Rock legend Bono has revealed that he ‘cringes’ when he hears some of his band’s songs. The Dubliner has been the frontman for U2 since the 1980s and the band has enjoyed international success with numerous albums and hit songs such as With or Without You.
British singer Ed Sheeran has come under fire from Dubliners star John Sheahan, who accused him of ‘murdering’ the classic Irish song Raglan Road. Sheeran has always been proud of his Irish heritage and spent years listening to the traditional Irish classics when he was growing up.
The latest single from Irish traditional singer Elle Marie O’Dwyer sees the singer in patriotic mood. The song – called ‘Brave Ireland’ – along with the video by Tadhg Hayes is sure to have people from Kerry to Ballycastle beaming with Irish pride.
An Irish singer-songwriter has written a song warning tourists to avoid Dublin’s famous Temple Bar area. Temple Bar is a haven for tourists, attracting people from all over the world who come to soak up the atmosphere and catch a bit of live music. It is a lot of fun but like all tourist areas… Continue reading Singer warns of Dublin tourist trap
Congratulations to Irish singer Van Morrison for the stunning success of his song Brown Eyed Girl, which passed the ten million mark for the number of airplays on radio stations in the United States. The Belfast born singer received a special award for his outstanding achievement from Broadcast Music Inc – the organisation that collects… Continue reading Van Morrison – the ten million airplays man