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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  

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    For copyright reasons this programme is not available as a podcast


    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

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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

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    Rap anniversary

    Jim Carroll on 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking rap album “Illmatic” by Nas

    Maria Doyle Kennedy

    live music and chat with Maria Doyle Kennedy (& her husband Kieran), they perform “Sing” and "The Most Beautiful People Are Broken", tracks from her new album ‘Maria Live’


    Album Reviews

    John Meagher and Sinead Ní Mhórdha review "Caustic Love" from Paolo Nutini, "Architect" from Wallis Bird and "It's Album Time" from Todd Terje

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