In the first of our showcase shows featuring exclusive performances of their own work by Irish writers we have a great mix of music and culture for you, from our People & Places channel we take a snippet from Handel’s Messiah recorded live in Fishamble Street in 2010 and conducted by Prionsias O’Din with Our Lady’s Choral Society and Soloist Ross Scanlon.   Bringing you back to April we take a showery walk along The Calendar Road, one of our featured shows.  We have two excellent once off musical performances highlighting Charlie McGettigan performing “Feet of a Dancer” from our Featured Musicians Channel and it’s back to People and Places with none other than Michael Flattely showing off his skills as a flautist. also this week, a reading from Steve Dunford ( pictured) and his book The Táin Bó Flidhas, The Mayo Tain.   The Showcase is presented by Jho Harris. Also new this week under our featured musicians section are performance podcasts by Traditional musician Carmel Gunning and singer/songwriter Tony Reidy

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