dublin Airport

She's finally made it through to Arrivals having had the medicine she needs for her daughter, Ava, confiscated...

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Part two of the Hot Press tribute to Prince

As the world came to terms with the loss of Prince, the likes of Lianne Le Havas, Janelle Monáe, Ani Di Franco, Simon Le Bon and former New Power Generation drummer John Blackwell reflected on both the man and the my...

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Part one of the Hot Press tribute to Prince

Paul Nolan casts a critic's ear over the great man's remarkable career...

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BREAKING NEWS: Vera Twomey faces arrest for making medicinal cannabis stand

Accompanied by Gino Kenny & Luke Flanagan, Vera is flying in to Dublin this morning with the banned medicine her daughter, Ava, desperately needs.

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LISTEN: Ghostpoet debuts new tune + announces Dublin date

'Immigrant Boogie' will get a live airing here in October.

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The Jesus And Mary Chain make swift Dublin return

The Reids have announced a Vicar St. gig in October.

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Details of the Dublin Drug Policy Summit revealed

National Drugs Strategy Minister, Catherine Byrne, attended discussions on drug decriminalisation.

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The Government to float the idea of drug decriminalisation in Ireland

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Katherine Heigl: "I'm not a Diva!"

The actress has revealed that she has, on occasion, considered walking away from her Hollywood career.

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BREAKING: In 2nd ballot, Citizen's Assembly votes to Replace/Amend the 8th

At 2.30pm this afternoon, the Citizen's Assembly voted by a slim majority to recommend that Article 40.3.3 (known as the 8th Amendment) to the Constitution ...

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BREAKING: Citizen's Assembly votes to recommend a referendum on the 8th

The Citizen's Assembly, which was tasked with deliberating on matters to do with the 8th Amendment, has voted comprehensively that a change should ...

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Music Cork – An Unmissable Business and Networking Opportunity

Taking place over three days in May,

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Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" jumps up to the top of the singles charts

The new track can't catch up to "Shape of You", but it has reached number four this week. Kendrick Lamar is back with a new album, and his single, "Humble", ...

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New To Hot Press: Brave Giant

Brave Giant released their first EP last year, a collection boasting tracks such as ‘Four’ – which could be the Bastille hit Dan Smith never got a chance to write – and road-trip ...

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New To Hot Press: Our Krypton Son

When writing his new album Fleas & Diamonds, Chris McConaghy, aka Our Krypton Son, says he needed to really clear his head. So in a move that should really be the plot of a new indie ...

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Kendrick Lamar enters the charts at No. 2

K-Dot debuts one spot from the top with new album DAMN. Continuing to leave other rappers in his wake, Kendrick's fourth LP is the work of a genius at his peak. Sadly, the ...

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Album Review: Texas, Jump On Board

Patchy return from 90s favourites Texas’ return after a three–year absence comes complete with a Thierry Henry-starring video for the strutting, upbeat disco single, ‘Let’s ...

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Joe Chester - In Conversation

Polymath Joe Chester tells us about an encounter with French actress Juliette Binoche, and overseeing demos for the young Hozier. Singer-songwriter, producer, musician – Joe ...

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For One Night Only...The best one day concerts taking place this summer

With U2, Arcade Fire and Coldplay just a small selection of the acts headlining their own shows this summer, there really is no shortage of one-day ...

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Album Review: Ron Sexsmith, The Last Rider

Solid 14th album from prolific Canadian singer With his latest LP, Canadian crooner Ron Sexsmith has brought it all back home, recording at The Bathhouse studio on Lake Ontario, with ...

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Album Review: BNQT, Volume 1

Lukewarm debut from indie collaborators Formed in 2015 by Midlake’s Eric Pulido, BNQT is a self-proclaimed indie supergroup comprised of Band of Horses’ Ben Bridwell, Franz ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Vera Twomey met at Dublin Airport by sniffer dog

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan has told us what happened when himself, Gino Kenny and Vera arrived in this afternoon from Barcelona where she'd obtained medicinal cannabis for her daughter... ...

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Festival Special: Bell X1 get set to rock Trinity this summer

Bell X1’s Paul Noonan is returning to Trinity College this July over 20 years after he first walked through its doors as a student. Ahead of the ...

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Vera Twomey detained for an hour at Dublin Airport

She's finally made it through to Arrivals having had the medicine she needs for her daughter, Ava, confiscated... Vera Twomey has finally made it through to Arrivals at Dublin Airport ...

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Body & Soul Adds More Music Acts and 2017’s Inspiring Art Trail

Body & Soul, which takes place on June 23-25, 2017 in Ballinlough, Co. Westmeath, provides visitors a mix of music, art, food, theatre and more. ...

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Ruaile Buaile among beneficiaries as Minister Humphreys announces €700,000 funding for Irish arts

Rualie Buaile are among the Irish bands set to be supported by Culture Ireland. The internet sensations, whose version of Mark Xxxxx’s 'Maniac ...

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The X-Files to return for an 11th season

The 90s sci-fi hit is coming back again for a ten-episode run. Stars of the 90s sci-fi hit The X-Files Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny are confirmed to be returning again ...

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Album Review: Robyn Hitchcock, Robyn Hitchcock

Stellar effort from cult English art-rocker Belonging to the long and distinguished tradition of English art school musicians, Robyn Hitchcock has never really enjoyed the commercial ...

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Kraftwerk to release 3-D audio/visual documentary ahead of Irish tour

“3-D THE CATALOGUE” will feature performances from Kraftwerk in some of the leading contemporary art museums in the world. Released to coincide ...

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Conor McGregor named by TIME in 100 Most Influential People

The one-time plumber from Crumlin makes the list. Conor McGregor has been listed in TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people for 2017. The Dublin man went from being a plumber ...

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Sky and HBO reach 250-million-dollar co-production agreement

The new collaboration will create at least two new shows per year, with the first expected to air in 2018. In the latest news for tv fans, Sky and American ...

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Nathan Carter to Play at Iveagh Gardens

Saturday 15 July 2017 Country music star Nathan Carter will return to Dublin this summer. His latest album, Stayin’ Up All Night, features Irish chart-toppers 'Wontcha ...

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Part two of the Hot Press tribute to Prince

As the world came to terms with the loss of Prince, the likes of Lianne Le Havas, Janelle Monáe, Ani Di Franco, Simon Le Bon and former New Power Generation drummer John Blackwell reflected ...

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Part one of the Hot Press tribute to Prince

Paul Nolan casts a critic's ear over the great man's remarkable career... It was a year ago today that the shock news broke that Prince had been found dead in his Paisley Park headquarters. ...

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Vantastival launches Battle of Bands in association with Firestone Music Tour

The festival, which will take place on the 3rd and 4th June, announces the return of the European Firestone Music Tour with a Battle of Bands. This ...

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Scouting For Girls announce 10th Anniversary Tour

Scouting For Girls are set to play a 10th anniversary tour with their headline Irish show in the Academy Dublin on November 8. Formed in 2005, Scouting For Girls released their self-titled ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Vera Twomey faces arrest for making medicinal cannabis stand

Accompanied by Gino Kenny & Luke Flanagan, Vera is flying in to Dublin this morning with the banned medicine her daughter, Ava, desperately needs. ...

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Gorillaz's 'Humanze House Party

To celebrate the release of the new album ‘Humanz’ (Fri April 28th), you are invited to the Humanz House Party, an exclusive worldwide listening event... It will allow you to hear ...

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New mix of U2's 'Red Hill Mining Town' premiered on Dave Fanning's 2FM show

Longtime U2 producer Steve Lillywhite's mix of The Joshua Tree track 'Red Hill Mining Town' was premiered by Irish DJ Dave Fanning and will ...

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Brendan Graham’s 'You Raise Me Up' For Moscow Friendship Show

What has been billed as the first East West Easter Friendship Concert takes place on Saturday in Moscow – and the Irish Norwegian song will be given ...

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Marley family celebrates 40th Anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus album

Bob Marley's son Ziggy Marley will curate the reissue of Exodus 40 - The Movement Continues, which will be available as a gold-coloured ...

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Film Review: Handsome Devil

Witty, warm, and quietly subversive coming-of-age tale A hugely necessary voice in comedy, both in Ireland and at large, writer-director John Butler gently subverts expectations ...

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The Essential Festival Guide: August - October

With the festival season about to kick into gear, we've assembled a comprehensive guide to the country's top events this summer. Each day this week, we'll be bringing you our rundown ...

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Behind the Scenes at Best of Ireland Front Cover Shoot with Seána Kerslake

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Warpaint at Vicar St. Dublin

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The Coronas talk new album, worst gigs, and a festival-filled summer

Coronas frontman Danny O’Reilly lets us in on his best and worst festival experiences, and recalls his backstage encounters with Paul McCartney ...

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Music Cork brings Industry Heavyweights to Ireland this May

We're gearing up for the launch of Music Cork, a new May three-dayer where you can come face to face with international industry heavyweights... The inaugural

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Live Review: Garageland Volume 1 Album Launch at the Button Factory

With Dublin being a music town, there’s no shame in feeling overwhelmed by the amount of budding acts out there. We all want to be the ones to say ...

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PREVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Three years ago, director James Gunn reignited Guardians of the Galaxy, a giddily irreverent intergalactic journey that acted as the hyper kid brother of The Avengers. ...

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Doing His Devil Best: Interview with John Butler

Set in a rugby-playing boarding school, Irish director John Butler's new movie Handsome Devil is a superb buddy comedy that explores issues of identity and sexuality. He ...

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MCD issue warning to Guns N'Roses fans ahead of next month's concert

Concert promoters MCD have issued a warning to Guns N' Roses fans ahead of next month's Slane Castle gig about banned items which they will not allow ...

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Aslan Keyboard Player Has Passed Away

The music world is in shock this morning with the sad new about the untimely death of Aslan's keyboard player, Patrick Fitzpatrick. Patrick was 60-years-old and passed away on Wednesday ...

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Lana Del Ray Shares Music Video From New Album

Lana Del Rey has just shared the official video for her new album’s title-track, ‘Lust For Life’, which features The Weeknd. Speaking about her collaboration with The Weeknd, ...

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Fascinating True Crime Doc To Hit Netflix

'The Keepers', which is a seven-part documentary series that will investigate the unsolved murder of a Baltimore nun, will premiere exclusively on Netflix on 19 May The series opens ...

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Springsteen drops new Trump-bashing protest song

The Boss calls the new American president a "conman" and his cabinet "crooks." Bruce Springsteen has released a new song titled "That's What Makes Us Great," a patriotic jab at Donald ...

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Paramore set for Olympia, Dublin June 15

Paramore begin their European tour in Dublin June 15 at the Olympia Theatre. Starting out as a small American band, Paramore quickly climbed the ladder of success until they reached ...

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Watch Bryan Cranston in Wakefield trailer

Bryan Cranston abandons his perfect life to live on his attic unnoticed from his family and neighbours in new indie drama. IFC released a first trailer for the drama Wakefield, ...

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Even Drake Gets Robbed!

The thief just wanted to wear his hoodie and have a drink A 24-year old woman broke into his LA mansion, popped on one of Drake's hoodies, and snuggled into his bed with some Pepsi, Sprite, ...

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The Essential Festival Guide: July

With the festival season about to kick into gear, we've assembled a comprehensive guide to the country's top events this summer. Each day this week, we'll be bringing you our rundown ...

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Teenage Cancer Trust Holds Music Memorabilia Auction

Ed Sheeran, The Who, Noel Gallagher, Olly Murs and others donated items Head to Charity Stars to bid on the following: • Two ...

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Gypsies On The Autobahn release video for new single 'Kelly'

Gypsies On The Autobahn have today released their new single 'Kelly', taken from their Top 20-charting debut album Born Brief The release ...

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Fiction Peaks to Hold Release Party for Citizen

Citizen, their new album, will debut this Friday Fiction Peaks, an alt-rock, indie-pop band from Dublin, are celebrating their new album with special guests Stevie Cliff ...

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Album Review: Fionn Regan, Meeting of the Waters

Fine comeback effort from Bray singer-songwriter Fionn Regan has been rather quiet of late, taking time out from music to explore various other creative endeavours, including painting ...

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Live Review: Honeyblood at The Empire Music Hall, Belfast

On their self-titled, 2014 released 90s alt rock imbued debut, the Scottish twosome announced their arrival on the global scene with a roar. Second LP Babes Never Die (released ...

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RIP Pat Fitzpatrick

Keyboard player with The Blades and Something Happens passes away. It is with great sadness that Hot Press reports the death of legendary keyboard player Pat Fitzpatrick who is best ...

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New Pirates of the Caribbean trailer teases return of Keira Knightley

A new trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge has been released; revealing that Knightley will be back in the franchise. ...

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Frontlines: Know Your Fake News

You’ve heard Donald Trump trot out the line, as if he had invented the term – where in fact the new US President has benefitted enormously from what is a dangerous perversion of the ...

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Skinner's Principle: We talk to Mike Skinner ahead of BARE in the Woods

Mike Skinner talks life after The Streets and why he’s happiest as a jack of all trades. Mike Skinner spent 12 years fronting The Streets, the multi-platinum ...

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Kate Nash announces Made of Bricks 10th Anniversary tour date at The Academy

Kate Nash celebrates 10 year anniversary of debut album Made Of Bricks. Kate Nash has announced the 10 year anniversary of her platinum ...

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Live Review: Cult Called Man at The Thomas House

Imagine 90s chancers Bush, or someone similar, decided to incorporate elements of prog. Just fucking imagine that for a second. If that sounds like your thing, then keep an ear out ...

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Indiependence Announce Day To Day Line-up

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival has announced its Day X Day breakdown (pictured above) for this summer’s festival, taking place at Deer Farm Mitchelstown, Co Cork, on August ...

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Lana Del Rey Teams Up With Sean Ono

The son of the late Beatles' star Sean Ono Lennon has collaborated on a new song with Lana Del Ray. Lana Del Ray has revealed that the new song is autobiographical in which Sean has put ...

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Harry Styles Breaks Silence Over Possible 1D Reunion

There appears to good news on the cards for One Direction fans, with Harry Styles expressing an interest in reforming the band at some stage down the road."I love the band, and would ...

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John Mayer Drops New Studio Album

John Mayer has just released his seventh studio album, entitled 'The Search for Everything' via Columbia Records. The album consists of previously released Waves One and Two as well ...

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Irish Singer/Songwriter Kalikah Makes Controversial Debut

Local musician Kalikah debuted her new single 'Black and White' with an impromptu performance in Cork on Good Friday. Making a big impact with a memorable introduction, Kalikah gave ...

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Album Review: The Shins, Heartworm

Triumphant return to form from James Mercer-led troupe The Shins has basically been a James Mercer-led project since the songwriter parted ways with the original line-up after 2007’s ...

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WATCH: Enemies Premiere Mini-Documentary

Final Show, Final Song Enemies held their final show in December 2016 and filmed a 7.5 minute documentary during it. Their third and final album, Valuables, details the ...

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Album Review: Mark Lanegan, Gargoyle

Impressive outing for alt-rock veteran With a voice still sounding as grizzled as it did 30 years ago when he fronted The Screaming Trees, Mark Lanegan’s 10th solo album marks a return ...

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The Essential Festival Guide: June

With the festival season about to kick into gear, we've assembled a comprehensive guide to the country's top events this summer. Each day this week, we'll be bringing you our rundown ...

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Limerick Gets Its Own Cool Gorillaz "Monster Mural"

The Gorillza hype machine went into overdrive in Limerick yesterday when a local music shop and an artists got together to create a monster sized mural of the band's Noodle on a giant ...

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Album Review: David Rooney, Bound Together

Stunning debut from Hot Press illustrator That David Rooney is a phenomenally talented artist will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with his consistently brilliant ...

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Bieber Speaks Spanish in 'Despacito'

We haven't heard from Biebs in a while and now he's back with something different Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee collaborated on 'Despacito' which translates to slowly. Justin ...

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BP Fallon & David Holmes premiere new single 'Henry McCullough'

The glorious new single from BP Fallon will be released as a 12" coloured vinyl on Record Store Day, April 22. In a statement explaining the song's ...

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Watch Your Pockets This Festival Season

A man at California's Coachella festival stole 100+ phones It's a good thing that “Find My iPhone” exists -- the lost-and-found technology that allowed police to locate and recover ...

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UK snap election leads Northern Ireland into further uncertainty

Disagreement between Northern Ireland's major political parties since the NI Assembly Elections in March have made forming an Executive next ...

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Ruaile Buaile's trad cover of 'Maniac 2000' goes viral as the boys plot Irish tour

The Offaly lads will hit the road this June, following their cover of the dance classic. Taking their influence from their Celtic rock and trad roots, ...

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Details of the Dublin Drug Policy Summit revealed

National Drugs Strategy Minister, Catherine Byrne, attended discussions on drug decriminalisation. Details have been revealed of Dublin Drug Policy Summit, which in January ...

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Cult Called Man at the Thomas House by Laura Nerín

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Lady Gaga releases new single

Following her performance at Coachella, Lady Gaga released a new single that hit number one on the iTunes charts worldwide. It's been a busy week for Lady Gaga. Following her headlining ...

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Royal Blood announce the release of their second album How Did We Get So Dark?

Royal Blood will release their new album on June 16, following their Slane Castle support of Guns N'Roses. After becoming the biggest breaking ...

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Theresa May calls snap general election

In a statement made this morning outside Downing Street, Prime Minister called for a general election for June 8. The Fixed-Term Parliaments Act sets the general election date as ...

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The Government to float the idea of drug decriminalisation in Ireland

Hot Press understands there's strong ministerial support for adopting the Portuguese model... The Minister of State for Drugs, Catherine Byrne, ...

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Joyce Manor & Martha live at Workman’s Club

The indie rock band will make an appearance in Dublin’s Wrokman’s Club on July 11, 2017, joined by Martha. Joyce Manor will hit the UK and Ireland after releasing their fourth studio ...

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English electronic duo Lamb set for The Academy

The Manchester duo will play at The Academy on September 29. In a statement, the band said: "It seems like only yesterday we started out in a dusty basement in South Manchester but we’re ...

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Dylan LeBlanc set for Whelan's

Louisiana-born Dylan LeBlanc has just announced a date for Whelan's, Dublin this September. Dylan LeBlanc knows second chances don’t come around often. But, neither do voices ...

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Queen and Adam Lambert to rock Dublin with new state-of-the-art show

Queen + Adam Lambert have today announced live shows for 2017 which will see the band return to Europe later this year for 24 arena dates. The tour ...

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8 in 10 Irish Mobile Network Customers Feel They’re Being "Ripped Off"

New research shows Irish consumers feel they’re being ripped off by their current mobile phone providers and are looking for better value, according ...

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CEO Of ESB Feis Ceoil Promises The Audience Will be "Blown Away" At This Year's Event

ESB Feis Ceoil, which is Ireland’s premier classical music competition, will run from March 27 – April 7 at the RDS with over 180 competitions. ...

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Book Review: John Connolly, A Game of Ghosts

In Irish crime author John Connolly’s latest installment in the Charlie Parker series, there’s blood on the tracks – as well as the walls, windows, tables and pretty much every ...

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Book Review: Peter Dunne, The 50 Things

Movie executive Peter Dunne is the son of Irish author and playwright Lee Dunne, but until now he hasn’t followed in his father’s literary footsteps. As his 50th birthday approached, ...

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Album Review: The New Pornographers, Whiteout Conditions

Indie supergroup unveil their strongest album yet Three years ago, Canadian rockers The New Pornographers unleashed Brill Bruisers. ...

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Album Review, Bob Dylan, Triplicate

It ain't really for me babe Deserved Nobel laureate Bob Dylan can do whatever the hell he likes, and the world will most certainly be a greyer place when he’s no longer in it, but this ...

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Album Review: San Fermin, Belong

Chamber popsters continue to push the boundaries While chamber pop hit its commercial peak around a decade ago, creatively, the genre has continued to churn out some enticing, or ...

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The Essential Festival Guide: April - May

With the festival season about to kick into gear, we've assembled a comprehensive guide to the country's top events this summer! Each day this week, we'll be bringing you our rundown ...

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The Message - Things Are Going To Get Dirty

And no, this is not another Hot Press article encouraging mass promiscuity. It is about Brexit, and the push from the far right to completely undermine democratic politics. Time marches ...

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Building Up Momentum: Hot Press looks ahead to the 14th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

Momentum Acting Studio are presenting a three-play suite about love, at the 14th International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Director LIZA MICHAEL ...

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Film Review: Lady Macbeth

Florence Pugh is ruthless and mesmerising in disquieting period drama. The anti-heroine of Shakespeare’s Scottish Play may not appear in William Oldroyd’s disquieting period ...

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Film Review: A Dark Song

Psychologically disturbing and audacious horror tackles grief and the occult. “You’ll go days without sleep, fasting, back-breaking rites, ritual sex – you’ll be at the ...

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LISTEN: Rory Nellis debuts new single 'Crossed Out'

"Everyone loves an empty page." Already a fixture on the Northern Irish music scene, Nellis has steadily grown in the world of folk through his ventures with the band Seven Summits ...

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Remembering 'Fab' Vinny Hanley

As Tipp FM prepares to pay Easter Monday tribute to one of the Premier County's favourite sons, we recall his ZZ Top-playing MT-USA glory days... Once Upon a Time in America MT-USA ...

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Fast and Furious 8 Breaks Box Office Records

A remarkable debut performance in the increasingly important Chinese market clinched the deal for the franchise that stars Vin Diesel. There was a time when people feared that video ...

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Canadian Government Moves Towards Full Legalisation of Recreational Marijuana

Making good on his 2015 electoral promises, yesterday Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party government introduced legislation that will potentially ...

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Imelda May enters in at No. 2 in the charts, while Ed continues to Divide

In with the new this Friday afternoon. Imelda May's stunning new album Life. Love. Flesh. Blood. enters the charts this week, but just about ...

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Cork Goes Vinyl

Whip out the gramophone because Golden Discs expanded The Vinyl Lounge is your new go-to for specialty records on the first floor of Cork's Golden Discs store. Go peruse this Tuesday. Cork ...

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Lee Will Rock You! MusicCork brings the best in Irish music to Cork this May

We're gearing up for the launch of Music Cork, a new May three-dayer at which industry heavyweights will come face to face with Ireland's hottest ...

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WATCH: The first trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The eagerly anticipated trailer for the second film of the new Star Wars generation is here! The trailer was first unveiled at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida, ...

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Have We Got Grooves For You

There have been some exciting developments in the domestic dance scene of late, with a number of excellent new labels launching. Will Kinsella dusts down his vinyl player and gets ...

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LISTEN: Soulé releases new single 'Troublemaker'

Good Friday for everyone, with new releases from Kendrick and rising Dublin star Soulé. Featuring the typically high production values of the Diffusion Lab, 'Troublemaker' is ...

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Book Review: The Blood Miracles, Lisa McInerney

Lisa McInerney’s mother might still be unimpressed by her career choice as a writer, but Irish readers and critics alike have taken a shine to this sometime short story writer and ...

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Eamonn McCann: Onwards and Upwards...

...Was the resounding message to our correspondent from supporters after recently losing his seat at Stormont. Plus reflections on the Tuam scandal. A number of supportive phone-calls ...

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King Kendrick is back. If 2015's To Pimp A Butterfly was a self-reflective, cinematic response to being an ghetto-institutionalised ...

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Harry Styles Drops Track List

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In The New Hot Press...Your Summer Music Festival Guide is Here

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In The New Hot Press...Irish Writer Ian Gibson Talks Fascism, Eroticism and Orgies With Salvador Dali

Though unknown in his homeland, Irish writer Ian Gibson is celebrated in his adopted Spain, particularly for his books about the poet Lorca – ...

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Nicky Wire talks to Hot Press about the Manics' Escape From History film, their new album & the bad-tempered Ireland v Wales game

“It was like Roy Keane had given a good team talk,” proffers Nicky who's Indiependence-bound with his bandmates in August. Nicky Wire has been ...

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WATCH: Colm Meaney pays moving Tribute to Martin McGuinness at the IFTAs

Colm Meaney’s portrayal of the late Martin McGuinness earned him the IFTA for Best Actor in a Lead Role in Film at the IFTA Awards ceremony in the ...

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Record Store Day Turns Double Digits

Ten years of the musical celebration brings ten days of sales Record Store Day is April 22 and it's one decade old! Tower Records on Dawson & O’Connell Street will hold a vinyl ...

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Clonmel Junction Festival to present Swan Lake

The classic show will have a four-night run at the festival in July. Clonmel Junction Festival is proud to announce that they will be presenting the classic ballet Swan Lake/Loch ...

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Live Review: Ed Sheeran at the 3Arena

It’s low hanging fruit these days to do a bit Ed-bashing. We can talk all we like about how mediocre his new album is (it is) or rail against the fact that he’s ruining music (he isn’t), ...

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Saucy Monky Announce Irish Dates

The indie-pop outfit fronted by Annmarie Cullen and Cynthia Catania hit Dublin and Cork – with more dates in the pipeline. Saucy Monky are back! The long-term Hot Press faves have ...

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Comedian Brother Of Eddie Murphy Has Died

Charlie Murphy, who was the star of 'Chappelle's Show' and also wrote some of the film scripts for his more famous brother, has sadly passed away at the relatively young age of 57. The ...

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Major Touring Retrospective Of Artist Ronnie Hughes To Hit Sligo

One of Ireland’s leading contemporary arts centres, The Model, will officially launch ‘Ronnie Hughes: Strange Attractors’, a major touring ...

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Columbia Mills set for Whelan's next month

The Irish indie/electronic quintet Columbia Mills will play at Whelan's on May 13. Following a string of dates across Ireland, Columbia Mills will be Dublin-bound this May. In ...

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Grand Social to host Prince tribute night

The night will include performances from Housequake and a screening of Purple Rain. On Friday April 21, a year to the day since we lost Prince, the Grand Social will be hosting ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Depeche Mode's Global Spirit Tour to visit Ireland towards the end of 2017

According to Fletch, the Essex synth warriors' Global Spirit Tour will hit these shores during its winter stint… Mega-selling electro act Depeche ...

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WATCH: Le Galaxie release visuals for new single 'Pleasure'

Directed by Sam Hooper, the new video features generous helpings of skin and paint. Seemingly a reimagining of that scene from The Matrix where Neo first awakens from his incubator ...

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Live Review: Keywest at the Olympia

“Remember where you came from” is a common bit of advice that’s been dished out to more than enough bands over the years as they find themselves under the spotlights of bigger ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Depeche Mode's Global Spirit Tour to visit Ireland towards the end of 2017

According to Fletch, the Essex synth warriors' Global Spirit Tour will hit these shores during its winter stint… Mega-selling electro act Depeche ...

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Jerry Fish Electric Slideshow and The Original Wailers added to Live at Leopardstown line-up

The two acts have been added to the summer-long festival. Returning this year with another summer full of top class horse racing, superb live music, ...

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WATCH: Lana Del Rey Teases Lust for Life

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