Moving from Sesame Street to Avenue Q

Political incorrectness is to the fore in the Broadway and West End hit musical, Avenue Q which is coming ...

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Conor O’Toole is exploring the bare essentials of manhood

The Dublin comic Conor O’Toole is trying to figure out what kind of man he has become in his show, ...

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Album Review: Interpol - El Pintor

Interpol get a hard time for sounding a lot like Interpol. The charge is that, after several engaging ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Album Review: Interpol - El Pintor

Interpol get a hard time for sounding a lot like Interpol. The charge is that, after several engaging ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Lloyd Cole: Still making a commotion

Contented and writing the best songs of his career, Lloyd Cole really is a merry old soul, says Joe Dermody ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Tuesday Poem: O’Grady in Kinsale (I.m. of Desmond O’Grady)

He’s hidden everywhere in this harbour, not

as he looks in his photographs but in ...

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Electric? We had a gas time at the Picnic

The adults had as much fun as the kids at the superbly run EP, says Des O’Driscoll ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A riot policeman runs from anti-austerity protesters in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki in, May 2010.  Picture: AP Photo/Giorgos

HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF: Alan Dukes on how we can learn from the financial crisis

The proposals presented by Martin Wolf in ‘The Shifts and the Shocks’ merit close consideration ...

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Charles Stewart Parnell and the printed word

For nearly a decade the United Ireland newspaper was a propaganda vehicle for Charles Stewart Parnell. ...

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‘No place I’d rather be’ sums up this Electric Picnic

The largest Electric Picnic in the event’s 11-year history came to a close last night with a massive ...

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Giant Granny hits the road in Liverpool.

A gigantic opportunity for Limerick

A sensational Grandmother Giant will walk the streets of Limerick from Friday, writes Jo Kerrigan

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Movie Reviews: Million Dollar Arm

Million Dollar Arm ***
The Grand Seduction ***
Obvious Child ***

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The Dog

Joseph O’Neill
4th Estate, €15.99, ebook €14.56
Review: ...

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Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother’s Ruin Became The Spirit Of London

Olivia Williams
Headline, €21.50, €10.99
Review: Katie Wright

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All My Puny Sorrows

Miriam Toews
Faber & Faber: €15.99. Kindle: €7.57.
Review: ...

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China Dolls

Lisa See
Bloomsbury, £17.25
Review: Zahra Saeed

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Midnight in Europe

Alan Furst
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £18.99
Review: Tony Clayton-Lea

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Does the X Factor still have the ‘X Factor’?

Can Simon and Cheryl rescue the format, or has the TV show had its day? Ed Power reports This story is enriched with multi-media content

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