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Friday 28th April

Celebrating the work of Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Mike McCormack, one of writers taking part in the ‘Writing The Sky’ event at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature this weekend, a celebration of the work of Dermot Healy ...

Monday 17th April

Arena continues at Cruinniú na Cásca

Continuing coverage from Cruinniú na Cásca celebrations at St Stephen's Green, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra are joined by Cara O'Sullivan, Eugene Ginty and Simon Morgan for an hour of old fashioned entertainment with ...

Arena at Cruinniú na Cásca

As part of Cruinniú na Cásca, Arena is live from the St Stephen's Green Stage with guests including The Hothouse Flowers, Sean Keane, Lisa Lambe, Chris Meehan & His Redneck Friends ...

Thursday 13th April

Preview of Cruinniú na Cásca

Sorcha Kenny and Abie Philbin Bowman previews events around the country on Easter Monday for Cruinniú na Cásca

Tuesday 11th April

Shortlist for 2017 International Dublin Literary Award

Kay Sheehy with a guide to the 10 novels on the shortlist for this year's International Dublin Literary Award, which she will review in turn over the coming months before ...

Friday 7th April

A profile of Pablo Neruda

Jessica Traynor with a profile of Chilean poet, Communist and Nobel laureate  Pablo Neruda

Wednesday 5th April

Review: the new podcast "S-Town"

Anna Rodgers reviews the new podcast "S-Town", about reporter Brian Reed and his hunt for a possible murderer in a small American town (from the creators of This American Life and ...

Tuesday 28th March

Robert Silvers, RIP

Daniel Geary remembers the literary career of the late Robert Silvers, one of the founding editors of the highly-influential New York Review of Books

Monday 27th March

Sing-Along Social, Mother's Day and ABBA

Sorcha Kenny reports from this month’s Sing Along Social event, celebrating Mother’s Day and the music of ABBA Official website:   www.facebook.com/pg/singalongsocial 

Thursday 9th March

"Young Blood: The Beats and Voices of Our Generation" for St Patrick's Festival Weekend

Aoife Woodlock and spoken word performers Felispeaks and John Cummins explain what audiences can expect at "Young Blood: The Beats and Voices of Our Generation", a concert celebrating Irish rap, ...

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