Lisa O’Neill is among those performing work inspired by the Anglo-Irish Treaty debates and related events at the National Concert Hall. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

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The 1975 bring their neat ’n’ nifty pop tunes to the 3Arena on Tuesday March 3rd

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