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    Celebrating 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats

    special programme celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, reflecting on the poet’s life and legacy with the current Irish Chair of Poetry Paula Meehan and poets Michael Longley and Harry Clifton. Themes addressed: Yeats’ early life, lyrical poetry, Maud Gonne, the occult, Irish politics, marriage, Nobel prize and his legacy

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    Daily arts and popular culture show; today is a special programme recorded in front of a live audience at the Manion House, Dublin. A discussion of the language in this year's "One City One Book" novel - The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle 

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    Daily arts and popular culture show, today live from the Town Hall Theatre Galway as part of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature. Guests include writers Joseph O'Neill, Jon McGregor and Miranda Hill, poets Mícheál Ó Siadhail and Jane Hirshfield, the Cúirt Poetry Slam Champion and music from My Fellow Sponges

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    Ultan Conlon, singer/songwriter

    Chat with singer/songwriter Ultan Conlon about his latest album “Songs Of Love So Cruel”

    Official website:  www.ultanconlon.com 

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    Daily arts and popular culture show, today live from the Cúirt International Festival of Literature in Galway

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    "Twin Peaks", past...and future?

    Tony Tracy looks back 25 years at what made the tv series “Twin Peaks” such a phenomenon and wonders if the new updated version will happen

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    Daredevil on Netflix

    Dave Hendrick reports on latest Marvel character to hit television screens - Daredevil, exclusively on Netflix

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    Celebrating the 'Road To The Rising'

    Celebrating Irish culture in 1915 in a two-hour special with musicians, poets, actors and writers celebrating this momentous period in Irish history

    Live music:  "Róisín Dubh" performed by RTÉ Concert Orchestra / "Light On The Horizon Yet" by Eddie Reader / "O'Mahony's Two Steps" by the Kilfenora Céilí Band / "Children Of 1916" by Declan O'Rourke / "Macushla" performed by Simon Morgan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra / "Oró Sé Do Bheatha Bhaile" performed by RTÉ Concert Orchestra / "Will Ye Go To Flanders" performed by The Key Notes / "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" performed by RTÉ Concert Orchestra / "Mount Street Bridge" by Fiach Moriarty / "The Duke & The Lassies" by the Kilfenora Céilí Band / "Amhráin na bhFiann" performed by RTÉ Concert Orchestra

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