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Episode #24: In Conversation with Jane Clarke & Geraldine Mitchell

5/19/2018
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Episode #24: In Conversation with Jane Clarke & Geraldine Mitchell by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:36:42

Episode #23: In Conversation with Declan Meade

3/29/2018
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Episode #23: In Conversation with Declan Meade by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:38:08

TheAtticSessions #22: In Conversation with Siobhán Parkinson

2/22/2018
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TheAtticSessions #22: In Conversation with Siobhán Parkinson by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:26:37

Episode #20. A Seasonal Reading at the Gutter Bookshop

12/10/2017
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Episode #20. A Seasonal Reading at the Gutter Bookshop by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:31:16

Episode #15. In Conversation with Enda Coyle Green & Mark Granier

6/23/2017
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Episode #15. In Conversation with Enda Coyle Green & Mark Granier by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:46:54

Episode #14. In Conversation with June Caldwell

5/23/2017
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Episode #14. In Conversation with June Caldwell by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:39:25

Episode #13: In Conversation with Jean O'Brien & Mary O'Donnell

4/25/2017
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Episode #13: In Conversation with Jean O'Brien & Mary O'Donnell by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:56:37

Episode #11: In Conversation with Eoin Colfer

2/16/2017
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Episode #11: In Conversation with Eoin Colfer by Nessa O'Mahony & Peter Salisbury

Duration:00:35:14

Episode #7: The Novelists's Journey

10/1/2016
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This month we a joined in the attic by novelists Catherine Dunne and Cat Hogan. Catherine had just published her tenth novel and Cat her first, so they compare notes on their experiences of the life of the novelist in Ireland. Cat speaks about the roller coaster ride for the debut novelist, while Catherine offers some advice about where to get ideas and and how to keep on going.

Duration:00:43:22

Episode #6: In Performance - The Poetry Divas & Tommy Keyes

9/3/2016
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This month on the Attic Sessions we have a performance special with appearances by The Poetry Divas and Tommy Keyes. The Poetry Divas - Kate Dempsey, Barbara Smith and Maeve O'Sullivan - perform a unique set of poems about family, friends and the 'odd' terms we use for female appendages. Tommy Keyes performs a song called 'Surprised by Joy' from his album 'Some of These Stories Are True'.

Duration:00:25:27

Episode #4: On Poetry in Northern Ireland

6/25/2016
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In The Attic Sessions this month, we talk about the poetry scene in Northern Ireland. Belfast poets Maria McManus and Stephen Connolly talk about the experience for poets now compared with twenty years ago and the issues around anthologies and read from their own work.

Duration:00:39:45

Episode #2: Poetry and Music

4/23/2016
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We talk about becoming part of the tradition of music playing and poetry writing and what those two art forms have in common. We also talk about the role memory plays in passing on tradition. Dermot plays some traditional airs and Tony reads 'The Mole and the Cosmos', 'A Blessing of Things Well Made' and 'Tunes Carried on the Night Air' from his latest poetry collection 'Approximately in the Key of C' (ARC Publications, 2015). The Attics Sessions - Episode 2. Music & Poetry A series of...

Duration:00:45:49

Episode #1: In Conversation with Lia Mills

3/19/2016
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We are joined by the wonderful Lia Mills, author of Fallen, this year’s Dublin: One City One Book selection. We talk about the inspiration for Fallen, the commemoration of 1916, the importance of the role women played during the period and this year’s inaugural Two Cities One Book festival, which twins book clubs in Dublin and Belfast. The Attic Sessions - Ep 1. Writing and 1916 First in a series of live recordings with poets, authors and musicians, made on location in an attic somewhere...

Duration:00:32:27