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    Matthew McConaghey

    Matthew McConaughey has just won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof, in the film ‘Dallas Buyers Club’. Set in the 1980s, it tells the story of a Texan diagnosed with AIDS who decides to source his own medication in Mexico to help fight the disease.    

    RTE Ten’s Alan Corr recently met up with Matthew Mc Conaughey and asked him how he decided to portray the life and character of Ron Woodroof....

    The track is My Morning Jacket with ‘Ready to be Called On’ from the soundtrack to the movie.....


    Blue Note Jazz

    As a label Blue Note records is synonymous with the very best of jazz and this year it celebrates its seventy fifth birthday.

    Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. Francis Wolff became involved shortly afterwards. It derives its name from the characteristic "blue notes" of jazz and the blues

    Gerry Godley reports.


    Caroline Moreau

    Caroline in a French singer living in Ireland. She plays the Sirius Art Centre at the Old Yacht Club in Cobh this coming Friday night, 7th of February; the Pig's Back Cafe in Doulas on Saturday night, 8th February and on Valentine's night, that's the 14th of February, she is playing Whelan's in Wexford Street here in Dublin


    Death of Pete Seeger

    John McKenna, Tommy Sands and Pierce Turner on the life and music of Pete Seeger who has died aged 94.


    Music Documentaries

    Tony Clayton-Lea with a preview of music documentaries to be released in 2014 including '20 Feet From Stardom', 'I'll be Me', 'All Things Must Pass - The Rise and Fall of Tower Records', 'Beautiful Noise' and 'The Doc: Shot'.


    Live Music - The Mighty Stef

    The Mighty Stef performs 'A Song for a Blind Girl' live in studio. The band play Whelan's of Wexford Street in Dublin on Friday January 31st.


    Album Reviews

    Aoife Barry and Simon Barry review this week's albums 'Feels Like Home' from Sheryl Crow, Ásgeir with 'In The Silence' and 'Too True' from Dum Dum Girls.


    Live Music - Eugene Donegan

    Eugene Donegan performs 'The Rathbrown Waltz' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Eugene's album 'Sail Against The Wind' will be released at The Droichead Arts Centre on Saturday January 25th.

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