RTÉ 2fm Festivals

    2fm is Ireland’s festival station and this year we’ll be out in force across the summer at the top music festivals across the country. Sea Sessions, Castlepalooza, Electric Picnic...Join us on-air and on the ground and listen out across the summer for your chance to win tickets.

    2fm Festivals Sunday 1 September 2013

    Live Set: Noah and the Whale

    Playing 5 songs, Heart of Nowhere, Waiting for My Chance to Come, Rocks and Daggers and 5 Years Time.

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    Live Set: Eels

    Oh Well, Go Knuckles, Souljacker, My Beloved Monster and Mr Es Beautiful Blues.

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    Live Set : Ellie Goulding

    Ellie Goulding performs four songs - Explosions, Your Song, I Need Your Love and Burn.

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    Live Set: Soak

    Soak perform the songs 24 WIndowed House and Sea Creatures.

    Live Set: Kodaline

    Irish superstars, Kodaline, perform Love Like This, Way Back When, Brand New Day, All Comes Down and All I Want.

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    Live Set: Mick Flannery

    Irish artist Mick Flannery performs Wish You Well, What Do You See, Boston and Evening Train.

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    Live Set: Franz Ferdinand

    Scottish indie stars Franz Ferdinand return with a set consisting of Stand on the Horizon, Can't Stop Feeling, The Fallen, Michael, Bullet and This Fire.

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    As Gardai and the HSE await the results of DNA tests on the family of a young blonde girl taken from a Roma family in South Dublin on Monday, the case has brought focus on the Roma community as well as highlighting the powers of the HSE to take children into care.

    The Government’s Special Rapporteur for Child Protection Geoffrey Shannon spoke to Sean

    Meanwhile, the media coverage of both the Dublin story and that of “Maria” in Greece have lead to accusations of racism and stereotyping, with age old tales of gypsies stealing babies causing outrage among the Roma community.

    Writer and journalist Katharine Quarmby has written extensively on the gypsy communities

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