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    "The Souvenir Shop", a 1916 art project by Rita Duffy

    Abie Philbin Bowman met artist Rita Duffy who explains her project The Souvenir Shop, a recreation of a shop owned by Tom Clarke – one of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation – and examining how ordinary items can be turned into commodities or ‘souvenirs’ because of their association with a significant period in history

    Full details:  www.souvenirshop19162016.com

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    EVA International 2016

    Declan Long spoke to Cameroonian artist Koyo Kouoh, curator of this year’s contemporary art exhibition EVA International who explains the theme “Still The Barbarians” - the parallels between post-colonialism Ireland and other countries

    Full details:   www.eva.ie 

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    Vona Groarke, poet

    Vona Groarke explains how she went about selecting the works to be featured in her collection “Selected Poems” which has just been published by Gallery Press

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    Marking Brendan Kennelly's 80th birthday

    Professor Nicholas Grene (a friend and Trinity College colleague of Brendan Kennelly) reads “Begin” by Brendan Kennelly on the week of his 80th birthday

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    Artists In Their Spaces - Mick O'Shea

    For her occasional series 'Artists In Their Spaces', Leeanne O’Donnell chats to artist Mick O’Shea about how the space in which he works affects his creativity

    Official website:  http://www.thecollective.ie/mick-o-shea.html

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