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October Fires deliver an intimate dusk single launch at Workman’s Club.
The gig will be his first in Ireland since his Stages tour.
The emotional track was written in 1995 about the Irish women who travel overseas each day in order to access abortions and the proper medical care.
The large group effort took place during rush hour on O’Connell Bridge and lower O’Connell Street.
Not a group to miss, the Swedish master of folk will be appearing this October.
Supporters of the Repeal movement once again showed their dedication and determination to the cause, as Temple Bar was packed out with queues for the relaunch of the limited REPEAL jumpers.
In addition to the hot spot for the new coloured Repeal jumpers, the Together For Yes pop-up has become a major touch-point for campaigners.
Revealing the tracks via his Instagram page, the artist stated that both tracks are in memory of his parents.
The fundraising page is hosted by CauseVox, a US based company - but the attack came from an Irish source.
Five Dublin markets will be out of action come June, as the Newmarket location will undergo refurbishment lasting a number of months.
Marvel's thrilling superhero drama featuring a Harlem local who doubles as the area's good guy with super-human strength, is back to fight the good fight.
Celebrating eighteen years of showcasing electronic live acts and producers, the festival have now announced a search for emerging artists.
Despite creating instruments used by some of the greatest legends in music, the company has been in debt, and steadily declining, for the last number of years.
Having just released their first studio album, Brand New Friend are entering exciting times.
The shortlist of twelve Hyundai Mercury Prize Albums of the Year will be revealed at the Albums of the Year Launch event.
The annual festival will run from the 1st of May to the 31st, with some exhibitions running into June.
The deadline for applications is on the 7th of May.
The IFI will present the screening of 'Stories From The Half Light: The Stories of Peter Hutton', following a successful event the previous year also regarding Hutton's work.
With one week left to register details, some people have found they have been removed from the database.
Taking place on the 2nd of May, the tickets are expected to sell out before the event takes place.
In addition, the group are set to release a new single in the coming weeks.
The track comes off his third studio album '÷'
Titled Extra Ordinary, filming is due to take place in Tullamore, Kildare and Dublin.
The US singer-songwriter and musician released his new record 'Year Of The Tiger' in March.
Announced at the Cinematographer's Party, the festival runs from 23rd May to the 27th.
Andrew Kavanagh of Irish rockers Keywest on the band’s stunning new album, True North, and their unique bond with their fans.
Ireland's leading electronic dance festival will be kicking off for five days and nights on the 27th of June.
This brand new movie about the biggest rock band in the world will be shown next month – and features fans all across the globe.
His fourth studio album so far will be called God's Favourite Customer.
The EP contains the already released track Crazy World which features Christy Dignam.
Sounding like a man's worst nightmare, the punk band will play the headline show in the wake of their latest studio album.
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Production is expected to begin in Berlin around the 25th of June.
Morrissey has turned away from speaking to media and press in recent times, for strong reasoning of his own.
The singer-songwriter / musician rose to fame after utilising her YouTube account to post song covers.
The new line-up has the addition of a further 12 acts, boosting the festival's overall number to 84.
Formally the vocalist and writer for electronic dance group 'Crystal Castles', Glass will embark on a US / Canadian tour for April and May.
Ahead of their upcoming June gigs, the group have accounted for the demand to attend the shows.
Their new single 'Don't Worry About Me' is available from today and has an accompanying music video.
Also known by his stage-name 'Childish Gambino', the rapper / actor / writer / producer / comedian will take the reins for a memorable show.
The project is facilitated by Oh Yeah Music Centre on behalf of London based Capital XTRA Radio. It is also one of the largest talent searches and music schemes available to musicians.
The group recently sold out two gigs at Whelan's and now set their sights on their next headliner.
4548 photographers, 125 countries, 73044 images.
The gig will take place on 2nd May and tickets are available now.
For one night only, the show will take place during the two-day festival.
Hear the latest track from their upcoming album 'Wilderness'
Her experiences of sexual harassment and assault have reverberated across social media, with an outpouring of understanding, support and empathy
The Oh Yeah Music centre are seeking to tell the story of the punkette movement, with your help.
To continue celebrations of the theatre's 50th anniversary, the Lyric Theatre have teamed up with the Bruiser Theatre Company to tell a tale of a dark, infamous crime.
Celebrating 21 years of gathering the world's finest writers together, the program for 2018 is laden down with over 100 events across the city.
Fresh off an Irish support slot with FEEDER, the band have now announced their biggest shows to date.
The festival will run this week for five days in various venues.
Social media feeds from 'The Hunreal Issues' and numerous Twitter users showed the preparation and application of the stencil.
The program for the two day Boiler broadcast has also been announced.
The house track is the first peek into her highly-anticipated new album.
The stop-motion video for the second track has already gained positive criticism, in addition to the album as a whole.
The 12 track album features guest vocals from A$AP Rocky and Halsey.
The boxset includes the 18 essential Elvis Presley hits, powerful performances, and rare alternative versions of songs.
This guitar-laden track with deep gritty basslines is one to hear today.
The album was released by Elektra Records and recorded in Hollywood.
Amy Quirk, AKA Skywriter, means business.
The Dublin-based band who give it their all.
The brothers behind the instant Netflix hit have found themselves embroiled in a lawsuit.
Combining a mixture of reggae and cumbia, electronic and tropical - this striking group get you throwing all sorts of shapes.
The initial introduction of the hugely popular streaming service has resulted in a market value of $27 billion.
Estimated to launch early next year, IKEA are planning to cater to all the party people of the world in a way only they can do.
Categories include Female Performance in a Comedy Role, Best Supporting Actor and Best Actress.
Things are about to get... spiced up. It’s time to let your inner Spice Girl run wild.
Following his sold-out show at The Olympia, John Gibbons has now confirmed his place in the line-up.
In the midst of recording their second album, LANY have no plans for a quiet year.
If you've been wishing you could get your hands on a ticket for the sold-out Picture This at the RDS this summer, you may be in luck.
Halawa appeared on the Late Late Show in November, two weeks after his return home to Ireland.
The rally was created as a Facebook group yesterday, in support of the victim in the Belfast Rape Trial.
Separate yourself from your work, do it yourself and a love/hate relationship with Ireland - some life lessons from the latest emergence in Irish hip-hop.
The event itself takes place at the National Concert Hall Concert Film.
The residency aims to provide professional musicians with suitable funding for a series of gigs and audience development come Autumn 2018.
Wes Anderson's most recent film has gained a huge amount of attention, not only due to the animation but also the special screenings that have been popping up in select cinemas.
The Netflix show has garnered a huge amount of attention in recent weeks and now fans can expect a second season down the line.
Titled ‘True North’ the album is to be a wake-up call in all the noise of social media.
Promising to return with the summer favourite next year, O'Callaghan revealed in the current edition of the RTÉ Guide her plans in lieu of the cancellation.
The Hot Press writer will deliver a talk on how they found the Welsh poet through Bob Dylan and The Beatles.
Ahead of their gig at the Kilkenny TradFest which falls on what will be the most Irish weekend of the year, Hot Press spoke to Brían Mac Glionn of Ye Vagabonds.
The three brands - TV3, 3e and be3 - are seeking new formatting for the 18/19 television schedule.
During conversation on The Ian Dempsy Breakfast Show on Today FM, Gleeson pondered aloud over taking the role of one of the Gallagher brothers.
The three-day event will see music industry professionals mingle and successful Irish artists being highlighted to international visitors.
The production includes archive footage and previously unheard testimonies surrounding events at two separate funerals in Belfast, 1988.
The 23 year old has made his mark in the States and now plans to carry out an Irish tour and embark in new music production with Irish artists during his stay.
The release of the new single hints at a potential album this year also.
Their announcement comes after almost twenty-four school shootings so far this year in the States.
Having tweeted an image of Adamson in the recording studio, what are Death Grips planning for their next release?
The 'Eight-App' will keep users informed of upcoming events regarding the 'Repeal' movement.
The acclaimed production company Element Pictures, responsible for The Lobster and Room have been given the green light to go ahead on a film based on the novel.
A initial tweet from the official Pussy Riot account was gaining rapid traction online.
Met Éireann has issued both a Status Orange and Status Yellow weather warning effective from today, due to expected freezing temperatures and snowfall.
Leaving a full-time job is not something that many young people in Ireland would consider doing right now. But Dublin-based singer-songwriter Vicky Sergeant chose to do exactly that, in order to pursue music full-time.
Roisin Donald, AKA ROE, has had a whirlwind two years.
The 47 year old actor, writer and director suffered a heart attack after a show in Oxnard, California.
Along with the confirmed legislation wording for the abortion referendum, Abortion Rights Ireland have announced the date for their next March.
Kilkenny city to gain another creative edge with the launch of the youth-aimed projects.
The song is the second single from their upcoming album.
The track will appear on his upcoming debut album ‘Dead Capital’
Highly anticipated on the Irish music scene, multi-talented Haze is set to launch his most successful work yet
The draft wording of the proposed bill has also been approved.
The action thriller will be based around the IRA and British intelligence.
Coming into the year hot - the Dublin soul rockers are keeping busy.
Hailing from Nottingham and now based in London, Joel Baker has seen it all in the music industry.
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 name.
Purple skies, gentle sounds and pure joy - Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, waxes lyrical with us ahead of his Valentine’s Day show in Dublin
With three Dublin dates at the start of their Freedom Child tour, The Script embraced their Irish fans with arms open
The National Wax Plus in Dublin welcomed the grace and warmth of Philiomena Lynott earlier today, as she unveiled her new waxwork to the tune of 'The Boys Are Back In Town'.
The 2012 film, which tells the story of "the undisputed Godfather of punk", Terri Hooley, is getting the stage treatment this year.
Dublin queens to bring their attitude, grace and infectious tunes to The Workmans Club this year.
The Wonder Years are blasting into the Button Factory this year, bringing pop punk, rock ’n’ roll, and a ‘genuine emotional energy’ to the stage.
Bringing his banter to The Sugar Club this April - it’s the comedic maverick Alex Williamson. Following the huge success of touring in his native Australia, Williamson now plans to take his dark and laddish routine to Dublin.
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