Scene and Heard

MUSIC NEWS: With appearances on the Graham Norton Show and beyond, you’ve probably been ...

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Nothing lost in translation in Ásgeir’s new album

Icelandic music star Ásgeir has released an English version of his hit album, says Ed Power. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Kilmeen Drama Group's production of The Walworth Farce at the Cork Opera House, in Cork on April 29 is a change from their traditional route.

Playful turn for Kilmeen drama The Walworth Farce

"What are we without our stories?" asks Dinny, the father of two young men in Enda Walsh’s bizarre homicidal ...

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Alessandro Brustenghi

Singing friar says heavenly voice is gift from God

Alessandro Brustenghi is a young Italian Franciscan friar whose beautiful, emotionally charged tenor ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Jazz cd review:Phronesis

Life To Everything (Edition)

**** This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Natalie Radmall Quirke as Olivia, Mark O'Halloran as Malvolio, and Barry John O'Conor as Orsino, in the Abbey Theatre's new production of Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare. Pic: Sarah Doyle

Shakespeare's 450th birthday marked by Abbey production of Twelfth Night

The Abbey has marked William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by producing Twelfth Night, says Pádraic Killeen. ...

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Cork Shakespearean Company's Kieran O'Leary says the event is a challenge but "I'll be a bit disappointed if the words aren't recited within the 12 hours."

12 venues to recite full works of Shakespeare for 450th birthday

THE complete works of Shakespeare will be recited in 12 venues around Cork City today on the Bard’s 450th ...

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Rhys Darby's new show Short Poppies airs on Netflix.

‘Flight of the Conchords’ star looking for lift-off

Rhys Darby didn’t think anyone would get the joke. “New Zealand humour can be extremely dry,” says the ...

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Vanbrugh Quartet/CCSO
Cork City Hall

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Latin legend Julio Iglesias on passion, performance, and his upcoming Ireland gig

At 70, Julio Iglesias has never lost his passion for performing, says Gerry Quinn. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Linda Kenny and Michael Twomey celebrating 10 successful years of The Everyman Sunday Songbook with an Anniversary Concert on Sunday, April 27, at The Everyman, Cork. Pic: Miki Barlok

The 10th anniversary of The Everyman's Sunday Songbook

The Everyman Sunday Songbook marks its 10th anniversary. Colette Sheridan reports.

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Poet Knute Skinner

The Tuesday Poem

In a Restaurant in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, April 2012

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The ever-popular Chamber Choir Ireland (formerly National Chamber Choir of Ireland) will perform at the beautiful St Fin Barre's Cathedral during this year's Cork International Choral Festival.

More than 5,000 singers for this year's Cork International Choral Festival

Carmina Burana promises to be a highlight of the choral festival in Cork, writes Jo Kerrigan. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Movie reviews:

The Amazing Spider-man 2 ***
The Sea ****
The Love Punch *** This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Walk Home

Rachel Seiffert
Virago, €14.99;
ebook, €9.99

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Romany And Tom

Ben Watt
Bloomsbury, €21.50,
ebook €13.99

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The Ballad of a Small Player

Lawrence Osborne
Hogarth, £12.99;
ebook, €10.99

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The Wolf in Winter

John Connolly
Hodder & Stoughton, €15.99;
ebook, €12.99

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The Land Where Lemons Grow

Helena Attlee
Particular Books, €28.99;
ebook, €13.99

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