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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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    John speaks to Madness lead singer Suggs

    This morning John speaks to Suggs, whose real name is Graham McPherson, the lead singer of ska-pop band Madness about his life & career. Madness have produced many successful singles over a period of 20 years, with such hits as Baggy Trousers, It Must be Love, & Our House.

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