The love that killed tragic Bridie Kirk

"The past is never dead," wrote William Faulkner. "It’s not even past." Between Trees and Water, ...

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JOE ROONEY: Children’s comedy festival takes first steps

Psychology Today magazine claims the average four-year-old laughs 300 times a day, while a 40-year-old ...

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PHIL LYNOTT: The legend lives on

On what would have been his 65th birthday, Ed Power looks at Phil Lynott’s legacy ...

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Live music - Sinead O’Connor

National Concert Hall, Dublin

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Baz Ashmawy: Putting a mother’s love to the test

When Baz Ashmawy needed a sidekick for his new adventure show, he recruited his mum, who is 71, says ...

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The Tuesday Poem - Turning Thirty

Now you blame no one and nothing

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Ireland on the therapy couch with Eleanor Tiernan

Eleanor Tiernan’s Dublin Fringe show satirises our woes by treating comedy as a counselling session, ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ricky Skaggs plays with Martin Hayes and Denis Cahill in Bantry

Bringing it all back home: Ricky Skaggs to play in Bantry

As he prepares to play in Bantry, Ricky Skaggs talks bluegrass, country greats and Irish links with Ed ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Maboud Ebrahimzadeh and Mark A. Rhea in Keegan Theatre's production of A Few Good Men

A few good men: A world where rank means right

Loosely based on a torture incident in Guantanamo,Colette Sheridanfinds there’s more to Aaron Sorkin’s ...

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Five Things to do this week

Here’s a list of our top five events going on around the country.

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Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson star in The Rover

Movie Reviews: The Rover, The Congress, Hector and the Search for Happiness

The Rover ****
The Congress ****
Hector and the Search for Happiness ***

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Book Review: The Hundred Year House

The Hundred Year House 
Rebecca Makkai Viking,
priced £16.99 ebook £8.99 
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Book Review: The Supernatural Enhancements

Edgar Cantero
Del Rey, €18.95 ebook €10.99
Review: Rachael Dunn

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Book Review: Psy-Q

Ben Ambridge
Profile Books, €21.50, ebook €8.47 
Review: ...

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Books for children: The Colour Thief

The Colour Thief
by Gabriel Alborozo
(Bloomsbury €13.80) 

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Book Review: No Country

Kalyan Ray
Published by Bloomsbury 
Review: Andrew Melsom 

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Book Review: Unspeakable Things - Sex, Lies and Revolution

Laurie Penny
Bloomsbury £12.99 Kindle, £5.66 
Review: ...

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Book Review: Green - The History Of A Color

Green:The History of a Color
Michel Pastoureau
Princeton University Press 

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Book Review: The Night Watchman

Richard Zimler
Corsair €11.50 
Review: Alannah Hopkin 

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