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WATCH: Keywest rock out in a Renault Twingo

Even in a city car, there's plenty of space for the Dublin favourites to break out a cover of Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' We're probably more accustomed to seeing Keywest standing on the streets rather than driving on them, ... READ MORE

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WYVERN LINGO ink Rubyworks deal...
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DOWNLOAD: NEW Editors tune + Dublin date...
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JAY-Z MOUNTS Tidal defence...
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OF MONSTERS & Men plot Olympia visit...
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PADDY CASEY unveils live dates...
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HAMSANDWICH DEBUT at number one...
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JOE STRUMMER doc to be screened at Irish Film Institute...
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AMANDA BRUNKER set for radio play debut...
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HAMSANDWICH CLAIM top spot on Indie charts...
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WIZ KHALIFA keeps No. 1 spot on singles chart...
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JOHNNY DEPP in chilling trailer for Whitey Bulger film Black Mass...
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LISTEN: NEW single from Ryan Sheridan...
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LISTEN: NEW And So I Watch You From Afar album...
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LISTEN: NEW Ciaran Gribbin single...
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TODAY FM giving away U2 tickets...
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THE FLAWS and more for Monroe's Live...
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DUBLIN CHOIR to sing homegrown hits at NCH...
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GEAROID FARRELLY lines up Whelan's date...
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LIMERICK GIG for Paul Noonan's Printer Clips...
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GABRIEL BYRNE to pop by Late Late Show...
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UPDATE: DAVID Kitt adds second date for Dublin...
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HERMITAGE GREEN tour Ireland this summer...
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WATCH: HOZIER calls for marriage equality...
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TIM WHEELER talks Slane past and present...
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THE BIG Break shortlist...
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NO SLEEPING in the trailer for comedy The Overnight...
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STREAM: SAMUEL T. Herring records rap tune...
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DAVID BOWIE book edited by Limerick academics...
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BRESSIE TAKES over the former Pulse Studios complex...
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KODALINE ANNOUNCE extra Big Top date...
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WATCH: BRAND new video from Leaders Of Men...
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BELL X1 plan acoustic tour of Ireland...
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DAMIEN DEMPSEY heads bill for Secret Garden Festival...
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DOWNLOAD: JESSIE Ware acoustic set...
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HOZIER & David Holmes up for Ivor Novello awards...
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MONSTER IRISH music auction to go up for grabs...
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JOHN PRINE lines up Irish dates...
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DOWNLOAD: NEW High Elders remix album...
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NEW NEIL Young album incoming...
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PASSION PIT'S Michael Angelakos on public scrutiny and recovery...
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WE PRESENT the Write Here, Write Now shortlist...
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Patrick Donoghue wins Voice of Ireland

Patrick Donoghue (who was mentored by Una Foden of The Saturdays) has emerged triumphant in The Voice of Ireland 2015. The Dublin based singer had proven himself a powerful vocalist ... READ MORE

Free Music Friday

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HamsandwicH debut at number one

Stories From The Surface is the biggest-selling album of the week. Another case of the 'Hot Press Cover Effect'? Far be it from us to say so, but Meath indies HamsandwicH, ... READ MORE

School of Rock: The Ballyfermot College of Further Education

For close to 20 years, those hoping to carve out a career in the music industry have found the guidance and education they need at the Ballyfermot ... READ MORE

Kings of the Castle: Lord Henry Mountcharles on the Foos and Hozier at Slane

Lord Henry Mountcharles tells Colm O’Hare why he’s so excited about the Foo Fighters’ impending arrival in Meath, with a seriously hot Hozier ... READ MORE

The Big Break shortlist

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The Answer's new LP track by track

Answer frontman Cormac Neeson runs through the band’s rip-roaring new long-player, Raise A Little Hell. The title of the new album from The Answer couldn’t really make their ... READ MORE

WATCH: Hozier calls for marriage equality

The 'Take Me To Church' singer makes his feelings on the marriage referendum known. We've seen rake of big Irish names lending their voice to the Straight Up For Equality campaign as ... READ MORE

Le Galaxie: The Sky is the Limit

They’ve left their Drive soundtracks by the side of the road and got productive while doing LA by foot. Back with a forward-thinking, streamlined stomper of an album, Le Galaxie ... READ MORE

Tim Wheeler talks Slane past and present

They supported U2 there a decade ago, and are getting a second bite of the Slane cherry courtesy of the Foos. Tim Wheeler tells us why Lord Henry’s gaff is so special. “I’d forgotten ... READ MORE

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