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    RDS Music Bursary winner

    the winner of the €10,000 RDS Music Bursary is 18-year old Cork trombonist Clara Daly Donnellan

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    Ed Hamell

    Ed Hamell, American satirist talks about what inspires him to write a song, he performs The Happiest Man In The World

    Official website at http://hamellontrial.com/ 

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    Mama King

    an interview and live music with the Australian singer/songwriter/ukelele player Mama Kin        

    Official website at www.mamakin.com

     

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    Album reviews

    Aoife Barry and Simon Maher review latest albums – “Everyday Robots” by Damon Albarn,  “Tribal” by Imelda May and “Indie Cindy” by The Pixies

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    Nurse With Wound sound artist

    Abie Philbin Bowman interviews avant-garde sound artist Steven Stapleton of experimental band Nurse With Wound    

    For more information about his 12-hour 'The Sleep Concert' at this year's Drogheda Arts Festival check out www.droghedaartsfestival.ie      

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    Nighthawks Arts Collective

    The regular Nighthawks Arts Collective live in studio, featuring music from One Horse Pony, Wyvern Lingo, Ross Breen, Ann Scott, Scott Maher and The Statics,  comedy from Jim Elliott, poet Colm Keegan and comic writer Colm Liddy  

    Check out the Nighthawks at the Cobalt Cafe page on Facebook

    For copyright reasons this programme is not available as a podcast

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    Culwick Choral Society

    Bernie Sherlock talks about her work as director of the Culwick Choral Society who are performing at the NCH on Thursday 24th April. The programme will include Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms

    Check out www.culwick.org for more information

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    World Record Store Day

    Edel Coffey reports on what is happening in independent music shops around the country on World Record Store Day this weekend – she talks to Nigel Kenny of Wingnut, Albert Twomey of Plugd Records in Cork and Steve Kearns of Spin Dizzy in Georges Arcade in Dublin

    Full details at www.recordstoreday.com

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