‘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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Midnight in Europe

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

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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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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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Colin Barrett will receive his €25k Frank O'Connor prize at the Cork International Short Story Festival. Picture: Nick Bradshaw

Colin Barrett blazing a trail with short stories 

It’d take more than a €25,000 prize and a looming football semi-final to distract Young Skins ...

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Scene and Heard: Tips for Electric Picnic

PICNIC PARTICULARS: The programmers at Electric Picnic have been doing their stuff for ...

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Scene and Heard: Tips for Electric Picnic

PICNIC PARTICULARS: The programmers at Electric Picnic have been doing their stuff for ...

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Des Bishop has extended his visa for a second year in China, but is temporarily back in Ireland for a series of live shows.

Des Bishop is Far out in the Far East

Getting an audience to join in a song about the Black and Tans wasn’t Des Bishop’s only achievement ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Kate Bush returns to centre stage

Kate Bush made a sensational return to the concert stage on Tuesday night — 35 years after her ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Kate Bush returns to centre stage

Kate Bush made a sensational return to the concert stage on Tuesday night — 35 years after her ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Clean Bandit, l-r, Luke Patterson, Jack Patterson, Grace Chatto and Milan Neil Amin-Smith. 'Rather Be' was one of this summer's big smashes.  <

CLEAN BANDIT: There’s no place they’d rather be

What a crazy, thrilling year it’s been for Clean Bandit. Twelve months ago, the Cambridge quartet ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Clean Bandit, l-r, Luke Patterson, Jack Patterson, Grace Chatto and Milan Neil Amin-Smith. 'Rather Be' was one of this summer's big smashes.  <

CLEAN BANDIT: There’s no place they’d rather be

What a crazy, thrilling year it’s been for Clean Bandit. Twelve months ago, the Cambridge quartet ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Merrill Garbus says summer festivals like Electric Picnic are rejuvenating.

Tune-Yards looking forward to taking Electric stage

Merril Garbus tells Ed Power why she’s so looking forward to performing at Electric Picnic This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Merrill Garbus says summer festivals like Electric Picnic are rejuvenating.

Tune-Yards looking forward to taking Electric stage

Merril Garbus tells Ed Power why she’s so looking forward to performing at Electric Picnic This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Paul Dillon in the true story of a WWI veteran, Lackendarra Jim — A Hermit Of The Comeragh Mountains.

Hermit of Comeraghs takes centre stage at lake

The Comeragh mountain range in Co Waterford is an area of spectacular natural beauty, a relatively undiscovered ...

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