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People of a certain vintage will have fond memories of the 1976 classic Bugsy Malone, a film set in 1920's prohibition era, gangster ridden New York- with a twist.  The film featured an all-child cast and was a musical.  Tommy guns...
The job of the Citizens' Assembly is to discuss the possibility of having a referendum on repealing the Eight Amendment.  They are taking submissions from the public in order to get a better idea of the general consensus of...
The Christmas season is well on its way, and I am waiting for the moment somebody complains about the Americanisation of Christmas.  Or indeed, to whine about the changing tastes of children and their preferred presents (remember the puritanical...
Bournemouth's Harry Arter made his International debut in a friendly with England way back in June 2015.  Despite this; injuries and a personal tragedy have stalled his progress on the International fold and the midfielder still remains available to...
Interview by Laura Fox “We’ll call you back in ten minutes Laura, Maxi’s just finishing jamming with the boys” “The Boys” Lucy (Maxi’s PR agent) is referring to are Maxi Jazz’s newest recruits The E-Type Boys, presumably jamming their debut album...
As Leicester City eye a place in the last 16 of the Champions League. Fans of Leeds United are reminded of their own incredible journey in the Champions League that saw them reach the semi finals of the competition...
Dundalk have been exceeding all expectations this season as they fly the flag for the League of Ireland in the Europa League. As the Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill revealed his 35 man provisional squad for the upcoming World...
Interview by Laura Fox Answering the phone with a bubbly hello and a friendly chat it took a minute to remember that Sister Bliss is a world- renowned DJ and the musical force behind Faithless. Between “Sister Bliss in Sessions” broadcast...
The International break is never welcome by football fans, let alone this most recent one.  The anticipation has been building for weeks for the return of the Premier league and the meeting of old rivals, Liverpool and Manchester United...
Growing up in the usual ‘hustle and bustle’ of city life can be fast paced and convenient. It is normal to crave a rural break and a bit of tranquility in our lives. I chose this novel to delve...
One can only assume that you, as an individual, have seen the slogan 'repeal the 8th' at some point in your existence within the last few months. Whether you have seen it in news articles, online, or on posters...
Facing criticism from disapproving neighbours about the time and effort both Jose Antonio Iniesta, a brick layer, and his wife Mari, a bar worker, invested in their son Andres in his (and his father’s) dream of becoming a professional...

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(Photos) Ailbhe Reddy live at The Sugar Club, Dublin

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Ailbhe Reddy live at The Sugar Club, Dublin - Wednesday 22, February.  Photography by Stephen Dunne

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