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Thursday 2nd May, 11.05pm, RTE 1

On the Works this week, O Emperor get us in the mood for the Meteor Camden Crawl Dublin this May bank holiday weekend, playing their new single, Holy Fools, from their new album, Vitreous, due out in June. Echo and the Bunnymen headline Camden Crawl and other acts include Fionn Regan and Fight Like Apes. www.camdencrawldublin.com

Julia O'Faolain, daughter of Sean O'Faolain and author of acclaimed novels such as No Country For Young Men, tells Mick Heaney about her memoir Trespassers.

Grainne Humphreys, director of JDIFF, and journalist Patrick Freyne, review the new Pedro Almodovar film, I'm So Excited! Artist Niamh O'Malley shows her new installation, Garden, now at Project Arts Centre, to John Kelly, and author Mohsin Hamid explains How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, his new novel, to Sinéad Gleeson (pictured).

Image credit: the image in the background of the film review is Burj Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2009-10 by photographer David Thomas Smith, courtesy of The Copper House Gallery www.thecopperhousegallery.com

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