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Depeche Mode playing a stormer of a gig at the 3Arena

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IMRO calls for establishment of National Music Strategy to protect the rights of musicians

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WATCH: Bjork shares video for new song 'Blissing Me'

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Shame to play Whelans in April

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Courtney Marie Andrews Announces Whelans Gig

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Lost Television Personalities album to be released in January

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Here are the key dates for this year's RTÉ Choice Music Prize

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Radiohead's Ed O'Brien announces details on debut solo album

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Pale Rivers' 'My Own Comeback'

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June Caldwell talks about sexual fantasies, unexamined desires, and the latest Winter Papers

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With two TV adaptations of her work gaining swooning reviews it has been the year Margaret Atwood became the most influential author in the world. ...

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Returning home from Copenhagen after last Saturday's scoreless draw against Denmark, the pressure is on the Boys in Green to deliver in the second ...

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The Breeders confirm that their new album will be out next year

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Paddy Hanna releases new single 'Mario Lanza'

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Wiley announces Olympia Theatre date

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Published Irish Author Goes On Hunger Strike

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Michael Bublé Announces Croke Park Show

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Taylor Swift hints at upcoming Irish dates

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Dream Wife announce Dublin show and debut album

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Brand New cancel Olympia Theatre show amid sexual misconduct allegations against frontman Jessie Lacy

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ELO announce Dublin & Belfast dates for 2018

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Michael Colgan Offers Public Apology For Inappropriate Conduct

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Irish punk provocateurs The Sussed re-issue 1981 EP Don't Swim On The East Coast

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Picture This to release deluxe edition of their platinum-selling debut album

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DVSN to play The Academy, Dublin this March

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