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# event - Thursday 6 February, 2020

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.

# event - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

# event - Friday 24 January, 2020

Galway native to be first woman to conduct the Oscars' orchestra

Eimear Noone is a successful composer and conductor who is based between Ireland and California.

# event - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'We're starting afresh': Meet the woman breathing new life into Cork Jazz Festival after 40 years

It’s the 41st year of the festival and there’s a new woman at the helm.

# event - Friday 7 September, 2018

WIN: A seat for you and a friend on our 2018 Culture Night preview bus in Cork

We’re heading back to the Rebel County for a second year.

# event - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Ticket touting: New law to ban above-face value resales approved by Cabinet

It would also prohibit the use of bot software to purchase tickets.

# event - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

# event - Monday 21 May, 2018

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang Pau

Three arrests after man beaten to death in southern France by teen gang

The victim, who had a history of violent crime and drug dealing, was repeatedly kicked and punched by a group of up to 12 teenagers.

# event - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival

The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.

# event - Monday 19 March, 2018

Writers to descend on Dun Laoghaire for a literary festival with bite

This year’s Mountains to Sea festival sees authors with strong takes on contemporary issues visiting Dun Laoghaire.

# event - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'It was hellish': How Paul Howard's Anglo nightmare led to a musical about Coppers

We spoke to the Ross O’Carroll Kelly author about what inspired him to create the musical.

# event - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Want to tell everyone a hidden story about Ireland? Here's your chance

The International Literature Festival Dublin is looking for people to share a story connected to writing – and they’ll help bring it to the stage.

# event - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

# event - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated

The event will mark her impact on Irish history.

# event - Sunday 9 July, 2017

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival

A building called Breda Murphy’s House is being turned into a temporary gig venue.

# event - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'

Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to about art, healing, and his latest work.

# event - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

# event - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From The42 Ireland's toughest endurance race returns this weekend Interview

Ireland's toughest endurance race returns this weekend

Sebastien Giraud and Christina Mackenzie chat to The42 about competing in The Race this weekend.

# event - Sunday 12 February, 2017

This festival wants to show a totally new side to St Patrick

The festival will include elements of music, art, film and spirituality.

# event - Monday 5 December, 2016

'They were crying on the bus home': Students upset after being cut from TV3 Toy Show

The pupils spent six hours waiting to go on air, and didn’t realise they were cut prematurely until afterwards.

# event - Friday 21 October, 2016

No refunds "at the moment" after Lance Armstrong pulls out of Irish conference

The organisers of the sport and tech conference say that they are looking at “legal things” in relation to refunds.

# event - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From The42 Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event Old Foes

Lance Armstrong offers Paul Kimmage the chance to take him on at Dublin event

The disgraced former cyclist will be in Ireland for the One Zero sports conference in October.

# event - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From The42 'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing' High Performance

'Sometimes we look too much to the US and the UK for what they're doing'

Ireland Women strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is running the 2016 Athletic Performance Seminar.

# event - Saturday 3 September, 2016

WATCH: Here's a sneak peek of Culture Night 2016

We brought some of our lucky readers on a trip to three of the venues in Dublin.

# event - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Concerns over Dublin visit of religious group claiming it set a child with autism 'free from demons'

Autism advocacy groups have protested against the event.

# event - Monday 28 March, 2016

# event - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge There's going to be a big David Bowie singalong in this Dublin pub next weekend Let's Dance

# event - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

It's dark, you're sitting on stage in a rocking chair, and a woman's voice booms out...

Get ready to experience a Samuel Beckett radio play on the Abbey Theatre stage.

# event - Thursday 15 October, 2015

"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"

Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.

# event - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Tonight, Apple will hold one of its biggest events in years

New iPhones are a given at this point, but what else could Apple have in store for us later this evening?

# event - Friday 28 August, 2015

This is what happens when you ask Siri about the next iPhones

It provides some dry answers ahead of Apple’s 9 September event.

# event - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'The only time I will feel any better is when I have a coffin and a burial'

Sandra Collins has been missing for 15 years.

# event - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Sean O'Brien is helping raise funds for Berkeley injury victim Aoife Beary Great Cause

Sean O'Brien is helping raise funds for Berkeley injury victim Aoife Beary

The event takes place on Saturday, with all proceeds going towards helping 21-year-old Aoife Beary.

# event - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Is the mysterious Movie on the Beach event in Dublin really happening?

The event is being advertised on Facebook, but questions have been raised about its authenticity.

# event - Sunday 12 April, 2015

# event - Monday 23 March, 2015

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions

She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.

# event - Sunday 15 February, 2015

German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack

A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.

# event - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'

A new group group launched their plans today.

# event - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Gerry Adams says sorry for calling some unionists 'b******s'

He made the comment at a meeting in Enniskillen.

# event - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The42 Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night Feature

Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night

Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.

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