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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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    Comedian Fred Cooke

    Comedian Fred Cooke joins Seán Rocks. Fred plays Dublin's Vicar Street on Saturday April 20th - www.ticketmaster.ie.

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    Rijksmuseum Reopening

    The Rijksuseum reopened over the weekend in Amsterdam after being closed for renovation for a number of years. Flor Mac Carthy chats to Seán about it. www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

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    Radio Play - What next for Hedy Lamarr?

    Drama On One's 'What Is Life?' season of science plays begins this Sunday April 7th at 8pm on RTÉ Radio 1 with "What next for Hedy Lamarr", Written and Directed by Joe O'Byrne. For more details go to www.rte.ie\dramaonone. Joe O'Byrne and Ruth Barton, Author of 'Hedy Lamarr: The most beautiful woman in film', join Evelyn O'Rourke.

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    Reginald D.Hunter

    Comedian Reginald D.Hunter on his Irish tour entitled 'In the midst of Crackers'. The website for tour dates is www.reginalddhunter.com.

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