'I can't look at a picture of Michael yet' - Dermot Bannon reveals impact 'Room to Improve' star Michael Stokes had on him
Dermot Bannon has spoken about the impact that Michael Stokes has had on his life.
Dermot Bannon has spoken about the impact that Michael Stokes has had on his life.
As Game of Thrones fans eagerly await the arrival of the final season of the hit HBO show, there's more good news - the official touring exhibition...
The legend that is Cher is Ireland bound.
Singer Daniel O'Donnell has revealed he would be open to a duet with Michael Buble.
A music video from the artist A Girl Called She, aka singer songwriter Kelly Donnelly, is garnering...
RTÉ will continue to play the original uncensored version of The Pogue's Christmas classic, Fairytale of New York, despite objections the song's use of an offensive word.
The Irish producers of The Favourite are celebrating the news that the film has been nominated for five Golden Globes.
YouTube has revealed the most-watched videos in Ireland this year and it seems we're suckers for amateur Irish musicians as four feature in the top 10.
He's best known for playing bad boys in Love/Hate and Fair City but actor Johnny Ward is looking forward to being a gentleman on Dancing with the Stars.
The nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes have been revealed and Irish produced film The Favourite is in the running for five awards.
Kieran Cuddihy has been announced as the new co-presenter of Newstalk Breakfast with Shane Coleman.
US cable outlet Starz has acquired Irish produced TV series Dublin Murders.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will take to the stage at Malahide Castle on June 16 next year.
The fourth and fifth celebrity contestants for RTE's hit show, Dancing with the Stars, have been revealed.
Forbes has released its list of the highest paid YouTube stars of the year, and an Irish video game YouTuber has made the top 10.
Singer Shane MacGowan has responded to recent criticism of the use of a word which is offensive to the gay community in his classic Christmas song 'Fairytale of New York'.
Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has sold out his two dates at Dublin's 3Arena.
The quiz contestant who caused a stir on Ryan Tubridy's RTE Radio 1 show on Tuesday morning says he simply froze live on air.
Shane MacGowan has responded to recent criticism of the use of a word which is offensive to the gay community in his Christmas classic, Fairytale of New York.
A film on an English queen and a court of intrigue has the Irish film world celebrating.
Dónall Farmer, the former Head of Drama at RTE, has died.
The news that Blockbusters is set for (another) reboot courtesy of Comedy Central has been met with mixed reaction. Those of us who spent our childhoods in the wilds of the 80s and 90s are very possessive of our beloved game shows, and the memories and nostalgia entangled within. Mess with them at your peril!
Mandy Moore became emotional when she discovered the fate of her four times great grandmother in an Irish workhouse on the season premiere of the US version of Who Do You Think You Are.
The first acts for Longitude 2019 have been revealed.
A quiz contestant on Ryan Tubridy's RTE Radio 1 show entertained listeners this morning with his hilarious, but mainly very wrong, answers to Christmas-themed quiz questions.
An average audience of 1.3 million tuned in live to 'The Late Late Toy Show' on Friday night, making it the most-watched programme of 2018.
Kylie is treating her Irish fans attending her Belfast and Dublin gigs to a free trip to the Guinness Storehouse.
An average audience of 1.3 million tuned in live to The Late Late Toy Show on Friday night, making it the most-watched programme of 2018.
The video for Tommy Fleming's uplifting version of Supertramp's 1977 hit, Give A Little Bit, which he recorded with teenagers in Rwanda, has landed.
Tickets for Electric Picnic 2019 have already sold out.
Eilish O'Carroll and Darren Kennedy have been confirmed for Dancing with the Stars.
Irish produced film The Favourite has landed a record 10 gongs at the British Independent Film Awards.
Hozier will play a date at Irish Independent Park, Cork next summer.
Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a UK tour for 2019 as well as a new album.
Pat Shortt is struggling to describe his new stage show, Hey! He has a “style”, he says, a “schtick, as the lad would say”. He pauses, ‘So, it’s like every other show I’ve done!”
It has been less than two years since George Michael passed away suddenly in the early hours of Christmas morning, at the age of just 53.
Peter Casey is working with Newstalk on a new radio project.
One of the biggest films of the year is the theme for tonight's highly anticipated Late Late Toy Show.
Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has just announced his first world tour, including a date at Dublin's 3Arena.
The festive season does not officially kick off until Ryan Tubridy dons a Christmas jumper and throws a few shapes on the Late Late Toy Show.
The owner of a rural Irish pub has enlisted the help of regulars and locals to make a charming and witty addition to the Christmas ad collection.
Too slow to bag Spice Girls tickets? Missed out on Versatile? Bemoaning Westlife selling out in 0.5 of a second? Never mind. There are plenty of tickets on sale, or about to go on sale, for other great gigs, shows and concerts taking place across Christmas, into the New Year and beyond– here’s our take on the hottest tickets to fill those adults', kids', and big kids' Christmas stockings...
A previously unheard audio interview with Kurt Cobain from 1991 has been unearthed.
The festival line-up announcements for 2019 have begun.
The spectacular first look trailer for Artemis Fowl has landed.
The first image has been released of The Young Offenders Christmas Special.
Tommy Fleming has revealed he felt 'overwhelmed' by the stories and images of people, including children, who lost their lives in the Rwandan genocide.
There’s nothing quite so exhilarating as live TV and the chat show format, packaging guests into neatly timed segments, is particularly nerve-jangling for presenters, producers and viewers. There is simply no predicting how things will unfold. Will the guest play ball with the line of questioning? Will the interviewer make a terrible faux pas? Will Shane Lynch turn up late, flip the bird, and swear...
The Coronas have announced an outdoor concert at Irish Independent Park in Cork for next summer.
The Young Offenders are gearing up for a Christmas Special.
Daniel O'Donnell has warned his fans to be wary of an online fraudster posing as the singer and asking for money for charitable causes.
Michael Buble has added an extra Dublin and an extra Belfast date due to demand.
Eight months after finally being diagnosed with autism at the age of 27, Irish illustrator Aoife Dooley says it has changed her life.
Rob Delaney has dedicated his CBeebies bedtime story to his late son Henry.
Broadcaster George Hook is retiring from the role
Surprise, surprise, the Spice Girls have sold out their summer 2019 Croke Park date.
In her four years off the musical radar, Cheryl packed in a lifetime of living – a second divorce, new love, baby Bear, relationship breakdown, single motherhood – so her return to the stage with a new single, referencing her tumultuous love life, was always going to generate a few column inches.
With the festive break looming, what better time to plan a streaming schedule of festive TV treats to be enjoyed at your leisure? While there are a couple of predictable, but nonetheless enjoyable, offerings (we're looking at you, The Holiday), there is also an array of intriguing original films and series courtesy of Amazon Prime Video, Sky/Now TV, and Netflix.
With the festive break looming what better time to plan a streaming schedule of festive TV treats to be enjoyed at your leisure? While there are a couple of predictable, but nonetheless enjoyable, offerings (we’re looking at you, The Holiday), there is also an array of intriguing original films and series courtesy of Amazon Prime Video, Sky/Now TV, and Netflix.
Viewers were moved to tears on Tuesday night as the 'beautiful friendship' between a pensioner and his Pakistani flatmate unfolded on an episode of Home Rescue.
The makers of hit kids' TV series Pablo are marking World Children's Day with a new song, which aims to encourage children to celebrate their uniqueness.
Marian Keyes has been commissioned to write a comedy series for BBC Radio 4.
In the second of four videos charting Tommy Fleming's trip to Rwanda with Irish charity Bothar he meets a woman who lost her husband and five of her nine children in the genocide.
Olwen Fouéré has revealed the lengths to which the producers of Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald went in order to protect the movie’s plot and JK Rowling's script during filming.
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton cut stylish figures at the Royal Foundation Dinner at Victoria House in London.
A woman who complained online about the style of engagement ring her boyfriend had chosen - before he even proposed - has evoked the wrath of the internet.
A host of Irish stars have joined forces to lend their voices to a new single and album to raise funds for Irish homeless charities.
Binky Felstead has opened up about splitting from Josh 'JP' Patterson, father to their 17-month old daughter India.
Just two episodes in to new RTE series Taken Down the character of Mackin has already made an impact, thanks to one particularly distasteful scene involving his running commentary on an explicit sexual act, carried out by a recently murdered female teenager, and captured on CCTV.
Princess Theodora of Greece and her lawyer partner Matthew Kumar have announced their engagement.
Cheryl Tweedy has said her 2003 assault conviction is 'irrelevant' and 'boring' in a new interview with The Guardian.
Victoria Smurfit's daughter has been praised by viewers for opening up about being diagnosed with an eye condition which eventually leads to blindness.
Alec Finn has died peacefully at home with his family in Galway.
Steven Avery's has taken to social media to share new evidence in the case of Teresa Halbach's murder, which she says proves his innocence.
The Spice Girls have announced a date at Croke Park next summer.
Channel 4 News took to the streets of Northern Ireland to chat to locals about Brexit and encountered a lady who is stockpiling Bisto gravy.
Oscar nominated director Lenny Abrahamson and actor Adrian Dunbar are among the high-profile guests sharing their love of vinyl at The Vinyl Festival this weekend.
Sonny Knowles has died at the age of 86 after six decades in the music industry.
Hozier has dropped a new video and single.
They're known for their tearjerkers, but this year's John Lewis ad takes a different approach, with a British music legend.
If you've been feeling a little sheepish because you don't know what a 'backstop' is or what the hell is going on with the Brexit negotiations generally, don't.
The Strypes have announced they're splitting up after seven years.
On paper, I’m a Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here is a show in which minor, or former, celebrities degrade themselves on international TV in the name of entertainment.
Evanna Lynch has danced her way to the final of the US version of Dancing with the Stars.
Singer Tommy Fleming has joined teenagers in Rwanda for a very special Christmas charity single.
Tommy Fleming has recorded a charity Christmas single with teenagers in Rwanda.
A decade after she first put pen to paper, Dublin writer R.M. Clarke has finally had her debut novel, ‘The Glass Door’, published, although not in the conventional way, and not without a battle.
November 11 at 11.11am marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice, the end of World War I, and at that very moment tomorrow morning a silent procession of 607 individuals, dressed in the civilian garb of 1918, will make their way down the centre of Sligo town. Each of those individuals –...
Legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone is returning to the 3Arena.
An Irish pop memorabilia dealer is hoping to fetch between $80,000 at auction for the last guitar played on stage by the late, great Prince.
The Backstreet Boys are coming to Dublin's 3Arena on June 11 2019 as part of their upcoming DNA world tour.
Paul Williams has decided to step down from his role on 'Newstalk Breakfast'.
Paul Williams has decided to step down from his role on Newstalk Breakfast.
Yvonne Connolly has revealed she had a hotel room meeting with a woman who had an affair with her ex husband Ronan Keating.
It's a busy morning for gig announcements with both Westlife and Bon Jovi adding extra Irish dates for next summer.
She's only three years old yet Daisy is the undisputed Queen of Improv.
Rory Cowan's mother Esther has died at the age of 85.
Sir Elton John has announced one Belfast and one Dublin date on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
The only two concerts ever performed by The Beatles in Ireland have been commemorated with a special plaque.
The only two Irish concerts ever performed by The Beatles in Ireland have been commemorated with a special plaque.
Stuart Carolan has revealed he was 'shocked' by the 'racist commentary' from some people on social media following the debut of his new series for RTE.
Dakota Fanning is filming immigrant drama Sweetness in the Belly in Dublin.
Netflix has just announced an impressive slate of new animated kids' and family content, including My Father's Dragon from Oscar-nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon.
PETER CASEY has hit out at Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy in the wake of his interview on the RTE chat show on Friday night, branding the presenter 'insulting' and 'unprofessional'.
U2 thrilled fans by delivering on their promise of a 'special' homecoming gig at the 3Arena last night.
U2 thrilled fans as band delivers on their promise of a ‘special’ homecoming at the 3Arena on Monday night.
Irish X Factor hopeful Brendan Murray says he was "taken aback" by the high standard of his competition on the first X Factor live show.
Fingers at the ready - applications are now open for Late Late Toy Show audience tickets.
Pierce Brosnan paid tribute to the late, great Robin Williams during a reunion with fellow Mrs Doubtfire cast members on Thursday.
There's one aspect of long-running TV series Friends which continues to ignite debate 14 years after it wrapped and that's the Rachel and Joey romance.
Sean O'Rourke is celebrating a boost in listenership for his RTE Radio 1 late morning show, but admits he does not "take anything for granted".
Radio news programmes and news-led talk shows lost listeners over the later summer season, JNLR figures show.
News-led programmes across the national radio stations suffered losses in the latest Joint National Listenership Figures (JNLRs) published on Thursday.
Westlife have added a second Croke Park date.
An Irish man has given the Chinese social media trend, 'flaunt your wealth' a decidedly Irish spin.