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  • Cork man wins top songwriting prize in Nashville

    29 Apr Cork songwriter Jack O'Rourke has won at the International Songwriting Competition in Nashville with Silence, a song used by Amnesty International in the Yes Campaign in last year's successful Marriage Referendum - an issue close to Jack's heart.

  • Beyoncé tops Prince on this week's Irish album chart

    29 Apr Beyoncé's surprise album Lemonade has beaten Prince to the number one spot on the new Irish album chart but the purple one does have a total of four albums in the top 20. Check out the new album and singles chart here.

  • Out of the blue, ELO postpone Dublin gig

    29 Apr Following doctor's advice received by frontman Jeff Lynne, ELO have rescheduled tonight's gig at Dublin's 3Arena for next week.

  • Alicia Vikander set to be Tomb Raider's new Lara Croft

    29 Apr Swedish actress Alicia Vikander is continuing her upward trajectory as Tinseltown's new darling by becoming the new Lara Croft and squeezing into the tight cargo pants vacated by Angelina Jolie.

  • In Focus: Atlantic director Risteard Ó Domhnail

    29 Apr Risteard Ó Domhnail made a name for himself with his first feature length documentary The Pipe, which was about the controversial gas project in Co, Mayo. Now he's turning his camera on the economic challenges facing fishing communities.

  • Derek Mooney says Eurovision' Dawn Chorus quite a lark

    29 Apr It's the 21st year of the hugely popular Dawn Chorus on RTÉ Radio 1, and this year's birdsong extravaganza will be quite unique and is turning into something of an aviary Eurovision.

  • Partner of Eastenders actor admits killing her and sons

    29 Apr The partner of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake has admitted killing her and their two young sons.

  • ABBA's Björn presents Eurovision with award

    29 Apr The Eurovision Song Contest has been awarded the 2016 Charlemagne Medal for its contribution to European unity.

  • Peep Show's Mitchell and Webb back together for Back

    29 Apr Peep Show stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb are set to reunite for a brand new Channel 4 sitcom entitled Back..

  • TV Preview: TEN shows you shouldn't miss

    29 Apr This week, John Byrne's essential telly includes a drama about Padraig Pearse, the return of US comedy Veep and Cillian Murphy's Peaky Blinders

  • Whitney Houston estate approves new documentary

    28 Apr The estate of Whitney Houston has signed off on a new film which promises to tell the "unvarnished and authentic" story of the late singer's troubled life.

  • Carter remembers Hillsborough families on Late Late

    28 Apr Country star and Liverpool native Nathan Carter debuted Liverpool, a new song which pays tribute in its lyrics to the 96 people who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, on Friday night's Late Late Show.

  • Travis: All they still wanna do is rock!

    28 Apr 15 years ago, Travis were one of the biggest bands in Ireland. Now they're back in fighting form with a new album that recaptures the bittersweet haze of their heyday. Lead singer Fran Healy and bassist Dougie Payne talk to Alan Corr

  • Bono goes eighties gaga over Sing Street

    28 Apr Bono loves Sing Street, John Carney's movie about a fledgling eighties band in Dublin, so much that he has released a statement in which he says that U2 were never as good as the kids in the movie.

  • Susan Boyle airport incident a symptom of Asperger's

    28 Apr Singer Susan Boyle's recent incident at Heathrow Airport has been attributed to her Asperger's diagnosis. She was due to fly to Scotland on Monday when police were called after reports of a woman in distress in the airport lounge.

  • The Conjuring star Delaney has NEVER seen a horror film

    28 Apr Simon Delaney has revealed that despite starring in the upcoming sequel to horror hit The Conjuring, he has never seen a horror film in his life and he will be watching the film's premiere through his hands.

  • Driving Miss Daisy star says Ireland is just like home

    28 Apr Driving Miss Daisy star Ernest Perry Jr. has described returning to Ireland to perform in Dublin's Gaiety Theatre as "like coming home" because the people are "so friendly and giving".

  • Dating Déjà vu on tonight's First Dates Ireland

    28 Apr A new set of daters will take to the First Dates Ireland restaurant tonight in the hopes of meeting the one, but for one couple it's a case of dating Déjà vu when they realise they've already been out together in the past.

  • Deborah Levy - Hot Milk

    28 Apr A twenty-something girl, of Greek and English parentage, has accompanied her hypochondriac mother to an expensive clinic in the South of Spain. However, she must face healing herself before her life shatters, in this masterful comedy of manners.

  • Tunes! Rihanna/Calvin Harris & Kesha release new music

    28 Apr As Calvin Harris himself might say, get ready for the weekend - he's just droppd a second collaboration with Rihanna. Meanwhile Kesha has just released her first song following her well-publicised battle with producer Dr. Luke.