Aoife Barry takes a look at the acts nominated for this year's Mercury Music Prize for Best UK and Irish album. Villagers are nominated for the album 'Awayland'. The full list of nominated albums is on www.mercuryprize.com.
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
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.
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.