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Diamond Days: The Return of Marina and the Diamonds

Three years after her last album, Marina And The Diamonds is back. As FROOT hits the shelves, she discusses happiness, feminism, death, and leaving pop behind. “It’s quite awkward, talking about things that ... READ MORE

CULT CALLED Man for Sweeney's this Saturday...
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AL PACINO announces Dublin spoken word event...
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NOEL GALLAGHER remains at summit of Indie Chart...
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LONGITUDE ANNOUNCE new acts and day-by-day breakdown...
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JAMES BAY tops the Irish singles chart...
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J. ROCC for Dublin...
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WATCH: TV Spots for Avengers: Age of Ultron...
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FORBIDDEN FRUIT to get new stage...
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DEF LEPPARD & Whitesnake join forces for Irish shows...
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WATCH: GEMMA Hayes performs with Joe Chester...
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LISTEN: LEFTFIELD Share New Track...
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LOUIS WALSH set for Late Late Show...
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LISTEN: THE new Therapy? album is streaming in its entirety...
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PROFESSOR GREEN to support Fall Out Boy...
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RYAN SHERIDAN to headline F.L.A.M.E festival...
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GEORGIA ON His Mind: Shane Lowry is U.S. Masters Bound...
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SHORT FILM festival invites submissions...
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DAMIEN DEMPSEY & Mundy for new Dundalk festival...
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NEW A$AP Rocky album on the way...
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THE ACADEMIC announce Irish tour...
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TONY FENTON: Thanks for the Memories, Dude...
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THE NIALL McCabe Band plot single release...
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ONE DIRECTION announce that Zayn has left...
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KIERAN O'REILLY: Cop of the Pops...
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COOL HAND Duke: Duke Special interview...
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SYSTEM OF a Down Working on New Music...
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BLUR SET to stream London show tonight...
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SCHWARZENEGGER GETS intense in trailer for Maggie...
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LISTEN: VILLAGERS shares new track...
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THE LONE Bellow Annonce Dublin Date...
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CELEBRITY CHEFS for Killarney Festival...
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LISTEN: ROISIN Murphy Releases New Single...
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GO WEST, young man in trailer for Sundance hit Slow West...
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SEARCHLIGHT PRODUCTIONS gear up for Button Factory showcase tonight...
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TOM RUSSELL unveils Irish dates...
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THE RIDE ain't over in the new Entourage trailer...
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MODEST MOUSE plan to release next album in 2016...
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WATCH: ED Sheeran Releases New Video...
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TV3 LAUNCHES main evening news at 8pm...
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LISTEN: NEW Death Cab For Cutie album...
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UNKNOWN MORTAL Orchestra plot Whelan's headliner...
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THE GO! Team for Whelan's...
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WATCH: THE Would Be's share new video...
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ED SHEERAN launches record label...
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NO MISSION is impossible in trailer for latest franchise installment...
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LIVE REVIEW: Hozier in NYC...
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ONCE THE Musical returns to Dublin...
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LISTEN: MUSE unleash first single from Drones...
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ONCE THE Musical returns to Dublin...
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LISTEN: SUFJAN Stevens streams new record...
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DAN HEGARTY to celebrate new book with Tower DJ set...
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WATCH: NEW Hozier video...
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WATCH: FRANCIE Conway & Billy Keane back Marriage Equality...
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MOGWAI FOR Cork & Dublin...
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WATCH: SPIDER'S Web gets LA seal of approval...
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BRANDON FLOWERS for Olympia Theatre show...
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WATCH: ROBERT Plant and Jack White jam...
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BELFAST FILM Festival kicks-off with David Holmes-scored documentary...
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THE VOICE singer Karla Chubb backs the Marriage Equality 'Yes' vote...
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NEIL DELAMARE, Jason Byrne & Après Match lead Killarney comedy charge...
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LISTEN: BLUR unveil another new track...
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ASH & The Strypes to support Foo Fighters...
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BLOODLINE AVAILABLE on Netflix now!...
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NIRVANA TRIBUTE act announce Irish tour...
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CULT CALLED Man pen open letter to Modest Mouse...
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SHANE LOWRY on making his Masters bow...
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HOZIER STORMS back to Irish Albums Chart summit...
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LOUIS WALSH 'not surprised' by Zayn's One Direction exit...
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A PLACE To Bury Strangers Live...
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THOMAS HOUSE lines up jam-packed night for March 28...
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APPY DAYS ...
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RIHANNA, KANYE and Paul McCartney seal top spot...
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FREE MUSIC Friday...
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GET LOST in new trailer for Wayward Pines...
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RUDIMENTAL, PALOMA Faith, Bastille for Belsonic...
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LISTEN: NEW Blur song...
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MARK LOGAN tribute night for Roisin Dubh...
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WATCH: RAINY Boy Sleep takes us behind the scenes...
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JEDWARD JOIN cast of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!...
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JAPE & The Academic added to BD Festival bill...
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LAST CHANCE to enter Write Here, Write Now comp...
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KIERAN O’REILLY: I’d rather have played the dentist!...
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MARINA AND the Diamonds on feminism...
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TELEVISION CONFIRM Dublin return...
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RHIANNON GIDDENS for Whelan's...
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IN THE Current Issue: Film Previews...
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LOVE/HATE'S RUTH Negga cast in Preacher...
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RUSSELL CROWE for The Late Late Show...
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PUBLIC INTERVIEW with Christina Noble...
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AMY WINEHOUSE doc gets release date and poster...
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THE HOT Press Interview: Marty Whelan...
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THE CRIBS for Dublin...
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KIAN EGAN to hit the airwaves in UK...
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SEE THE horrifying trailer for Insidious: Chapter 3...
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RUSANGANO FAMILY share new track...
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VANTASTIVAL ANNOUNCE more additions to bill...
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SAM COOKE biopic on the way!...
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TYLER THE Creator set for Dublin date...
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ROOTS MANUVA headlines BARE In The Woods...
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ANOTHER CHANCE to catch Strypes doc...
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GAME ON in trailer for Pixels...
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AZEALIA BANKS hits the cover of Playboy...
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KENDRICK LAMAR drops album...
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SXSW IS live streaming right now...
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LINE-UP FOR next week's Blue Moon Lost Wednesday revealed...
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VIC GODARD & The Subway Sect confirm Dublin date...
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RADIO STATIONS for Tony Fenton tribute today...
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ACTS CONFIRMED for free Searchlight gig in The Button Factory...
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TG4 SEEK young actors for new indie band comedy drama...
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WAYNE KRAMER kicking out the jams in Drogheda + Mountjoy visit...
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MAJOR FILM production centre planned for Galway...
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NATALIE IMBRUGLIA to cover Damien Rice, others on new album...
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DUKE SPECIAL hits TXFM this weekend...
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KENDRICK LAMAR reveals album details...
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BONEY M set for Sligo Summer Festival...
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JDIFF SCREENING for Shoulder The Lion...
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MARK AUSTIN solo show in The Mezz tomorrow...
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ED SHEERAN back at No. 1...
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KILKENNY TRADFEST kicks off tomorrow...
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ELLIE GOULDING ties up top spot once again...
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JULIEN TEMPLE'S Strypes doc airs on BBC Four tonight...
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LAST WALTZ live show comes to The Olympia...
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PIERCE TURNER tours Ireland this summer...
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RUBBERBANDITS ADD Abbey Theatre date & plan tour...
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The Frank And Walters

A trio of classic tunes plus a chat with the Cork heroes...


FREE MUSIC FRIDAY

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Free Music Friday

New Metallica, Brian Wilson, Hozier and more... Despite spending the whole week in a post-Six Nations strop – Free Music Friday is firmly of the 'Swing Low Sweet Chariot' ... READ MORE

James Bay debuts at number one on Irish Albums Chart

Chaos And The Calm is in with a golden bullet. A terrific first week display from James Bay, as his first album Chaos And The Calm (called a "listenable, hummable debut ... READ MORE

WATCH: Kodaline want fans to feature in new video

New single 'The One' is on the way.... In the midst of touring number one album Coming Up For Air, Kodaline have found time to ask their adoring fans for a little help. 'The One', ... READ MORE

Georgia On His Mind: Shane Lowry is U.S. Masters Bound

Ahead of his first trip to Augusta National for the U.S. Masters, Shane Lowry discusses his ambitions, Ireland’s formidable golfing talent – and leaving Tiger Woods in his wake ... READ MORE

Fleece Lightning: Catching Up with Hoodie Allen

One great pun deserves another as we meet Ed Sheeran’s NYC partner in rhyme Hoodie Allen who plays the Dublin Academy on March 29 The punsome nature of his name might elicit groans ... READ MORE

WATCH: Live Kendrick Lamar shut down by LAPD

The Compton star was performing on a truck driving down Sunset Strip. He's been confirmed as the biggest thing in hip-hop right now (new album To Pimp A Butterfly went to No. ... READ MORE

Tony Fenton: Thanks for the Memories, Dude

He was one of the most distinctive voices on Irish radio since the ‘70s, with RTÉ 2fm and, for the past decade and more, Today FM. Latterly, the man his fans knew as Tony Fenton fought ... READ MORE

Kieran O'Reilly: Cop of the Pops

Actor, musician and a Garda to boot – Kieran O’Reilly is every inch the Renaissance man. He sits down with Colm O’Regan to discuss life in front of the camera, on the stage and in ... READ MORE

A Man Of Modest Means: Isaac Brock interview

Eight years after Modest Mouse hit number one in the US, frontman Isaac Brock confesses of recording the follow-up: “I wanted a meal and built a restaurant.” Now armed with two ... READ MORE

David Lyttle: Not Just Another Face in the Crowd

Multi-instrumentalist David Lyttle on his boundary-bending new project. All those years of study and practical application – all those tours: the support gigs, the headliners. ... READ MORE

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Friday 27 Mar - Gig Preview
Once Around The Block


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Nina Conti: Her Master’s Voice

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Indie Game: The Movie

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THE 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: WINNERS

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The Lorax review

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A World Cup in Qatar? No, thank you!

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