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MUSIC:

Ed Sheeran – 'I grew up on Planxty and The Chieftains': The Irish Times

Ed Sheeran's new album reveals his Northern Irish roots: Belfast Live

Shane MacGowan – Fairytale of New York singer's mother dies in crash: BBC

I've a Van load of songs that have never been heard, says Morrison: Belfast Telegraph

Katie Melua hails Sir Terry for helping make her a success: Belfast Telegraph

Pogues and Thin Lizzy tour manager Frank Murray dies of a suspected heart attack: Daily Mail

Niall Horan admits he 'struggles to completely relax' in Ireland as he reveals homecoming Christmas plans: Irish Mirror

Emma Donoghue's musical tribute to Dublin, Ireland: CBC

O'Leary recovers 18th c. carols: Irish Echo

Sinead O'Connor battling marijuana addiction in sober living facility: TV3.ie

On the Van Morrison trail through Belfast icon's past: Belfast Telegraph

Video of teens singing Adele's "Hello" in Irish goes viral: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Danny Boy – mystery remains over a haunting tune: The Australian

Meet the Irish songwriter who has penned hits for Britney, TLC and One Direction's Niall Horan: Irish Independent

Van Morrison returns with a new album and U.S. shows with Tom Jones: Los Angeles Times

Bruce Springsteen feared Slane crowd injuries at his 1985 concert: Irish Examiner

Gavin James profile – Ireland's next big thing: The Independent

Ireland's love affair with Bruce: Herald.ie

Book review – The Fall of the House of Wilde: Irish Examiner

Hozier was the perfect gentleman at festival: Herald.ie

Frances Black on singing, politics and making Ireland better: Irish News

Bob Geldof is the head of a new breed of so-called liberals – the Sneerers: Daily Telegraph

Bob Geldof blasts Brentwood Festival fans for wearing Primark clothes: Daily Telegraph

A proud son of New Jersey's shout-out to his Irish cousins: Irish Independent

Henry McCullough, Wings guitarist, dies aged 72: Daily Telegraph

It's Glory Days as The Boss declares his love for his delighted Irish fans: Irish Independent

Dexys: Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul review – a playful triumph: The Guardian

Sinead O'Connor FOUND: Troubled singer 'discovered in Chicago hotel and hospitalized' after being reported missing on same day she wrote distressing message about losing custody of her son: Daily Mail

'How Sinead O'Connor was vilified online shows that we have learned nothing on mental health': Irish Independent

The Feminist Trailblazing of Sinéad O'Connor: The New Yorker

The strange, secret life of Enya: Australian Women's Weekly

Ireland's love affair with Bruce: Herald.ie

Heroic Irish rock band rescue over a dozen people from US house fire – including eight-month-old tot: Irish Mirror

Sinead O'Connor threatens to kill herself and accuses her family of 'torturing her and letting her die' one day after being reported missing and feared suicidal: Daily Mail

Imelda May hits back at claims Bono helped her through her marriage split: Irish Examiner

Elvis Presley's Irish roots proven by legal document: The Irish Times

A castle full of cats, fear of love, stalkers, songs sung in Tolkien... strange life of reclusive £91m #Enya: The Sun

Enda Walsh says working with Bowie on Broadway hit Lazarus was a 'ridiculous honour': Irish Examiner

Irish Christmas song made in Milwaukee: OnMilwaukee.com

Cowboy Song – The Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott: Irish Examiner

Orinoco cashflow – Reclusive songwriter Enya beats Adele in the music rich list with £91million fortune and tops female table: Daily Mail

From Kilmichael to the Foggy Dew, Ireland's favourite rebel songs: Irish Examiner

He's music's fastest rising star, but Hozier still sleeps in his old bedroom in Wicklow: Sunday Independent

Moloney recalls Stateside shows: Irish Echo

'We had to sing growing up, it wasn't like the von Trapps, but we had to sing' - Declan O'Rourke: The Herald (Ireland)

Michael Flatley releases single to mark Easter Rising anniversary: Irish News

Songs and Tales of Irish Australia: InDaily.com.au

From Amhran na bhFiann to The Foggy Dew – the songs of 1916: Herald.ie

Shannon's awesome power like an animal unleashed: Sunday Independent

Michael Bradley of the Undertones – still kicking after all these years: The Irish Times

I've got to recreate my attic to record somewhere – Hozier: Irish Independent, July 20, 2015

Lilywhites invite 'The Boss' back to his ancestral home: Sunday Independent

Books: The boy who broke down – biography of Phil Lynott: Sunday Independent

Mary Black – The Irish singer who took her music to the world: Sydney Morning Herald

Born in the USA – but adopted by Ireland: Irish Independent

Teen age quiet – SOAK represents a new generation of Northern Irish songwriters: National Post

The Corrs comeback: 'Sweet little Irish band' wasn't cool – but neither was I: The Independent

Council's street sign present marks Sir Van's 70th birthday: The News Letter

Flannery's latest is probing, beautiful: Irish Echo, May 18, 2015

Irish language band hope to reach US with crowdfunding campaign: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, June 29, 2015

Review – Maxine Linehan Transforms the Popular Into the Personal: New York Times, February 10, 2015

Enya's epilogue to smash hit: Irish Echo

Terri invites music fans to a final Hooley as Good Vibrations record store shuts up shop for last time: Belfast Telegraph

The truth about Van and Michelle's crazy love and heartbreak: Sunday Independent

Modern R&B is robotic – Morrison: Belfast Telegraph

Here's why 'Fairytale of New York' is the true sound of Christmas: Irish Independent

Enya – 'I feel comfortable singing in a variety of languages': The Guardian

Irish metal for Putin – Russians enchanted with heavy celtic rock: Russia Today

Corr girls – 'We love Jim, but we don't share his opinions': Irish Independent

People underestimated our musical ability, say The Corrs: Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

So Bob Geldof, where are your refugees?: The Spectator

Sinead O'Connor struggling mentally and physically: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

A step back in time for Altan singer Mairead: Irish Independent

U2 Corr-onation. Bono loves The Corrs' new album: RTE

The Westies use Irish, American rhythms to craft debut album: Daily Californian

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks – Album Review: The Irish Times

Michael Jackson's Irish doctor releases memoir: Irish Examiner

Tucked away in the Gaeltacht, Ed Sheeran fans belt out Irish language version of 'Thinking Out Loud': Irish Independent

Hozier receives apology from Canadian musician over Take Me to Church plagiarism claims: Herald.ie

Return of the creators of Celtic rock: Sunday Independent, October 19, 2014

Scars of grief and pain litter Bob's heart of darkness: Sunday Independent, December 14, 2014

First Lady of Celtic music returns with her brothers: Irish Independent, October 12, 2014

Rory Gallagher storms UK music video chart: Irish Examiner

Irish tenor Anthony Kearns sings for pope in Philadelphia: The Irish Times

Tom Waits, but Brian Byrne doesn't – An Irishman's Diary on a set of new songs inspired by James Joyce: The Irish Times

Belfast's punks wrote tunes that stood the test of time: The News Letter

The ordinarily extraordinary life of Glen Hansard: National Post

Bob Geldof's ancestral home in Sandymount for €1.45m: The Irish Times

Dublin – Irish rock 'n' roll museum opens in Temple Bar: BBC

Van Morrison – 'Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway': The Irish Times

Gilbert O'Sullivan – I was bigger than Elton John, but I don't miss the fame: Irish Mirror

John Lydon, family man with a punk attitude, burnishes his Public Image: Los Angeles Times

Bob Geldof – I'll take in four refugee families in my homes: The Herald (Ireland)

Phil Lynott's mum 'rocks out every night'... instead of knitting: The Herald (Ireland)

'Exceptionally good' 10-year-old mastering the uilleann pipes is massive hit online: Irish Independent

Why Van Morrison really is a troubador for a troubled soul: Belfast Telegraph

Van Morrison fans close to tears at Belfast Cyprus Avenue gigs: Belfast Telegraph

A Cap and a Concertina: New York Times, October 24, 2014

Fuming Sinead O'Connor claims she received £350 for gig while her agent earned £8,000: Daily Express

Thank God for Sinead O'Connor – a rare celebrity unafraid to tell it like it is: Daily Telegraph

Political Stiff Little Fingers try on introspection: The Detroit News

Irish singer Soak immerses herself in songwriting: San Francisco Chronicle

The Script on playing Croke Park: "Nothing means as much to us as playing a show that size in your hometown": Irish Mirror

Wyvern Lingo: Sunday Independent, December 21, 2014

Bono – 'Let's claim all the Beatles as Irish': The Guardian

An Interview with Sean Keane, Irish Singer: The Roanoker

Hozier – 'I've had a few delightful letters from pastors who have some choice words to say: The Guardian, April 30, 2015

Sinead O'Connor scraps ALL of her gigs this year – to care for her seriously ill son: Irish Mirror

The Pogues launch their new Irish whiskey in London: Irish Post

Sir Van to receive street sign: Irish Independent

Sinéad O'Connor to release rendition of The Foggy Dew: Irish Independent

The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export – Janet Devlin: Huffington Post

Sinead O'Connor proves romance is still alive as she gifts student busker trip abroad to see girlfriend: Irish Independent, September 22, 2014

My haven, Sir James Galway – The celebrated flautist, 74, in the studio of his luxury home near Lucerne, Switzerland: Daily Mail, September 12, 2014

Bob Geldof – When one man united the world in music for one exhilarating day: Irish Independent

Nunavut performer combines two cultures on debut release: Nunatsiaqonline.ca

An Irishman's Diary about Bing Crosby's connections (and misconnections) with Kildare: The Irish Times

On the Van Morrison trail through Belfast icon's past: Belfast Telegraph, August 22, 2014

Records raise John Lennon's family ghosts: Irish Examiner

Still dreaming: Evening Herald, August 8, 2014

Pilgrimage to Ireland to pay tribute to my guitar hero: The Herald

Sinead O'Connor on her drastic weight loss – 'I never eat a thing': Irish Independent

Ah, the luck -- and love -- of the Irish: Winnipeg Free Press

Thin Lizzy 'didn't want to release' The Boys Are Back In Town: Irish Independent

Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid reveals his favorite WB Yeats poem on writer's birthday: Irish Post

In search of traditional music and a pint in Dublin: Dallas Morning News

Members of The Script pull woman from car crash: The Irish Times

Rejected 1964 snaps of Beatles in Belfast finally released: The Irish Times

Why it should be Sir Van the Man for our star of County Down: Belfast Telegraph

Hozier scoops prestigious British music award: Irish Examiner

For Glen Hansard, opportunity knocks more than once: Los Angeles Times

Distinctive, proud, loyal to 2 cultures: Irish Echo

Courteney Cox – Family try Snow Patrol fiance's NI accent: BBC

Niall Horan's €35m fortune goes in One Direction: Evening Herald

For all his rage and anger, Bob Geldof's core affection for 'auld sod' remained undimmed: Irish Independent, April 10, 2014

Emotional Sting pays respect to 'pauper' Irish ancestor: Irish Post

Back for good: Irish News, March 28, 2014

This boy is cracking us up – Phil Lynott's 1957 school report found: Irish Independent, April 16, 2014

The 10 Irish records that captured the mood of a nation: Irish Post, August 12, 2014

Unique era of music captured in new book: Irish Independent, March 27, 2014

How Sharon Corr beat anxiety to find her voice: Sunday Independent

The Chieftains' collaborations span decades: Centre Daily Times

Irish grandparents helped Sheeran to top: Irish Independent

Duluth man one of few Irish harp makers in the world: Miami Herald

If Sinead has time to complain about U2, she's got time to delete it off her iPhone: Evening Herald

Still cutting it after 27 YEARS: Evening Herald, December 16, 2013

Sir Bob Geldof backs Russell Brand's call for political revolution: The Independent, January 20, 2014

The travails and joys of being Hozier: Chicago Tribune

Downpatrick band Ash are on fire with brand new album: Belfast Telegraph

From Duluth, harpmaker masters an Irish art: ClassicalMPR.org

Van Morrison to toast 70th with homecoming show on Cyprus Avenue: Belfast Telegraph

Hozier...The voice that conquered America: Sunday Independent, October 26, 2014

Hozier releases haunting Wicklow-shot video for 'To Be Alone': Irish Independent

Hozier – I thought of myself as a very obscure artist: Irish Examiner

Bob Geldof – 'My life has been a soap opera...I don't like myself much, but I get along with me ok': Irish Independent, October 10, 2014

Sir James Galway – I'd play for free to save Ulster Orchestra: Belfast Telegraph, October 23, 2014

Boomtime for Bob Geldof, king of the after-dinner speech: Sunday Independent

'I loved being a priest – but I have no regrets about quitting': Sunday Independent

When the Rolling Stones played Cork's Savoy 50 years ago: Irish Examiner

Hozier surprises students with a musical masterclass: Evening Herald

Dolores makes a transfer to Manhattan: Irish Independent

Father Ray Kelly Talks YouTube Stardom & Balancing the Priesthood With Music: Billboard

'There was fear in my home growing up' - Music, the Bay City Rollers and my sister Sinead O'Connor: Daily Mail (by Joseph O'Connor), April 26, 2014

Scars of grief and pain litter Bob's heart of darkness (Dec 14): Sunday Independent

Willie McBride – Armagh soldier's song continues to resonate: BBC

Dolores banishes the darkness and returns to the light: Sunday Independent

I'm glad 'Fairytale' didn't top UK charts, says Shane: Evening Herald

Like everyone else, I want to think Bob Geldof's awful – but I can't: The Spectator

Former Pogues member – 'Shane McGowan is a genius but he'll never talk about anything serious': Sunday Independent

Other Voices – every music fan should experience the joy of what happens in Dingle: The Irish Times

Sinead O'Connor calls for demolition of the Irish Republic and the birth of a new country: Belfast Telegraph

The 'Derry Bruce Springsteen' is flying Hi...: Derry Journal

Dolores O'Riordan arrested after alleged incident on flight: The Irish Times

Brooks – I mourned after the Croke Park gigs fiasco as if I'd lost family: Irish Independent

Sinéad O'Connor backs 'The Rising': Leitrim Observer

For Black 47, the Pipes Are Calling: New York Times

Lise Hand – 'Finding Kiss in the Dáil was as unlikely as discovering a tarantula in one's cucumber sandwich': Irish Independent

Protesting Injustice, Accepting Fame [Hozier]: New York Times

Hozier interview – 'I'm a gangly introvert': Daily Telegraph

'I told him to f*** off' – Sinead O'Connor reveals she had punch-up with Prince: Irish Independent

Van Morrison – 'Lord Byron learned to love despair. I wish I could': Daily Telegraph

Bob's claims of 'poor Irish' background ring hollow: Sunday Independent

Garth Brooks interview: Croke Park cancellations 'broke my heart': Daily Telegraph

John Lydon – My family values: The Guardian

Sinead O'Connor to keep sex life beneath, not between, the covers: The Irish Times

Sinead O'Connor to Dish 'Sexual Dirt' in 2016 Memoir: Billboard

U2's three-decade long record of No 1s smashed by 'miracle' Hozier: Sunday Independent

Hozier – review: folky blues filled with haunting melodies: The Guardian

Hozier On SNL – One Big Heart-Eyed Emoji: Village Voice

Irish-American band The Gloaming creates new sounds: Sydney Morning Herald

Hozier, Hozier, review – 'glorious and uplifting': Daily Telegraph

This Music Has No Borders – Scots-Irish Music In Appalachia: WBUR.org

'The times they are a-changin' Paul Brady, at least U2 recognise it' – Michael O'Doherty weighs in on the debate: Irish Independent

Sinead's latest outburst proves that you're never too old to learn, even at 47: Evening Herald

Bob Geldof faces backlash as he pleads with Scots not to break up 'family': Daily Telegraph

Amen to Rend Collective Experiment: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, April 16, 2013

'Irish radio is killing Irish music', says folk star: Irish Post

Phil Lynott – The legend lives on: Irish Examiner

Gallagher was an inspiration, says Slash: Irish Examiner

Van takes to his old school stage: BBC

Phil Lynott – The legend lives on: Irish Examiner

Rock: Jeff Buckley – Irish blood, an American heart: Sunday Independent

Sinead O'Connor – Why nothing compares to being the boss: Irish Examiner

Glen Hansard Surprises 'Once' Audience at Hollywood's Pantages Theater: Billboard

It's time Northern Ireland put Van Morrison on the map for tourists: Belfast Telegraph

I'm only remaining in Ireland for my children's sake – Sinead O'Connor: Irish Independent

Geldof rocks out with Strypes in pub: Irish Independent

Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast: Los Angeles Times

Garth Brooks concert cancellation damages Irish economy, expert claims: TheGuardian.com

Irish rookie rockers earn Strypes on Letterman show: Irish Independent

The Script save the world with their new single Superheroes: Daily Star

Cavan-born Strypes are ready to take on the world: Irish Independent

Cheryl Cole shuts down £2.5m Irish company after avoiding paying £200,000 in UK tax: Daily Mail

Move over Garth Brooks – I'm the biggest show in town now: Sunday Independent

Turmoil in Irish parliament 'beyond parody' after Garth Brooks cancels five concerts in Dublin: National Post

Irish family claims credit for getting Garth Brooks to come back to Croke Park: Irish Mirror, January 22, 2014

We Irish are great at death but – unlike Bob – we still don't know how to grieve: Evening Herald

Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts: 160,000 fans to be left heartbroken as permission refused for two nights: Irish Mirror

Bob Geldof – I still cry in the street over Peaches' death: The Guardian

Sinead O'Connor Renames New Album 'I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss': Rolling Stone

The Pogues' James Fearnley on Shane MacGowan, the difference time can make, and the diary that became his new memoir: San Francisco Bay Guardian

People are not always who they appear to be: Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Bringing Irish tradition to Alabama: Auburn Plainsman

O'Malley's March to open for Irish rock band in Baltimore on Saturday: Baltimore Sun

Christy Moore review – 'A singer who cares passionately about his material': The Guardian

On the trail of the 'Wild Colonial Boy': The Irish Times

Dolores O'Riordan – 'You get to the point where you want to die just to get peace': Sunday Independent

Angelou in Chicago in 1960 – Singing with the Clancy Brothers: Chicago Tribune

Kinks icon tells of his Irish brush with death: Irish Independent

Imelda May: 'My baby won't stop me rocking': Daily Telegraph

Ronan Keating wanted to be in U2: RTE

Rihanna being sued by former Irish bodyguard for defamation: Irish Independent

Bob Geldof regrets not having opportunity to tell Peaches he loved her: Irish Independent

Gelzinis – Ronan Tynan's voice offers solace: Boston Herald

Sinead O'Connor reveals life-saving operations: Sunday World

Dublin-born duo Hudson Taylor are taking the folk pop world by storm and giving Mumford & Sons a run for their money: Daily Mail

Forty years in the business... but Clannad's Moya Brennan is busier than ever: Irish Independent

Settling old scores – An Irishman's Diary about two musical revivals: The Irish Times

The saddest Irish song of all: Ottawa Sun

St. Patrick's Day is a reminder of the deep musical influence of the Irish: New York Daily News

Black 47 bids farewell in Yonkers this weekend: Westchester Journal News

'Last Call' for Celtic rock's Black 47: Philadelphia Inquirer

Myles Kennedy: The hardest working man in hard rock: The Irish Times

Luke Kelly – A force of nature on stage: Irish Examiner

Script star Glen realises their next album must be great so they can get another record deal: Irish Mirror, November 29, 2013

Sinead O'Connor joined by daughter Roisin in stunning performance: Irish Mirror

Teacher 'humbled' by Snow Patrol tribute: Belfast Telegraph

£13m worth of Brooks tickets sold in 90 minutes: Irish News

Bruce Springsteen – Armagh man pipes himself into rock history with the Boss: BBC

Founding Chieftains member Sean Potts passes away aged 83: Irish Independent

Irish tenor Count John McCormack remembered with special €10 coin: RTE

Luke Kelly followed his own star: Evening Herald

James Vincent McMorrow - 'I've nothing in common with Bon Iver beyond being a soul singer with a beard': Irish Post

The Rubberbandits are heirs to the Irish tradition of great, unsettling satire: Daily Telegraph

Garth Brooks 'Comeback Special' set for July in Dublin, Ireland: Los Angeles Times

Ireland and Garth Brooks – a love story: The Irish Times

Cranberries star Dolores is happy to forego stardom: Irish Examiner

Stage Views – Larry Kirwan, Creator of New Musicals Hard Times and Transport: Playbill

Irish star Mary Black embarking on final world tour: Daily Express

Mullingar cashing in on Niall's 1D success: Evening Herald

The Strypes aiming to end 2013 on a high: The Irish Times

Bono and Glen Hansard go busking on Christmas Eve: Irish Mirror

Morrison will play residency gigs in pub: Irish News

Dolores O'Riordan – rock star and truth-seeker: Sunday Independent

The Blades' flame is still burning bright: Irish Independent

The Waterboys go back to Irish roots – 'We were high on music': The Guardian

The Script's Glen Power – 'I would have died only my dad insisted that I went to hospital': Irish Independent

James Galway – 'The flute was like a computer game to me – always going to the next stage': The Irish Times

Musician dies of his injuries after road accident: Irish Independent

Bob Geldof on return of the Boomtown Rats and how their songs are still reflective of today's society: Scottish Daily Record

The Script's secret recording sessions at Temple Bar studio: Evening Herald

Fureys star will be The Hit in US with top record deal: Irish Independent

Van Morrison receives freedom of Belfast: The Irish Times

Van Morrison Moondance outtakes are hidden gems: Daily Telegraph

The day the Beatles rocked Dublin: The Irish Times

Bob Geldolf: 'The power of our music just blew me away': Aberdeen Evening Express

Horslips – back in the days of Dearg Doom: The Irish Times

New BBC programme set to explore story of 'Danny Boy': Derry Journal

Donovan recalls how he helped to influence The Beatles White album: The Irish Times

James Kilbane, Irish country and gospel singer, plays prison before church here: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sinead O'Connor's music no less bold, no less beautiful: Chicago Sun Times

Earth faces 'mass-extinction event' soon, warns Geldof: Irish Independent

Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron passes away following cancer battle: Irish Post

Irish band keep me young, says Elton: Evening Herald

'One of the true jewels in the crown of Irish music': Irish Independent

Geldof gets the Rats back together in Dublin: The Irish Times

TD sorry for 'mad' tweet about Sinead: Irish Mirror

Nothing compares to Sinéad O'Connor: The Irish Times

Sinead O'Connor – "Miley Cyrus has to say sorry for mental illness slur": Sunday Independent

Cranberries frontwoman signs on as 'Voice' coach: Irish Independent

Patricia Bardon plays 'Carmen' with L.A. Opera, Placido Domingo: Los Angeles Times

Beatlemania – the Fab Four's Irish concerts, 50 years on: The Irish Times

Playing in Connolly station was one of our career highlights – Kodaline: Irish Independent

John Spillane – I amazed myself writing Life In An Irish Town: Irish Mirror

Longtime New York Celtic band Black 47 to call it quits next year: New York Daily News

London calling as Geldof gets Freedom of City: Irish Independent

Sir Bob honoured to be Ireland's first spaceman: The Herald

'I love my daughter and she can do no wrong' – Sinead O'Connor's dad defends singer: Irish Independent

Niall sends driver in one direction after losing hat: Evening Herald

Sinead O'Connor gets a man's initials tattooed on cheeks: Irish Independent

Ian Rankin pens Rory Gallagher-inspired novella: The Scotsman

How Ryanair documentary is good news for Geldof: Irish Independent

Van Morrison to be awarded freedom of Belfast: The Irish Times

The Strypes, interview: Daily Telegraph

Folk legend Finbar chases dream role as Affleck's dad in mob film: Evening Herald

Sinead O'Connor – I scare people because I'm bi-polar: Irish Mirror

My Bloody Valentine – Not so deep cuts: The Irish Times

Attleboro teen wins Irish music contest in Ireland: Cape Cod Times

Irish fans got me through first sober gig – Fatboy Slim: Irish Independent

Mullingar takes pride of place for Niall Horan in new 1D film: Sunday Independent

Cork man who inspired the Who: 'There's no Quadrophenia pension. Life's not like that': The Irish Times

Speaking With Ireland's Bell X1: Huffington Post

A Fine Irish Tenor Who Vanished into Obscurity: NewJerseyNewsroom.com

Bruce declares Ireland his 'adopted home' after five-gig tour: Irish Independent

Two uncovered Ó Riada pieces recorded: Irish Examiner

The Boss arrives ... and throws a big family party: Evening Herald

Not following The Script – rock band tells of traitors, trolls and their trip to the Queen: Irish Mirror

One lucky guy – 1D hunk Niall Horan on his joy at boyband's rise: Irish Sun

Gloomtown rats – Bob's rant on corrupt Ireland: Irish Sun

Teenage Kicks tribute to John Peel removed from Belfast flyover: The Guardian

The Strypes – 'We're not the new Beatles': BBC

Writing of Danny Boy left family broken: Irish News

Steafan Hanvey's songs and impressions: Quincy Patriot Ledger

Phil's mum calls on Lizzy fans to help pay for statute repairs: Irish Independent

The real reason Westlife split? One Direction, admits Nicky: Evening Herald

Rihanna blows her top over 'Northern Ireland' T-shirt: Belfast Telegraph

Sir James: why I still love Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

Belfast singer Van Morrison worth £50m according to Sunday Times Rich List: Belfast Telegraph

Corr: I was in dire straits and sold property to protect son: Irish Independent

Cork musician to receive award from Prince Charles: The Irish Times

Tearing up The Script: IrishEcho (Australia)

Why does Irish trad music play second fiddle at home?: The Irish Times

Cranberries continue to enjoy taste of success: Irish Examiner

Heading into history for songs of substance: The Irish Times

Irish Ballads and Solace in the Face of Sorrow: New York Times

From Boom to bust for Bob Geldof as gigs called off: Irish Independent

Hard men of punk changed... and so did their fans: Evening Herald

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – An Interview with Gama Bomb's Philly Byrne: PopMatters.com

Writing's on the wall for the Script as they sample revamped Morrison hotel: Evening Herald

Daniel O'Donnell family home for sale: UTV Internet

Money not the point for one unsung hero: Sunday Independent

Cranberries continue to enjoy taste of success: Irish Examiner

Former Celtic Woman singer chooses Peachtree City for new voice academy: Fayetteville Citizen

Woodbury resident Mike Plunkett brings Irish Brigade to life through song: South Jersey Times

The Saw Doctors are still rockin' Irish luminaries: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Script stop off for 45 minutes – and stay 3 hours!: Westmeath Examiner

At Kennedy Center, a charming James Galway explores his Irish roots: Washington Post

Donegal could be Oasis for warring Gallagher brothers: Irish Independent

'Celtic Woman' tour to rake in €15m: Irish Independent

Still smiling – Father and daughter recount friendship with man who penned 'Irish Eyes': Scranton Times-Tribune

Irish guitarist reveals secret role in new Bowie album: Irish Independent

Music is a blast for Martin as he makes pipes out of war artillery: Belfast Telegraph

Duchess in red – Is Kate is related to Chris de Burgh with links to Irish aristocracy and 14th Century royalty?: Daily Mail

How to sound like you know what you're talking about when you talk about My Bloody Valentine's new album: National Post

Niall's dad urges popstar to buy house in hometown: Irish Independent

Niall hits the 10m mark on Twitter: Westmeath Examiner

So what do The Script stars really miss about home? Spice burgers of course: Evening Herald

My Bloody Valentine: m b v – listen now to the full album: Guardian.co.uk, February 3 2013

They shall be released – lost tapes at Windmill Lane await star owners: The Irish Times

'Extraordinary' Cunningham recalled: The Irish Times, October 1, 2012

The Sunday Interview – Mickey Bradley from The Undertones: Derry Journal

Why Geldof became Bob the rebuilder: The Irish Times

Ireland has a hungry heart for Springsteen: The Irish Times

My Bloody Valentine releases new album: Los Angeles Times

Sligo girl reviled by Bavaria – the musical: The Irish Times

Sinead O'Connor – My son's a real rocker: Belfast Telegraph

Boomtown Rats re-form for Isle of Wight festival: Guardian.co.uk

'I hope Derry likes my new song': Coulter: Derry Journal

Bankrupt Westlife star Filan keeps €38,400 wedding ring: Irish Independent

County Down man writes a song for every day of the year: BBC

Other Voices, Ireland's 'secret' festival, expands to Derry and London: The Observer

And so I watch you from . . .: The Irish Times, February 17, 2012

One to watch – SOAK: The Observer

Pogues had bust-up with cops filming video: Irish Examiner

Simon Price on pop – Lonely Ronan Keating clings on for grim death: Independent on Sunday

Furey carried around 'Colours' songs for years: Irish Echo, April 4, 2012

The Rubberbandits – comedy, prank CDs ... and the IRA: The Guardian

Teenage Kicks – The story of The Undertones: BBC

Still a Fairytale after 25 years, no thanks to Ronan: Irish Independent, December 15, 2012

Meet the feckers – searching for the heart and soul of Irish music: The Guardian

Daniel O'Donnell – Donegal's greatest asset: Donegal Democrat

Northern lights: The Irish Times

Trimble – Hard to fit in album No 2 [Two Door Cinema Club}: Belfast Telegraph

One million 'Fairytale' comes true for Pogues: Irish Independent

Happy now – Has Sinead O'Connor finally put her pain behind her?: Independent on Sunday

At the vanguard of rock music for half a century: Irish Examiner, January 25, 2012

Childhood portrait of Sinead O'Connor fetches €8,500 for charity: TheScore.ie

New musical expression – out of The Frames and into a New York story: The Irish Times

Pogues hoping for 'Fairytale' Christmas: Irish Independent

Sinead hits the high notes for charity album: Irish Independent

The Real John McDermott – A Canadian Treasure: Cashbox Magazine (Canada)

Hoboken's Liam Brown releasing EP, bridging Irish folk with jam band grooves: Jersey Journal, December 3, 2012
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Fairytale of New York – the story behind the Pogues' classic Christmas anthem: The Guardian

There'll be days like this – Van keeps his hat on despite museum's Da Vinci code: Irish Examiner

The golden, noisy era of Irish post-punk: The Irish Times

Irish producer's film up for Latin Grammy: Irish Independent

Vatican praises new song released by Dundalk singer and Dolan brothers: Dundalk Democrat

How Dublin surgeon kept Jon Bon Jovi on the road: Evening Herald

Album review – Susan McKeown, 'Belong': Washington Times-Reporter

Lunch (and several drinks) with Shane MacGowan: The Independent

Celtic artist Nuala Kennedy absorbs styles wherever she goes: San Jose Mercury

The Script's writing quite a success story: PhillyBurbs.com

Daniel O'Donnell's latest album makes new chart record: Donegal Democrat

Sinéad O'Connor sells paintings for charity: The Irish Times

Punk memorial idea has some hits and misses: Belfast Telegraph

Musical set for success once more: Irish Examiner

Undertones musical written for Derry's city of culture celebrations: Guardian.co.uk

The Script: Ireland's biggest export: Daily Telegraph

Martin Fay, Fiddler With the Chieftains, Dies at 76: New York Times

Rory Gallagher book recalls three-decade friendship: The Irish Times

Early Stones, Presented as Diamonds in the Rough: New York Times

Van Morrison – Homeward bound: Daily Telegraph

'Once' more with feeling: The Irish Times, March 15, 2012

Chieftains reach out to younger generation 50 years in: Vancouver Sun

Third time's a charm for the Script with their new album #3: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Painter's brush with stars is a chain reaction: Irish Independent, June 13, 2011

Born to sing, Van, but stop bleating, willya?: Evening Herald

Northern Ireland's Musical Riches Emerge From the Shadows: New York Times

Chris de Burgh: 'I love myself. I'm not saying this in a narcissistic way': The Independent

For sale – John Lennon's dream island where King of the Hippies reigned: The Observer

Musician Glen Hansard on Busking, Relationships and the Creative Process: Huffington Post

Lynott's mum gives son's grave a kicking: Irish Examiner

How Van Morrison changes his appearance for strolls along the haunts of his childhood: Belfast Telegraph

The Redemption of Sinead O'Connor: The Atlantic

Rock star Huey's heartache at selling off his Dublin pubs: Evening Herald

Van Morrison World Exclusive – In his most revealing interview ever the legend opens his heart to John Bennett: Belfast Telegraph

Rarely Seen Rolling Stones Film Resurfacing in Expanded Form: New York Times

Sinéad O'Connor's decision to rip up pope photo inspired by Top of the Pops: Guardian.co.uk

'Remarkable' new Undertones documentary on TV this weekend: Derry Journal

Why doesn't Ireland do musicals?: Guardian.co.uk

Phil Lynott's mother criticises Romney: The Irish Times

Young, old, brave and bould keep coming to Spancilhill: Irish Examiner, June 25, 2012

'My songbird has gone' Robin Gibb's wife Dwina speaks exclusively about the pain of losing her husband: Daily Mail

Rihanna wins MTV VMA award for Belfast video We Found Love: BBC

Mexicans rave over Chieftains founder Paddy: Irish Independent

Two Door Cinema Club: We used to dream of playing stadiums ...now it's happened, it's really terrifying: The Sun

Follow that Van – Taking a musical tour of Belfast in search of the great Van Morrison: Daily Mail

Class of U2 – Irish punks and the Velvet Curtain: Independent.co.uk

Time for the Irish musical diaspora to bring out the Dead: The Irish Times

Meadows Prize Recipient Enda Walsh Takes Home Tony During 'Once' Sweeps: D Magazine

Sinead – I still can't work out what road mum was killed on: The Sun

Two Door Cinema Club discuss Olympics and new album: BBC

Truck carrying materials for O'Donnell's house slips off pier into the sea: The Irish Times

'Once' Turns a Profit, Faster Than Most: New York Times

Locals look for Bruce date in Rathowen: Longford Leader

Maiden voyage for Geldof's tribute award to his sailor dad: Irish Independent

The boss slopes off to the long hall for a quick pint of guinness: Evening Herald

50 Cent appearance at Dundrum Town Centre cancelled over Twitter autism insult: Irish Independent

Katie Melua – My family values: The Guardian

Bruce Springsteen's Irish roots traced before his upcoming Dublin concert: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Van Morrison privacy case settled, Belfast court told: BBC

Song's centenary celebrated: Irish Examiner

Imagine buying Beatle's island idyll for €300,000: Irish Independent

One Direction star tops Irish Twitter list: Irish Examiner

The mighty Pogues get the book they deserve with James Fearnley's Here Comes Everybody: Montreal Gazette
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Four more awards for stage show of Irish film 'Once': The Irish Times

'Once' star Glen Hansard's debut album set for massive success: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Amy Winehouse Foundation grant for London Irish Centre: Irish Post

Musical salutes Chief O'Neill, policeman who dedicated his life to Irish tunes: Chicago Tribune

The day Bee Gee Robin signed an autograph at gunpoint!: Impartial Reporter

Van Morrison to play east Belfast festival: BBC

Westlife singer Shane Filan declared bankrupt: Guardian.co.uk

Warfield CD is product of years of research: Irish Echo

His Irish eyes are smiling: Winnipeg Free Press, Arpil 28, 2012

Woman splits time between oil fields, music studio: Washington Examiner

"Noreen Bawn" remembered as emigration returns: Donegal Democrat

Danny O'Donoghue – 'I idolised Dad. I'd bring home my songs to him like paychecks': The Observer

How Saint Bob became (in his own words) a 'private equity whore' by launching £125m fund: Daily Mail

Barry Manilow dismayed at how his Irish roots were denied: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Singing softly, but carrying a big lyric, Fionn Regan rises with his new CD "100 Acres of Sycamore": New York Daily News

Robin Gibb's Irish wife tried desperate measures to save him: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Trad legends flock to festival: Sunday Independent

Julie Feeney a Weird and Wonderful Irish Import: Huffington Post

Feeling those good vibes over Hooley biopic: The News Letter

Andrea Corr names her new baby girl after her late mother Jean: Dundalk Democrat

Belfast 'worldbilly' musician now Quebec's local legend: The Irish Times, October 14, 2011

Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains relies on new indie musicians as band enters 6th decade: Washington Post

Dervish pull out of Israel tour after social media 'venom': The Irish Times

Barney McKenna obituary: Guardian.co.uk

O'Neill's Pub going 'Mad' over Chief's story: Chicago Sun Times

Kin emerge as best new act in NJ: Irish Echo

Once beats Bono's big spender Spider-Man in Tony Award nods: Evening Herald

Sinead O'Connor pulls out of 2012 tour due to 'bipolar disorder': Daily Mail

Danny O'Dono ...who? Few had heard of him when he was named as a judge on The Voice but he has already scaled the U.S. charts ...and suffered plenty of rejection: Daily Mail

The Chieftans: Voice of Ages – review: The Observer

Christy Moore – I search for the perfect word: Daily Telegraph

High note as Meath soprano (11) joins the Vienna Boys' Choir: The Irish Times

Niall Horan's dad – I don't want a cut of his fortune: The Sun

Til death do us part: Bray People

Harry Connick Jr proud of his Co Down roots: Belfast Telegraph

Making of Monongah: Irish America/IrishCentral.com

Bids on Niall Horan's half eaten slice of toast reach over $100,000 on ebay: Irish Independent

McKenna laid to rest to the strains of 'Raglan Road': The Irish Times

'Lost' recordings offer fans a taste of early Gallagher: Irish Examiner

Snow Patrol exit comfort zone with electro beat: Sunday Independent

Dropkick Murphys' 'Style' goes deluxe: Irish Echo

Chieftains Get the T Bone Burnett Treatment on Guest-Filled Anniversary Album: Ottawa Citizen

Commitments star Angeline Ball tells why band are back together: Scottish Daily Record

Sinead joins dating agency as marriage 'definitely over': Irish Independent

Sinéad's close shave: New York Post

Danny leaves Script behind for big Voice UK role: Evening Herald

Susan Boyle in riddle on Irish flit: Scottish Sun

Off the Record – Sinead O'Connor is still making great music: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

David Cameron confesses his love for Thin Lizzy: Daily Telegraph

Chieftains going strong at 50: The Irish Times

Moore was eight times over limit: Irish Examiner

Sinéad O'Connor: How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? – review: The Observer

Bob ecstatic about 'new heir to the throne of Geldof': Irish Independent

At 50, the Chieftains explore new frontier: Los Angeles Times

The Cranberries – Everybody else is reuniting, so why can't they?: National Post

A taste of Rory Gallagher: Irish Examiner

Album – Sinead O'Connor, How About I Be Me (And You Be You) [One Little Indian]: The Independent

Chieftans go the distance with 'Voice of Ages': Washington Post

Sweet-voiced singer avoids Irish tenor label: Irish Examiner

Van Morrison seeks new privacy bid: UTV Internet

Sinead O'Connor is singing a new tune these days: Los Angeles Times

Cranberries find new 'chemistry' after nine-year break: The Times (Johannesburg)

Disc of the week – Sinead gets her boom box back: Toronto Globe and Mail

Fiddler reaches global audience with iPad teaching app: Irish Examiner

Disc of the week – Sinead gets her boom box back: Toronto Globe and Mail

Saw Doctors are ready to rock in U.S.: Irish Echo

Hair-raising duo make Jedward a trademark: Irish Independent

Chieftains' Founder Discusses the Young Talent on Their Golden Jubilee Album: New York Times

The Dubliners honoured at folk awards: IrishTimes.com

Breaking with tradition but still very much in tune: Irish Examiner

'I never wanted to sing again' – interview with Andrea Corr: Sunday Telegraph, May 22, 2011

Engaging Her Public, Seeking Her Peace: New York Times

Requiem for the lost souls of the Titanic: BBC

Slane marks thirty years: New Ross Standard, May 24, 2011

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pays tribute to Seamus and his Nore Folk Museum: Kilkenny People

Another cry for help? Sinead O'Connor tweets that she is in 'serious danger' and claims she needs to see a psychiatrist: Daily Mail

Brian's sister Susan to take US by storm as she joins Celtic Woman: Evening Herald

The Treacherous Orchestra stay faithful to their reputation for loudness without betraying folk roots: Scotland on Sunday

January 13th, 1986 [Funeral of Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott]: The Irish Times

New year Glee for Damian: Derry Journal

Seeing my face everywhere just made me feel ugly, says Andrea: Belfast Telegraph

Bridie Gallagher – Ireland's 'first international pop star': BBC

Causeway's O'Neill Sisters get nominated for awards in the US: The Kerryman

Tenor Paul and partner call US cops over anti-Irish abuse: Evening Herald

Sinead O'Connor – 'Do not f**k with me or my husband': Sunday Independent

Corr uncomfortable with 'most beautiful' plaudits: Irish Examiner

Another tacky divorce, another album full of promise – nothing compares to Sinéad: The Observer

Lynott's fans not Thin on ground: Irish Independent

Van Morrison and the bizarre mystery surrounding claims that he fathered his tour manager's baby: Daily Mail

Trogs, old men and 'normals' a-plenty . . . but I still haven't met my match: Sunday Independent, September 11, 2011 (by Sinead O'Connor)

Dolly Parton's sister says she'll sue Irish promoter: Irish Independent

A day in the life as Lennon peers over Cliffs of Moher: Irish Examiner

Singer Sinead O'Connor ends marriage after 16 days: BBC

Van and his mini-Van, the true story of Van Morrison's love child at last: Daily Mail

Film reveals vision of a carefree Amy Winehouse at remote Irish festival: The Observer

Please please please – don't ignore Irish roots of The Smiths: The Irish Times

Irish tenor brings holiday charm to Redlands: San Bernadino Sun

It's a family affair as Sinead O'Connor's daughter joins her for duet: Belfast Telegraph

Music sacred to Dingle: Irish Examiner

'I had to flee Ireland for LA to escape 'the curse of the X Factor' – Conway Sister Laura gives pop fame another shot, and says Simon Cowell did her a favour: Daily Mail

Christmas, Bing Crosby and the transience of fame: TroyMedia.com

'Regular lads from Ireland' play Niagara Falls Friday: Niagara Falls Review

One way or the Other, they're going to get 'Dingled': The Irish Times

Imelda and Bono tear it up as audience dances recession away: Sunday Independent

Sinead – always controversial but she's still incomparable: Belfast Telegraph

Daniel's on song with first tune as Gaeilge: Irish Independent

Singing Christmas carols with Celtic twist: San Francisco Chronicle

Fourth time lucky? A girly Sinead O'Connor marries online boyfriend of three months in quickie Vegas wedding: Daily Mail

Elvis Costello – a troubled troubadour: Sunday Telegraph

Sir James Galway supports the Irish National Concert Hall: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Northwest tunes up for North Atlantic Fiddle Convention: The Irish Times

Amy Winehouse's dad lights up Irish Centre near her old home: The Irish Times

Tourists urged to 'jump into NI' [Snow Patrol]: UTV Internet

Amy Winehouse's intimate Dingle gig to reach big TV audience: Irish Independent

Slimmed down Sinead O'Connor – I've lost two stone since coming off the wrong medication: Irish Independent

Imelda to spin hits on new radio show: Sunday Independent

Other Voices – the secret Irish festival where rock's finest mix with fishermen: The Observer

Back on the rock and roll [Saw Doctors]: The News Letter

Sinead O'Connor nude to go under the hammer again: The Irish Times

Midnight Oil's Moginie leads Irish trad band: IrishEcho (Australia)

Fans get their Phil as lost Thin Lizzy treasure surfaces: Irish Independent

'Drinking not main reason for Ó Riada's death': Irish Examiner

Singing Priests to go 'Gaga': Derry Journal

The Priests making heavenly music: The News Letter

MTV boss reveals why Belfast was chosen for awards event: BBC

Honk-Honks and Melodies – Two Sides of the Atlantic Meet: New York Times

The night the world tuned in to watch Belfast: The News Letter

Imelda May's debt to the humble fish finger: The Observer

Eyes of the world fall on Belfast ahead of MTV EMA's: BBC

'Screamers' in Belfast are best we've ever found – MTV chief: Belfast Telegraph

Teen singing sensation's song now available on iTunes: Offaly Independent

'Glee' show with leprechaun Damian McGinty a disgrace – Creator Ryan Murphy owes fellow Irish an apology: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Fairytale over as Shane nixes Pogues tour: Sunday Independent

Music Reviews – The Latest in Irish and Irish-American Music: Irish America/IrishCentral.com

Northern Ireland's music scene has never been more vibrant... and here's the proof: Belfast Telegraph

When Van the Man Goes Riding: SFGate.com

Stormont minister McCausland hits out at Rihanna video: BBC

Kelly's Korner – Irish native records a bit of fresh Eire: Reading Eagle

Eleanor McEvoy – Alone, CD review: Daily Telegraph

Traitors: Evening Herald, August 24, 2011

Bangor farmer Alan Graham not for turning on Rihanna: BBC

An Irish torchbearer of Americana: Boston Globe

Who was Van's girl?: Belfast Telegraph

Black 47's Larry Kirwan explores in his new play 'Rebel in the Soul': Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

The Playlist – Luck of the Irish: Songstress Lisa Hannigan's career got a boost from a few lucky breaks: Ottawa Citizen

Morrison honoured for 10m plays: Belfast Telegraph

Why Seán Ó Riada is Irish music's pop icon: The Irish Times

Farmer sets record straight on Rihanna: The News Letter

O'Connor teaches kids to sing: Daily Express

Birthday boy Bob Geldof parties with the Archbishop of Canterbury: Sunday Telegraph, October 2, 2011

In love, with the bodhrán: Albany Times-Union

Sinead O'Connor's threats against the Pope were just a joke: IrishCentral.com

Imelda May reveals how she helped mum in cancer battle: Irish Independent

Fears grow for Sinead in Pope threat: Evening Herald

Smoking hot! Sultry Rihanna puffs on a cigarette while filming her new video in the Northern Ireland countryside: Daily Mail

Bangor farmer tells superstar Rihanna to 'cover up': BBC

The Waterboys – It's as if Yeats was with me: Daily Telegraph

Interview – Sharon Corr, musician and singer: The Scotsman

No Saturdays off for mum-to-be Una: Irish Independent

Imelda May – 'The 1950s were better in every way, don't you think?': Independent on Sunday

Ireland's The Script pens a story of success: MLive.com

Dropkick Murphys thrive on disparate musical genre: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Security guards to vet Sinead's suitors: Irish Independent

Tynan erased from 9/11 history after stray comment: Irish Examiner

Tell me why . . . Bob Geldof's latest musical output has been truly electric: Irish Independent

'De-trogging' in the dressing room as Ryan hammers door: Sunday Independent (by Sinead O'Connor)

Filming begins on Terri Hooley movie: BBC

Sinead makes plea to Bob Dylan – Let me sing with you: Independent.ie

Don't Shut 'Em Down – An Interview with Flogging Molly: PopMatters.com

Home truths [Sinead O'Connor]: The Irish Times

Leo Moran, lead guitarist, The Saw Doctors: Irish Echo, August 3, 2011

Irish publisher over the moon about Mike Scott's memoir: Irish Independent, January 15, 2011

Rory Gallagher – Notes From San Francisco: PopMatters.com

In praise of ... Terri Hooley: The Guardian (Editorial)

Liberties' belle Imelda caps great year with city honour: Irish Independent, May 31, 2011

Sean Campbell's Irish Blood, English Heart

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The Irish rock star you've never heard of: The Irish Times

Story of Terri Hooley, Belfast's godfather of punk, to hit silver screen: Belfast Telegraph

New York group 'Girsa' release second album: The Cross Examiner, July 5, 2011

World calls out for more Moore after duet with Coldplay: Irish Independent, July 13, 2011

Rockabilly Never Died – An Interview with Imelda May: PopMatters.com, August 3, 2011

Amy was much admired in Dingle: The Kerryman

Lady Gaga helps Irish whiskey sales soar to record numbers: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

Malahide grooves as Prince hits purple patch: The Irish Times, August 1, 2011

Van takes to skies in new privacy bid: Sunday Independent, July 17, 2011

Music festival to honour Ó Riada: Irish Examiner, July 4, 2011

Hacked? Sony Music Ireland website claims members of The Script have died: TheJournal.ie, July 5, 2011

How The Blue Nile united green and orange: Irish Independent, January 15, 2011

Irish singer-songwriters the next big thing (again): The Irish Times, May 24, 2011

Phil Lynott's secret son – 'nothing left to do but run away and marry': Sunday Independent, April 3, 2011

'Glorious' Sinead doesn't mind if mumsy's the word: Irish Independent, July 9, 2011

Ash frontman Tim goes back to his roots: The News Letter, July 1, 2011

Morrissey on... privacy, the Queen and The Smiths: Daily Telegraph, June 17, 2011

Noel Gallagher reveals why Oasis split as he launches solo career – and blames violent row with Liam over advert: Daily Mail

Live at the Marquee – Bell X1: Irish Examiner, July 2, 2011

'Two Door Cinema Club look not unlike any other floppy-fringed boy band of the past 30 years': The Independent, June 11, 2011

I don't want a flashy celebrity lifestyle, says Script star Danny: Evening Herald, February 21, 2011

Bob Geldof – 'I made of list of reasons to live. There was only one item on it: the children': The Observer, June 26, 2011

Why we need more pop stars like Morrissey: Telegraph.co.uk, June 17, 2011

The Clancy Brothers' mum sends them new sweaters: The Guardian, June 16, 2011

Rubberbandits take Manhattan: Irish Independent, May 28, 2011

The Script charms the crowds on 'The Today Show': Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, June 12, 2011

Fans swoon for the Script's 'new Bono': Boston Herald, June 9, 2011

Nothing compares 2 Sinéad — O'Connor rules out Prince duet: Irish Independent, June 4, 2011

London Feis brings Power to 70,000 people: Sunday Independent, June 12, 2011

Bob Geldof – I was detestable ... until love saved me: Daily Telegraph, June 6, 2011

Andrea helps Irish song soar in French chart: Evening Herald, May 19, 2011

For Irish singer O'Donnell, it's all about the audience: Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, May 29, 2011

Loaded – Script's Danny creates pulp friction with Jarvis slur: Irish Independent, March 1, 2011

Reviews of Rory Gallagher's 'Irish Tour '74' reissue and 'Notes From San Francisco': The Republic (Columbus, IN), May 24, 2011
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Limerick's Corrigan Brothers to welcome Obama: Limerick Post, May 19, 2011

The Smiths singer Morrissey likens the Queen to Gaddafi: Daily Mail, May 18, 2011

Andrea returns to musical roots after 'fun' stint in theatre: Irish Independent, May 5, 2011

Former Irish Rover drops the penny whistle, picks up the paint brush: Toronto Globe and Mail, May 8, 2011

Dubliner a huge hit in US clubs: The Irish Times, May 14, 2011

Don't write off the Corrs, insists Andrea: Evening Herald, March 31, 2011

Irish heavy metal group rock the world after 24 years of hard slog: The Irish Times, May 12, 2011

Morrissey accuses BBC of 'Iranian censorship' over royals: Daily Telegraph, May 11, 2011

Rory returns to rock fans with mystery 'lost' album from 70s: Irish Independent, May 6, 2011

Pogues star could win Classic award: Belfast Telegraph, April 7, 2011

There's something about MaBy: The Irish Times, April 20, 2011

Sorry, girls... Script's Danny is still smitten with his model Irma: Evening Herald, April 27, 2011

Bruce's Irish roots revealed in new book: Evening Herald, April 25, 2011

Van and his mini-Van, the true story of Van Morrison's love child at last: Daily Mail, April 16, 2011

The debt that many Ulstermen owe Van Morrison: Belfast Telegraph, April 20, 2011

Why there's no stopping Jedward: Daily Telegraph, April 14, 2011

Harrington – Eoin Harrington (no relation) celebrates new CD at Yoshi's: Oakland Tribune, April 20, 2011

Devotees of Irish Music Make a Joyful Noise: New York Times, March 4, 2011

Thin Lizzy's Gary Moore in candid BBC One documentary: BBC, March 28, 2011

Portrait of the artist – Bob Geldof, musician and activist: Guardian.co.uk, April 11, 2011

Irish tenor Ronan Tynan finds to deliver 'diverse and eclectic' show at Harrah's: New York Daily News, April 16, 2011

Van Morrison media ban lifted: UTV Internet, April 15, 2011

O'Connor 'heartbroken' over Cooney split: Irish Examiner, April 16, 2011

Katie Melua's back in a happy place: Belfast Telegraph, April 14, 2011

Majoring in trad music at the Taj Mícheál: The Irish Times, October 12, 2010

'Celtic' ruminations and Madden's mastery: Irish Echo, April 13, 2011

Irish Soul nurtured by musical dad: Belfast Media, February 21, 2011

Moloney's medal: Irish Echo, January 12, 2011

Bob Geldof – The wonderful woman who saved my life: Irish Independent, April 9, 2011

Bell boys: The Irish Times, April 9, 2011

Daniel reveals how he nearly gave up singing: Evening Herald, April 4, 2010

Long wait for uilleann pipes spurs appeal for new makers: The Irish Times, April 7, 2010

If Ireland's looking for a hero, try St Phil, who made awkwardness cool: The Irish Times, March 19, 2011

Festival celebrates link with Nashville: The News Letter, November 16, 2010

My Life In Travel – Ronan Keating, singer-songwriter: The Independent, March 12, 2011

Finding the heart of Ireland: Toronto Star, March 11, 2011

The music can help – but it's being Irish that sells our bands: Irish Independent, March 26, 2011

Mary Black is magic: Irish Echo (Australia), March 21, 2011

A whole lot of rosie is just the cup of tea for The Script: Irish Independent, March 11, 2011

Andrea Corr to release covers album: RTE, March 18, 2011

Imelda May takeover: Irish Echo (Australia), March 15, 2011

Emmet Cahill blazing a trail Stateside: Westmeath Examiner, March 16, 2011

Cork band to headline parade in US: The Irish Times, March 14, 2011

From Belfast to Blackthorn: Detroit Metro Times, March 16, 2011

St Patrick folk song honours patron: Belfast Telegraph, March 14, 2011

Portrait of a rocker as Lynott exhibition unveiled: Irish Independent, March 2, 2011

Celtic Woman conveys the beauty, charm and music of Ireland: Washington Examiner, March 3, 2011

The Commitments Roddy Doyle's suprise blast – 'They're not a band, that was all just acting': Mail on Sunday, February 27, 2011

Thin Lizzy guitar hero Gary Moore laid to rest as son plays Danny Boy: Belfast Telegraph, February 24, 2011

Luck of the Irish brings bagpiper and Jamaican rap artist together for 'The Sound of the Bagpipe': New York Daily News, March 9, 2011

Phil Lynott – almost forgotten rock god: Daily Telegraph, March 2, 2011

The Dubliner producing the goods for REM, Snow Patrol and U2: The Irish Times, March 8, 2011

Chris de Burgh's mum was a superspy – Singer's daughter Rosanna learns her granny partied with Mountbatten and worked for traitor Kim Philby: Daily Mail, January 2, 2011

Galway songwriter's musical donation to Queensland flood relief: Irish Echo (Australia), February 10, 2011

Our Colin's hitting all 'The Rite' notes in Hollywood: Irish Independent, February 19, 2011

Nothing compares to you, Joe tells his sister Sinead: Irish Independent, February 16, 2011

Gary Moore another shining star who rose from east Belfast: Belfast Telegraph, February 10, 2011

Rock guitar star Gary Moore dies aged 58: BBC, February 6, 2011

Gary Moore – the guitarist as gunslinger: Guardian.co.uk, February 7, 2011

Chinese students tune in via webcam for harp lessons: Irish Independent, February 7, 2011

Clannad reunite for 40th anniversary concert: Donegal Democrat, January 27, 2011

I would welcome a visit from the social services, says Sinéad. I'm finding it hard to cope as a mum: Mail on Sunday, January 30, 2011

Rocketing out of Belfast: Washington Post, January 14, 2011

Jim Corr reveals his conspiracy theories: BBC, January 25, 2011

Interview – Mike Scott, musician: The Scotsman, January 25, 2011

Laidback The Script impress in the US: Evening Herald, January 21, 2011

Nothing compares to being a mum: Irish Independent, November 24, 2010

Three Irish lads ... with a dream and a drum machine: Ottawa Citizen, January 12, 2011

The Script nominated for Brit Award: IrishTimes.com, January 13, 2011

Boys back in town for Philo: Irish Independent, January 5, 2011

Mary Coughlan – 'I made many people's lives hell': The Guardian, January 8, 2011

Singing Priests Enjoy Divine US Success: Sky.com, December 20, 2010

Sinead O'Connor pens angry letter to Pope over paedophilia statement: Irish Examiner, December 22, 2010

Ireland's best music has come out of hard times: Daily Telegraph, November 24, 2010

The story behind Bob's finest hour: Evening Herald, October 14, 2010

Irish music site with Italian roots: The Irish Times, December 17, 2010

Four Shillings Short – Long on musical eclecticism: San Jose Mercury News, December 15, 2010

Friends in high places – Nashville courts country star Simon (10): Sunday Tribune, December 12, 2010

Councillor asks Bono to pay for statue of Luke Kelly: Evening Herald, November 29, 2010

'I refused to change my look for a deal' – The world according to Imelda May: Daily Mail, November 21, 2010

Do They Know It's Christmas was worst song in the world, admits Bob Geldof: Daily Mail, November 29, 2010

Global Villagers: The Irish Times, November 26, 2010

Villagers – Conor O'Brien cruises into pole position with Villagers: Galway Advertiser, November 25, 2010

As Villagers, Ireland's Conor O'Brien finds his voice: Boston Globe, November 1, 2010
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Imagine! John Lennon's Irish island – Beatles legend was ready to settle in his Irish home off Mayo: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, October 6, 2010

He's a young musician on the move [Courtney Lewis]: Boston Globe, November 12, 2010

Corr Blimey – The world and its ways according to Jim: Sunday Tribune, November 14, 2010

Cowen taps into culture as Irish World Academy opens: Irish Examiner, September 25, 2010

BBC 'sorry' for claiming Bob Geldof Live Aid money funded Ethiopian weapons: Daily Mail, November 4, 2010

The star who puts out his own spotlight: Irish Examiner, August 28, 2010
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Script hope to have Macca at Irish gig: Irish Independent, November 4, 2010

Country star has played for G8 leaders, troops: Ottawa Citizen, November 4, 2010

'Donna Air asked us – 'So, where did you meet?' It could only go downhill from there' – The World according to Sharon Corr: Mail on Sunday, October 17, 20101

Struggling Irish singer finds perfect pitch in new Penn film: Sunday Tribune, September 5, 2010

Burn it down – Sinead O'Connor on the Vatican: Sydney Morning Herald, October 21, 2010

A Celtic violinist Jimi Hendrix?: San Francisco Bay Guardian, October 27, 2010

Seeing the Saw Doctors one magical night in Ireland: MassLive.com, October 22 2010

Wexford Festival Opera, Ireland: Financial Times, October 19, 2010

Artist rediscovers photos thought lost to history: Irish Independent, October 15, 2010

Profits at record company of U2 and Ronan Keating plunge to €2.5m: Irish Examiner, October 14, 2010

Elvis Costello – 'I've never liked the word maturity. It implies decay': The Observer, October 17, 2010

George 'regrets rejecting honour': Belfast Telegraph, October 11, 2010

Dignam gets all-clear for Aslan's Australian tour: Irish Independent, September 20, 2010

The Trio Bring Their Irish Charm Down Under…: MTV.com.au, October 12, 2010

Liberties belle Imelda returns to her roots as she celebrates hitting top of the charts: Irish Independent, September 8, 2010

Musician plays his way into records books: The Irish Times, September 23, 2010

Van Morrison wins injunction against News of the World: BBC, October 1, 2010

Geldof shares the highs and lows of professional and personal life: The Irish Times, October 4, 2010

Good Irish rockin' – ZHS music teacher heads club band: Elk River Star News, September 23, 2010

The Script's Science & Faith

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Fermanagh musician, Andy Irvine launches new album in barn: BBC, September 18, 2010

Flautist Galway to be honoured by home city: The News Letter, September 7, 2010

All hail the high kings of Celtic rock: Sunday Independent, September 19, 2010

Museum to recall showbands' glory days: Irish Echo, July 19

Sinead O'Connor – 'The Vatican is a nest of devils': The Guardian, September 11, 2010

Christy's tune makes the cut in poetry collection: Irish Examiner, September 9, 2010

Excuse Me, Are You Irish?: Huffington Post, September 9, 2010

Rafferty enters an exclusive U.S. group: Irish Echo, September 8, 2010

Bono's daughter stars in Script video: RTE, September 2, 2010

The Corrs are back – but not together: Irish Independent, September 4, 2010

Geldof seeks $1bn for African investment plan: Financial Times, September 2, 2010

Pogues guitarist calls farewell tour a 'marketing ploy': Guardian.co.uk, September 3, 2010

In Bennington, Vt., a new Irish Music festival gathers the tribe: Albany Times Union, September 2, 2010

Guns N' Roses pelted with bottles at Dublin concert: Los Angeles Times, September 2, 2010

All going according to Script: Evening Herald, August 26, 2010

All in The Script: Irish Independent, August 31, 2010

Lucky few invited to attend the international album launch: Evening Herald, August 31, 2010

Sparky rock singer scoops top album title: Irish Independent, March 4, 2010

Band flying high after Glastonbury slot: Sunday Independent, August 29, 2010

U2, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, The Script To Star In Doc Series: Billboard.com, August 27, 2010

Listen up – how two 'uncool' acts made it big without the hype: The Irish Times, August 27, 2010

Hansard vows to finish tour after man jumps to his death onto stage: Evening Herald, August 21, 2010

Bob Geldof 's grief as his dad dies at 96: Daily Mirror, August 27, 2010

Horslips and Prunes: The Irish Times, August 20, 2010

Fiddle Faddle: Syracuse New Times, August 18, 2010

Feargal Sharkey to become a Lord?: Derry Journal, July 20, 2010

Interview – Fight Like Apes: Mayo News, August 23, 2010

Some days I'm still overcome with grief at Stephen's death, but it's easier as time goes by – Keith Duffy: Evening Herald, August 13, 2010

Irish pipers champions of the world: Scotland on Sunday, August 15, 2010

At last, the arrival of a supergroup that's not an ego trip: Daily Mail, July 23, 2010

I am not on the Earth to be bullied by women journalists who envy my freedom, my courage, my talent and my arse (by Sinead O'Connor): Sunday Independent, August 15, 2010

Texts fly in singers' battle: Sunday Tribune, August 1, 2010

Undertones bassist still kicking after 30 years: Derry Journal, August 13, 2010

Lass act: Winnipeg Free Press, August 12, 2010

Irish sing praises of local builder's music: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 15, 2010

'Harry Potter's' Domhnall Gleeson will play Bob Geldolf in 'Live Aid' movie: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, August 10, 2010

Boats, Bono and Ronnie Drew's crane: The Irish Times, August 4, 2010

Is Belfast about to out-rock the capital of grunge Seattle?: Belfast Telegraph, August 5, 2010

The Gibson Interview – Mark Sheehan of The Script: Gibson.com, July 21, 2010

Imelda May – 'I thought I'd be playing weddings for the rest of my life': Evening Herald, July 24, 2010

Johnny Rotten – 'Don't call me a national treasure': The Independent, July 17, 2010

The Script not living the mega-star life just yet: Daily Mirror, July 15, 2010

The Script, peeping into band's formation: BuzzTab.com, July 19, 2010

Africans don't rate Bob Geldof, so why should we?: Daily Telegraph, July 15, 2010

Jedward – 'We're already millionaires': Daily Star, July 15, 2010

will.i.am, it was really something -- Black Eyed Peas stage World Cup party on Temple Bar studio roof: Irish Independent, July 17, 2010

The Script pin hopes on US teen idol awards: Evening Herald, July 13, 2010

Irish tenor Tynan at home in North End: Boston Herald, July 9, 2010

Craig Re-lives the dream, 20 years on: Irish Independent, March 6, 2010

You too can sail the Edge's yacht – for just €165k a week: Evening Herald, June 30, 2010

Banned by the New York Yankees, Ronan Tynan sings for the Red Sox: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, July 5, 2010

Setting Meter to Music: Irish Echo, June 23, 2010

Profile – Elvis Costello: Scotland on Sunday, May 23, 2010

Irish musicians to be 'ambassadors' on China trip: Irish Independent, June 28, 2010

Dubliner, Irish Music Expert Dies While Swimming in Bay: Martha's Vineyard Gazette, June 22, 2010

The King of Pop crowned his visit with dentist trip: Irish Independent, June 26, 2010

James Galway – I broke both my arms... I feared I'd never play the flute again: Mail on Sunday, June 27, 2010

  • Marvellous moondance with Morrison: Sunday Business Post, June 13, 2010
  • Listening To Van Morrison: The Sunday Times, June 6, 2010
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    Altan – 25th Anniversary Celebration: PopMatters.com, June 13, 2010

    Despite Irish roots, Seneca nurtures its Denver ties: Denver Post, June 11, 2010

    Yankees' olive branch to tenor: The Sunday Times, June 13, 2010

    Tynan still hurt over the leaving of New York: Kilkenny People, June 7, 2010

    Irish singer creates big splash across the pond: Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2010

    In Pictures – Snow Patrol thrill fans at record-breaking Bangor gig: Belfast Telegraph, June 7, 2010

    Fear not – heaven is just around the corner: The Irish Times, March 26 2010

    My extraordinary brother, Rory . . .: Irish Independent, June 5, 2010

    Horslips ready to ride dodgems again: Sunday Independent, June 6, 2010

    'Superstar' Shine honoured with freedom of county: Roscommon Herald, June 3, 2010

    NY fiddler adds Féile Oriel as another string to his bow: The Irish Times, May 1, 2010

    Listening to Van Morrison by Greil Marcus: The Guardian, June 5, 2010
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    Gráda's natural angle on American folk: Galway Advertiser, June 3, 2010

    Guitar legend Rory Gallagher immortalised in bronze: Belfast Telegraph, June 1, 2010

    Bang Goes The Knighthood the Divine Comedy

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    Van the Man makes Folk Fest dreams a reality: Edmonton Journal, June 1, 2010

    San Patricio by the Chieftains

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    Katie Melua brings her house up to date: BBC, May 21, 2010

    Bono, watch your back. The Coronas are coming: Sydney Morning Herald, May 21, 2010

    On the verge – Irish band The Script is loving the limelight: USA Today, May 20, 2010

    Guinness ties up with Snow Patrol: Marketing Magazine, May 19, 2010

    Interview with Neil Finn of Crowded House: Sunday Telegraph, May 16, 2010

    Snow Patrol and REM join forces: BBC, May 14, 2010

    Susan Reed dies at 84; singer and harpist-zitherist: Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2010

    Chris admits 'Lady in Red' could have been Mrs Brown: Irish Independent, February 11, 2010

    Go online and take the opportunity to undo one of the greatest literary injustices of all time: Irish Independent, April 27, 2010

    Siobhan Fahey – 'I'm 51, I have a new man, and I've never been happier': The Times, April 10, 2010

    Gaelic Storm makes it beyond one-hit wonder tag: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 9, 2010

    Future is Crystal clear – 'We're here for good': Irish Examiner, April 17, 2010

    Interview – Irish Tenors are in harmony for 'Ireland': Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, April 9, 2010

    Sir Bob knows that charity covers a multitude of sins: Sunday Telegraph, March 14, 2010

    Philo v Bono – who is Irish rock's greatest frontman?: Irish Independent, April 15, 2010

    Reeling in the Charlton years: Irish Independent, April 10, 2010
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    Minority language report – Meet the bands singing in Irish, Manx and Breton: Guardian.co.uk, March 8, 2010

    Sorry Bob, Band Aid millions DID pay for guns – Charity's man in Ethiopia tells his disturbing story: Daily Mail, March 19, 2010

    Crystal Swing still buzzing after dream Hollywood chat-show gig: Evening Herald, April 12, 2010

    The Cranberries: The Guardian, April 3, 2010

    MCD to pursue singer Prince over €2.2m judgment: The Irish Times, March 27, 2010

    Sinead O'Connor – 'There should be a full criminal investigation of the pope': Los Angeles Times, March 24, 2010

    We'll take Manhattan (Celtic Woman): Sunday Independent, March 28, 2010

    Prince owes $3 million in Ireland, High Court Justice says: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 26 2010

    Gavin Friday – 'You can't be what you were': Guardian.co.uk, March 25, 2010

    To Sinead O'Connor, Pope Benedict's apology for church sex abuse rings hollow: Washington Post, March 26, 2010 (by Sinead O'Connor)

    Kurt Cobain's roots traced to Co Tyrone: Belfast Telegraph, March 24, 2010

    Jig is up for Celtic Woman: Boston Herald, March 14, 2010

    Miners' plight brought to life: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, March 21, 2010

    Celebrating St Patrick's Day? Don't do it with the Pogues ...: Guardian.co.uk, March 17, 2010

    Holy, Holy, Holy – The Priests: Limerick Post, March 18, 2010

    San Patricio: New York Times, March 17, 2010 (Editorial)

    Meet Charlotte, the French girl who's handy on the Celtic harp: Irish Independent, March 17, 2010

    'Get real, Bob – buying guns might have been better than buying food' – After Geldof's angry outburst, an expert on Africa hits back: Daily Mail, March 15, 2010

    Celtic Woman purrs along, but glamorous performance is lacking in spontaneity: Boston Globe, March 13, 2010

    Tenor Ronan Tynan snubs Yankees, dons Boston Red Sox jersey: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 14, 2010

    Moya Brennan on "Music of Ireland": Philadelphia Inquirer, March 14, 2010

    Pride of the Irish: Boston Globe, March 14, 2010

    'MC Muppet is a rapper from Connemara whose lyrics are very sexual in content. The Irish language is a very poetic language': The Irish Times, March 13, 2010

    Murphys' Law: Boston Herald, March 12, 2010

    Celtic rockers still doing it their way: Philadelphia Inquirer, March 12, 2010

    25th Anniversary Album from Altan

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    The best of the Irish acts: San Jose Mercury News, March 11, 2010

    Duet debut is absolutely stunning: Irish Echo, March 10, 2010
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    Getting their middle-aged kicks as rock icons: Sunday Tribune, March 7, 2010

    Geldof challenges BBC over diverted aid claim: Irish Examiner, March 8, 2010

    Nothing compares to the righteous anger of Sinéad: Sunday Tribune, March 7, 2010

    Tenor Adopted and Disowned by Yankees Leaves Town: New York Times, March 6, 2010

    Belfast music, there's an app for that: BBC, March 2, 2010

    Bob Geldof rages at BBC over claim Live Aid millions were used to buy arms: The Times, March 4, 2010

    Tynan for Boston: Irish Echo, March 3, 2010

    Attention grabber: Boston Globe, March 2, 2010

    Time and Place – Ronan Keating: The Sunday Times, February 28, 2010

    Dundalk's must famous musical family, The Corrs talk about a new album: Dundalk Democrat, February 10, 2010

    Eileen Ivers Takes the Music out of the Bog: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 21, 2010

    Fionn Regan – My way or the highway: Guardian.co.uk, February 22, 2010
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    Ronan Keating – My mum's cancer death drove me to drink but I've grown up now: Daily Mail, March 7, 2009

    Dropkick Murphys help Seth Westcott take gold: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 17, 2010

    U2, Pete Seeger, Sinead O'Connor In PBS 'Music of Ireland' Doc: Billboard, February 10, 2010

    Maura Kennedy 'Parade of Echoes' CD review: Washington Post, Janaury 29, 2010

    Irish singer Maura Kennedy makes a stunning solo debut: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, January 24, 2010
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    Imelda May blows away the Grammys, 'Irish Amy Winehouse' hits the big time: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 1, 2010

    A gifted Galway girl: Northern District Times (Sydney), January 26, 2010

    Celtic Woman – The women behind the Irish musical phenomenon: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, January 22, 2010

    Actor honours old friend Ted Kennedy: Irish Independent, January 25, 2010

    Showbands' stamp of approval: Irish Independent, January 19, 2010

    'Exhausted' Van cancels gigs as he dismisses latest paternity row: Irish Independent, January 18, 2010

    No matter what they say. . . Gately was a talented writer: Irish Independent, January 16, 2010

    Liam Clancy's magical farewell to New York: Irish Echo, January 6, 2010

    Irish emigrants and all that jazz: Sunday Independent, January 3, 2010

    Nobody told Van there'd be days quite like this: Sunday Tribune, January 10, 2010

    Why future generations shall not doubt Van the Majestic: Sunday Independent, January 10, 2010

    A little bit moore; Eddie McIlwaine discovers why singer Christy Moore once turned his back on his romantic side: California Chronicle, January 4, 2010

    Eamon Carr – How I got Van and Michelle together: Evening Herald, January 4, 2010

    Profile – Van Morrison: Scotland on Sunday, January 3, 2010

    Van Morrison and the bizarre mystery surrounding claims that he fathered his tour manager's baby: Mail on Sunday, January 3, 2010

    Why Van and Michelle live their hymns to silence: Sunday Independent, January 3, 2010

    My friend Van Morrison always loved a laugh: Daily Telegraph, January 2, 2010

    Van Morrison denies he fathered love child, claims website was hacked: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, December 31, 2009

    A diverse decade of Irish music: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, December 23, 2009

    Jenny Huston on why Irish rock is In Bloom: Galway Advertiser, December 23, 2009

    Tenor Michael Londra Celebrates Irish Christmas: VOANews.com, December 22, 2009

    Susan Boyle – My special memories of lovely Portrush: Coleraine Times, December 22, 2009

    Liam Clancy

    Me and my school photo – Chris de Burgh: Daily Mail, April 10, 2009

    The Pogues' Fairytale of New York: Daily Telegraph, December 17, 2009

    Fans fund Belfast singer: The Sunday Times, December 13, 2009

    An Irishman's Diary: The Irish Times – Paul McCartney, December 15, 2009

    Album Review – Sparrow and the Workshop – Into The Wild: The Scotsman, December 8, 2090

    Meeting Barack Obama was a 'dream come true' for Westlife boys: Daily Mail, December 12, 2009

    Sinead O'Connor rips into Irish Catholic Church again on child-abuse scandal: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, December 10, 2009

    Pogues' Fairytale voted all-time favourite: Irish Examiner, December 10, 2009

    Horslips drive the cold recession away with tracks from the vaults: The Irish Times, December 7, 2009

    Going all green for the good life: Sunday Independent, December 6, 2009

    The sounds of Christmas in Ireland: St. Cloud Times, December 3, 2009

    Yankees respond to Bush plea: Irish Echo, December 2, 2009

    Is Shane MacGowan the new Monty Don?: Guardian.co.uk, December 1, 2009

    Talking Shop – Deablo: BBC, November 26, 2009

    Siobhan Fahey returns from the dark side of pop: The Sunday Times, November 22, 2009

    In fiddlers' songs, echoes of the past: Boston Globe, November 22, 2009

    The Gettys – Irish roots blossoming for the Lord: OneNewsNow.com, November 1, 2009
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    X Factor twins John and Edward found by U2 music man Robert Stephenson: Daily Star, November 20, 2009

    Ronan Keating – my grief for Stephen: The Observer, November 15, 2009

    Not a false note in Shane Murphy's Street Money Miracle: The Monitor (Montreal), November 2, 2009
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    Louis Walsh – The master of our twin obsessions: The Sunday Times, November 8, 2009

    Dropkick Murphys is all Irish: San Jose Mercury News, November 5, 2009

    Shutout in Fargo: Irish Echo, November 4, 2009

    In thrall to all that's gone before: Financial Times, October 23, 2009

    Van Morrison sues council over privacy dispute with neighbour: The Sunday Times, November 1, 2009

    US soldier earns stripes at Sean-nos song contest: Irish Independent, November 2, 2009

    Van Morrison in new planning war with neighbours: Evening Herald, October 27, 2009

    Une éducation manquéé/La cambiale di matrimonio: Financial Times, October 26, 2009

    'I get bored, you know': Geldof longs to hang up charity hat: Sunday Independent, October 25, 2009

    Mick Moloney explores Irish-Jewish links through song: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, October 15, 2009

    Boyzone singer Stephen Gately dies on holiday: The Guardian, October 12, 2009

    Star tributes as Boyzone's gentlest soul Gately dies: The Herald, October 12, 2009

    Irish group Celtic Thunder inspires cancer patient to draw on her talents, cope with illness: Grand Rapids Press, October 5, 2009

    Between rock and a hard place: Sunday Independent, July 5, 2009

    Rory's guitar takes centre-stage at show dedicated to rock legend: Irish Independent, October 3, 2009

    Irishman who laid foundation for Fab Four's iconic picture: Irish Post, September 30, 2009

    Gaelic culture runs deep in Cape Breton: Canada.com, August 8, 2009

    Rare camera of Ireland's most famous opera singer goes under the hammer in north: Irish News, September 21, 2009

    Snow Patrol throw lifeline to new acts: The Sunday Times, September 13, 2009

    Rita Keane – Galway singer and member of an Irish folk music dynasty: The Independent, September 24, 2009

    Roll of film focus of McCormack camera: The Irish Times, September 22, 2009

    Neil Hannon to feature in new documentary: Fermanagh Herald, September 23, 2009

    Get caught up in the mischief and malarkey of Shilelagh Law: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, June 21, 2009

    Wakes explore Irish identity: Irish Post, September 16, 2009

    Profile – Jim Corr: The Sunday Times, September 13, 2009

    Last Clancy standing: The Irish Times, September 12, 2009

    Wedding band hits high note: Irish Examiner, August 22, 2009

    Film to show Van Morrison is own man: The Sunday Times, September 6, 2009

    Moloneys' recipe for success mixes talent with hard work: Irish Echo, September 2, 2009

    Jim Corr advertises website to expose 'New World Order': Irish News, September 1, 2009

    Profile – Dolores O'Riordan: The Sunday Times, August 30, 2009

    The Bell of change: Sunday Business Post, August 30, 2009

    Just read from The Script for the secret to a musical breakthrough: Irish Independent

    Cranberries reunion lures O'Riordan from Ontario cabin: CBC, August 28, 2009

    Dolores O'Riordan, No Baggage (Cooking Vinyl): Independent on Sunday, August 23, 2009

    Andrea Corr wedding a breath of fresh air: Sunday Tribune, August 23, 2009

    Phil Lynott's lost family: Sunday Express, August 23, 2009

    Irish music fans bringing green: Albany Times Union, August 11, 2009

    Security tight as Corr wedding preparations gear up for big day: Irish Independent, August 19, 2009

    Singing Priests mourn mentor who fostered their love of music: Irish News, August 18, 2009

    Irish inspiration behind rockin' new Curtis film: Irish Post, April 2, 2009

    For a Rare Discarded Harp, a Chance to Sing Again: New York Times, August 10, 2009

    Broadcaster tries to heal Wolfe Tones rift: Irish News, August 8, 2009

    Waterboys set Yeats poems to music: BBC, July 2, 2009

    R&B influences Irish band The Script: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 22, 2009

    Irish 'outsider' excited about prestige music nomination: The Irish Times, July 22, 2009

    Boyzone's UK tour flops: The Sunday Times, June 28, 2009

    Illinois Style – Monee couple bringing Christian music to Ireland: Chicago Tribune, July 13, 2009

    Queen's honours singing priests: BBC, July 8, 2009

    Chris De Burgh cancels Iran gig: The Sunday Times, July 5, 2009

  • Settling the score: Sunday Business Post, July 5, 2009
  • The thwack of leather against guitar strings: The Observer, July 5, 2009
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    Geldof charges €85,000 for US corporate speaking gigs: Sunday Tribune, June 28, 2009

    Ash hope to release 26 singles in a year: Irish Independent, June 11, 2009

    Yeats was really a hippie, says Geldof: Irish Independent, June 20, 2009

    'I went nuts... I was so lonely': Sunday Tribune, June 21, 2009

    Dolores on spiritual stop-off at Lourdes as she quits Ireland: Evening Herald, June 25, 2009

    Geldof back on home turf to sing tribute for friend: Irish Independent, June 22, 2009

    In full Bloom: Albany Times Union, June 11, 2009

    Singing teacher lands top recording contract: Irish News, June 9, 2009

    Damien Dempsey: Sydney Morning Herald, May 29, 2009

    Christy Moore: Financial Times, May 27, 2009

    Embraced by America but nobodies in UK: The Glasgow Herald, May 21, 2009

    Damien Dempsey: Sydney Morning Herald, May 29, 2009

    Alternative Ulster history on display: BBC, April 22, 2009

    Geldof aims to become main N Ireland news provider: Financial Times, May 19, 2009

    Oh bye gum! Shane MacGowan FINALLY gets a full set of new teeth: Mail on Sunday, May 17, 2009

    Jim Kerr moves forward from the simpler times of the Cold War: The Sunday Times, May 24, 2009

    Dolores back in business: Irish Examiner, May 9, 2009

    Chris de Burgh's album is a surpise hit: The Sunday Times, April 26, 2009

    Are Bono And Bob Geldof Good For Africa?: New York Times, May 13, 2009

    Repeat White House gig for dancing fiddler: The Irish Times, May 13, 2009

    Chris de Burgh – Why it's divine in Ireland: Daily Mail, May 11, 2009

    An Eagle finds a nest in Ireland: The Sunday Times, May 3, 2009

    Up on Cypress Avenue again with Van the Man: The Observer, April 26, 2009

    Christy Moore – Listen: The Observer, April 19, 2009

    Corrs' fiddler Sharon gets ready for solo run and tour: Irish Independent, April 18, 2009

    A Fab Five Peddling Celtic Stylings: New York Times, April 4, 2009

    Holmes 'hottest thing in Irish music': BBC, April 3, 2009

    Gallagher fans in rare tape appeal: BBC, April 6, 2009

    A Mentor and a Student, Upholding an Irish Tradition: New York Times, March 17, 2009

    Meteoric rise continues for The Script: The Irish Times, March 18, 2009

    A portrait of lonely, toiling London-Irish migrants: The Irish Times, March 17, 2009

    Waterford singer has five solo albums: Irish Echo, March 18, 2009

    Christy Moore gig inspires Ireland: Daily Telegraph, March 13, 2009

    Corr acts her socks off in stage debut: Sunday Independent, March 8, 2009

    Daniel O'Donnell comes to Burt!: Derry Journal, January 30, 2009

    The Answer rock North America: BBC, March 3, 2009

    The greatest Rory ever told—Gallagher biopic set for big screen: Sunday Tribune, March 1, 2009

    Breaking sound barriers with Bell X1: New York Daily News, February 22, 2009
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    Radio finally going ga-ga for Irish acts: Sunday Times, January 4, 2009

    Van Morrison on Astral Weeks—why I had to go back to my soul classic: Daily Telegraph, February 26, 2009

    Ulster band tipped for stardom: Ulster News Letter, January 2, 2008

    THE UNDERTONES - The Undertones: Belfast Telegraph, January 30, 2009

    Charts hail unlikely 'Priests': Washington Times, January 15, 2009

    Rea—Trad music will see us through recession: Irish Examiner, January 14, 2009

    Strings attached—Traditional music groups perform in New York: Irish Times, January 13, 2009

    AC/DC opener—Irish rockers ride wave of success: Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, January 12, 2009

    The gospel according to Sinead: Toronto Star, October 21, 2008

    Time and tide and Ireland: Financial Times, December 1, 2008

    Profile Shane MacGowan – The Fairytale goes on: Sunday Tribune, December 21, 2008

    Róisín Murphy, singer: The Guardian, November 25, 2008

    Church duties come first for the Priests: Financial Post, December 9, 2008

    Song of the Year, 1985—The Waterboys – The Whole of the Moon: The Sunday Times, November 16, 2008

    Blessed for success: National Post, December 4, 2008

    LAist Interview—Cormac Neeson of The Answer: LAist.com, December 3, 2008

    News Review interview—The Priests: The Sunday Times, November 30, 2008

    Van still the man as he reinvents finest work: Irish Independent, November 15, 2008

    Singing trio of priests releases album: Houston Chronicle, November 14, 2008

    Time and place—Katie Melua: The Sunday Times, November 9, 2008

    Is this the best album ever made?: The Observer, November 2, 2008

    Irish classical musicians blaze a trail: Guardian.co.uk, October 11, 2008

    Enya talks about her new album And Winter Came: Daily Telegraph, October 12, 2008

    No one marked Van out for a future star: Sunday Life, October 12, 2008

    Irish Gossip on the Beatles: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, October 10, 2008

    Donovan Still a Sunshine Superman at 62: New York Times, October 10, 2008

    Paddy's Revenge—Riverdance for ravers a hit on web

    30 years of 'Teenage Kicks': BBC, September 26, 2008

    World mourns 'King of Ireland': Boston Herald, August 20, 2008

    Lack of fame has kept us together, says Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody: Glasgow Daily Record, September 22, 2008

    Clubs preview—D-Underground, Dublin: The Guardian, August 30, 2008

    Irish jig dances to the top as a club anthem: Sunday Times, August 31, 2008

    Irish folk music icon: Chicago Tribune, August 24, 2008

    An Irish music revolutionary: Boston Globe, September 7, 2008

    Dubliners' folk hero Drew dies: The Observer, August 11, 2008

    Ronnie Drew: gravelly-voiced singer who founded the Dubliners: The Times, August 18, 2008

    Sharon Shannon, The Galway Girl: The Guardian, July 18, 2008

    Corr brother says 9/11 'an inside job': Irish Independent, May 30, 2008

    Waterboys Dry Off for More: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, May 1, 2008

    Heavenly voices: The Times, May 11, 2008

    Go slow in Ireland: The Guardian, April 1, 2008

    Clinton's tribute to punk pioneer: BBC, April 25, 2008

    Carly Smithson out in "Idol" travesty: New York Newsday, April 24, 2008

    NI priests hoping to top the pops: BBC, April 24, 2008

    Following in their fathers' footsteps up the charts: Irish Independent, March 25, 2008

    Siobhán O'Brien finds her own voice with a new CD of cover songs: Boston Globe, March 14, 2008

    Summer of teenage dreams remembered: BBC, March 15, 2008

  • Celtic Thunder first along Fith Avenue: Irish Independent, March 22, 2008
  • Big Apple success for Derry lads—'It's definitely every musician's dream': Derry Journal, March 18, 2008
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    In Defense of 'Danny Boy': Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, March 12, 2008

    Biopic plan for Belfast's king of punk: The Observer, March 16, 2008

    The man we loved so well: Sunday Tribune, January 27, 2008

    Irish rock stars flock to U.S.: Toronto Star, March 12, 2008

    Oh Danny Boy – Shut Up!: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, March 12, 2008

    Rocker Joins Entourage in Africa: New York Times, February 23, 2008

    'It's a great honour' – says Undertone: Derry Journal, February 15, 2008

    Bob the builder — DID YOU EVER KNOW THAT YOU'RE MY HERO?: Sunday Tribune, January 27, 2008

    Irish 'Idol' Rocks Fox: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, January 30, 2008

    He could bring a smile to your face or a tear to your eye: Irish Independent, December 15, 2007

    Musical giants explain secrets of uilleann pipe: Irish Independent, January 29, 2008

    Hot Irish band hits all the right chords in Hub pubs: Boston Herald, January 15, 2008

    Christie Hennessy—Former labourer who outsold U2 with his album 'The Rehearsal': The Independent, December 13, 2007

    He might be a drunk and a bum but he still has that most precious of musical things – a unique and special legacy: The Guardian, December 21, 2007

    Return of the last Tipperary balladeer: Sunday Herald, January 13, 2008

    No playing second fiddle at annual Trad fest: Irish Independent, January 9, 2008

    The gift of gab, with a beat: Boston Globe, December 7, 2007

    Sinead O'Connor's Theology

    Shane MacGowan continues to cause ripples: The Times, December 20, 2007

    De Burgh 'will play gig in Iran': BBC, December 15, 2007

    A hands-on operation for perfect percussion: Boston Globe, September 2, 2007

    It's fun first for this flutist: Los Angeles Times, November 29, 2007

    Chaos, Calm and Humor in Irish Composer's Work: New York Times, November 5, 2007

    A salute to the troubled genius of O Riada: Sunday Independent, October 14, 2007

    Regan has what it takes: Boston Globe, September 27, 2007

    Lightning Strikes Again for Scott: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, August 29, 2007

    Ireland's the Frames Are Overdue for the Spotlight: Seattle Weekly, August 29, 2007

    The Minstrel Boy: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, August 9, 2007

    Bob Geldof—the Pied Piper of celebrity activists: Christian Science Monitor, August 22, 2008

    'Lightning' strikes for Waterboys: Springfield Republican, August 19, 2007

    Ireland's Music Expert Speaks: Irish Voice/IrishAbroad.com, July 4, 2007

    Tommy Makem

    Province's rock music is in tune with success: Belfast Telegraph, July 2, 2007

    Hard truths get Black 47's Irish up: Chicago Sun-Times, July 13, 2007

    Basic 'History': New York Daily News, July 22, 2007

    American schoolchildren learn Irish tin whistle – from 5,000 miles: Athlone Advertiser, June 15, 2007

    Cranberries' O'Riordan returns with solo effort after long timeout: Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 18, 2007

    Campaigner Geldof gets special honour from RCSI: Irish Examiner, May 25, 2007

    Hillbilly Band fuses US and Ulster-Scots sounds: The News Letter, May 25, 2007

    Controversial rock icon Sinead O'Connor turns gentler: Washington Post, May 24, 2007

    Where Irish music is a way of life: St. Alban's Observer, May 22, 2007

    The most beautiful woman in Ireland?: The Times, May 26, 2007

    O 'Connor sees the light with album inspired by the Bible: The Independent, May 26, 2007

    The Waterboys: The Guardian, May 15, 2007

    Pop quiz—Dolores O'Riordan: San Francisco Chronicle, May 13, 2007

    Ronan Keating shays it bescht: Taipei Times, May 11, 2007

    Experience counts as Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan goes solo: The Independent, May 4, 2007

    Inspirational Irish tenor sings the praises of Sabres: Buffalo News, April 27, 2007

    From Morrissey to Tony Blair—How Ireland's children are at the heart of English culture: The Independent, April 21, 2007

    Picture Frame—Irish band's singer shines at Sundance Film Festival: Boston Herald, April 18, 2007

    The hit factory comes to town: Glasgow Herald, April 7, 2007

    A Garden of Many Delights for Three Alt-Rock Bands: New York Times, March 29, 2007

    The mighty Quinn drums up hits with Snow Patrol: Boston Herald, March 27, 2007

    The grumpy old man of Eurovision: The Guardian, March 19, 2007

    How Close Is Too Close to Shane MacGowan and the Pogues?: New York Times, March 17, 2007

    Music often is at heart of Irishness: Philadelphia Inquirer, March 16, 2007

    BBC making documentary on life of Tommy Makem: Foster's Daily Democrat, March 8, 2007

    A Ramble Through the Mind of the Pogues' Poet: New York Times, March 13, 2007

    Peace and redemption through music: Ottawa Citizen, March 12, 2007

    Irish ears are smiling: Bosotn Herald, March 9, 2007

    Irish band concentrates on folk sound: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 1, 2007

    Van interview coup for BBC: Sunday Life, February 25, 2007

    Van Morrison honoured for his songs' role in film: The Independent, February 23, 2007

    Ireland, vie Brooklyn and Aruba: Lexington Herald Leader, February 9, 2007

    Snow Patrol give a lift to Belfast music plan: The Observer, February 4, 2007

    Do you remember when Van first sang Brown Eyed Girl? Cast your memory back, it's 40 years: Belfast Telegraph, February 3, 2007

    Bob Geldof and Bono boosted US aid to Africa: Irish Independent, January 2, 2007

    Shane's World: the return of The Pogues: Irish Independent, December 20, 2006

    A Cranberry goes solo: The Sunday Times, December 17, 2006

    Shane's World—the return of The Pogues: The Independent, December 15, 2006

    He still sings to Irish ears: Boston Globe, November 21, 2006

    Black 47's Larry Kirwan: At 'Sixteen' Still a Voice for the Underdog: TheWildGeese.com, May 23, 2006

    This 'Muse' is good news: New York Daily News, November 5, 2006

    Chris de Burgh—Great hands, shame about the voice: Independent on Sunday, October 29, 2006

    'Easter' rebellion—Punk rock, Irish roots helped Southie native MacDonald cope with life: Boston Herald, October 9, 2006

    NME magazine launches Irish edition: Irish Examiner, October 10, 2006

    Irish band brings uptempo show to U.S.: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 7, 2006

    Mickey has lived and learnt: Unison.ie, September 10, 2006

    Van Morrison enjoys creative longevity: San Jose Mercury News, August 1, 2006

    Neil back at his 'local': Impartial Reporter, August 4, 2006

    Tell me why they don't like Geldof: Irish Independent, July 29, 2006

    The Irish invented jazz, dude: The Sunday Times, July 9, 2006

    Geldof joins rich list with €51m fortune: Irish Independent, April 21, 2006

    It's Snow easy but Gary has Patrol on the march again: The News Letter, April 28, 2006

    Snow Patrol scale UK album chart: BBC, May 8, 2006

    Survivors: Boston Globe, March 5, 2006

    Bob Geldof—the millionaire media player: Belfast Telegraph, April 10, 2006

    My peace offering to Van Morrison: The Observer, February 12, 2006

    O'Donnell to stay on Irish soil: BBC, March 27, 2006

    Morrison reveals boyhood inspiration: Sunday Life, March 19, 2006

    The final word—Liam Clancy and the darlin' whiskey which led him (and so many of us) astray: Irish Independent, March 18, 2006

    A boy in a bainin sweater: Sunday Independent, March 5, 2006

    Drinking it all in—Pogues enjoying second round of life on the road: Boston Herald, March 13, 2006

    Irishman Shares The Wind In His Pipes: Hartford Courant, March 12, 2006

    For Green Music, Rainbow Bands: New York Times, March 13, 2006

    NI bands seeking stateside success: March 10, 2006

    Irish Band Solas marks a decade of making music: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 9 2006

    Eire by ear: Boston Globe, October 30, 2005

    The faerie queen: The Ottawa Citizen, January 29, 2006

    Geldof and Delany awarded freedom of Dublin: Irish Examiner, March 6, 2006

    Bob Geldof is a credit to the (holy) ghosts of past: Irish Independent, March 6, 2006

    Irish music's feminine side: New York Newsday, March 5, 2006

    Van Fit Enough For A King: The News Letter, March 3, 2006

    City to impose a no-rant clamp on Bob the Gob: Irish Independent, March 2, 2006

    Van's the Man of the moment in Nashville: Belfast Telegraph, March 1, 2006

    Van Morrison, Pay the Devil: The Observer, February 19, 2006

    From Ireland to Istanbul: Epoch Times, February 18, 2006

    Giving Joel a bit of the Irish: Toronto Star, December 15, 2005

    At the 9:30, Sinead O'Connor's Righteous Reggae: Washington Post, December 8, 2005

    Hiatus behind him, McNeil starts fresh: Boston Globe, December 9, 2005

    Eoin Harrington gets his big break on Morissette bill: San Jose Mercury News, December 7, 2005

    A true Irish music original: San Jose Mercury News, November 4, 2005

    Opera has brought out the Italian in Irishman Caproni: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 18, 2005

    Corrs Go Back To Roots: The News Letter, August 13, 2005

    Geldof, you rat: Daily Telegraph, June 14, 2005

    De Burgh makes a good bus conductor: The Times, May 8, 2005

    The Frames — in the picture at last: The Independent, April 29, 2005

    Punk 'tude with an Irish heart: Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2005

    A dose of Irish inspiration: Toronto Star, April 7, 2005

    Musical satire takes Ireland to task: International Herald Tribune, April 1, 2005

    Music, the life-affirming force: Irish Echo, April 1, 2005

    Out of Ireland: A rocker's journey to N.Y.: Philadelphia Inquirer, March 15, 2005

    Irish Music Below The New York Skyline: The News Letter, March 15, 2005

    A cherished band—These Irish women are a huge success: Baltimore Sun, March 17, 2005

    Not the same auld song: Chicago Tribune, March 13, 2005

    Irish rockers decide to ditch U2 fixation: San Jose Mercury News, March 11, 2005

    Blair winces at Geldof's words on Africa – but has to agree: March 12, 2005

    Black 47 not afraid to ask questions: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, March 3, 2005

    Steeped in Irish roots, Hothouse Flowers makes music that is likely to grab you: Poughkeepsie Journal, March 4, 2005

    A true kinship with Cleveland: Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 4, 2005

    Bossa nova's Eire supply: New York Daily News, March 6, 2005

    Members of two Irish bands giving music a personal edge: Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 25, 2005

    Bono for the World Bank: Los Angeles Times (Editorial), February 25, 2005

    Geldof laments role as celebrity campaigner: Financial Times, January 31, 2005

    We should share in 'Saint' Bob's Brit award, complain former Rats: The Observer, January 30, 2005

    Bob Geldof—Lord of the Rats: The Independent, January 28, 2005

    Musician of the Year: Irish Echo, January 28, 2005

    Daniel Going Down A Storm In States: The News Letter, January 21, 2005

    Celtic Connections—Michael O'Suilleabhain: The Glasgow Herald, January 24, 2005

    Tynan to sing at inaugural: Irish Echo, January 12, 2005

    With two traditions, he makes a modern sound: Boston Globe, January 7, 2005

    Old habits die hard: The Guardian, November 26, 2004

    Ceol: Give the 'Edge' to this Boston trio: Irish Echo, November 24, 2004

    Corrs' company profits drop 90%: Sunday Business Post, November 21, 2004

    He's Left Holding the Bagpipes: Los Angeles Times, November 14, 2004 (registration required)

    Undertones pay respects to Peel: Belfast Telegraph, November 12, 2004

    John Peel bows out to teenage kicks: Daily Mirror, November 12, 2004

    Globalization Drives the Economy, but It Still Pays to Be Irish: New York Times, October 23, 2004

    Standing tall sums up life for this tenor: Chicago Tribune, October 8, 2004 (reg. required)

    The alternative tradition, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 9, 2004

    Northern Ireland's pipers make World title: The Scotsman, August 16, 2004

    Corrs synthesize real feelings: San Jose Mercury News, August 6, 2004 (registration required)

    Shane MacGowan: Catch a falling star: The Independent, July 23, 2004

    A Tenor as Irish as Baseball and 'God Bless America': New York Times, July 12, 2004 (reg. required)

    O'Malley, his band marching to Ireland: Baltimore Sun, July 10, 2004 (reg. required)

    Tracing the roots of Irish music: Boston Globe, June 27, 2004

    The Protestant story in one man: Irish World, June 11, 2004

    Diamond in the rough: Irish Echo, May 12, 2004

    Once more a fall from grace, but hardly the last of the Irish Rover: The Independent, April 22, 2004

    Rockin' in the USA: Irish Echo, April 14, 2004

    Music Preview: Irish sensations the Frames catch on in the States: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 9, 2004

    Passed/Failed: 'I hated the harp at first': The Independent, April 1, 2004

    The soul of Dublin: San Jose Mercury News, March 26, 2004

    WFUV to hail 'nGael' with 30th b'day bash: NY Daily News, March 25, 2004

    ...But sex, booze and rock 'n' roll sure have their moments: Miami Herald, March 21, 2004

    Irish singer in harmony with voices of America: Denver Post, March 22, 2004

    Two gems from the Emerald Isle bring touch of the classic Celtic: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 16, 2004

    The urban renewal of Celtic Music: Boston Globe, March 11, 2004

    Undertones overwhelm: Irish Echo, March 10, 2004

    'I'm with the band' – in Ireland: Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2004 (registration required)

    Spreading Irish charm and musical diplomacy: Miami Herald, March 4, 2004

    Escaping the Phantom's shadow: Toronto Globe and Mail, February 16, 2004

    Tunes and tales down by the waterside: Daily Telegraph, January 10, 2004

    Harvard Praises the Bard of Ballinasloe: Irish Echo, December 17, 2003

    The raggedy philanthropist goes back to his roots: Daily Telegraph, November 29, 2003

    Irish singer charms US President Bush: Irish Post, November 27, 2003

    Van Morrison told to pay publican for cancelled gig: Daily Telegraph, November 12, 2003

    Chieftains: 42 years further down the road: Irish Independent, November 10, 2003

    Violinist rooted in Irish past fronts Pops season opener: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 16, 2003

    Good sports: Trenton Times, August 15, 2003

    Ireland's lost tenor: Irish Echo, August 13, 2003

    Trad music fest finds Ireland's best bands: San Francisco Chronicle, July 13, 2003

    Irish tenor believes in risk-taking: Newark Star Ledger, June 25, 2003

    US hails Queen songwriters: BBC, June 13, 2003

    An Irish bard's song—Musician Luka Bloom gaining wider audience: San Francisco Chronicle, May 11, 2003

    Oh, Danny boy—Singer O'Donnell makes his move on America: Irish Echo, April 30, 2003

    'Van Morrison ruined my life'— landlord: BBC, April 30, 2003

    Sinead O'Connor to Retire, but for How Long?: New York Times, April 29, 2003 (registration required)

    Danny Boy: An emotional day for Ireland's favorite son: Seattle Times, March 17, 2003
    ...BUY Malachy McCourt's Danny Boy: The Beloved Irish Ballad

    The origins of 'Danny Boy': Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 16, 2003

    Dublin rocks: Boston Globe, March 9, 2003

    Despite loss, Irish folk group the Chieftains are back on the road: Boston Globe, March 7, 2003

    Music to our ears: Christian Science Monitor, February 26, 2003

    Irish tenors singing stories: Toronto Star, February 18, 2003

    Pianist to bring Irish wit to Beethoven, Boston: Boston Globe, February 17, 2003

    I beg you Parton?... our Dolly owns up to Ulster-Scots roots: Sunday Life, November 24, 2002

    A delightful showcase for Irish musicians—Glór Irish Music Center, Ennis, County Clare: Orlando Sentinel, October 20, 2002

    Derek Bell: The Guardian, October 19, 2002

    Music Rivalry and Revelry Both Serving Irish Culture: New York Times, August 28, 2002

    Celtic band's Sept. 11 song strikes chord: New York Daily News, July 25, 2002

    Corrs cash in on global appeal: The Guardian, July 18, 2002

    The Chieftains 8: Pop Matters, June 26, 2002

    Why Van the Man Is Having a Jam at the Crown Inn: Western Daily Express, June 26, 2002

    Folk: Dubliners' tales are unmissable: Belfast Telegraph, May 2, 2002

    Irish poet Paul Durcan sends his regards to Broadway: The Sunday Times, April 28, 2002

    John McCormack—An Irish legend, then and now: Irish Culture and Customs, April 13, 2002

    Ulster Diary: 'Tour' a loora lay award for Makem—from Monaghan to Prince Edward Island: Belfast Telegraph, April 12, 2002

    Corrs chase the American dream: Belfast Telegraph, April 6, 2002

    Women of Ireland—Catherine Hayes: Irish Culture and Customs, April 6, 2002
    ...BUY Basil Walsh's book Catherine Hayes 1816-1861: The Hibernian Prima Donna

    Westlife 'World' tour set for Odyssey: Belfast Telegraph, April 4, 2002

    A Clancy too busy to be dying just yet: The Irish Times, April 3, 2002
    ...BUY Liam Clancy's book The Mountain of the Women: Memoirs of an Irish Troubadour

    Folk: Pipers' club come up trumps with Kerry-Derry duo: Belfast Telegraph, March 28, 2002

    Hot licks from Lúnasa: Irish Echo, March 27, 2002

    Grandad's gift of music wins boy (9) Euro1.6m deal: Irish Independent, March 27, 2002

    Celtic Divas trio 'owe' Bishop a song: Belfast Telegraph, March 26, 2002

    Folk: Fleadh season gets ready to roll ...: Belfast Telegraph, March 21, 2002

    Corrs still cashing in: Irish Echo, March 20, 2002

    A day (and night) of pipes and drums: Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 17, 2002

    'I am whatever the songs are...'—Maura O'Connell: The Irish Times, March 16, 2002
    ...BUY Maura O'Connell's CD Walls & Windows

    Songs Kept Irish Eyes Smiling in America: New York Times, March 13, 2002
    ...BUY Mick Moloney's Far From the Shamrock Shore: The Story of Irish-American Immigration Through Song

    Musical pastime with strings attached: Washington Times, March 14, 2002

    Solas Electrifies Irish American Music: New York Times, March 14, 2002

    Liam Clancy—An Irish folk vagabond lives to tell the tale: San Francisco Chronicle, March 10, 2002

    Veteran Irish folkies keep the tradition alive: Toronto Globe and Mail, March 9, 2002

    Clancy tells his story with a pen, not a song: Boston Herald, March 5, 2002
    ...BUY Liam Clancy's book The Mountain of the Women: Memoirs of an Irish Troubadour

    Enya sails away with world music awards: Irish Independent, March 8, 2002

    Mumba pops her way from stage to screen: Irish Examiner, March 6, 2002

    The Chieftains, on a Lilt Trip: Washington Post, March 3, 2002
    ...BUY The Chieftains' Wide World Over

    Fee-good vibes abound in Irish tenor McDermott's PBS special: Boston Globe, March 2, 2002

    A long way from the N17—the Saw Doctors: San Francisco Examiner, March 1, 2002
    ...BUY The Saw Doctors' Villains

    Solas: Irish Music in a New Light: Washington Post, March 1, 2002

    Finding common ground in the language of music, Fermanagh: The Irish Times, March 1, 2002

    An Irishman's Diary—Thomas Moore: The Irish Times, February 25, 2002

    Celtic Tenors put new life into classics: Sunday Independent, February 24, 2002

    Carrying music in his genes; Brendan Begley at Gathering Festival, Killarney: The Irish Times, February 22, 2002

    For Celtic fiddlers, a busy week: Washington Times, February 21, 2002

    Irish band Westlife win best pop category at the Brit Awards: The Irish Times, February 21, 2002

    Folk—Festival fare to tempt the appetite: Belfast Telegraph, February 21, 2002

    U.S. fans compel Lúnasa to release 'new' '97 album: Irish Echo, February 20, 2002

    Art that marked me—Martin Hayes on Rory Gallagher: The Irish Times, February 15, 2002

    Tribute to Irish America; Mick Moloney: Irish Echo, February 13, 2002
    ...BUY Moloney's Far From the Shamrock Shore

    Sean-nós—The music of what happens: Irish Culture and Customs, February 2002

    Danny Boy's joy at royal gong: Belfast Telegraph, February 12, 2002

    The Neil Johnston Interview—Phil Coulter: Belfast Telegraph, February 9, 2002

    Cranberries single to help Chernobyl children: Irish Examiner, February 8, 2002

    Chieftains have made Irish eyes and others smile for 40 years: Boston Globe, February 7, 2002

    Top trio set for bumper session at Lyric Theatre: Belfast Telegraph, February 7, 2002

    What's up, Docs?: Irish Echo, February 6, 2002

    Music maestro—Edward Bunting: The Irish Times, February 4, 2002

    Singing music's praise; the work of Brian Boydell: The Irish Times, January 31, 2002

    Three's company in Second City —Bohola of Chicago: Irish Echo, January 30, 2002

    'Villains?' will steal your heart—The Saw Doctors: Irish Echo, January 30, 2002

    National anthem composer honoured: Irish News, January 24, 2002

    Odyssey of lucky Luca; Luka Bloom: Sunday Independent, January 20, 2002

    Disbanded Wolfe Tones decide to paddle their own canoes: Irish Echo, January 16, 2002

    Traditional Musician of 2001—Kevin Crawford: Irish Echo, January 16, 2002

    Emblems of Ireland: The Harp: Irish Culture and Customs, January 2002

    Reeling in the years—The Chieftains: Belfast Telegraph, January 12, 2002

    Music festival boasts 1,000 performers; Celtic Connections, Glasgow: Electronic Telegraph, January 12, 2002

    Ronan the conqueror: Toronto Globe and Mail, January 12, 2002

    From obscurity to Carnegie Hall: The Irish Times, January 11, 2002

    Folk—Altan duo a classy start to pipers' new season: Belfast Telegraph, January 10, 2002

    Wolfe Tones United no more: Irish News, January 10, 2002

    Wolfe Tones put their rebel sound beyond use: Irish Independent, January 9, 2002

    Oasis are tipped to head Slane 2002: Irish Post, January 9, 2002

    No apologies for being Mr Nice Guy; Daniel O'Donnell: The Irish Times, January 5, 2002

    For the love of Altan: The Irish Times, January 4, 2002

    In the footsteps of a master; Conor Byrne at the Frankie Kennedy Winter School, Donegal: The Irish Times, January 4, 2002

    Back to top

    DANCE:

    Michael Flatley being sued for breach of contract over accusations of $42k 'unpaid bill for PR services' for Broadway show: Irish Independent

    Michael Flatley's "Lord of the Dance" will perform at Trump's inauguration: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    A La Cañada Elementary student is wowing international championships in competitive Irish dancing: Los Angeles Times

    Hopefuls hotfoot it to crash course in 'Riverdance': Irish Independent

    A force of nature – 'Riverdance': Los Angeles Times

    Michael Flatley says career has taken a 'terrible toll' on his body: Irish Independent

    Dance Star Michael Flatley Will Hit the Road a Last Time: New York Times

    Irish Dancing documentary captures the reel excitement of transatlantic showdown: Belfast Telegraph

    How Irish dance came to blossom in a Russian city: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Michael Flatley set to sell Castlehyde mansion: Irish Examiner

    Famed Dancer Michael Flatley to Retire After 'Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games' on Broadway: Hollywood Reporter

    Cancer spurred Michael Flatley to take stock of life: Irish Examiner

    Michael Flatley's art works have sold for more than €1m: Irish Independent

    Irish dancers take over New York City landmarks: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Michael Flatley – People will judge me for who I am: a dancer: Sunday Express

    Rhode Island artist Kevin Doyle chosen for national honor: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, September 2, 2014

    Lord of the Dance, review: 'Flatley's still a star – confident, driven and ruthlessly self-promoting': Daily Telegraph, September 4, 2014

    Rediscovering Irish dancing in the Netherlands: The Irish Times

    Taylor Swift admits she's tried Irish dancing and that Ireland is one of her favourite places: Irish Mirror

    Dancing to Dublin: Goochland Gazette, June 1, 2014

    What it takes to become a World Champion Irish Dancer: Irish Post, April 16, 2014

    Michael Flatley's Irish dancing foot paintings sell for $128k: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    MOD on Monday – Michael Flatley might have feet of flames, but that doesn't mean he can paint with them: Evening Herald

    Riverdance creator Michael Flatley wants dancing on the school curriculum: Daily Telegraph

    'My body is just beaten' – the Lord of Irish dance bows out: Sunday Independent, August 23, 2014

    Michael Flatley on hanging up his dancing shoes: UTV Internet

    Dance back in time: Irish News, August 14, 2014

    Riverdance team brings us Heartbeat of Home: Toronto Star, January 24, 2014

    Dylan Quinn takes us to Ireland's 'fifth province': The Irish Times

    'Battered and beaten' Flatley insists that next Irish shows will be his last: Irish Independent, June 6, 2014

    In Riverdance's footsteps new Irish dance show comes to the Sage Gateshead: Newcastle Journal

    'The Snow Queen'- an Irish dance ballet: Tallahassee Democrat

    A dance that bears Seamus Heaney's 'strain of being in two places at once': The Irish Times

    Michael Flatley's 'tap' art can be yours for €30k: Irish Independent

    Flatleys to be made honorary Corkonians: Irish Examiner

    Today's Irish Dancers Step Away From Stereotype: NPR

    Sean Nos Dance taking a foothold in NYC: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Teaching skill and discipline through Irish dance in South Africa: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    What became of the Riverdance Queen? Jean Butler explains why she left the limelight: Daily Express

    Michael Flatley – New tour will be his curtain call.: Irish Examiner

    Flatley 'bewildered' by tracksuit wearers: Evening Herald

    Flatley gave up his flight seat so my child could sit with us, says ultimate fighter 'Iceman' Chuck: Evening Herald

    Riverdance's Padraic Moyles – This day twenty years ago my life changed forever: Irish Independent

    Riverdance directors share €75m pay as show celebrates two-decade run: Irish Examiner

    Why the dance never stopped – Riverdance 20 years later: Sunday Independent

    Irish dance 'not pageant, but competitive sport': Irish Examiner

    My idea of hell? 5,000 Irish dancers – and me: Daily Telegraph

    Michael Flatley hails 'Olympics' of Irish dancing as it opens in London: Irish Independent

    Exercise like the Irish: CNN

    Irish Dance – Mit Lust und Leidenschaft: LokalKompass.de (in German)

    Michael Flatley chased mansion raiders in sports car: Irish Independent

    It's tiaras and ringlets galore as 3,000 Irish dancers reel into Belfast: Belfast Telegraph

    Dance spectacular is not 'Riverdance 2', claim producers: Irish Examiner

    Forget fast cars and sex acts, Flatley always knew how to put on a show: Evening Herald

    'As you get older, you just dance in a different way' – Jean Butler: Irish Independent

    World record Riverdance as more than 2,000 dance through Dublin streets: The Independent

    'Ireland the Show' the next generation of Riverdance set for boundless success: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    I'm Irish and proud says Flatley as he denies UK citizen bid: Evening Herald

    Spider-Man inspired Riverdance revamp: Evening Herald

    Meet Rita O'Shea, Boston's grand dame of Irish step dance: Boston Globe

    Jean Butler: 'When I look back at Riverdance, it is at a whole different person': The Irish Times

    Jean steps back into line-up for 20th anniversary of 'Riverdance': Irish Independent

    The world of Irish dance – the globalization of traditional Irish dance in the 20th century: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Michael Flatley composes pieces of art with his feet: Daily Express

    Irish dance with a difference in Rian: The Australian

    'Riverdance' duo still reeling in millions 18 years on: Irish Independent

    An Irish Tradition With an Only-in-America Star: New York Times, March 17, 2012

    Flatley a key mover behind the Grammys of dance: Irish Examiner

    Abbey event to celebrate Royal Ballet's Irish founder: The Irish Times

    Riverdance stars make steps to the altar with 40 weddings: Evening Herald

    End of an era for Riverdance: Cape Breton Post

    Untraditional, but Still an Irish Tradition: New York Times, October 14, 2011

    Norfolk teen steps into the spotlight: Boston Globe

    Villa Park boy is Justin Bieber of Irish dancing world: Chicago Tribune

    Q&A – Padraic Moyles: TheaterJones.com

    Steph gives a whole new meaning to the Footsie – Business reporter impresses viewers with an Irish jig: Daily Mail

    Riverdance 'changed Irish dancing forever': The Sault Star

    Why the show born with Michael Flatley's puffy shirts and leather trousers means so much to China: The Irish Times

    Bring Britain alive with the sights and sounds of Fleadh: Irish Independent

    Michael Flatley taps into his artistic side and makes €5,600: The Irish Times

    The Irish dancing scene in the United States compared – feeling part of an "authentic" Irish dance class: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Learning the language of Irish dance – definitions of common Irish dance words, terms, and steps: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com

    Áilín Quinlan talks to the new generation of dancers leading the sean-nós comeback: Irish Independent

    Local dancer dreams of winning big, teaching: The Beacon News

    Warning – wigs for Irish dancing can cause baldness: Irish Independent

    My perfect weekend – Michael Flatley: Daily Telegraph

    The boy from Bray who's now dancing with Hollywood stars: Evening Herald

    Irish maverick goes bare – De Gallai pushes boundaries with 'Noctu': Newark Star-Ledger

    Ireland—The Show to Premiere in Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Independent, July 13, 2011

    Lord of the Dance shows cancelled at Cliffs of Moher: Irish Examiner

    Flatley aims to dance to the edge of the world: Irish Examiner

    Michael Flatley "Lord of the Dance" interview: Newark Star-Ledger, July 3, 2011

    Jiggery-pokery! £2,000 dresses, lashings of fake tan, parents who sacrifice everything for fame-hungry children... The surreal world of Irish dancing: Daily Mail, May 13, 2011

    Flatley becomes Lord of the Diaspora: Irish Independent, July 9, 2011

    Get jiggy with 'Jig': Boston Herald, June 17, 2011

    Pro-Palestine protesters target Riverdance: Irish Examiner, June 20, 2011

    Movie review – 'Jig': Los Angeles Times, June 17, 2011

    Dance fest for Cliffs of Moher: Irish Examiner, April 30, 2011

    Confronting old demons on St Patrick's Day: The Irish Times, March 16, 2011

    Irish dance dressmaker in Derry invests £350,000: BBC, March 17, 2011

    Knocking down 'a wall of Irish stereotypes': The Irish Times, February 7, 2011

    The jig is up: New York Post, March 16, 2011

    Lord of the dads! When Riverdance made him a £240million fortune, only fatherhood could save Michael Flatley from self-destruction: Daily Mail, March 11, 2011

    Flatley opts for LA over Cork as family home: Irish Examiner, December 7, 2010

    Between the jigs and the reels, did something get lost?: The Irish Times, November 13, 2010

    Michael Flatley is the top lord again: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, October 27, 2010

    Irish dancing in need of a reality check: New York Irish Emigrant, September 21, 2010

    Irish dancing star to perform alongside Michael Flatley: ThisIsNottingham.co.uk, September 6, 2010

    Moya Doherty – Donegal's Queen of the Dance: Donegal Democrat, September 2, 2010

    Helen Lewis obituary: The Guardian, March 17, 2010

    Flatley finally grows up – Riverdance's founder was the eternal bachelor, but then he married one of his dancers and fatherhood changed him forever: Daily Mail, June 11, 2010

    Michael Flatley – the Culfadda connection: Sligo Champion, June 9, 2010

    A Revival With Irish Roots, Two Fathers and Multiple Layers of Meaning: New York Times, June 7, 2010

    Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio': Los Angeles Times, May 30, 2010

    I'm in shape of my life now that I'm in my 50s says Flatley: Evening Herald, April 27, 2010

    Sensational comeback for Michael Flatley to 'Lord of the Dance': Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, April 22, 2010

    Brooklyn's Golden standard of Irish dance: Irish Echo, April 28, 2010

    2nd annual Big Apple Feis crowns Irish dance champions: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, March 23, 2010

    Irish dance expert from Bountiful served LDS mission ... to Ireland: Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 16, 2010

    Irish dancers 'get pilot G-force': The Sunday Times, March 14, 2010

    Step by step, Irish dance draws in global interest: Boston Herald, March 12, 2010

    Bronx fairytale as Obama invites Irish dancers Keltic Dreams to White House for St Patrick's Day: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, February 18, 2010

    Experts call Flatley's therapy 'nonsense': The Sunday Times, December 6, 2009

    Boston wins bid to host world Irish dancing contest: Irish Echo, June 24, 2009

    U.S. economy deals a harsh blow to Irish dancing: Irish Voice/IrishCentral.com, September 30, 2009

    Alas, Irish dancing can be a blast: Cleveland.com, September 13, 2009

    Mississippi River dancing: Irish Echo, July 10, 2009

    Riverdance star on board lost Air France airliner: Belfast Telegraph, June 2, 2009

    World Irish dancing contest takes big step to US: The Irish Times, April 11, 2009

    Flowing, Without 'Riverdance': New York Times, March 19, 2009

    Where the Tiger is live and kicking: The Irish Times, March 10, 2009

    Dancers play the pain game for Riverdance: Sunday Independent, January 25, 2009

    Is Riverdance on its last legs?: Glasgow Herald, January 27, 2009

    Lord Flatley sidesteps tough questioning in TV disaster: Irish Examiner, January 22, 2009

    Healer helped me dance again, says Flatley: The Guardian, January 1, 2008

    Lord of the Dance helps make charity event a roaring success: Irish Examiner, December 5, 2008

    Planners reject Flatley's dream home: Sunday Times, August 3, 2008

    Albert Hall gets jiggy with Irish dancers on Proms night: Sunday Tribune, July 20, 2008

    O'Leary harnesses the spirit of the dance: Irish Echo, May 21, 2008

    US dance group to perform in Stormont: Ireland.com, May 11, 2008

    In Dublin, Seeing Irish Dance of a Different Sort: New York Times, May 6, 2008

    For Bronx School's Dancers, the Moves Are Irish: New York Times, March 14, 2008

    Dancers set to leave city reeling: BBC, February 27, 2008

    Step dancer knows feet carry her to her dream: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 30, 2007

    Printz Dance Project and Siamsa Tire—Irish, S.F. collaboration: San Francisco Chronicle, November 29, 2007

    Billion-Dollar Blarney?: Washington Post, June 10, 2007

    Boy joy for Flatley: Irish Examiner, April 27, 2007

    Irish eyes smile on Quaker City: Philadelphia Inquirer, November 21, 2006

    Irish dance a tradition without borders: Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 8, 2006

    Bronx dancers take Irish steps: Boston Globe, June 11, 2006

    Celtic Tiger: The Guardian, April 21, 2006

    Magic still there in the Lord of the Dance Flatley feet: Sunday Independent, April 30, 2006

    Dancing his way through 1,000 years of hardship: Irish Independent, April 22, 2006

    A step ahead of the competition: March 13, 2006

    For performers, it's more than just a jig: Baltimore Sun, March 12, 2006

    'Mask' reveals bewitching tale in mix of dance and language: Cleveland Plain Dealer, February 28, 2006

    Who but Flatley knew the Potato Famine was this sexy?: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 14, 2005

    Dance Preview—Flatley stays green in red, white and blue: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 10, 2005

    Irish Eyes Are Burning Bright, Irish Feet Are Stepping Light: New York Times, September 29, 2005

    Toe to toe: Boston Globe, September 29, 2005

    Flatley steps out of line on history: The Sunday Times, October 2, 2005

    Lord of the Dance's millions: Sunday Business Post, May 1, 2005

    In step with her goals, dancer heads to Ireland: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 27, 2005

    How Step Dancing Became the Lord of Irish Feet: New York Times, March 17, 2005

    May the Floor Rise Up to Meet You: New York Times, March 16, 2005

    When Irish feet are flyin': New York Daily News, March 9, 2005

    Jig your way through Ireland's Aran Islands: Boston Herald, March 10, 2005

    'Riverdance' is raking it in, document reveals: Irish Echo, March 4, 2005

    Stepping into an old tradition: New York Newsday, March 6, 2005

    Ballet in the bog: The Guardian, February 23, 2005

    'Riverdance' aims to tap into the future: International Herald Tribune, October 16, 2004

    Behind the ads: The Observer, October 3, 2004

    'Lord of the Dance' embodies youthful Irish spirit: Valley News Dispatch (Penn.), February 19, 2004

    Profitable 'Riverdance' continues ripple effect: Las Vegas Sun, February 10, 2004

    Traditional Irish step-dancing enjoys renewed popularity: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, January 4, 2004

    Dancing the tale of Ireland: Malaysian Star, December 8, 2003

    Riverdance turns Beijing's Great Hall of the People Gaelic green: Taipei Times, October 18, 2003

    'Riverdance' Heads to China's Great Hall: Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 8, 2003

    14,000 fans reel into town for dancing competition: Irish Independent, April 14, 2003 (registration required)

    Irish eyes will be watching her every move: Trenton Times, March 16, 2003

    Like a whirlwind, Gaelforce blows through: Taipei Times, December 27, 2002

    A Festival Gives Modern Dance a Toehold in Ireland: New York Times, June 12, 2002

    The Irish influence—dance: Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2002

    A Cheerful Celtic Storm—review of Chicago based Trinity Irish Dance Company: New York Times, March 1, 2002

    Dancing around the world; Limerick: The Irish Times, February 27, 2002

    Lovers of Latin rhythm dance the weekend away, Tralee, County Kerry: Irish Examiner, February 25, 2002

    Body language: The Irish Times, January 28, 2002

    Review Soul-stirring show a home town triumph for Sinead—Riverdance The Show, Odyssey: Belfast Telegraph, January 17, 2002

    Toe-tapping champ makes hero's return: Irish News, January 9, 2002

    For the love of Michael; Michael Flatley: The Independent, December 17, 2001

    Flatley dances to a new tune: Sunday Independent, December 2, 2001

    Jack's still Lord of the Dance: Belfast Telegraph, November 23, 2001

    Pensioner Sir John is Lord of the Dance: Belfast Telegraph, November 20, 2001

    A new Irish movement that has legs; Dance Theatre of Ireland: The Sunday Times, November 4, 2001

    Dancing as Gaeilge, Oireachtas na Samhna: The Irish Times, November 2, 2001

    Trad Beat—Unique mix of song, dance recalls immigrant experience: Irish Echo, August 29, 2001

    A Dance Olio: Washington Post, August 17, 2001

    Flatley sidesteps media after 'last show': Irish Independent, August 8, 2001

    Accolade for young dancer: Irish News, August 2, 2001

    Michael Flatley goes one more round: Irish America Magazine, Aug-Sept 2001

    Review: Flatley bows out with drama in 'Feet of Flames': Dallas Morning News, July 30, 2001

    Flatley hangs up his dancing shoes: The Irish Times, July 30, 2001

    The First Lady of Dance, July 12, 2001

    £20m dance centre to give north Dublin cultural lift: The Sunday Times, July 8, 2001

    Flatley takes NYC!: Irish Voice, July 4, 2001

    'Riverdance': Still Flowing: Washington Post, June 22, 2001

    Riverdance steps back to Ulster: Belfast Telegraph, June 21, 2001

    Dancer's dress steals show: Irish Post, June 6, 2001

    Something to dance about: Irish Herald, May 3, 2001

    It'll make you fit as a fiddle: Cincinnati Enquirer, March 12, 2001

    Dancing in cash — arts council grant for new international dance festival: The Irish Times, March 3, 2001

    Feet of Flames set to fire up the US: Irish Voice, February 21, 2001






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