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This is second in jazz singer Porter's three part series on the art and techniques behind popular vocalists, with the focus tonight on crooning.
The Icelandic singer-songwriter's tenth album officially arrived today and is streaming online.
'Come Back To Me' is the fifth single to be taken from his debut solo album As You Were, which went to number 1 in the Irish music charts during October.
The Broken Spiral is an anthology of short stories written by Irish authors in aid of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.
The latest comedy series to begin airing on RTE, The School is a mockumentary style show about a dysfunctional Irish primary school.
Simmons has been accused of sexually assaulting model Keri Claussen Khalighi when she was 17 years-old.
Combat Sports is the follow up to 2015's English Graffiti and is slated for release on March 30th 2018.
No_One Ever Really Dies will come out on 15th December.
Hot Press recently published an article "There's Trouble In The Army" In it a former member of the Irish Defence Forces, made a variety of criticisms of the Navy, the Army and the Air Corps. In preparation for that article, Hot Press put a series of questions to the Department of Defence. The answers came too late for inclusion in the issue. Here are the questions, and the answers received...
A UL study has highlighted serious issues within the Irish Defence Forces. But the reality may be a whole lot worse. Hot Press spoke to a former member who expresses major concerns, ranging from pay and welfare to security, resources and dangerous equipment. Report Michael Lanigan.
The Simon Music Marathon will see nine hours of live music this Saturday 25th November on Grafton Street in aid of the Simon Community.
It is a surreal take on Nevada’s deserts that serves as the setting for the Killers performance at Dublin’s 3Arena, their first in the Republic since 2013.
This move marks the network's first step towards using the RTE Player as more than just a catch-up streaming service.
The senior producer, Kieran Creaven has been charged with two offences for attempting to engage in sexual activity with an underage girl in Leeds.
'American Soul' is taken from the band's upcoming album, Songs of Experience.
The trio will be performing at The Academy, Dublin on 14th March 2018.
After seven years away, the Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter will perform at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on May 9th 2018.
The Welsh rock trio have announced that their new album, Resistance is Futile will be released on 6th April 2018.
"I never had the desire to play solo until all my bands started splitting up", jokes Dan FitzPatrick.
The Flag Listeners came into being as Eamonn Hehir, one of Limerick's veteran singer-songwriters was working on his 2012 solo LP of the same name.
'Blissing Me' is taken from the Icelandic singer's tenth album Utopia, which is due to be released on November 24th.
Polygondwanaland will be the Australian psychedelic outfit's fourth album this year and their twelfth in total.
Season four of the acclaimed period-crime series kicks off tonight with a few familiar faces from Love/Hate climbing on board.
Beautiful Despair was recorded in 1990 by Dan Treacy and Jowe Head, and is to be released on January 26th 2018.
Returning home from Copenhagen after last Saturday's scoreless draw against Denmark, the pressure is on the Boys in Green to deliver in the second leg of their World Cup qualifier tonight at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.
The announcement was made when vocalist and guitarist Kim Deal appeared on Marc Maron's podcast WTF With Marc Maron.
The sixteenth edition of the festival will be taking place between the 1st and 3rd of December at St. James' Church, Dingle, Co. Kerry.
Ardmheara Michael MacDonnacha, Lord Mayor of Dublin has hit back at Bob Geldof after the singer announced he would be returning his Freedom of the City Award.
With Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi due to be released on December 15th, Disney have confirmed that they intend to create a new trilogy separate from the Skywalker saga.
The Guardian's Editor-at-Large Gary Younge delves into the economic and identity crisis consuming the American Rust Belt to fully fathom the conditions that enabled the rise of Trump and the Alt-Right.
'Police State' is the latest song from the Russian punk band, which features Kids and Julien Donkey Boy star Chloe Sevigny.
On TV tonight is the televised premiere of a new documentary about one of the forgotten heroes of the Second World War, Mary Elmes, which is narrated by actor, Winona Ryder.
It would not be false to say that Picture This’ rapid ascent has been something of a phenomenon in the Irish music scene.
Danica Roem became the first openly transgender person elected to a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.
A third assessment of evidence surrounding the Stardust nightclub fire in Artane on Valentine's Day 1981 has concluded that no new enquiry will be warranted.
With its neon-lit Blade Runner vibe, Osaka is one of JapanÕs true gems.
On Thursday 3rd November for the first time since May of 2009, the Twitter account of Donald Trump did not exist.
Day_S is the latest artist to emerge from Diffusion Labs, the production house whose notable talents include the likes of Soule, Super Silly and Jafaris.
"It's natural, but fucking terrifying too", says Glenn Rosborough of the new phase in his career.
'Get Out of Your Own Way' is the second single from the band's upcoming 14th album, Songs of Experience.
The trio will be in the Loft at the Grand Social, Dublin on November 3rd.
Ireland will face Denmark on November 11th in Copenhagen, and November 14th in Lansdowne Road, Dublin.
The disgraced Irish Times sports journalist received a prison sentence of two and a half years for the defilement of a child, with a further two years for child exploitation, which will run concurrently.
The former-Irish Times sports reporter has been sentenced to two years and six months for sexually abusing a teenage girl at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.
After four years held in pre-trial detention, Ibrahim Halawa returned to Ireland today.
"It feels like our life was on pause, and it's just about to begin again," Somaia Halawa says, speaking with a clear sense of optimism in her voice.
Ireland will be playing away to Denmark for the first leg on Saturday November 11th.
Hurricane Ophelia death toll is now at three people after a man was killed in his car by a falling tree north of Dundalk Co. Louth, while the number of houses and businesses without electricity hits 360,000.
This is the latest on the effects of Hurricane Ophelia nationwide.
A red wind warning has been set nationwide, with the fastest recorded gusts (as of 10am) being measured in Cork Airport at 124km/h and Fastnet Rock, 6.5km offshore at 176km/h.
Speaking at yesterday's (11th October) Joint Committee on Eight Amendment of the Constitution, Dr. Fergal Malone, Master of Rotunda Maternity Hospital warned the committee that Ireland urgently needs to repeal its amendment on abortion, before it caused any further harm.
Bombarded by schizophrenia, addiction and homelessness, you might say that Eoghan O’Driscoll has been to hell and back. But he is finding a new balance through painting. Interview: Michael Lanigan
Speaking with Hot Press in the upcoming issue, Ibrahim Halawa's eldest sister Somaia discusses the process of bringing her brother home.
From the moment John Murry takes to the stage at Whelans, Dublin and opens with a brief discussion about the secession of California from the United States, the audience is transfixed.
Adventurous instrumental tracks from Irish producer.
Lo-fi quintet turn love hiccups into joyful noise.
Special guests will include director of The Filth and the Fury and The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle Julien Temple and former-Big Audio Dynamite member, director and DJ Don Letts.
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