The final performance from Luke Kelly still resonates with fans today, nearly four decades after the great man sadly passed. Dubliners singer Kelly was aged just 43 when he died from a brain tumour in Dublin in 1984.
Irish singer Keith Duffy has revealed that he doesn’t feel able to relax and go out in Dublin as he can’t be sure what reaction he will get from the public. The former Boyzone star and Coronation Street actor is now in the band BoyzLife with former Westlife star Brian McFadden.
A band from Ukraine who play traditional Irish songs have taken to performing online concerts because the war in their country has prevented them from being able to work normally. The Jollys have been performing classic Irish folk songs for more than a decade after they formed in 2012.
Irish star Daniel O’Donnell has pleaded with fans to keep their guards up as it has emerged a scammer has been using his name to extract money from them. Fraudsters have been contacting O’Donnell’s fans on social media pretending to be the singer or a member of his staff.
U2 are one of the most iconic rock bands in the world and have sold more than 150 million albums throughout their 40 years at the top of the music industry. However, the band may never have been – at least under the name U2.