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This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam
# Maps
# Maps

This is Ireland's entry for Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam

10 hours ago 29,078 Views 39 Comments

Last year’s contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history.

# music - Monday 22 February, 2021

French music duo Daft Punk announce split
# Digital Love
# Digital Love

French music duo Daft Punk announce split

Mon 3:54 PM 31,376 Views 34 Comments

The producers are among the most influential musical acts of the past 30 years.

# music - Friday 19 February, 2021

Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these 70s classics?

Feb 19th 2021, 9:30 PM 47,835 Views 20 Comments

From the Bee Gees to the queen of country (and vaccines) Dolly Parton, here’s a quiz on 70s hits.

# music - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ian Dempsey on Bowie: 'I was so captivated by his music I had to go back the next night'

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 24,064 Views 34 Comments

On the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie, Ian Dempsey pays tribute to his musical hero and looks back at some of his gigs in Ireland.

# music - Monday 21 December, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?
# Ho Ho Hum Along
# Ho Ho Hum Along

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?

Dec 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 36,721 Views 8 Comments

Get Behind Me, Santa!

# music - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend
# Falalalalalalalala
# Falalalalalalalala

Christmas FM returns to the airwaves this weekend

Nov 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 21,313 Views 23 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# music - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'
# Clubbing Culture
# Clubbing Culture

Opinion: 'Mother felt very much like a house party that happened to be in a club'

Nov 17th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,431 Views 5 Comments

Cormac Cashman, founder of Mother and other clubs and festivals is confident we will dance again after Covid-19, but hopes no one from the events industry is left behind.

# music - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
# Van Halen
# Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65

Oct 6th 2020, 9:15 PM 53,988 Views 38 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.

# music - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

Pubs will be allowed host live music sessions when they reopen

Sep 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 52,502 Views 67 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin said the government would not be discouraging live music.

# music - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
# Arts
# Arts

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 20,956 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

# music - Monday 31 August, 2020

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs
# Empire State Building
# Empire State Building

Lady Gaga wins big at socially-distanced and socially-aware VMAs

Aug 31st 2020, 7:47 AM 29,097 Views 8 Comments

The awards were dedicated to Chadwick Boseman.

# music - Friday 14 August, 2020

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a socially-distanced concert?

Aug 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 69,346 Views 93 Comments

Images of a socially-distanced concert in England were widely shared during the week.

# music - Monday 20 July, 2020

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic
# Exit Music
# Exit Music

Q magazine to finish publishing after 34 years due to pandemic

Jul 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 18,915 Views 16 Comments

The British magazine will publish its final issue on 28 July.

# music - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these famous drummers?

Jul 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,675 Views 36 Comments

And a one, and a two and a one, two, three, four.

# music - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played
# Music
# Music

Across Irish radio stations, female artists make up just 7% of the top Irish artists played

Jun 24th 2020, 4:38 PM 17,946 Views 80 Comments

New research has highlighted the lack of airplay for female Irish artists.

# music - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know this Irish music trivia?

Jun 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 44,097 Views 12 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge…

# music - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you name the artist behind these 2000s one-hit-wonders?

May 27th 2020, 9:30 PM 55,132 Views 30 Comments

Do you remember which lad was preaching about having a bad day?

# music - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Who has sold more between Enya and these music superstars?

May 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 51,307 Views 44 Comments

You may be surprised.

# music - Monday 11 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?
# Woo Hoo
# Woo Hoo

Quiz: Can you finish these nonsensical song lyrics?

May 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 37,157 Views 20 Comments

A wop bop a loo bop…

# music - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Who is this famous person pictured with Bono?

May 10th 2020, 10:01 PM 51,843 Views 26 Comments

He turns 60 today and he’s met many people along the way.

# music - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87
# RIP
# RIP

Rock 'n' roll great Little Richard dies aged 87

May 9th 2020, 3:52 PM 30,639 Views 29 Comments

Citing the musician’s son, Rolling Stone magazine said the cause of death was unknown.

# music - Friday 8 May, 2020

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'
# Interview
# Interview

Bono on life in lockdown: 'We're not all in the same boat, but we are going through the same storm'

May 8th 2020, 11:22 AM 88,351 Views 120 Comments

The U2 frontman spoke to Ryan Tubridy this morning.

# music - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know the songs of Christy Moore?

May 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 60,214 Views 40 Comments

Riiiiide on….

# music - Friday 1 May, 2020

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary drummer and afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen dies aged 79

May 1st 2020, 2:27 PM 9,240 Views 3 Comments

Allen was the drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s band Africa ’70 in the 1960s and 1970s.

# music - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?
# Music Scene
# Music Scene

Quiz: How well do you know 1990s Irish rock?

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:30 PM 47,879 Views 29 Comments

Cast your mind back.

# music - Monday 13 April, 2020

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral
# The Lone Tenor
# The Lone Tenor

'Music for Hope': Millions watch Andrea Bocelli perform concert from empty Milan cathedral

Apr 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 64,999 Views 50 Comments

The concert was streamed online and is #1 on Youtube’s trending list.

# music - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding
# Never Give Up On A Child
# Never Give Up On A Child

Two-week-long digital live music event aims to help Childline's 'dire need' for funding

Mar 25th 2020, 5:12 PM 10,472 Views 5 Comments

Hozier will be the first to participate on Friday.

# music - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the Glastonbury Festival?

Mar 18th 2020, 7:45 PM 16,223 Views 12 Comments

From headliners to headbangers.

# music - Friday 6 March, 2020

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year
# The Livelong Day
# The Livelong Day

Folk group Lankum win RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

Mar 6th 2020, 8:15 AM 14,061 Views 12 Comments

The group received the €10,000 award for their third album The Livelong Day.

# music - Monday 17 February, 2020

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56
# RIP
# RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Feb 17th 2020, 3:25 PM 25,368 Views 15 Comments

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

# music - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced
# Irish Talent
# Irish Talent

RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year shortlist has been announced

Jan 8th 2020, 5:32 PM 13,505 Views 13 Comments

The ten acts up for the award were announced this afternoon.

# music - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72
# Allee Willis
# Allee Willis

Famed songwriter who penned tracks such as September and the Friends theme tune dies aged 72

Dec 25th 2019, 11:22 AM 17,557 Views 1 Comment

Allee Willis wrote hundreds of tracks for artists including Earth, Wind and Fire and the Pet Shop Boys.

# music - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?
# Sing Along
# Sing Along

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Dec 19th 2019, 11:00 AM 42,762 Views 20 Comments

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

# music - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade
# 10 Years In Music
# 10 Years In Music

Ariana Grande, Drake and Ed Sheeran - what most people listened to on Spotify this decade

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 7,897 Views 18 Comments

Four of the five most streamed artists of this decade were male.

# music - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott
# Sterling Work
# Sterling Work

A €15 silver coin has been minted by the Central Bank in tribute to Phil Lynott

Nov 26th 2019, 2:08 PM 35,220 Views 28 Comments

President Higgins launched the commemorative coin in Lynott’s former school in Crumlin.

# music - Friday 25 October, 2019

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
# Former Tory
# Former Tory

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,693 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

# music - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

Renowned rock drummer Ginger Baker dies aged 80

Oct 6th 2019, 12:14 PM 19,608 Views 13 Comments

The musician rose to fame with Cream in the 1960s.

# music - Thursday 22 August, 2019

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020
# Music Festival
# Music Festival

All Together Now promises 'no repeat' of traffic issues as it announces tickets for 2020

Aug 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 22,785 Views 23 Comments

Tickets for the 2020 edition of the Waterford festival will go on sale next week.

# music - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats
# Booba
# Booba

Chaos on set of French rap music video after attack by gang armed with guns and baseball bats

Aug 21st 2019, 1:01 PM 23,654 Views 22 Comments

Around 15 people were involved in the overnight attack in Paris.

# music - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music
# Collaboration
From The42
# Collaboration

NFL to partner with rapper Jay-Z on social change, music

Aug 14th 2019, 11:15 PM 3,966 Views 3 Comments

Roc Nation will advise the organisation on the selection of artists for major events such as the Super Bowl half-time show.

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