'Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect', a documentary by Mark Noonan
Mark Noonan talks about his film 'Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect'
'Horse Fair' by Rachael Hegarty
Rachael Hegarty reads 'Horse Fair' from her debut collection 'Flight Paths Over Finglas' (published by Salmon Poetry)
Review: 'A Legacy of Spies' by John le Carré
Declan Burke reviews 'A Legacy of Spies' by John le Carré (published by Penguin)
'My Absolute Darling' by Gabriel Tallent
Gabriel Tallent talks about his debut novel 'My Absolute Darling' (published by Fourth Estate)
A history of record labels - Sub Pop
Jim Carroll with his occasional series on the history of record labels – this week, Sub Pop
Opera in the cinema
Fergus Sheil chats about the live screening of 'The Magic Flute' (productions by The Metropolitan Opera New York and The Royal Opera House Covent Garden) which are coming to Irish cinema
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Trucker' by Shenoah Allen
Comedian, writer and performer Shenoah Allen (who is one half of the American comedy duo ‘The Pajama Men’ talks about his show 'Trucker'
Review: 'Bowie: A Life', a biography by Dylan Jones
Róisín Dwyer reviews 'Bowie: A Life', a biography of David Bowie by Dylan Jones (published by Penguin)
A public interview with Frank McGuinness
A live public interview with playwright Frank McGuinness, to mark the publication of his latest novel 'The Woodcutter and His Family' (published by O'Brien Press)
Anticipating the 60th Dublin Theatre Festival 2017
A live broadcast from the Civic Theatre Tallaght ahead of the upcoming 60th Dublin Theatre Festival
Simon Maher and Róisín Dwyer review 'Concrete and Gold' from Foo Fighters, 'Dream Your Way Out Of This One' from Niall Connolly and 'Savage' from Gary Numan
JP Donleavy RIP
The death was announced today of the Irish American author JP Donleavy
Essay: pre-publicity around films
Chris Wasser with an essay about why he’s tired of all the pre-publicity around films and knowing everything about them long before they’re released
Sarah Taaffe Maguire and Gavin Burke review 'Mother', 'The Villainess' and 'Victoria and Abdul'
3 books on.....the land
Peter Murphy selects his 3 favourite books about the land
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady' by Amanda Coogan and the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf
Performance artist Amanda Coogan explains her collaboration with the Dublin Theatre of the Deaf on 'Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady'
Shortlist for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017
Kay Sheehy with a run-down of the 6 authors on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker Prize for Fiction
Sounds From A Safe Harbour Festival 2017
Mary Hickson and Bryce Dessner, co-curators of the Sounds From A Safe Harbour festival
'The Reluctant Contact' by Stephen Burke
Stephen Burke talks about his latest novel 'The Reluctant Contact' (published by Hodder & Stoughton) ; he also talks about his work as a film-maker and latest film 'Maze'
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Saharcasm' by Sahar Ali
Sahar Ali explains how themes of Irishism, Arabism and racism inspired her one-woman show 'Saharcasm' which is running at the Dublin Fringe Festival
'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', an exhibition in Paris
Kay Sheehy visited 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams', a major exhibition of 70 years of Dior designs at the Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris
'Flight Paths Over Finglas' by Rachael Hegarty
Rachael Hegarty talks about her debut collection of poetry 'Flight Paths Over Finglas' (published by Salmon Poetry)
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Spliced' by Timmy Creed
Timmy Creed, writer & performer of 'Spliced', a play staged in a handball alley which aims to shine a light on identity and mental health in the GAA
20 years of street art by Banksy
Cristín Leach looks back at the 20-year career of street artist Banksy
Drimoleague Singing Festival 2017
The inaugural Drimoleague Singing Festival, with guests including John Spillane, Nell Ní Chroinín and Liam O'Maonlaí
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Close To The Sun' by The Corps Ensemble
Philip Doherty and Mary Murray chat about 'Close To The Sun', a play by The Corps Ensemble about a family in Australia preparing for a wedding until the unexpected arrival of an estranged sibling brings demons of the past back to life
Sinead Gleeson and Simon Maher review 'Unfinished Business' from Paul Brady, 'Sleep Well Beast' from The National and 'Native Invader' from Tori Amos
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'The Assassination of Pope Urban II' by James Moran
James Moran chats about his experimental comedy show 'The Assassination of Pope Urban II'
Essay: standing ovations in the theatre
John Doran with an essay about theatrical standing ovations
'Headland', new works by Elizabeth Magill at the Limerick City Gallery of Art
Sorcha Kenny visited the Limerick City Gallery of Art to view 'Headland', the first exhibition in 10 years of the work of Canadan Irish artist Elizabeth Magill
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'The Shitstorm', a play by Simon Doyle and Maeve Stone
Maeve Stone, director and Simon Doyle, writer of the play 'The Shitstorm'
Review: 'The Break' by Marian Keyes
Mary McGill reviews 'The Break' by Marian Keyes, about a marriage going through a crisis (published by Michael Joseph)
'The Drummer & The Keeper', a film by Nick Kelly
Nick Kelly chats about how his experience as a songwriter helped him as a film-maker (his debut film 'The Drummer & The Keeper' is released this weekend)
Sorcha Kenny and Paul Whitington review 'It', 'Wind River' and 'Insyriated'
Simon Quigley Ensemble at the Skerries Soundwaves 2017 Festival
Pianist/composer Simon Quigley who is one of the performers at the upcoming Skerries Soundwaves Festival, with a piece called 'Crimson Gown' which he composed with Fiach Moriarty
Review: 'The Party' by Elizabeth Day
Áine Ní Ghlinn and Rex Ryan review 'The Party' by Elizabeth Day (published by Fourth Estate)
'You Won't Forget Me: A Centenary Celebration of writer Maeve Brennan in Words and Music'
Emilie Conway chats about the show she created 'You Won’t Forget Me: A Centenary Celebration of writer Maeve Brennan in Words and Music' at the National Concert Hall next week
Hitchcock's Vertigo, the greatest film ever made?
Murray Pomerance, one of the speakers at a seminar in Dublin next week that asks 'is Hitchcock’s Vertigo the greatest film ever made?'
Review: 'he' by John Connolly
Declan Burke reviews 'he' by John Connolly (published by Hodder & Stoughton)
'Hamnet' at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2017
Sorcha Kenny reports from rehearsals for 'Hamnet'
'Take Off Your Cornflakes', by Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan
Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan talk about their play 'Take Off Your Cornflakes'
The Aran jumper, an iconic fashion item
Michelle Millar Fisher, one of the curators of the MoMA New York exhibition 'Items: Is Fashion Modern?' in which the Aran jumper is included as one of the most iconic fashion items from the past century
Tom Murphy becomes a Saoi of Aosdána
Congratulations to playwright Tom Murphy who earlier today became a Saoi of Aosdána
1967, an important year for the films of Sidney Poitier
Dan Geary looks back 50 years to 1967, a ground-breaking year for actor Sidney Poitier and for films tackling themes of racism and what it was like to be black in America
Two exhibitions by Paul Mosse
Artist/sculptor Paul Mosse who has two major exhibitions currently – one in Hillsboro Fine Art Dublin called 'First' and one in Visual Carlow called 'What’s With the Apocalypse?'
Music In Monkstown Festival 2017
John Finucane, clarinettist with the National Symphony Orchestra and organiser of the Music In Monkstown Festival which takes place this coming weekend
'Normal' by Caitríona Daly at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2017
Writer Caitríona Daly and actor Karen Ardiff talk about their play 'Normal', about what it's like being the mother of a son with autism
Aoife Barry and Eamon Sweeney review 'American Dream' from LCD Soundsystem, 'Freedom Child' from The Script and 'Hearts That Strain' from Jake Bugg
Preview of Wicklow Film Festival 2017
Jon Hozier Byrne, one of the curators of the Wicklow Film Festival which begins next week
Review: 'Such Small Hands' by Andrés Barba
Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Such Small Hands' by Andrés Barba (published by Portobello Books)
'Celebrating Callas - The Life, Loves & Music of Maria Callas', written and produced by Niall Morris
Niall Morris, writer/producer of 'Celebrating Callas - The Life, Loves & Music of Maria Callas' at the National Concert Hall
Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 - 'Soldier Still' by Junk Ensemble
Megan and Jessica Kennedy, co-directors of Junk Ensemble and retired army officer Tom Clonan talk about the dance show 'Soldier Still' at the Dublin Fringe Festival
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