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New Novel inspired by Irish Adoption Scandal06/26/15
Writer and journalist Ann O Loughlin talks to Orla about her debut novel The Ballroom Cafe inspired by Ireland's adoption scandal
Edel Meade sings Billie Holiday on The Green Room
Singer Edel Meade performs two Billie Holiday numbers on The Green Room and talks to Orla about the upcoming Clonmel Junction Festival
Nina Simone's daughter breaks down during interview
Nina Simone's daughter Lisa Simone Kelly opens up to Orla about life with one of America's most iconic singers. She talks also about new film What Happened Miss Simone
Jaws- The Myths About The Great Movie
They started without a script, a cast or a shark- Richard Dreyfus once said about Jaws. But is this true? The Green Room looks at some of the great myths about the movie.
Ross Breen performs on The Green Room
Ross Breen performs two songs on The Green Room and talks to Orla about his upcoming album.
West- The film that tells a new story about Germany
West- a new film by Christian Schwochow tells a story about Germany rarely seen on screen. The director joins Orla ahead of the film's cinema opening next weekend.
They threw her body in a bag on the front porch-Writer
The New York Times bestseller Ruby was chosen by Oprah as her book club novel of the month. But Cynthia Bond's debut work was inspired by true events she tells Orla
Yeat's big birthday bash- what's in store
Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael Gambon & Edna O Brien are marking W.B Yeats' 150th birthday around the world. Susan O Keefe, Chair of Yeats2015 tells Orla what's in store
Actors and poverty- just who is to blame?
Actors and their struggle for payment is the top issue facing equity. Mary McColl of the actors' union in the US and Stephen Spence of Equity UK debate who is to blame
The detective who uncovered Hitler's precious artworks
German police uncovered some of Hitler's favourite sculptures, long believed destroyed last month. The detective at the centre of the extraordinary discovery joins Orla
Why are Irish art bodies silent about sale of artworks?
The upcoming auction of precious paintings by Russborough House is causing a storm. The Irish Arts Review editor condemns the silence by Irish arts bodies to the sale.
I can deal with the insults - Actress Evanna Lynch
Actress Evanna Lynch talks about life in LA, her upcoming films and dealing with internet trolls. She joined Orla on The Green Room
Dutch Singer & Actress on Doris Day & life in Ireland
Truly DiVine, a Dutch singer and actress talks to Orla about bringing Doris Day and Marlene Dietrich to the stage. She performs live in studio
Honeytrap- The new film inspired by a true story
New film Honeytrap was inspired by the true story of a 15 year old girl who lured a teenage boy to his death at the hands of a gang. Director Rebecca Johnson joins Orla
Actress Mary Murray on Love/Hate and her new stage show
Actress Mary Murray known to many as Janet from Love/Hate talks to Orla about the death of her character on the TV show and her new stage show No Smoke Without Fire.
Paddy Casey performs live in studio
Paddy Casey talks to Orla about his upcoming touring plans and plays two songs in studio
Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg
David Puttnam is to produce films once again and his new film will be entitled Arctic 30. It will be based on the book Don't trust Don't Fear Don't Beg by Ben Stewart.
The best of Bill Murray on Screen
As The Lighthouse Cinema gets set to host its month long Bill Murray season, Steven Benedict joins Orla to look back on Murray's career, his best films & funniest moments
I wish I had helped my sister to die - Writer
Writer Miriam Toews talked to Orla about her award winning novel All My Puny Sorrows. The author said her book was inspired by her sister's life and her terrible death
Drugs are not what we think they are- Writer
Writer Johann Hari spent 3 years investigating the global war on drugs. His new book Chasing The Scream sets out to debunk some long held beliefs. He joins Orla
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