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    Live Music - We Cut Corners

    Dublin Duo We Cut Corners perform 'Go Easy' and 'Wallflowers' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band perform at the Meteor Camden Crawl Festival over the May Bank Holiday Weekend in Dublin - www.camdencrawldublin.com.

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    Arena's Creative Writing Course - New Planet Cabaret

    Elaine Harrington reads her contribution to Arena's Creative Writing Course 'Heaven Is Mine' The closing date for April's prompt is Midnight on Sunday April 28th. The maximum word count is 700 on any topic to arena@rte.ie

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    Comedian Fred Cooke

    Comedian Fred Cooke joins Seán Rocks. Fred plays Dublin's Vicar Street on Saturday April 20th - www.ticketmaster.ie.

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    Book - 'Fever' by Mary Beth Keane

    Mary Beth Keane on her book 'Fever' which is about 'Typhoid Mary', the woman who was accused of spreading typhoid in early 20th century New York. The Publishers are Simon and Schuster.

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    42nd Hennessy Literary Awards

    The Hennessy Literary Awards honour New Irish Writing . Chairman Ciaran Carty reveals this year's winners: John O'Donnell for Emerging Fiction, Jessica Traynor for Emerging Poetry and Ruth Quinlan for First Fiction. Jessica Traynor was the Overall Winner.

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    Book review: Life After Life

    Life After Life is the latest offering from Kate Atkinson, She is the author of eight novels - four belong to a sort of crime series but the one she is best known for is probably her first, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It won the 1995 Whitbread award. Eithne Shortall reviews. Published by Double Day.

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    Classic Movie: Where Eagles Dare.

    The 1968 War film starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure and directed by Brian G Hutton. Harvey O'Brien join Sean Rocks

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    In the Deep Shade

    A new film about The Frames "In the Deep Shade" will be released here later this week. Filmed by Conor Masterson, it's a fly on the wall documentary shot around the band's 20th anniversary tour Conor Masterson & Colm Mac Con Iomaire join Sean to discuss.

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    Lockout

    Ann Mathews on her play 'Lockout' at the New Theatre in Dublin from this Monday, the 15th of April until the 20th. The website is thenewtheatre.com.

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