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Where the touts have no shame - U2 tickets on sale, priced €11,000


Tickets for tomorrow night's highly anticipated U2 concert at Croke Park are being sold online for over €11,000.

There are annoying plane passengers and then there's this woman...


We've all had our personal space invaded on planes or watched aghast as people behaved as though they were in the privacy of their own homes.

'Touring with U2 is most fun I've had in 25 years' - Noel Gallagher


Noel Gallagher has said touring with U2 has been the most fun he has ever had in his 25 year career as a musician.

'I've done a bad thing!' 5-year-old girl fined £150 for selling lemonade from a stand


Some people take their jobs very, very seriously indeed.

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Chester Bennington's widow reportedly targeted by hacker in hours following husband's death


Chester Bennington's widow Talinda has reportedly been targeted by a hacker who posted sick messages on her Twitter account just hours after her husband's death.


Colette Fitzpatrick: 'Love Island is something bright, shiny, funny and hopeful in these sometimes grim times'


Next Monday is D-Day. After a seven-week run, and after knocking it out of the ball park ratings-wise, Love Island is finally coming to an end.


Dunkirk movie review: Christopher Nolan's war movie is pure cinema - an unmissable masterpiece


Twenty five years ago, on a ferry crossing to France, Christopher Nolan had an idea for a film. Imagining the ragtag flotilla of fishing boats and naval vessels that, 42 years previously, had ferried some 340,000 British and Allied troops…


Read Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington's heartbreaking farewell letter to his friend Chris Cornell

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Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, has died by suicide at the age of 41. He was good friends with the late Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, who died by suicide in May.

'My heart breaks for his friends and family' - Tributes paid to Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington

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Heartbroken friends and fans have paid tribute to Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington this evening following the news of his sudden passing, age 41.


Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead in home, aged 41

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Mike Shinoda has said he is "shocked and heartbroken" by the death of his close friend and bandmate, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington.


Final dates for Love Island couples… but Montana has relationship doubts


The final dates for the Love Island couples will start to take place in Thursday’s episode, but viewers will see one of the contestants questioning her own romance.


French singer Barbara Weldens (35) dies on stage during concert


Up and coming French singer Barbara Weldens has died after collapsing in the middle of a concert, it has been reported.

Comedy show Damo & Ivor set for the big screen Comedy show Damo & Ivor set for the big screen


Irish comedy show Damo & Ivor is set to hit the big screen.


'Why would I worry? It's clearly f**king awesome' - Ed Sheeran on Game of Thrones cameo criticism


Ed Sheeran couldn't care less about criticism of his cameo in the Game of Thrones season seven premiere.

Thursday, Jul 20

Everything you need to know ahead of U2's Croke Park gig


Heading to Croke Park for U2's sold-out gig on Saturday? Here's everything you need to know, from weather to stage times.

Work starts on Fair City set rebuild to allow for RTE's €107m land sale


Work has started on moving the sprawling Fair City set after RTE chiefs were given the go-ahead to relocate it, the Herald can reveal.

Wednesday, Jul 19

Bono and the boys have landed in Dublin ahead of Joshua Tree Tour 2017 date at Croke Park


U2's private jet has hit the tarmac at Dublin Airport ahead of the band's gig at Croke Park.

BBC Northern Ireland presenter Stephen Nolan among BBC's top 10 earners

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BBC Northern Ireland presenter Stephen Nolan is among the BBC's top 10 earners.

Gender pay gap in BBC earnings - top male Chris Evans earns four times more than top female Claudia Winkleman

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The BBC’s top earner, radio presenter Chris Evans, earns between £2.2m and £2.25m, more than four times the corporation’s highest earning woman Claudia Winkleman, it can be revealed.

WATCH: Sharon Shannon plays trad for a field of cows and they absolutely love it

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Sharon Shannon whipped out her accordion and played some trad for a field of curious cows and they absolutely loved it.

Tuesday, Jul 18

'Weather's my home, but I'll try anything', says RTE's Nuala Carey

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She has been delivering the weather news to the nation for 15 years.

'I was a naive idiot' - Rory Cowan reveals he almost went to jail over numerous unpaid parking fines


Former Mrs Brown's Boys star Rory Cowen has revealed he almost went to jail over the non-payment of parking fines.

WATCH: 'I'd do anything for Chris, within reason' - Cillian Murphy praises Dunkirk director


Cork star Cillian Murphy tells Independent.ie about working with director Christopher Nolan for the fifth time following The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception.

Murder, torture, zombies - fun times return for 'Thrones' fans


The returning 'Game of Thrones' has something for everyone. Dragons, ice zombies, Ed Sheeran in a red cape - truly, this is a fantasy romp to tick all the boxes.

Monday, Jul 17

Dunkirk movie review: Christopher Nolan’s wartime drama Dunkirk is ‘breathtaking’


Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, which tells the story of the evacuation of British forces from the beach at Dunkirk in 1940, is his first venture into historical film making.

These pubs are hosting Game of Thrones season 7 premiere screenings with pints, food and games


There's a reason why second-screening is so popular - there's nothing better than enjoying your favourite TV show alongside a community of equally-obsessed viewers.

Watch: Man took his pet sheep to supermarket and caused quite a stir

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Perhaps he was on the hunt for a baaa-rgain - but it was no surprise this unexpected visitor got some sheepish looks.

Game of Thrones season 7 episode 1 review: Feminist Jon Snow, Ed Sheeran, hipster Euron and top knot jokes

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I don't know if a Maester invented a time travel machine in between Game of Thrones seasons 6 and 7, but there sure was a lot of 2017 influence going on in last night's return episode, 'Dragonstone'.

Sunday, Jul 16

Returning heroes: Cillian Murphy and Barry Keoghan take to the red carpert for Dunkirk premiere

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Cillian Murphy and Barry Keoghan were the epitome of returning heroes at tonight's Dunkirk premiere in Dublin.

WATCH: Young garda blows crowd away with his rendition of Sinatra's 'My Way'

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A young garda impressed a sizable crowd when he took to a stage in Mayo to perform Frank Sinatra's iconic song 'My Way'.

'It really bothered me' - Rory Cowan explains why he quit Mrs Brown's Boys

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Rory Cowan has given his first television interview since departing Mrs Brown's Boys and said being so far away from his family and friends was the reasoning behind his shock exit from the show.

Review: Francis Brennan sets up camp in Vietnam, but at what price to the viewer?


Timing, we're told, is everything, and if that's true, the timing of RTÉ boss Dee Forbes in seeking a licence fee hike is somewhat unfortunate.