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Interview with Author Paul Murray

A self-confessing slow-working perfectionist, Paul Murray's first novel in five years is nevertheless a timely look at con jobs – and the banking crisis. Paul Murray might ... READ MORE

The Membranes Interview

Back with a (big) bang, reunited punks The Membranes spill the beans on their new album, which was inspired by the birth of the "God Particle" and a death in the family. A few ... READ MORE

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Cathal Smyth Interview

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Aidan Gillen Interview

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Frontlines: The Reality of Rape Sentencing

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Ed Sheeran hails Conor McGregor's "fantastic" rise

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