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News: Check out Ireland's Hilarious Entry in the 1979 World Disco Finals

2018-01-12 14:28:00

Get yourself in the mood for the weekend with this hilarious clip from almost 40 years ago. Fast forward to 2:56 to check out Amandra Gibson, Ireland's entry in the competition.

Gig: St. Patrick’s Festival Brings It ‘Home’ for 2018

2018-01-09 17:58:00

St. Patrick’s Festival, funded by Fáilte Ireland, Dublin City Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht returns to the capital from March 15th to 19th 2018.

Track Of The Day: Hot Press Track of the Day: Dandy's Loft- Shadows in Motion

2018-01-09 14:05:00

Lurgan five-piece Dandy's Loft have released their latest single 'Shadows in Motion', their follow up to 2017 four track Introspector.

News: Pierce Turner to Play National Concert Hall Gig

2018-01-09 11:51:00

Irish singer songwriter Pierce Turner plays Irish homecoming gig in the John Field Room of the National Concert Hall on Tuesday 16th January.

News: Rosie Carney Releases Cigarettes After Sex Cover

2018-01-09 10:52:00

Donegal based singer songwriter Rosie Carney has released a cover version of New York group Cigarettes After Sex's 2012 single 'K' on Friday.

Reports: Dublin’s Homeless Community Overlooked by Phone Box Removals

2018-01-08 17:29:00

To some, they are merely a relic of the past. But to hundreds of rough sleepers in the city centre, they provide a vital link with emergency accommodation services. Jack Maguire examines the implications of phone box displacement upon our homeless community.

News: Twitter Reacts to Season 4 of Black Mirror

2018-01-03 13:25:00

Everyone's favourite Dystopian Netflix series returned to our Television sets on December 29th, creating more conversation than ever before.

News: Conor McGregor comes out in support of controversial rapper Azealia Banks

2018-01-03 12:46:00

Both McGregor and Banks have received continuous bad press throughout the height of their careers.

News: Wolf Alice Announce Remix of 2017 Track Featuring Charli XCX and Post Precious

2018-01-03 12:20:00

Wolf Alice's 'Don't Delete the Kisses' will be re-released at 5pm this evening featuring Charli XCX and Post Precious.

News: Bono Criticised for Comments on Modern Rock Music

2017-12-28 13:31:00

In his latest Rolling Stone Interview, in which he discussed his near death experience, the U2 frontman made a comment about how music “has gotten very girly”

News: Dublin Music Production Duo Bombbreakers Release Debut EP

2017-12-28 13:09:00

KOSH is the band’s first release and now available on Soundcloud.

News: Councillor Trevor Gilligan’s full album now available to stream online

2017-12-28 12:59:00

Dublin based politician Trevor Gilligan’s full helloWorld album is now available to stream for free on Spotify and other streaming services.

Reports: Exclusive Report: The Shocking Truth About Gay Conversion Therapy in Ireland

2017-12-18 12:25:00

It’s more commonly considered an American phenomenon, and has been associated with US vice president Mike Pence – but gay conversion therapy is also being carried out here in Ireland. Hot Press has uncovered a disturbing case, which powerfully illustrates the potentially harmful nature of the practice. Report: Jack Maguire

Reports: FEATURE: First Reported Case of Attempted 'Gay Conversion Therapy' in ROI

2017-12-14 16:18:00

In a shocking case featured in this year's Christmas issue, Hot Press have revealed a disturbing incident from 2016 where attempted gay conversion therapy took place in Ireland. It is the first account of this nature to emerge from the Republic.

Gig: James Vincent McMorrow Hints at Surprise Ruby Sessions Performance Tonight

2017-12-12 16:16:00

The Ruby Sessions take place in Doyles Pub every Tuesday night, and have featured big names over the years from Hozier to Paolo Nutini.

News: WATCH: Jack White Shares New Music

2017-12-12 14:36:00

The song named Servings and Portions from my Boarding House Reach was uploaded to YouTube this afternoon.

News: LISTEN: Lily Allen Releases New Song Featuring Giggs

2017-12-12 11:15:00

"Trigger Bang," is Lily Allen's first new track since 2014's Sheezus album, featuring UK rap star Giggs.

News: Eden Debuts Video for New Single Crash

2017-12-11 15:11:00

Dublin-based vocalist-producer EDEN, otherwise known as Jonathon Ng, debuts the video for his new track Crash.

News: Hudson Taylor Announce Elmwood Hall Belfast Show

2017-12-08 14:43:00

Hudson Taylor will play a show at Elmwood Hall on Tuesday March 27 2018.

News: Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey's Holy Holy to take part in Dublin Bowie Festival

2017-12-08 12:23:00

To celebrate David Bowie's 71st birthday, supergroup Holy Holy will play Vicar St on January 8 for a performance of Bowie's album, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars and other tracks from '69 -'73.

News: The Altered Hours Announce EP Release and European dates

2017-12-07 17:59:00

The Altered Hours' new EP On My Tongue is set for an early 2018 release date, with the band's European tour starting in February.

News: Famous Guests Expected for Creative Protest at Dail

2017-12-07 16:47:00

A creative protest with musicians, artists, poets, activists, and voices of direct experience is set to take place outside the Dail at 12 noon, Tuesday December 12.

News: Eminem Has Revealed the Tracklist of Revival

2017-12-06 11:24:00

Eminem has shared a complete list of all the tracks featuring on his album via his Instagram account.

News: The Coronas Announce Live at the Marquee Gig

2017-12-06 10:47:00

The Coronas will return to play Live at the Marquee Cork this summer on Friday 13 July 2018.

News: Dodie Announces Dublin Gig in the National Stadium

2017-12-05 10:35:00

Dodie AKA Doddleoddle has announced her return to Dublin with a headline show at Dublin’s National Stadium in March 2018.

News: The Strypes Announce Special Guests for Whelans' Xmas shows

2017-12-04 17:38:00

The Strypes have announced the special guests for their Whelans shows as part of their 'Spitting Image' tour.

Video: Saoirse Ronan's SNL Appearance Gets Mixed Reaction

2017-12-04 15:20:00

Saoirse Ronan took a break this weekend from the Oscars' build-up to host an episode of Saturday Night Live.

Gig: Picture This Announce June Gig at Live at the Marquee Cork

2017-12-04 13:08:00

After two sold out gigs there last year, it was announced today that Picture This will return to play two more Cork dates on June 19 & 20.

Gig: Picture This to Headline 'Summer In The City' at the RDS in June 2018

2017-12-04 12:11:00

Summer In The City is Ireland’s newest open air music event. It will run over two days featuring headliners Picture This and The Chainsmokers.

News: Charli XCX Announces New Mixtape with a List of All Star Features

2017-12-04 11:18:00

Charli XCX took to Twitter yesterday to announce she will be releasing a new mixtape, with several famous guests.

Previews-And-Trailers: First look at Jurassic World Sequel in New Trailer

2017-12-04 10:39:00

Jurassic Word: Fallen Kingdom is the second film in the new Jurassic Park series, following on from the original's $1.672 billion success in May 2015.

News: WATCH: Video for New Dirty Projectors Single

2017-11-30 17:34:00

The American indie rock band's new video is set in an alternate universe of prosthetic noses and bright colors

News: WATCH: Tommy Wiseau Appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Show Last Night

2017-11-30 15:59:00

The enigmatic director of The Room came on air with James Franco to discuss the actor's portrayal of him in The Disaster Artist.

News: WATCH: Trailer for New Avengers Movie Released Today

2017-11-29 14:11:00

Marvel has dropped the trailer for the Avengers: Infinity War, to be released in 2018.

News: Carrie Fisher Nominated for Posthumous Grammy

2017-11-29 11:02:00

Carrie Fisher has been nominated for a posthumous Grammy Award in the spoken word category.

News: Don McLean Announces Gigs in Wexford and Cork

2017-11-29 10:36:00

The acclaimed singer-songwriter has announced that he will play a night in The National Opera House on 29 May and Live at the Marquee Cork on 14 June.

News: Frank Ocean Hints He Has Another Album Finished

2017-11-28 17:30:00

In a cryptic Tumblr post, the R&B singer has implied that his third studio album is ready for release.

News: Abortion Rights Campaign: Joint Oireachtas Committee on Abortion Must Complete Work Before General Election

2017-11-24 15:48:00

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) said today that the excellent work started by the Citizens Assembly in early 2017 and continued by the members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Abortion was too important to cast aside.

News: Watch: Sia's New Christmas Themed Video Features Kids from Stranger Things and It

2017-11-24 14:52:00

Sia has released her new music video, featuring three child stars from It and Stranger Things.

News: Egypt Mosque Attack Kills Dozens

2017-11-24 12:35:00

A suspected militant attack on a mosque in north Sinai this afternoon has left at least 75 wounded and 54 killed

News: Dublin Four Piece MYTH Release New Single Stacy

2017-11-24 11:35:00

Featuring a distinctive mix of low harmonies, fat back beats and haunting vocal hooks, Stacy is now available to stream on Spotify.

News: LISTEN: New Single From Craig David and Bastille Released Today

2017-11-24 10:54:00

The single is called I Know You and is the latest single to be taken from Craig David's forthcoming album The Time Is Now.

News: A Two Day Music Event Will Take Place in Dublin's Jigsaw

2017-11-20 17:33:00

The event is called the Fest of the Immaculate Conception Weekender and will feature a selection of UK & Ireland punk bands in aid of Need Abortion Ireland.

News: Harrison Ford Helps Woman in Car Wreck

2017-11-20 16:50:00

The actor came to the rescue of a woman whose car went off the road in California over the weekend.

News: Lucy Silvas' Scheduled Gig in The Academy Tonight has been Postponed

2017-11-20 16:10:00

Lucy Silvas has had to postpone her gig in The Academy tonight last minute due to a throat infection

Comedy: Saoirse Ronan to host Saturday Night Live

2017-11-20 15:16:00

Following on from the acclaim of her latest film Ladybird, Saoirse Ronan has been offered the opportunity to host an episode of Saturday Night Live on December 2.

News: Over 53 Phones Stolen at Royal Blood Gig

2017-11-20 14:49:00

Police in Birmingham have arrested a 22-year-old who reportedly stole 53 phones at Royal Blood’s headline show at the arena on Saturday night

News: First Plot Details Revealed of Quentin Tarantino’s Next film

2017-11-20 12:06:00

The film will be Tarintino's tenth feature length directorial project and most recent since 2015's The Hateful Eight.

Comedy: Peter Kay Anounces New Dublin Dates Due to High Demand

2017-11-20 10:38:00

British comedian and actor Peter Kay will play four stand up shows in the 3Arena in February 2019.

Comedy: Dara O'Briain Announces Extra Vicar Street Dates

2017-11-17 12:45:00

Due to popular demand, Dara O'Briain will play seven extra 2018 dates in Vicar Street from January 17-20, January 31 and February 1.

News: Alex Turner’s Leather Jacket Added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2017-11-17 11:54:00

The Arctic Monkeys frontman's jacket was added to the museum’s ‘Right Here, Right Now!’ exhibit – which focusses on big-name modern musicians including The Lumineers, the Zac Brown Band and DNCE.

News: Sylvester Stallone Accused of Sexual Assault in 1986

2017-11-17 10:25:00

A police report has been obtained by media sources which accuses Sylvester Stallone of forcing a 16-year-old girl into a threesome with him and his bodyguard at a Las Vegas hotel in 1986

News: WATCH: Drake Tells Fan at Concert to Stop Groping Women

2017-11-16 11:38:00

Drake was playing at an Australian afterparty when he stopped mid song to lose it at a fan.

News: Nothing But Thieves Gig Cancelled Following Harassment Allegations

2017-11-15 16:56:00

The English alternative rock band were supposed to play the NME Awards 2018 Nominations Party tomorrow November 16, but were cancelled due to allegations made over social media.

News: The Secret Sisters Announce Gig in Whelan’s

2017-11-15 15:29:00

The Secret Sisters will play Whelan’s on 22 March 2018.

News: Courtney Marie Andrews Announces Whelans Gig

2017-11-15 12:50:00

Country singer Courtney Marie Andrews will return to Dublin with a show at Whelans on 20th April 2018.

News: Ed Sheeran Releases New Video

2017-11-10 16:34:00

The music video for Ed Sheeran's latest single Perfect from the album ÷ was released today.

News: Blade Runner 2049 Made a Loss of $80 Million

2017-11-08 17:15:00

The critically acclaimed sequel of the cult classic was a surprising flop at the box office.

News: Harry Styles Releases New Video for Kiwi

2017-11-08 16:39:00

The former One Direction member has shared the music video for his latest song Kiwi.

News: Drake Will Revive TV Show Top Boy for Netflx in 2019

2017-11-08 15:08:00

The third series of the UK crime drama will be available to stream on Netflix in 2019, six years after its cancellation.

News: Early Bird Tickets Now Available for Forbidden Fruit 2018

2017-11-08 12:04:00

Forbidden Fruit Festival will return to Royal Hospital Kilmainham for its eighth year over the bank holiday weekend, 2-4 June 2018.

News: Lorde Had a Treasure Hunt for Fans to Celebrate her 21st Birthday

2017-11-08 11:24:00

Before playing a gig last night in her native New Zealand, the 21 year old singer left a surprise gift for a fan to find.

News: Awolnation to Play The Academy

2017-11-08 10:37:00

Awolnation will play a headline gig in The Academy on 25 April 2018.

News: Four More Irish Acts Confirmed for Eurosonic 2018

2017-11-07 16:46:00

31 new acts have been added to January 2018’s lineup for Eurosonic Festival, including Irish artists Jafaris, Ryan McMullan, David Keenan and Rosborough.

News: Vance Joy to play Headline Show at the Olympia Theatre

2017-11-07 16:09:00

Vance Joy will play a gig at Dublin's Olympia Theatre on 20 March 2018.

News: Knockanstockan to Return in Summer 2018

2017-11-07 11:11:00

The 11th incarnation of the festival will take place on the 28th and 29th of July and will remain in its usual beautiful location by the Blessington Lakes in Wicklow.

News: Morrissey cancels California show at the last minute because it’s ‘too cold’

2017-11-07 10:37:00

Morrissey show in Paso Robles, California was cancelled last minute after the singer decided it was ‘too cold’ to perform.

Comedy: Ross Noble - El Hablador Announced For Olympia Theatre

2017-11-06 16:37:00

Ross Noble will bring his new live show El Hablador to the Olympia Theatre in September 2018.

News: Wretch 32 to Play Headline Gig at The Academy

2017-11-06 13:01:00

Wretch 32 will perform live at The Academy Dublin on Thursday December 7th.

News: U2 to Play Trafalgar Square Gig After Being Named as MTV Global Icon

2017-11-06 12:58:00

U2 are to play a surprise gig in London’s Trafalgar Square next weekend ahead of the MTV EMA ceremony in Wembley's SSE Arena.

News: Amazon in talks about Lord Of The Rings TV Adaptation

2017-11-06 11:54:00

Amazon has began discussions with Warner Bros for the film rights of Tolkein's series.

News: Cigarettes After Sex will Return to Dublin in May

2017-11-06 10:16:00

Cigarettes After Sex have announced a headline show at Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Tuesday 22 May.

News: LISTEN: Opening Track of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' upcoming album

2017-11-02 12:42:00

Gallagher has unveiled new track Fort Knox today in the wake of his latest album Who Built The Moon? which is set for release on Friday 24 November 2017.

News: John Hume documentary to be released in select IMC Cinemas nationwide

2017-11-02 11:57:00

Maurice Fitzpatrick’s documentary film In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America will be released in select IMC Cinemas nationwide this November 17.

News: Musicians are invited to apply for Vantastival 2018

2017-11-02 11:06:00

Musicians are now invited to apply for a slot at the 2018 Vantastival festival.

News: Luka Bloom releases new album Refuge

2017-11-01 12:20:00

Irish folk singer-songwriter Luke Bloom’s latest album Refuge has been released, as he prepares for a number of Irish gigs.

News: Dates Announced for Groove Festival 2018

2017-11-01 11:02:00

Groove Festival is returning to Killruddery House & Gardens, Bray County Wicklow this Summer.

News: Dave Grohl Will Host The Jimmy Kimmel Live Halloween Special

2017-10-31 17:26:00

Jimmy Kimmel has decided to take the week off work to be with his son, who is due to have open heart surgery.

News: Gorillaz Release New Track & Hint at Surprise Album

2017-10-31 16:29:00

Gorillaz latest song Garage Palace was unveiled today on Apple Music.

News: Bjork Reveals Release Date and Cover of New Album

2017-10-31 15:54:00

Björk has revealed that her new album Utopia will be released on November 24.

Club: A Photography Exhibition of Irish Graffiti Will Take Place in Dublin Tonight

2017-10-31 14:57:00

A photo exhibition based upon Ireland’s graffiti named “Gurriers An All City Exhibition” will take place in the Fumbally Exchange on Dame Lane tonight from 6-10pm.

News: Sting’s musical The Last Ship will come to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this Summer

2017-10-31 12:55:00

Sting’s debut musical The Last Ship starring Jimmy Nail will play Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on June 4th – 9th 2018.

News: Quatuor Voce Gig Announced in Dublin

2017-10-31 11:33:00

French string quartet Quatuor Voce will play St. Ann's Church, Dublin 2 on Tuesday 21st November at 8pm.

News: Teasers Released for Ghost Stories

2017-10-31 11:01:00

Just in time for Halloween, these chilling trailers have been released for Ghost Stories.

News: Bestival Announces Exciting New Theme

2017-10-31 10:34:00

The four day English festival has been confirmed for 2018, this year it'll take place in August with a major circus theme.

News: Watch The Chester Bennington Tribute Concert

2017-10-27 16:59:00

A celebration gig for the late Linkin Park frontman will take place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles tonight.

News: Catalan Parliament Declares Independence

2017-10-27 15:27:00

The Catalan parliament has voted for independence from Spain, just as the Spanish government is set to impose direct rule.

News: Irish Filmaker Simon Fitzmaurice Has Passed Away

2017-10-27 12:32:00

The writer and director died this morning after a long battle with motor neuron disease.

News: Frank Ocean to Present Spotify's 'Legendary Genius Award'

2017-10-27 11:11:00

The Secret Genius Awards will celebrate people within the production community that contribute the most streamed songs on Spotify.

News: WATCH: Taylor Swift Drops Video for ...Ready For It?

2017-10-27 10:45:00

Taylor Swift has released the second single from her upcoming album, Reputation.

Track Of The Day: PREMIERE: Debut Single by St.Bishop

2017-10-26 16:45:00

Independent artist St. Bishop (Stephen Bishop) hails from Monaghan, Ireland and is based in Dublin.

Comedy: A Tribute to Comedian Sean Hughes in the Latest Issue of Hot Press

2017-10-26 14:51:00

The “genuine trailblazer of Irish comedy” passed away on October 16th following a heart attack and liver cirrhosis

Film Interview: Sophie Fiennes' Interview: Bloodlight and Bami

2017-10-26 11:48:00

For the latest issue of Hot Press, Roe McDermott interviewed Sophie Fiennes, who took on the momentous task of shooting iconic singer and model Grace Jones for her latest documentary.

Interview: Netflix and Kill: An interview with Holt McCallany

2017-10-26 11:11:00

Hot Press’ Ed Power interviewed Holt McCallany on all things Mindhunter for the latest issue.

News: Hunter S Thompson TV Series in Development

2017-10-25 16:54:00

Davey Holmes is writing a new series which will depict the life of famed gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson.

News: All Tvvins Announce Olympia Gig in March

2017-10-25 15:47:00

All Tvvins will return to The Olympia Theatre, Friday 23rd March 2018.

News: Crystal Castles Rape and Assault Allegations

2017-10-25 11:10:00

Alice Glass, former lead singer of Crystal Castles, has penned an open letter detailing the abuses she endured from co-founder of the band Ethan Kath.

News: Dublin Band Stone Sea to Play Whelans Gig

2017-10-24 17:18:00

To celebrate the release of their new EP Vaporizer, Stone Sea will be playing in Whelan’s tomorrow Wednesday 25th.

News: Helm and Declan Synnott Announce Cork Gig

2017-10-24 12:25:00

Londoner Helm (Luke Younger) and Cork native Declan Synnott will play in The Roundy in Cork on Friday November 17.

News: Huge New London Festival Announced for 2018

2017-10-24 12:09:00

A brand new 10 day event named All Points East will be taking place in London’s Victoria Park from May 26- June 5.

News: Declan McKenna announces December Belfast gig

2017-10-24 10:32:00

English singer songwriter Declan McKenna will headline a show in Belfast’s Limelight 2 on Friday 8th December 2017.

News: WATCH: Trailer for Phantom Thread, Daniel Day Lewis’ Last Performance

2017-10-23 17:13:00

The trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film Phantom Thread was released today, featuring Daniel Day Lewis in his final acting role.

News: LISTEN: NC Grey shares video for new single 'Adonis'

2017-10-23 15:23:00

Dublin based soul jazz singer NC Grey has released the video for ‘Adonis’, a track from recently released Magic the EP.

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