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The Strypes for Dublin

They play The New Academy this winter. Cavan teens The Strypes return to the scene of their April triumph for a special Christmas party to cap off a fine 2014 for the band. Ross, Josh, Pete and Evan will play the newly-renovated Academy ... READ MORE

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She sold 45 million records with her band The Corrs. But when she launched herself as a solo artist, Sharon Corr was consumed by nerves. She talks about the struggles of balancing motherhood ... READ MORE

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Hozier's claims record-breaking number one

Hozier’s debut album has stormed Ireland's Album Charts and is now sitting pretty in pole position, trumping sales figures for the likes of Ed Sheeran along the way. Hozier, the ... READ MORE

U2 unveil Songs Of Innocence artwork

U2 have revealed the artwork for the physical release of Songs Of Innocence, which drops here on October 10. The cover is a striking Glen Lurchford image of Larry Mullen Jr. protecting ... READ MORE

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Enjoy The Silence - The Script Interview


They've conquered the globe and, with their new album, No Sound Without Silence, seem on the brink of U2-scale hugeness. But, through it all, The Script have worked hard to stay grounded and remember their roots....

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