For Cork band Crojayn, minding the pennies means the sounds will look after themselves

Crojayn used the proceeds of their busking in Cork to finance their first EP, writes Ellie O’Byrne.

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There’s no place Jess Glynne would rather be

Jess Glynne is revelling in her role as one of the most exciting new voices in pop, writes Ed Power.

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Lee Valley artists drawn together for Macroom show

Emer Kelly’s work in a Macroom exhibition was often inspired by Cork’s urban environment. However, her move to the country may bring some changes, writes Mark Ewart

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Five things to do this week

Making plans for the week ahead? We’ve got you covered.

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Showbiz round-up: Daniel Craig just wants a quiet drink

DANIEL CRAIG has said there is one thing that leaves him shaken and stirred – fans taking pictures of him when he’s trying to relax with a quiet drink.

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Children’s books

I’m a Girl! By Yasmeen Ismail (Bloomsbury; €8.80)

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Book review: Operation Thunderbolt

OPERATION Thunderbolt tells the story of one of the most celebrated, modern counter-terrorism operations. 

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Book review: One Wide Expanse

MICHAEL LONGLEY is one of the most popular Irish poets of the modern era. 

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Book review: Think Like An Engineer

WE remember the name of penicillin-discoverer Alexander Fleming. But who now recalls Margaret Hutchinson? 

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Book review: The Girl Who Wasn’t There

SEBASTIAN von Eschburg is the lonely offspring of a frosty marriage. 

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Book review: Morning and Evening

MORNING and Evening, the latest of Jon Fosse’s novels to be shepherded into English by the Dalkey Archive Press, attempts to make sense of nothing less than the perpetual astonishment of life itself.

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Book review: Among The Ten Thousand Things

THE most frustrating thing about this debut novel from US writer Julia Pierpont is that it kicks off with a bang.

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Book review: Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

Frederick the Great is judged by many historians to have been an enlightened despot. Geoffrey Roberts on an  impressive, comprehensive new biography by Tim Blanning.

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Book review: The Accident Season

Moira Fowley-Doyle tells Caroline O’Doherty that she likes to keep her characters and her stories rooted in reality even if what’s happening around them is surreal, because a good story will appeal to readers of all ages.

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Anna Daly fronts TV3’s new weekend morning show Saturday AM and Sunday AM

As TV3 launches weekend breakfast TV today, John Meagher heads to the studio to meet Anna Daly and the team of morning TV veterans.

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Our top 10 picks for Electric Picnic 2015

With a week to go to the annual extravaganza in Stradbally, Ed Power selects the top 10 acts he’s most looking forward to catching.

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Caroline Bowditch dances with Frida feeling

Choreographer Caroline Bowditch didn’t get Mexican artist Frida Kahlo until she discovered she too was disabled, she tells Ellie O’Byrne.

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Scene & Heard - Entertainment news

We bring you a round up of all the latest news and reviews from the world of entertainment.

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Irish artists are putting females in the comic frames

So you thought comic books were dominated by muscle-bound men? There Irish artists will make you think again, writes Don O’Mahony

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Zac Efron tones up his decks appeal

LEANING forward and gesturing excitedly, his sparkling blue eyes twinkling, Zac Efron is talking about “pushing buttons and fiddling knobs”.

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