Wednesday October 28, 2020

A Tidal wave of twaddle

There are few things less appealing in life than a bunch of millionaires standing together on a stage, asking you to give them your money. If it’s just about bearable when we’re talking about appeals for endeavours such as Live Aid, there are almost

22nd April, 2015

So, to consider the notion as a good marketing move for the launch of a streaming service set to rival Spotify would be ridiculous, right? You would imagine so. But, last week, a bunch of multimillionaires who should have known better, gathered together on stage in New York and told the public they deserved their money simply because they were “artists”.

At a glitzy press conference beamed around the world, there were no...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

A fictional mystery podcast, a spooky video game and a modern movie based on a classic novel are this week’s picks

Jenny Murphy Byrne | 3 days ago

In spite of the cold, and disturbing reflections, Irish TV’s favourite architect hasn’t let go of his obsession with very big windows

Emmanuel Kehoe | 3 days ago

A new Crash Bandicoot game, a drama about former FBI director James Comey and an unusual trip to the beach are this week’s selections

Jenny Murphy Byrne | 1 month ago