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    Micheal O Suilleabhain, composer & pianist

    This morning we hear some beautiful melodies, that come from the earliest ever collection of Irish Music, which will be performed live in studio by the country's best known musician, pianist Micheal O'Suilleabhain.

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    Diva Casta - The Life Story of Maria Callas

    Singer Maria Callas was one of the most renowned opera stars of the 20th century & is the subject of a show Casta Diva, in studio with John is Irish soprano Mairéad Buicke, who stars as Maria joined by tenor Simon Morgan accompanied on keyboard by James Edwards.

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    Music & chat from Mary & Kathleen Keenan

    Talented traveller sisters Mary & Kathleen Keenan are Clare & they joins us from our Limerick studio for a chat & performance. Mary won her first singing competition aged just 7-years-old. They have since shared the stage with some great acts including The Hothouse Flowers, Finbar Furey & Glen Hansard.

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    Music from Picturehouse

    Dublin band Picturehouse are probably best known for hits like 'Sunburst' & 'Everyboby Loves My Girl', they've been away for a few years but are now back with us & are here in Tallaght this morning for a chat & performance. They are playing a gig in The Village on Wexford Street in Dublin, 15th February.

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    Martha Wainwright

    John speaks to the daughter of revered folk singer Kate McGarrigle & another folk legend Loudon Wainwright III. Martha will be performing live in the Opera House in Cork this Friday, Róisín Dubh in Galway on Saturday & Pepper Canister Chruch in Dublin 3rd & 4th February.

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    Johnny McEvoy

    Johnny McEvoy live in studio with music and chat

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    Sarah Carey & choirs Trinity College Chapel Choir & the Lassus Scholars Choir

    Broadcaster & columnist Sarah Carey wonders why Catholics don't sing at Mass, in contrast to a Protestant ceremony, when the whole congregation joins in? The Trinity choir is conducted by Margaret Bridge & the Lassius Scholars Choir conducted by Ita O'Donovan, both choirs will perform & we will ask you to compare!

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