EXCLUSIVE: New Live Venue for Cork

Cork City is about to get a brand new music venue, filling a gap in the market for concerts that will attract a standing capacity of 600 or a fully seated audience of 400. Concerts are due to be staged at the new venue on Hanover Street as early as September of this...

Golden Discs Profits Up Again

A few short years ago you'd have thought 'They'll have to change their name at least,' but in 2018 Golden Discs is still rocking, and still making money. A 50 per cent increase in sales of vinyl is part of the reason behind €12.1 Million in turnover through the last...

Hard Rocking for Dublin Hotel Scene

Dublin's credentials as an international city of music hardly need polishing but they will be in the next two years as Hard Rock International have announced plans to build a 120 room hotel on Lord Edward Street. That will be only a short stroll away from the new...

Heineken Back for Dublin Quays

The Dublin Quays Festival kicks off tomorrow and will run through until Monday. The Festival was established last year as a means of linking the numerous live music and arts venues along the banks of the River Liffey and bringing people back into the city. Taking...

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EXCLUSIVE: New Live Venue for Cork

Cork City is about to get a brand new music venue, filling a gap in the market for concerts that will attract a standing capacity of 600 or a fully seated audience of 400. Concerts are due to be staged at the new venue on Hanover Street as early as September of this...

Golden Discs Profits Up Again

A few short years ago you'd have thought 'They'll have to change their name at least,' but in 2018 Golden Discs is still rocking, and still making money. A 50 per cent increase in sales of vinyl is part of the reason behind €12.1 Million in turnover through the last...

Hard Rocking for Dublin Hotel Scene

Dublin's credentials as an international city of music hardly need polishing but they will be in the next two years as Hard Rock International have announced plans to build a 120 room hotel on Lord Edward Street. That will be only a short stroll away from the new...

Heineken Back for Dublin Quays

The Dublin Quays Festival kicks off tomorrow and will run through until Monday. The Festival was established last year as a means of linking the numerous live music and arts venues along the banks of the River Liffey and bringing people back into the city. Taking...

Allianz Business To Arts Awards Shortlist

The shortlist has been published for the 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards and it presents a very strong picture of the relationship between the business sector and the Arts. There was a record number of entries for the awards, now into their 27th year and they...

Ronan New Face of Calvin Klein

Saoirse Ronan is to be one of the leading new faces of Calvin Klein Perfume, starring in a new campaign linking icons of the modern day with those of the past. Ronan will appear in print and TV advertising alongside Lupita Nyong'o representing youth and alongside...

Spinning Love Island

It is hard to imagine how reality TV might become more inane than on Love Island but there is no denying the appeal it has to an infatuated viewing public. Millions are watching in the UK and over 100,000 are tuning in to watch on 3e here in Ireland with interest...

Women on Top at Whelan’s

Whelan's is to stage an all female music festival over three nights in August with a line up that includes Wyvern Lingo and Cathy Davey. Titled 'We've Only Just Begun' the new Festival was teased out on social media this morning without overtly stating that all the...

The Brands on Top at Longitude

Of course Longitude is all about the music, and the friends, and the outfits, and the summer sun, and the summer rain, and all sorts of everything. But it's also a chance for brands to test out their credentials with a young audience determined to have fun. Among...

Media Licence Back on Government Agenda

Media reports over the weekend suggested that the Department of Communications will bring forward a suggestion to Government later this year which would raise the prospect of TV License Fees being collected by either the Revenue Commissioners or third party private...

Could Pay TV Be Coming for Music?

Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be charging a premium for access to Wednesday night Champions’ League football coverage, the rights to which it secured in May. At that time the channel was still known as TV3 and fully ‘free to air’, but the rebranding and the...

Fortnite’s Mega Money Drop

If you have young teenage children you will not have missed today's biggest global entertainment news with the launch of Fortnite's Season 5. If you don't it may still just be an echo on radio talk shows but the game is now played on a regular basis by 125 million...

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