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Thursday 4th July

Kinsale Arts Festival - Colin Dunne

Colin Dunne on his 'Feet First' project at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival where he will conduct the Irish Chamber Orchestra. The website is www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

IDEATE Kilkenny

Mick Minogue on the IDEATE Festival in Kilkenny which celebrates craft, design and creativity. It takes place on July 5th & 6th - www.ideatefestival.com.

Wednesday 3rd July

Cathy Davey - Paws & Hooves

Cathy Davey and friends will be celebrating Independence Day the 4th of July at Alfies of South William Street in Dublin with an event called 'Paws and Hooves'. The event is for Dogs Aid and My Lovely Horse Rescue and starts at 8pm, with a DJ until late. The e-mail for further information is marti@littlebigdog.ie.

Guild Hall Derry

Deirdre Harte on the refurbishment of the Guild Hall in Derry which will be celebrated with concerts in Derry and London - www.cityofculture2013.com for full details.

Tuesday 2nd July

Loves - Jane Murray Flutter

Jane Murray Flutter talking about her mother the novelist Rumer Godden and her love of ballet. Jane Murray Flutter will host a Literary Tea at the West Cork Literary Festival on Saturday, July 13th at 3.30 in the Maritime Hotel in Bantry.

Friday 28th June

Hay Festival Kells - Part One

Arena broadcasts from the Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells as part of the Hay Festival in Kells. Seán Rocks is joined by Germaine Greer.

Hay Festival Kells- Part Two

Seán Rocks is joined by Owen Sheers - Welshman, author, and official poet for the Welsh Rugby Union, Germaine Greer, Lisa Dwann and Gabriel Rosenstock.

Thursday 27th June

Arthur Guinness Projects

Over the next three years the Arthur Guinness Projects will spend up to three million euro on the arts. There will be bursaries ranging from five to fifty thousand euro paid out to twenty projects each year. If you're a struggling artist and you'd like to put your pitch in, you can get all the details from www.arthurguinnessprojects.com

Wednesday 26th June

Nighthawks Part Two

Live music from Sinead White who performs 'Mouth Trumpet', Seamus Brennan reads 'The Boys From Ballybough' by Stephen Kennedy & Ollie Cole performs 'Little Wolf' and 'Helium Heart'.

Nighthawks Part One

Live music from The Ground Will Shake who perform 'Miss Serene' and 'C'mon Everybody' and Writer / Comedian Kevin Gildea.

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