Kevin May from Guggenheim Grotto (a Dublin folk-rock duo, with Mick Lynch) talks about moving to Brooklyn and songwriting (they’re playing at New York Irish Center August 27); Maire Clerkin insists that Irish Dance is as rich as any other form, following her New York fringe production of The Bad Arm:  Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer; Brendan Gleeson  and Don Cheadle talk about their roles in the fab film The Guard.   Tune of the week, from The Guard, from CalexicoThe score is available now from Itunes!

Gwen Orel
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