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DRAMA ON ONE: THE SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF DENIS O’ROURKE Drama On One's 'What Is Life?' season continues with the third of four plays inspired by the world of science, marking the 70th anniversary, this year, of the 'What Is Life' lecture series in Dublin by Erwin Schrödinger, physicist and Nobel Laureate.
THE WORKS Writer Declan Hughes and director Matt Torney discuss Digging For Fire, a new production by Rough Magic of Declan’s 1991 hit play; Author Elizabeth Day tells Sinéad Gleeson about her new novel, Home Fires; and John Kelly meets artist Tobias Rehberger, one of three curators of I knOw yoU, an exhibition by a new generation of younger European artists
Paul Brady, Julie Feeney, Allan Harris, film & disco in mix for RTÉ Concert Orchestra summer concerts Hello all Below please find details of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s summer concerts. As part of the Music in High Definition series in August at the National Concert Hall, the RTÉ CO is delighted to present its first full concerts with top Irish artists Paul Brady (1 and 2 August) and Julie Feeney (9 August). […]
THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT Ahead of his visit to Dublin for the Guitar Festival of Ireland, French Tunisian guitarist Roland Dyens is under the Blue Tunes spotlight.
THE WORKS This week Sinéad Gleeson meets Mohsin Hamid, author of How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia; Grainne Humphreys, director of Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, and journalist Patrick Freyne review I’m So Excited, the new film from Pedro Almodovar; plus music from O Emperor
THE LYRIC FEATURE – THE OTHER EMERALD ISLE J.J. O`Shea takes a look at the unique historical connections between Ireland and the Caribbean Island of Montserrat, which is the only country, other than Ireland, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a National Holiday.