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Listen: Heathers launch new single "Midnight Train"

Sister duo Heathers have been making waves on the music scene for a decade now. While their first singles leaned more toward folk music with acoustic ballads, recent years have seen ...

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Netflix schedules premiere date for next season of The Crown

Check out the latest trailer for the upcoming season. Netflix has announced that the new season of its hit historical drama The Crown will ...

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Watch: Rejjie Snow shares single 'Virgo' featuring Pell

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An Ode To Conor McGregor

Seeing as he's one of the biggest sport stars on the planet at the moment, it was only a matter of time before somebody penned a song about Conor McGregor. Ahead of the Floyd Mayweather ...

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Coen Brother Saddle Up for TV Western

It was only a matter of time before the two brothers behind such cult classics as 'Fargo', 'The Big Lebowski', 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' and countless others decided to jump on the ...

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Virgin Media Ireland Adds UKTV Play To Its On Demand Platform

Good news for Virgin Media Ireland subscribers: it will be adding UKTV Play to its catalogue of catch up services from today... making over 1,000 ...

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LISTEN: P!nk Is Back With New Anthem

International pop icon P!nk has just released the first single from her forthcoming album due out on 13 October. The pop anthem 'What About Us' was written by P!nk, Johnny McDaid of ...

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Saudi Arabian singer is arrested for dabbing

Abdallah Al Shanhani, a popular Saudi celebrity, has been arrested for dabbing on stage while performing at a music festival in the city of Taif, the

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Visual Arts Project Set For Centre Stage At This Year’s Fleadh Cheoil in Ennis

A 22-minute film exploring the Burren’s mystic, living, landscape and its relationship to the traditions of Irish music and dance will be screened ...

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New To Hot Press: Vulpynes

In the age of the internet, you can find pretty much anything online – new roommates, new boyfriends, and even new band members, according to Vulpynes lead singer Maeve. “We ...

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New to Hot Press: Sylk

Long-time friends Bebhinn McDonnell and Taylor Doyle formed Sylk in November of 2016, and have since taken the Dublin electro scene by storm. “We were trying to be in a band for about ...

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Liverpool include Irish youngster in Champions League squad

Irish youngster Conor Masterson has been named in Liverpool’s squad for their upcoming Champions League play-off against Hoffenheim. The 18 year old Dubliner is among a 32-strong ...

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Laurent Garnier added to Metropolis line-up

The French DJ is the latest artist to be announced for the October festival. Pioneering DJ Laurent Garnier will play his only Irish show of 2017 and first Dublin show in three years with ...

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Fangclub break down their new album, as well as talking about supporting Twin Atlantic and Pixies

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Lisa Harding talks about her depictions of sex-trafficking in her new novel Harvesting

Lisa Harding’s new novel, Harvesting, is a powerful tale about the current sex-trafficking crisis in Europe. There are few books harder to read ...

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Book Review: Mail Men: The Unauthorised Story of The Daily Mail, Adrian Addison

As one of the UK’s biggest Brexit cheerleaders, and the owner of the world’s most successful website, the Daily Mail has become an unlikely ...

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Jacob Banks announces show at The Sugar Club

The show will take place Sunday, December 10th. Jacob Banks has announced a show at The Sugar Club on Sunday, December 10th. Tickets are €19.90 including booking fee and go on sale ...

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Riz Ahmed in early talks to appear in Venom

Tom Hardy will play the titular symbiont and marvel character. Sony Studios is eyeing The Night Of Star Riz Ahmed for their upcoming Venom film, which is still in the early stages ...

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Paul Brady announces Irish tour

Paul Brady has announced an Ireland-wide tour for November, following the release of his new album Unfinished Business. The tour will start in Cork Opera House on November ...

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Liam Gallagher shares new single 'For What's it's Worth'

The former Oasis front-man has now released three tracks off his upcoming solo album As You Were Liam Gallagher has released a new song called 'For What's it's Worth" and fortunately ...

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A.S Fanning Announces Dublin gig In Whelan's

The singer-songwriter will also be playing the Roisin Dubh in Galway Berlin based but Dublin born, singer/songwriter A.S Fanning has announced two gigs in Ireland. He will be playing ...

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New Drug-Fuelled Feature Film Being Shot In Dublin

Principal photography has commenced on the darkly comedic spoken word odyssey 'Dublin Oldschool', adapted from the highly successful stage play that won critical acclaim both ...

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Women's Rugby World Cup:" An Opportunity For Sporting Legacy"

As the Women's Rugby World Cup kicked off here yesterday, one keen rugby player and coach tells Hot Press that the tournament provides a great opportunity ...

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Robert Redford & Jane Fonda Reunite For New Movie

Exactly 50 years since playing newlyweds in ‘Barefoot in the Park,’ Oscar winners Robert Redford and Jane Fonda have come together onscreen again for the fourth time in Netflix’s ...

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M.I.A is the new inspiration of Danish designer Astrid Anderson.

Following a recent collaboration, a new collection produced by the two renowned artists is now available. M.I.A, the London-born singer and music ...

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Liam Gallagher releases teaser of new song "For What It's Worth"

Gallagher tweeted an exclusive a-capella version of the new song today, with promises of more new music coming this week. Having already previewed ...

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Louise O'Neill talks about public and private responses to Asking For It

Louise O’Neill’s second novel, Asking For It, was seen by many as a watershed moment in the national conversation about sexual assault. ...

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You on the Hot Press Cover at Longitude 2017, Friday

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Kendrick Lamar Opens Up About Bono's Involvement on DAMN in new interview

The Compton rapper said the U2 front-man was someone with "wisdom and so much knowledge, in music and in life". Kendrick Lamar was interviewed by ...

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Culture Night's 2017 programme is live

The all-Ireland celebration of arts and culture takes place on Friday, September 22. Thirteen years running, the one-night countrywide event is its biggest to date. Over 1,400 venues ...

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Happy Birthday, Whitney Houston

The iconic singer would be 53 today. In one of our more melancholy birthday articles, we're looking back on the career of the late Whitney Houston, who would be celebrating her 53rd ...

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Film Review: The Farthest

Irish director makes awe-inspiring documentary about space and humanity. “When we are children, all we ever ask is ‘Why?’ When we grow up, we realise what we really meant was ...

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The National's Bryce Dessner talks about the Irish artists on their new album and bringing Bon Iver to Cork

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Watch: Ed Sheeran releases video for 'Bibia Be Ye Ye', which was filmed in Ghana

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Calvin Harris is the highest-paid DJ for five years running

Grammy-winning DJ Calvin Harris is "cash king" of the electronic music world for the fifth year in a row. According to a list published by Forbes of 2017's highest-paid DJs ...

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U2: The Complete History of Their Live Tours - War to The Joshua Tree (Part 2 of 4)

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