Above, director Dearbhla Walsh, with Mads Damsbo (right) and artist Lasse Andersen, at Dublin’s Science Gallery. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ is seasoned with Ethan (left) and Joel Coen’s taste for self-conscious humour. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

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