Murder most foul: contrasting treatments on two channels

True crime has always attracted great interest whether in book form or in documentaries and there appears to be a glut of these programmes on our screens these days. So because...

Shay Mouse returns – but Scullion deferred

One of the undoubted hits of this year’s Arts Festival was the family musical, The Adventures of Shay Mouse, written by Pat McCabe and staged by Galway Youth Theatre and Galway Community Theatre, under...

Eddi Reader to feature in Forge show

The Alan Kelly Gang and Scottish singer Eddi Reader will play the Forge, Moycullen, this Sunday night, August 4 as part of their Small towns & Famous Nights Irish tour. The...

Balkan-influenced French band for Monroe’s show

French band Txütxükan – which means ‘DIY’ in Basque – play Monroe’s Live on Friday, August 9. The group first came to Ireland in December 2007, when, just after Christmas, an...

Halves play free gig to celebrate fine new album

It may be a little early to start drawing up a ‘best of 2013’ list but it will take some record to rival Boa Howl from Halves. The Dublin based trio celebrate the release...

Tracy falls at the third to join the Cooke who can’t cook

So, Celebrity Masterchef Ireland on RTE 1 has reached the halfway mark and on Sunday they entertained us with the most technical task yet – recreating a very complicated dessert.   ...


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