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    Liberties Festival Dublin

    The organisers of the Liberties Festival in Dublin are inviting people to capture 'One Day in the Liberties' in pictures on Wednesday May 1st. Michael Conlon of Dublin's Liberties Festival joins Seán Rocks - www.libertiesfestivaldublin.com.

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    Loves - Jim Crace

    Novellist Jim Crace chooses the book 'The Goshawk' by T.H. White as something he 'Loves'. Jim Crace's latest book 'Harvest' is Published by Picador.

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    Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part One

    Poets Paula Meehan & Sharon Olds, music from Stacey Nolan and a report from Evelyn O'Rourke on Poet Michael Harding who visited the kitchens of Galway to read from his new memoir 'Staring At Lakes'. The Publishers are Hachette Books.

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    Turner Prize Shortlist

    Declan Long, one of this year's Turner Prize judges, on the shortlist for the prize which will be announced in Derry on December 2nd 2013. The shortlisted names are Tino Seghal, David Shrigley, Laure Prouvost and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

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    Loves - Eva Rice

    Author Eva Rice chooses the musical 'Kiss Me Kate' as something she 'Loves'. Eva's latest book is 'The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp' is Published by Quercus.

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    Festivals around Ireland

    Abie Philbin-Bowman on festivals around the country over the coming weeks - there will be 35 festivals around Ireland in the coming 2 weekends - www.entertainment.ie for full details.

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    42nd Hennessy Literary Awards

    The Hennessy Literary Awards honour New Irish Writing . Chairman Ciaran Carty reveals this year's winners: John O'Donnell for Emerging Fiction, Jessica Traynor for Emerging Poetry and Ruth Quinlan for First Fiction. Jessica Traynor was the Overall Winner.

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