Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt has unveiled his 40 man squad for the opening two games of the upcoming RBS Six Nations with the addition of three uncapped players. Munster brothers Niall and Rory Scannell have made the cut following...
Questions were raised when Jose Mourinho decided to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Manchester United when he took over the reigns of the cub last summer. They were not shocked a player of that caliber wanted to join the club more...
The World Cup as we know it is in line for a major shake up after the FIFA Council unanimously approved a 48-team World Cup from 2026 at a vote in Zurich. This means that the tournament will expand from...
Bournemouth's Harry Arter made his International debut in a friendly with England way back in June 2015.  Despite this; injuries and a personal tragedy have stalled his progress on the International fold and the midfielder still remains available to...
As Leicester City eye a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. Fans of Leeds United are reminded of their own incredible journey in the Champions League that saw them reach the semi finals of the competition...
Dundalk have been exceeding all expectations this season as they fly the flag for the League of Ireland in the Europa League. As the Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill revealed his 35 man provisional squad for the upcoming World...
The famous Stone Roses classic that belts out at Old Trafford every match day, “This is the one” could not be more apt this weekend. The most eagerly anticipated game of the season so far will take place at the...
When you look back over the course of Irish sporting history and the legends we associate with their sports, the usual names continuously pop up, Brian O’Driscoll with Rugby, Henry Shefflin with Hurling, Pádraig Harrington with golf, the list...
Manchester United are the most successful club in the history of the Premier League.  History shows they have won the title a record 20 times.  The money that has been spent by the three managers since the departure of...
Following their disastrous attempt at retaining their Premier League title last season, Chelsea go into the new campaign with no European football on offer (for the first time since Roman Abramovich first invested his millions into Stamford Bridge, 13...
If like me you are disappointed that the month long football feast that was Euro 2016 is sadly coming to an end this weekend, both Sky Sports and BT Sport have offered us football fans something to look forward...
Manchester United are a team known for bringing through young talented players- this season alone has seen Jesse Lingard, Timothy Fosu Mensah, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Donald Love, James Weir, Guillermo Varela and Marcus Rashford all make their mark at Old...

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MUSIC

Pet Shop Boys live at Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Pet Shop Boys
After the huge success of the first part of their Super World Tour last autumn, the Pet...

VITAL returns to Belfast with Tiesto & Clean Bandit

vital
The annual Vital Festival returns to Belfast's Boucher Road Playing Fields on Saturday 26 August - Tickets...

Relive the magic this July at Punchestown Music Festival

Punchestown
The Punchestown Music Festival returns this Summer with a two-day line up featuring Tom Jones and Jess...

Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

MOVIES

CHiPS

The mysterious case of Mr.Dax Shepard has always struck me as strange. At face value, he seems...

Life

Nothing good ever happens in space. Life follows a group of researchers on the International Space Station...

The Age of Shadows

The Age of Shadows is a precisely crafted and excitingly stylish picture hailing from South Korea. Directed...

The Salesman

The Salesman, written and directed by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, comes to us as this year's Oscar...

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INTERVIEWS

Pure M chats to… The Blades

The Blades celebrate the launch of their Vinyl edition of their album 'MODERNISED' at Whelan's on Friday...

Pure M chats to… The Doors Alive

To call The Doors Alive merely a tribute act would be a huge disservice to what  is the...

Pure M meets Dublin Art-Pop Duo Æ Mak Ahead Of Irish Tour

Dublin band Æ Mak have announced their new single, 'I Walk', which will be launched in The...

Pure M chats to… The Answer

They are The Answer, a rock band from Northern Ireland. They write, perform and love to kick...

Pure M chats to… Ailbhe Reddy

Dublin musician Ailbhe Reddy is a singer-songwriter whose deeply personal heart-on-her-sleeve lyrics and a memorable voice lingers...

CULTURAL

The Catholic Church: Hypocrisy at its finest

Catholic
Growing up, I had never heard of a “Mother and baby home” being in existence. It sounds...

“Just bin it and forget about it”- what really happens to all the things we own

Bin
In this phase of high mass consumption that we live in, putting rubbish into a bin is...

An Inconvenient Truth

Truth
We surely live in historic times. The world, or at least the one that is ever-increasingly mediated...

GAMES

Sniper Elite 4: Review

Sniper Elite 4 is the latest offering from Rebellion's WWII 3rd person shooter series, which sees your character...

Horizon Zero Dawn: Review

Guerrilla Games has abandoned the assault rifle and dystopian world of Killzone for a society with a...

Four reasons to pick up Mafia 3

Mafia 3
If you haven’t bought 2k’s new game, Mafia 3, then here are four reasons you should consider...

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