Friday, 16 May 2008

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FOSSETS CIRCUS

Two remarkable performers from Hungary - now touring with the famous Fossets Circus - opened the show with a heart stopping gymnastic performance.

SOAP STARS

Brought together to perform in The Vagina Monologues at Dublin's Tivoli Theatre are three well know faces from the world of TV soaps: Mary McEvoy also known as Biddy from Glenroe took a break from training for the Dublin mini-marathon where she is running to raise funds for motor neurone disease. Mary was joined by Hilda Fay aka Tracey from Fair City, and Wendy Peters who plays Cilla in Coronation Street.

Performance dates:  The Vagina Monologues runs at the Tivoli Theatre Dublin until 7th June.  Details at www.tivoli.ie

PAUL HARRINGTON

Since winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, Paul has continued to win friends throughout the world.  Now back in Ireland, he is releasing a collection of his songs from the last twenty years, including "What I'd Say."

Tour info: Visit www.paulharrington.ie  The album "Paul Harrington, a Collection" is now available.

MISSING AMY FITZPATRICK

On New Year's Day 2008, 15 year old Amy Fitzpatrick went missing not far from her home on the Spanish Costa del Sol. Since then, much has been reported about her disappearance, yet despite the best efforts of the Spanish police, there is little news on her whereabouts. Amy's mother Audrey Fitzpatrick and her partner Dave Mahon gave their first detailed interview to Pat Kenny. 

If anyone has any information about Amy's disappearance, please contact the Gardaí in Ireland or call 0034 636079619 in Spain. You can also email information to: missingamy@live.co.uk

THE VOICE WITHIN

Several voices really. including Peter Corry, Simon Casey, Una Gibney and the Brennan sisters, all performing in a showcase of inspirational songs. The full show can be seen on RTE One on June 7th.

DAVID NORRIS

Senator, raconteur, wit, gay rights activist, Joyce scholar and broadcaster.. What next for the Dublin Senator? Whatever it is, he is planning for the future, including a surprise appearance at his own funeral..

EUTHANASIA

The decision on whether a terminally ill person should have the right to end your own life is by its nature fraught with controversy. Irish law does not permit the practice - however in the Netherlands over two thousand people per year opt for euthanasia. Dutch doctor Peter Admiraal has carried out a number of end of life procedures..

CONCERN

The Late Late Show marked Irish aid agency's 40th anniversary with a celebration of its achievements worldwide.  With contributions from Bono as well as those closely linked to the Concern story, which runs from humble beginnings in Briafra in 1968, to the Ethiopian famine of 1984 to its current position as an influential NGO with over 2000 employees worldwide..
More info at www.concern.net

ANDREA CORR

Andrea paid her own deeply personal tribute to Concern by performing "Pearls," a song written by Sade in the 1980's about the plight of Africa.

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