Kylie Minogue confirms Dublin and Belfast visits

She's bringing her Golden Tour here in October.

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Oscar Favourite 'The Shape of Water' Accused Of Plagiarism

The son of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Zindel has launched a lawsuit against the movie's makers.

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Harvey Weinstein has been forced to apologise to Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence

The Hollywood mogul, who is accused of sexual assault, falsely implied in court that the actresses support him.

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The Mummy actor Brendan Fraser has shared his own #MeToo story

The 90s star has shared his own experience of being groped 15 years ago and says it contributed to the derailment of his career.

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Wyvern Lingo, Wyvern Lingo

Long Awaited Debut From The Bray-Based Three-Piece Is R&B With A Loudly Beating Heart. Dragon Talk Deciphering: Pat Carty

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Public Image Ltd. confirm Dublin date + a classic interview with John Lydon

The ex-Pistol is over in August to coincide with the release of a box-set and accompanying PiL documentary...

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In The New Hot Press we chart the rise of Solange in anticipation of her Longitude performance

We look how Solange conquered the charts ahead of her headline Longitude performance this summer. We chart the astronomic rise of the R&B queen who fought for her own ‘seat at the table’ and out of the shadows of ...

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Photos: Paradise Lost performing live at the Tivoli Theatre

Paradise Lost delivered some serious doom metal in Dublin.

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Primal Scream join Walking on Cars & Jake Bugg as Indiependence headliners

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival taking place in Deer Farm Co. Cork on August 3rd-5th this year has just announced more acts due to take the stage.

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Steven Spielberg's In Ireland To Make New Horror Movie

The Hollywood legend has been secretly filming his latest movie project in County Wicklow.

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Competitions

Win two tickets to see Electric Six in the Academy on Feb 24th!

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WIN 2 Tickets To See Keywest This St. Paddy's Day

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The Hottest Gigs

Wyvern Lingo

Feb 23 : The Button Factory

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Blogs

Velvet Mornings

Peace Will Come: Interviewing Shobsy from State Lights

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Rob Smith - Football El Mundo

January transfer window round up.

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Latest News

Stephen Fry discloses recent prostate cancer battle

Beloved comedian and mental health activist Stephen Fry announced his battle with prostate cancer in a YouTube video posted earlier today. In the 12 minute video, the QI host explains ...

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Fatboy Slim the latest to be announced for Creamfields 2018

Creamfields has been at the forefront of the electronic music festivals for 21 years now and this year they are back with a massive lineup. Joining stand-out performers including ...

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Finding Your Feet: A Bland British Crowd-pleaser

Director Richard Loncraine is known for his charming, safe romances (Wimbledon) and his soft explorations of older characters (5 Flights Up). In Finding Your Feet, he combines ...

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I, Tonya: Robbie Excells in Darkly Funny Exploration of Fame

Opening in Irish Cinema today, Margot Robbie glows in this role. “I was loved for a moment,” Tonya Harding explains. “Then I was hated. Then ...

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Game Night: Suburban Comedy Boasts Intense Action and Sly Humour

Opens in Irish Theatres on 2 March. In John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein’s comedy, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams star as Max and Annie, ...

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Lady Bird: Saoirse Ronan Is Oscar-Worthy In Brilliant Exploration of Adolescence

The film opens in Irish theatres today and is not to be missed. Christine McPherson is a girl overflowing with unflappable certainty, and stifling ...

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Three acts announced to support Gorillaz Malahide Castle gig this June.

Winners of the Best Group Award at last weekends BAFTA's, Gorillaz, announce De La Soul, Little Simz and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble as their supporting ...

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Save The Date: 'Votes for Repeal' to take place on International Woman's Day.

Along with the confirmed legislation wording for the abortion referendum, Abortion Rights Ireland have announced the date for their next March. ...

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Album Review: Temet, Imarhan

Tuareg'n'roll. Imarhan are a five-piece all the way from Tamanrasset, the principal city of the Tuareg people, located in the Ahaggar Mountains in Southern Algeria, who sing in their ...

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Album Review: Culture II, Migos

Hip-hop superstars' latest effort hindered by excessive length. Back in 2014, as more and more people moved away from buying or downloading to streaming albums, Billboard revised ...

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Oscar Favourite 'The Shape of Water' Accused Of Plagiarism

The son of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Zindel has launched a lawsuit against the movie's makers. David Zindel claims the critically acclaimed film "brazenly copies the story, ...

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Dublinia VikingFest 2018

The highlight of VikingFest is a live outdoor spectacle with the Follow the Vikings audio visual and theatrical performance on Saturday, 31 March at the historic Wood Quay amphitheatre. ...

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Alex Garland's New Movie To Be Released Soon On Netflix

Annihilation, the anticipated film starring Natalie Portman, will be available on the platform from 12 March, it was announced today. From visionary writer and director Alex Garland ...

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Uncertainty Over Brexit "Backstop"

The government must move immediately to clarify the implications of the removal of the backstop from the phase 1 main Withdrawal Agreement document, says Fianna Fáil Spokesperson ...

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New On Netflix This Weekend

Here's eight new shows and movies that will make their debuts on the streaming giant service this weekend Seven Seconds (Available 23 February)

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LIVE REPORT : Paradise Lost in The Tivoli Theatre

A cold Wednesday night in Dublin saw the crowds turning up in droves to see Paradise Lost. Playing their first Irish show since 2015, the band are touring in support of their well received ...

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Minister Madigan to launch Kilkenny National Youth Film and Animation School alongside Kilkenny Animated Festival 2018

Kilkenny city to gain another creative edge with the launch of the youth-aimed projects. Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha ...

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Twitter have announced new rules regarding duplicate accounts in bot crackdown attempt.

Bad news for the bot brigade. In a post published yesterday, Twitter have announced that there will be a serious crackdown on multiple accounts ...

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Wyvern Lingo, Wyvern Lingo

Long Awaited Debut From The Bray-Based Three-Piece Is R&B With A Loudly Beating Heart. Dragon Talk Deciphering: Pat Carty It hasn't even been four years, but there's a lot of distance ...

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Sean McGowan set to play Dublin's Vintage Room March 9th

Irish singer song writer Sean McGowan is coming home for a string of gigs across the country this March. Southhampton-based singer and songwriter Sean McGowan is about to release ...

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Tickets for The Killers RDS summer show set to go on sale tomorrow.

After selling out their date in the 3 Arena last November within a matter of minutes, Las Vegas Indie darlings The Killers have just announced ...

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In The New Hot Press we chart the rise of Solange in anticipation of her Longitude performance

We look how Solange conquered the charts ahead of her headline Longitude performance this summer. We chart the astronomic rise of the R&B queen ...

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Primal Scream join Walking on Cars & Jake Bugg as Indiependence headliners

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival taking place in Deer Farm Co. Cork on August 3rd-5th this year has just announced more acts due to take the stage. ...

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Pine The Pilcrow Announce Tour Dates & New EP

On the lead up to their new EP release on 30 March, the Irish band are releasing the video to the song 'Only Ghosts', which officially goes live this Friday but can be aired below by Hot ...

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New Netflix Space Adventure Is Out Of This World

Netflix releases the global first look at intergalactic adventure series 'Lost In Space' - which has technically made it's out-of-this-world premiere already out in space already! ...

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Introducing…RTÉ Choice Music Prize “Conversations” In Association with IMRO & Culture Ireland

“Conversations” is a thoughtfully curated international-leaning music forum designed to encourage an exchange of learning and discussion ...

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BRIT Awards 2018 – And The Winners Are...

Some of the big winners last night include Stormzy, who walked away with two of the top awards, Gorillaz who were recognised as best British band, and Dua Lipa who won the award for best ...

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Steven Spielberg's In Ireland To Make New Horror Movie

The Hollywood legend has been secretly filming his latest movie project in County Wicklow. The new flick is called 'The Turning' and stars 15-year-old Finn Wolfhard, who played Mike ...

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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Roman Polanski’s Rape Victim Samantha Geimer Talks Exclusively to Hot Press…

In a world exclusive interview with Hot Press (publication date Thursday Feb 21), Samantha Geimer – who was raped by the Oscar-winning film director ...

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Me Auld Flowers

Ahead of their return to Vicar St. this Thursday, Hot Press' resident caimiléir uafásach Pat Carty, pictured here standing in a hole beside Liam and Fiachna, looks back on Hothouse ...

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Primordial Release ‘To Hell or to Hangman’ Music Video

The song is the second single from their upcoming album. The scene of Irish metal music is in safe hands with Promordial. The five-strong group plan to release their ninth studio album ...

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SOUTH EAST'S ALL-TIME TOP 30 SONGS: Engine Alley

The Hot Press and Beat 102-103 search continues! Named after a thoroughfare in the Liberties area and boasting members from both Dublin and Kilkenny, Engine Alley bagged themselves ...

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Hot Press Track Of The Day: The Gloaming ' The Booley House' Live at the NCH

Irish Trad legends The Gloaming have just released a very special video for 'The Booley House' as part of their Live at the NCH album due out ...

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The Hot Press Interview with John Leahy

Having crashed and burned under Lucinda Creighton at the last election, Renua chose John Leahy as their new party leader. Some might see his decision to deny party members the freedom ...

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The Full Hot Press Cover Story with Wyvern Lingo

The word is out. With the release of their self-titled debut album, Bray trio WYVERN LINGO are set to take the world by storm. Sitting down with Hot Press for their first cover story, ...

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Referendum Date Set for The Eight Amendment

The draft wording of the proposed bill has also been approved. Since the Dáil vote saw a majority of TDs vote to repeal the Eight Amendment - which in Irish law, states that the unborn’s ...

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Michael Buble announces Emeli Sande as special guest for Croke Park concert

Multiple Grammy and Juno Award winner Michael Buble has announced that Emeli Sande will join him as his special guest for his Croke Park concert ...

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President Higgins To Seek Second Term Of Office

President Michael D. Higgins is planning to announce his intentions to run again for the Phoenix Park, Hot Press has learnt. President Higgins had previously said he would make his ...

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Netflix Satisfies Cravings For More Santa Clarita Diet With Season 2

The new season will be launched by the streaming giant on 23 March.

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Chris Cornell’s Widow Opens Up In TV Interview

"My husband was the furthest thing from a rock star junkie," she says during her first TV interview to discuss his death and battle with drug addiction, which will be aired today in the ...

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Full List Of IMRO Live Music Venue Of The Year Awards

The award for National Live Music Venue of the Year 2017 (via public vote) went to Mike The Pies, Listowel Co Kerry at last night's awards ceremony. While Whelan's was the winner in the ...

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Alestorm at the Tivoli Theatre

Bringing their brand of ‘pirate metal’ to Dublin on Friday evening, Scottish five piece Alestorm sailed into the Tivoli Theatre to a sea of swashbuckling enthusiasts. Halfway ...

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Hot Press Track of the Day: Vulpynes 'Sublingual'

Vulpynes are back with their latest single from their debut EP 'Vulpynes' set for release on March 1st. These rock'n'roll girls are back with a kick ass single and video to match. The ...

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Jamie Dornan and Sam Clafin to Join Cast of Brian Kirk’s Borderland

The action thriller will be based around the IRA and British intelligence. Set in 1970s London, directed by Brian Kirk ( Game of Thrones, Luther) ...

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Sex Column: Transgressive sex has been a vital part of modern popular culture

Condemnation of actors, film directors and rock stars for what are thought of as sexual indiscretions has become almost a default position. But ...

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Hot Flavours: Our Tastes and Tipples of the Fortnight

Beer, Vietnamese rolls and Chinese dumplings are all on the menu as we look forward to the Year of the Dog. Hot Flavours is all sorts of excited about the arrival in Kevin Street, Dublin ...

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Oh Mo Dhia, Hot Press meets Ireland's Got Talent host Michelle Visage

Best-known as a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Michelle Visage is about to win a fanbase here on Ireland’s Got Talent. She talks about the Time’s ...

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Ticketmaster's North American Head of Music talks about the battle against ticket-touting

The live scene in Ireland is thriving. Except that, far too often, real music fans can’t get their hands on tickets for big shows – and then see ...

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Joel Baker Looking Forward to First Irish Show

Hailing from Nottingham and now based in London, Joel Baker has seen it all in the music industry. With a story of overcoming personal hardships and challenges of the industry, Baker ...

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The Hot Sprockets to Drop a New Single, Album and Nationwide Tour Dates

Coming into the year hot - the Dublin soul rockers are keeping busy. Mixing rock and roll sounds with the wild Afro-beat rhythm, The Hot Sprockets ...

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The Hardy Bucks are back: "Appetite for the Session"

Our favourite group of friends are back and this time, they're more skint and hopeless than ever. Eddie is still reaching for gold and hoping to one day get rich and this time he swears ...

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Three Billboards In Galway Homage To Martin McDonagh

Leitir Mealláin in Conamara – the hometown of McDonagh’s father – has paid an unusually cool tribute to the film director. After the film 'Three Billboards...' swept the boards ...

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First Permanent Exhibition To Irish Tricolour Opens At GPO

The first ever permanent exhibition on the Irish Flag will be officially opened this Friday, 23 February, at 2.30pm, by the Ceann Comhairle, Sean Ó Fearghail TD at the GPO Witness ...

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Student Scheme Open To All Third Level Students

The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking applications from third level students interested in reporting on development issues for a national media outlet. Simon Cumbers Media ...

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Martin McDonagh Hailed As "Artistic Genius"

Minister for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciaran Cannon, has said that the five BAFTA awards picked up by Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ...

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New Survey Underscores Lack Of Preparation For Brexit

Just 6% of SME’s in Ireland are prepared to deal with the fallout associated with Brexit, according to a new survey by AIB. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Brexit Stephen Donnelly TD ...

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The Making of Jenna Nicholls

She started out as a painter, but there was a moment when she realised she wanted to write songs. Now she has worked with Glen Hansard, Mark Geary, Mark Dignam, her partner Brendan O’Shea ...

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Rebekah Fitch releases her brand new single "Love So Crazy"

Alternative-pop singer-song-songwriter Belfast girl Rebekah Fitch released her new single titled 'Love So Crazy,' on Friday and we can't help but love it. The new single is from ...

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The Abortion Debate: An Open Letter To Simon Coveney

The Tánaiste Simon Coveney has intervened in the abortion debate, taking a conservative position which opposes the recommendations of the Citizens Assembly and the Oireachtas ...

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Hot Press track of the day: Fontaines D.C.'s 'Boys in The Better Land'

Our Hot Press track of the day is the brand-spanking new single from Fontaines D.C 'Boys in The Better Land'. We bring you the first Irish broadcast ...

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Waltons Music Store Officially Closes Dublin City Doors

Originally opening on North Great Fredrick Street in 1922, the shop has been passed from hands of Martin Walton, to his grandson Niall Walton creating a proud history for the business ...

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Morrissey urges Michael Creed to ban fur farming

The former Smiths frontman has penned a letter to Minister Michael Creed on behalf of PETA. It's been revealed today that Morrissey has written to Irish Minister for Agriculture Michael ...

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Bohemians FC vs Shamrock Rovers in Dalymount Park, Dublin, 16th February 2018.

Graham Keogh captured the pick of the action - both on the field and in the stands! - as Bohs took on Shamrock Rovers last Friday night at Dalymount. ...

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Frances Black to headline at first Irish Traveller ethnicity celebration this March

Event to include Traveller music, drama, cinema, historical talks and photographic exhibitions as well as special children’s activities ...

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Saoirse Ronan leads the way with fashion's Time's Up movement at the BAFTA's

Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Angelina Jolie and Emma Roberts were just some of the women in all black this weekend as the BAFTA's saw its 71st award ...

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George Ezra announces Custom House Square gig

English singer-songwriter George Ezra has announced a return to Belfast with a headline show at CHSq this August. George recently announced his highly anticipated sophomore album ...

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Medically Supervised Injecting Facility "Long Overdue"

The Merchants Quay Project CLG is the "preferred bidder" to operate a medically supervised injecting facility, according to the HSE. Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has welcomed ...

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