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    Colm Mac Con Iomaire in session

    Colm Mac Con Iomaire chats about his unusual 5-string antique violin, performing his album “And Now The Weather” live, his career with bands like The Frames and now being a solo artist

    Official website and tour details:  www.colmmacconiomaire.com        

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    "Donal Dineen presents...." at the Sirius Arts Centre

    Donal Dineen explains what's in store at ‘Donal Dineen presents...’, a night of curated music and chat at the Sirius Arts Centre in Cork tomorrow night

    Full details:  www.siriusartscentre.ie/music/donal-dineen-presents 

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    "Asa, A Christmas Story" by Brian Byrne and Kasey Jones

    Brian Byrne chats about his musical play “Asa, A Christmas Story” co-written with writer Kasey Jones and featuring a lonely seven year old boy who gets only a pencil for Christmas which he uses to draw himself into fantastical situations

    Full details:  www.asachristmasstory.com 

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    New opera "The Dead"

    Composer Ellen Cranitch with director Jo Mangan chat about their operatic interpretation of the James Joyce short story “The Dead”

    Further details:   www.theperformancecorporation.com  and  http://projectartscentre.ie  

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    Vyvienne Long in session

    Singer/songwriter Vyvienne Long chats about her musical career and working on her second album

    Official website:   http://vyviennelong.com       

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    Ye Vagabonds in session

    Diarmuid and Briain MacGloinn of the band Ye Vagabonds chat about their musical career 

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    Album reviews

    Simon Maher and Rachel Breslin review “White Light” by The Corrs, “Songs From The Trees: A Musical Memoir Collection” compilation by Carly Simon and “Human Love” by Newton Faulkner

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    Anderson in session

    Singer/songwriter (Daniel) Anderson of The Rags chats about making a career out of his love for music, getting your work to the public and his debut solo album “Patterns”

    Official website:   http://andersonsongs.com 

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    Ian Bostridge, tenor

    Tenor Ian Bostridge chats about his career ahead of his performance tomorrow night with John Wilson and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in the National Concert Hall

    Further details:  www.nch.ie 

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