US writer Nicole Kelby will read from her latest novel.

Cork World Book Fest Highlights 2014

Celebrating ten years in existence, the Cork World Book Fest (April 22-26), organised by Cork City Library ...

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A war of words in Faulks' Birdsong

Sebastian Faulks is surprised his WW1 novel works so well on the stage, says Jo Kerrigan

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Gap in vinyl record market is Plugd

HMV are to reopen their flagship Dublin store, on Grafton Street, with 40% off all vinyl albums, on ...

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Mícheál Ó Suilleabháin

Ó Súilleabháin to perform musical salute to Cork's Captain O' Neill

One of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, will perform for one ...

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Marius Neset


Jazz album:Marius Neset/Trondheim Jazz Orchestra
Lion (ACT records) This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Charles Tyrrell was an undergraduate forty years ago when the abstract paintings of his first solo show upset the college hierarchy. His latest show, New Paintings, is at the Taylor Galleries, in Dublin.

The art of abstract solutions

Forty years after his first solo show, Charles Tyrell has introduced etched lines to his customary abstract ...

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Lucius: "More than anything, we are good friends. We genuinely like hanging around together."

Brooklyn band Lucius hit critical mass

Jess Wolfe of Lucius shakes her head in an expression of mild disbelief. “Apparently Paul Krugman got ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Live music: Asgeir

Sugar Club, Dublin

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A scene from Potted Potter — The Unauthorised Harry Experience.

Capturing the magic of Harry Potter in a nutshell

A gently irreverent and affectionate take on the books is how director Richard Hurst describes Potted ...

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After four well-received albums, Booka Shade were close to quitting, but the rise of EDM in the US  has reinvigorated them.

Booka Shade have their time in the sun

The belated popularity of dance music in the US has paid off for German duo, says Ed Power This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Nell Regan says 15 hours of tuition is €200.

Getting down the bones at West Cork Literary Festival

Courses at West Cork Literary Festival offer guidance on all genres of writing and publishing, says ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Tuesday Poem: November Day, For Joan MacKernan

Then, there is prayer.
The act of praying, of being inside the tree
and ...

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Classical music to hit the right notes during Holy Week

Two sensational concerts by the CSO, Vanbrugh Quartet and Camerata are planned for Holy Thursday and ...

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Brendan Gleeson as Father James Lavelle with Kelly Reilly as his daughter in Calvary.

Movie reviews: Calvary, Last Days on Mars, No Limbs, No Limits

Calvary ***
Last Days on Mars ****
No Limbs, No Limits ****

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Diary Of The Fall

Michel Laub
Harvill Secker, £14.99;
ebook, €10.99

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The Collector

Nora Roberts Piatkus, €10.99; ebook, €15.99

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Land Where I Flee

Prajwal Parajul
Quercus, £16.99;
Kindle, £5.66

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