All Tvvins Drop New Single 'Anything'

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Ed Sheeran releases new single 'Perfect'

Ed Sheeran has released the lyric video for his new single 'Perfect'.

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Paloma Faith to play Dublin in 2018 and shares new details about her upcoming album

The English singer-songwriter will be playing Belfast's SSE Arena on Friday, March 23rd and Dublin's 3Arena on Saturday March 24th.

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The Horrors: On Working with Nine Inch Nails, The Gorillaz, and their new record

Art-rock mavericks The Horrors on their album of the year contender V, touring with Nine Inch Nails and collaborating with Gorillaz.

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Brass Phantoms release new single 'Indigo'

Indie rock/post-punk outfit Brass Phantoms have released their brand new single 'Indigo' today.

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Four Irish Radio Legends Inducted to IMRO 2017 Radio Hall of Fame

Linda McAuley, Seamus Mac Géidigh (RIP), Billy McCarthy (RIP) and Joe King announced as the 2017 inductees at BAI Offices in Grand Canal Dock this morning.

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Mic Christopher album gets vinyl release on what would have been his 48th birthday

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Bruce Springsteen releases live album in aid of Hurricane Relief

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Live Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 3 Arena, Dublin

After illness forced the Red Hot Chili Peppers to reschedule their two sold-out shows in Dublin’s 3Arena from December 2016 to September 2017, the mood ahead of Wednesday's performance was one of rapt exhilaration.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers blow the roof off the 3 Arena

Red Hot Chilli Peppers show us that the wait was worth it in their electrifying performance at the 3 Arena.

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Broadcasting Legend Jimmy Magee Has Passed Away

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Live Report: Misery Hill - The Songs & Tall Tales of Jerry Fish at The Project Arts Centre

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All Tvvins Drop New Single 'Anything'

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PHOTO GALLERY - Jerry Fish Exploring The Heights of Misery Hill

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Orchid Collective will be playing the Workmans Club, Dublin this November

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The Horrors: On Working with Nine Inch Nails, The Gorillaz, and their new record

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Remembering The Memory Man - A unique insight into the life of Jimmy Magee

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The Killers Share New Album Ahead of Dublin & Belfast Sold Out Shows

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Brass Phantoms release new single 'Indigo'

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Paloma Faith to play Dublin in 2018 and shares new details about her upcoming album

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Ed Sheeran releases new single 'Perfect'

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Four Irish Radio Legends Inducted to IMRO 2017 Radio Hall of Fame

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Dublin Artist Graham Mitchell Drops New Track 'Maria Browne'

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Dublin Gig Appears on Iron Maiden's New Live Album

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Elton John Urges Australians To Vote In Favour Of Same Sex Marriage

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LISTEN: Miley Cyrus Drops New Song

The pop star has released a new track 'Week Without You' from her eagerly awaited new album, which is out on 29 September. You can listen to it here:

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Putting Their Stamp On The City

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Niall Horan shares video for 'Too Much To Ask'

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Work Experience: Interview with The Work director Jairus McLeary

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Happy Birthday, Leonard Cohen

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Aidan Gillen to celebrate 20 years of Mojo at Triskel Christchurch Cinema

Triskel Cinema Patron Aidan Gillen will appear in person at Triskel on Saturday 23rd September to celebrate the 20th Anniversary ofMojo, ...

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The Academic announce Vicar St show

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Irish Music Video Goes Viral With Thirteen Million Views in a Week

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Former Hot Press Art Director Neil McCormick to release debut novel

A former Hot Press Art Director, a movie critic, and a long-term Daily Telegraph columnist, Neil McCormick is set to release his debut novel, ...

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David Rooney offers original artwork as prize ahead of his Dolmen Theatre show tonight

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Live Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 3 Arena, Dublin

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The Whole Hog: Apocalypse now?

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Hot Press Track Of The Day: DAVIIS 'You & Me'

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Flo McSweeney, Carmel McCreagh, Fiachra Trench to play jazz classics and more in Dublin this weekend

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Lisa Hannigan Announces Irish Tour

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The newest fashion looks for September

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Aidan Gillen to play Dave Allen in new biopic on the Irish comedian

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Alabama 3 announce Dublin and Belfast shows

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LISTEN: Marilyn Manson releases new song 'KILL4ME'

Manson is gearing up for the release of his tenth album. The track will appear on Manson’s forthcoming record Heaven Upside Down, which comes out on October 6. The track ...

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Una Keane kickstarts her Irish tour this evening in Dublin

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Dublin Theatre Festival to open with play about forced marriage that will resonate will modern times

The Suppliant Woman, thought to be written 2,500 years ago, will open the 60th Anniversary programme for the Dublin Theatre Festival. ...

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Pale Waves' 'Television Romance'

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As a new Channel 4 series celebrates the work of Philip K Dick, Ed Power looks at the influence on television and cinema of science fiction’s most ...

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Solid return from early noughties favourites. The stadium sized ambition, the heart-on sleeve sincerity, the gargantuan hooks and the kind of indie earnestness NME would fawn over ...

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Aimee Mann: In Conversation

As she prepares to play Dublin, Aimee Mann explains how the election of Donald Trump influenced her new album and why a glum evening in Ireland inspired her writing process. Only after ...

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Student Special - Cult Classics in Film

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Broadcasting Legend Jimmy Magee Has Passed Away

The national treasure died last night at the age of 82 after a long illness. The New York-born TV/radio star and best-selling author, who was raised in County Louth, first got into the ...

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Shania Twain announces 3Arena date

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Actions Of Aung San Suu Kyi "Deplorable"

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David Bowie Event To Be Streamed Live

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Aminé Announces Button Factory Show

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LISTEN: Morrissey releases new single 'Spent the Day in Bed'

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Limerick's Hammy & The Pilgrim Release New EP

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People who make fortunes from bloodshed attended the International Arms Fair in the Docklands, London in their droves. It is time to think: how can we fuck them up? Back in June 2008, ...

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Galantis announce show in the Olympia Theatre Dublin this February

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Catherine McGrath Drops New Song & Announces Tour Dates

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