MUSIC: DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Dublin's historic spaces ring with great music again as Dublin International Chamber Music Festival returns to celebrate 50 years of music-making with performances by Peter Tuite, Carducci Quartet, Irish Chamber Orchestra & more (Various venues across the capital from 7th - 12th June).

BOOK: THE TRIAL OF LOTTA RAE

Set in London at the beginning of the 20th century, with the women's suffrage movement as a backdrop, the debut novel from the journalist and broadcaster (and sister of the Pogues' frontman) tells the tale of a young working-class girl sexually assaulted by a wealthy man. Unusually, considering the era, the case goes to court... Siobhan talks to RTÉ Arena below (Published by Welbeck, out now).

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CINEMAS: MEN

The latest movie from Alex Garland sees the singular filmmaker behind Ex Machina and Annihilation (and cult TV series Devs) tackling his first proper horror movie, with a cast lead by Jessie Buckley and, in multiple roles, Rory Kinnear. And if the trailer freaks you out, wait until you see the movie... (In cinemas nationwide now)

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ART: AUGMENTED BODY, ALTERED MIND

Exploring the relationships between the climate crisis and neurodivergence, Alan James Burns' collaboration with writer Dylan Coburn Grey, composer Michael Riordan, and digital artist collective Ibragim (presented as part of this year's Carlow Arts Festival programme) is an immersive interactive experience that explores the relationships between technology, neurodivergence and climate change (Carlow College, from 10th - 12th June)

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EVENT: FEMME FATALE PRESENTS CABARET

What good is sitting alone In your room? Come hear the music play... Party monsters Femme Fatale celebrate their 10th birthday with a 50th Anniversary screening of Cabaret at the iconic venue where their shindigs began, with a DJ set from the magnificently monikered Andrews Sisters' Brothers (Sugar Club, Dublin, Saturday June 4th)

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