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Rachael Lavelle performs live on The Green Room09/30/15
Singer Rachael Lavelle talks to Orla about her upcoming gigs and performs live in studio
A new musical about Ireland's contraceptive train
A new musical about a key moment in Irish history when 47 women travelled to Belfast to bring contraceptives to the republic opens during the Dublin Theatre Festival:
Most of the time I feel like a fraud- Singer
Mama Kin talks about finding her own sound and breaking out of the shadow of her family and husband, John Butler's shadow. She joins Orla on The Green Room
Ireland's Oscar selection
Viva, the new film by director Paddy Breathnach is selected as Ireland's entry for the Oscars. Breathnach joins Orla and explains how Benicio Del Toro came on board
Loah performs live on The Green Room
Loah performs live on The Green Room and talks about life in Sierra leone.
I had nightmares I was being raped every night -Writer
Louise O neill, Author of Only Ever Yours talks about new book Asking For It and the effect it had on her during the writing process. She joins Orla on The Green Room
The man who made people believe he was Elvis
Jimmy Ellis sang like Elvis which was his downfall until Elvis died and the music industry needed a replacement. Director of new film The Man Who Would Be King joins Orla
August Wells perform on The Green Room
August Wells perform two songs in studio and singer Ken Griffin talks to Orla about his love/hate relationship with New York, his home for the last two decades.
Getting inside the mind of a killer is very interesting
Crime writer Alex Barclay talks about exploring the mind of a serial killer in her novel Killing Ways. She also talks about Culture Night and what's on nationwide.
What's left to see at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival
The Tiger Dublin Fringe festival is underway until September 20th 2015. But what should you go to? Director Kris Nelson gives some tips on The Green Room
I wanted to explore obsession with porn in my writing
Christos Tsolkias (The Slap,Merciless Gods) discusses his desire to explore the obsession with pornography in his writing and coping with ageing parents. He talks to Orla
Is this TV's transgender revolution?
A new TV show Her Story about transgendered women comes in October. Co-Producer and actress Jen Richards a transgender woman talks about the show and her life with Orla
Minnie and the Illywhackers perform on The Green Room
Minnie and the Illywhackers perform on The Green Room and talk about the joys of the ukelele.
Whom to marry and when will it happen?
Whom to marry and when will it happen? These two questions define every woman’s existence- claims Kate Bolick, author of the new book Spinster. She explains to Orla
A view from the bridge. Arthur Miller - Gate Theatre
American actor Scott Aiello and Irish actress Niamh McCann talk to Orla about the upcoming production of Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge at The Gate Theatre
I knew my brothers were behind the biggest bank heist
Screenwriter Stefan Thunberg explains to Orla how the biggest bank heist in Sweden was carried out by his family and inspired the novel and upcoming film The Father.
New TV channel on Muslim life thats's not about ISIS
A New TV channel that will operate like Netflix, AlChemiya aims to focus on the positive side of Muslim life. Its founder Navid Akhtar explains more to Orla
Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies on The Green Room
Harry Bird and The Rubber Wellies perform on The Green Room
We were under threat of violence all the time-Guitarist
Guitarist Viv Albertine talks to Orla about violence against The Slits, the Sex Pistols & stopping listening to music. She comes to Lughnasa International Friel festival
Singer Mick Flannery on authenticity and writer's block
Singer Mick Flannery joins Orla on The Green Room and talks about the last couple of years of performing, being authentic and writer's block. He also performs two songs
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