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    Live Music - Nigel Mooney

    Nigel Mooney, accompanied by Johny Taylor performs his version of 'Danny Boy'. Nigel Mooney's latest album is 'The Bohemian Mooney' and his website is www.nigelmooney.com.

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    Iarla O'Lionaird

    Iarla O'Lionaird will perform Iomas - 'Intuition' with the RTE Concert Orchestra on Thursday September 12th at Dublin's National Concert Hall. The websites for further information are www.rte.ie/co and www.nch.ie. Iarla O'Lionaird joins Seán Rocks

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    The Late David Turpin

    David Turpin on his new album 'We Belong Dead', his first album in four years. The show 'The Late David Turpin' is at Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre on Sunday September 15th as part of this year's Dublin Fringe Festival - www.fringefest.com.

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    Album Reviews

    Edel Coffey and Alan Corr review this week's new album releases 'Snapshot' from The Strypes, 'Electric Lady' from Janelle Monae and 'Sequel to the Prequel' from Babyshambles.

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    Down with Jazz - Nigel Mooney

    Down with Jazz performed by Nigel Mooney with Jonny Taylor on piano and Nigel Mooney will play the 'Down With Jazz' Festival in Dublin's Temple Bar Meeting House Square, this weekend. downwithjazz.ie

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    Bjork at Electric Picnic

    Bjork performed at the Electric Picnic over the weekend and Sinead Mooney was there to check it out for Arena.

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    Saucy Sundays

    Saucy Sundays takes place in The Grand Social on Liffey St, just off the Ha'penny Bridge in Dublin every Sunday night from 5.00 til 11.00 p.m. 8 bands or musicians are given a 30 minute slot to showcase their original material and it's free in.

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    The X-Factor

    Radio essay about X Factor written by Alan Corr.

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    Album previews

    Tony Clayton Lea has been browsing through the release schedules this winter for Arena. Katy Perry’s Prism is one of the most highly anticipated album releases, he also reviews Eminem's new album, Miley Cyrus and the Manic Street Preachers 

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    Music of The Lock Out

    The Lockout remains the largest incidence of industrial action the state has ever seen with more than 20,000 workers either locked out of their jobs by their employers or on strike, central to the Lock Out was the music of the time Francis Devine joins Evelyn O Rourke to discuss.

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