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A couple of years ago I had my ear bent by music lovers who were so upset about the severity of orchestral cutbacks in RTÉ that they seemed to be s(...)

Nora Sourouzian  and Brian Mulligan in dress rehearsals for Thérèse. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When I was young, six or seven, I saw part of a film being shot in the Phoenix Park. It turned out to be about the most unglamorous thing you could im(...)