Derek Ryan interview with Rory O’Connor

Derek Ryan spoke to Rory O’Connor backstage at the St Patrick’s Day festival in London. Watch: Hi Derek, how are you? I’m very well thank you. What a fantastic performance. The whole of London there jumping for you. Yeah, it was amazing really. You know, I lived here for a good few years. Did a lot…

Dara Ó Briain interview at London’s St Patrick’s Day festival

Hi Dara, how are you? I’m alright. I’m grand. I’m a little tired because I’ve walked the parade then come here. It’s a big day, because it goes on for a while actually. You spent all day as Grand Marshall waving to everyone throughout the streets of London. How was that? The weird thing is…

Sadiq Khan praises the Irish community for their contribution to London

Hi Sadiq, how are you? I’m having a great time! Look, I promised the biggest and best St Patrick’s Day celebrations London has ever seen… we’ve got it. What has been your favourite part so far? It’s this now, look at this now, they’re rappers… Irish rappers. We’ve had Dara being funny as usual, the…

The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds: Daisy Mason’s mother Lucy reveals all

Daisy Mason was the first wheelchair user to be featured on the BAFTA-nominated TV series The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds tonight. The series that lifts the lid on the uncensored drama of life in the playground returned with more cameras than ever before. Inside a brand new inner-city school, and with ever more ambitious and revealing…

Sharon Jones has died aged 60

SHARON JONES has sadly passed away aged 60. The Grammy-nominated soul, funk and R&B vocalist passed away on Friday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Announced on her official Facebook page at 1:30am UK time, a post said: “We are deeply saddened to announce Sharon Jones passed away today after a heroic battle against…

The BBC Music Awards return with a star-studded line-up for 2016

THE BBC announced today that the BBC Music Awards will return this December for a third year running. Airing live on BBC One from London’s ExCel this December, the musical extravaganza will be hosted by Fearne Cotton and Claudia Winkleman. Featuring stunning live performances from some of the biggest names in music, the show will…

It’s here! Win a signed copy of Michael Buble’s new album Nobody But Me

MICHAEL BUBLÉ has released his brand new album Nobody But Me today. After three consecutive UK number one records and four Grammy Awards, the new album is a collection of original pop tunes and beautiful standards that highlight his songwriting ability along with his talent as a profound interpreter of the American songbook. Recorded in Los Angeles and Vancouver, Nobody But Me includes…

Michael Bublé drops new single!

Michael Bublé has just released the first single from his upcoming album. The new song Nobody But Me was co-written and co-produced by the Canadian entertainer.  The popular performer has previously collaborated with a variety of Jazz stars including The Puppini Sisters, Naturally 7, Sharon Jones and Bryan Adams, and Nobody But Me sees the first of new…