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Iron Maiden come to Dublin

Rock legends Iron Maiden continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows, including 3Arena in Dublin.

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Kodaline to headline 2FM Xmas Ball in aid of ISPCC

RTÉ 2FM’s Breakfast Republic have announced the return of The 2FM Xmas Ball, which will take place at 3Arena on Saturday December 3.

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Information on bird keeping

The Mid Ulster Fife Canary Club are having an information event on Saturday in Mount Zion house Edward Street Lurgan.

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PES 2017: The beautiful game is back

If you don’t care too much about licences and looks or are willing to put the work in, then Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 may have finally regained top spot in the battle of the football juggernauts.

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The Rat Pack come to Opera House

The Rat PackVegas Spectacular Show will be coming to the Grand Opera House in Belfast on September 24 for one night only.

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Franz Ferdinand

MUSIC COLUMN: Tune in to the dead air

It’s often been suggested that popular music radio is in its death throes, with so many people now using Spotify or just listening to mp3s on their phones. So it’s surprising but apt that a couple of new stations have emerged. The first is Radio Dead, which does precisely what the pun suggests – no, not playing tunes by Thom Yorke (although the way celebs have been going this year I should add “at time of going to press”). No, the new station’s remit is to play only records by artists no longer of this world.

Teenage Fanclub - Here

ALBUM REVIEW: Teenage Fanclub - Here

Flash back 25 years, when this Lanarkshire quartet were voted ‘Album of the Year’ ahead of their greatest fans, Nirvana.

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Hometown gig for Lisburn songwriter

Acclaimed Lisburn singer songwriter Michael Mormecha, who released his new debut solo album earlier this year, is set to perform a hometown gig at the Island Arts Centre on September 30.

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Van Morrison announces Christmas show in Belfast

One of music’s true legends Sir Van Morrison returns to the Belfast Waterfront on Sunday 18th December for one night only.

Amazon has announced the launch date for its Grand Tour show starring the former Top Gear hosts. Photo: Amazon

Amazon reveals launch date for ex-Top Gear team’s Grand Tour

After months of teasing audiences, Amazon has finally announced the launch date for its Grand Tour show starring the former Top Gear presenting team.

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How has your name performed?

Comeback kid or rising star? How has your name performed since 1904?

Names, love yours or hate it, we’ve all got one and now a new tool can reveal how popular our monikers have been over the past 110 years.

What's your favourite song to drive to?

The greatest songs to drive to - did your favourite make the list?

Classic examples of ‘Dad Rock’ - Born to Be Wild, Bohemian Rhapsody and Highway To Hell - dominate a top 40 chart of the UK’s favourite songs for the open road.

Seamus Heaney. (Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Seamus Heaney: three years after death and still an inspiration

Seamus Heaney appreciators marked the third anniversary of the great poet’s death earlier this week by sharing their favourite pieces of verse on social media.

Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer on stage at Tennent's Vital. Pic by Freddie Parkinson, PressEye

Chili Peppers spice up opening day of Tennent’s Vital

Legendary US rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers kicked off this year’s Tennent’s Vital in typically funky style, delighting more than 30,000 screaming fans with a sensational mix of new tracks, instrumental jams and crowd pleasing classics.

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