Ronan Keating, lead singer Boyzone, has admitted it was a mistake the band going on tour so soon after the death of band member Stephen Gately. Gately was an original member of the band who enjoyed global success in the 1990s. They split in 2000 before re-forming for a comeback tour in 2007.
Sinead O’Connor has criticised her native Ireland and said she prefers living in America. In comments on her online journal, the singer accused Ireland of being “still in the witch burning Middle Ages”. She said she feels lonely when in Ireland, because locals are stuck in the past, and don’t appreciate people who are different,… Continue reading Lonely Sinead prefers America to Ireland
Dublin will return to the days of Beatlemania this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the group’s visit to the city. There are gigs, tours, plays and quizzes all taking place over the next few days. The Beatles performed two shows at the Adelphi cinema in 1963 and though they were only in town… Continue reading Beatles mania in Dublin this weekend
Belfast councillors are keeping hold of 500 tickets for the concert to celebrate Van Morrison being granted the ‘freedom of the city’. The 68 year old will perform on 15th November after the council voted that the music legend should receive the honour. The concert will be at the Waterfront Hall, which has a capacity… Continue reading Councillors keep hold of Van Morrison tickets
The lead singer of the Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan will be the new judge on the Irish version of the TV singing contest The Voice. O’Riordan replaces the outgoing Sharon Corr, who wants to spend more time on her own music career. O’Riordan is a big name in Irish music after enjoying huge success with the… Continue reading Cranberries star Dolores O’Riordan joins The Voice