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Monday 15th July

Loves - David Sedaris

David Sedaris chooses the book 'World War Z' by Max Brooks as something he 'Loves'. 'Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls' is the latest book from David Sedaris. The Publishers are ...

Wednesday 10th July

Alan Corr on Mumford and Sons

Alan Corr on why he doesn't like the band Mumford and Sons who play Dublin's Phoenix Park on Sunday July 14th.

Mumford and Sons

Seán Rocks reads out listeners reactions to Alan Corr's earlier piece on Mumford and Sons.

Tuesday 9th July

Joan Bakewell

The hunt is on for the Sky Arts Portrait painter of the year. The Dublin heat will be held on Sunday July 14th at Dublin's RDS. Sky Arts Presenter Joan ...

Monday 8th July

10 Days in Dublin Festival

Mitzi Dalton of the 10 Days in Dublin Festival joins Seán Rocks. The website for further information is www.10daysindublin.com.

Thursday 4th July

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.

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.

Wednesday 3rd July

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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