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    "Rigoletto" by Opera Theatre Company

    Theatre director Selina Cartmell and playwright Marina Carr discuss their latest production, a contemporary version of the Verdi opera “Rigoletto” by Opera Theatre Company

    Further details:  www.opera.ie 

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    dREA, live in session

    Chat with singer Damien from the band dREA about their new album “Bravest Of All” 

    Official website: www.facebook.com/drea.official

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    Gospel Rising, gospel music festival

    Mary Neylon, festival organiser and Eimear Crehan, conductor with the Speak Up Sing Out Gospel Choir who will be one of the performers in Ireland’s biggest gospel music festival Gospel Rising

    Full details:  http://gospelrising.com 

    Choir website:  www.facebook.com/speakupsingoutfindyourvoice 

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    "Fear Of A Black Planet" by Public Enemy

    Jim Carroll marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the album “Fear Of A Black Planet” by Public Enemy and considers how important it was in addressing issues of racial intolerance

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    Album reviews

    Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review “Wilder Mind” by Mumford & Sons, “Born Under Saturn” by Django Django and “The Waterfall” by My Morning Jacket

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    Old Hannah in session

    Live music and chat with Lucie Crichlow, lead singer with Old Hannah about their second EP “Iron and Wood”

    Official website:  www.oldhannah.com   

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    "EX-hib-IT-US 2015", urban opera by Outlandish Theatre

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports on EX-hib-IT-US 2015, an urban opera by Outlandish Theatre, a collaboration with residents of St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 whose estate has been on the brink of demolition for a long time

    Further details:  www.outlandishtheatre.com 

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    Wayne Kramer at Drogheda Arts Festival

    Wayne Kramer (former guitarist with American pioneering punk band MC5) talks about his time in prison and why he established his charity ‘Jail Guitar Doors’ and the power of rehabilitation 

    Further details:  http://droghedaartsfestival.ticketsolve.com  

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    San Fermin, live

    Live session with the Brooklyn band San Fermin 

    Official website:  www.sanferminband.com 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    Ultan Conlon, singer/songwriter

    Chat with singer/songwriter Ultan Conlon about his latest album “Songs Of Love So Cruel”

    Official website:  www.ultanconlon.com 

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