on Friday's show....Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra; interview with author Lionel Shriver about her new book, "Property: A Collection"; and Alan Corr reflects on his early vinyl-buying ahead of Record Store Day.
Last Month in our creative writing course, Dave Lordan asked participants to write a crime story. The Excuse was the working title given by Dave who's with me in studio now. We also have Eoin Purcell of New Island Books who's here to give advice and tips on how to get published.
The story of milliner Philip Treacy is well known. The milliner born in Ahascragh, Co Galway, who studied in NCAD and then to the Royal College of Art in London, is now the foremost hat maker in the world.