on Thursday's show....Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still"; Irish electronic dancefloor-fillers, Le Galaxie in session on the release of their new album "Pleasure"; and Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gutav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic.
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.