Drivetime Study HubEpisode 15

As heard on Drivetime

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Evelyn O’Rourke presents episode 15 of an interactive half-hour of advice and support for second-level students, especially those preparing for the State Examinations. Along with advice on planning, study tips and online resources, Study Hub features some of the country’s best teachers, taking students step-by-step through the key Leaving Certificate subjects and exam papers. Study Hub also reflects the opinions and concerns …

Eddie Cahill on Art over Crime‘I knew I was giving this up. I just needed another goal.’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Eddie Cahill, brother of art heist criminal ‘The General’ Martin Cahill joined Ryan Tubridy to speak about his life and the impact that becoming an artist has had on him. At the age of 13, he was sent to Letterfrack Industrial School in Connemara, something which, he says had a big impact on the direction his life went. “If you …

Banksy at 20‘Technically that’s what it is – it’s spray paint and stencils.’

As heard on arena

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The street artist (or artists) known as Banksy has been sneakily painting images on walls since 1997. Even if you don’t know his (or her, or their) name, you’ll be familiar with some of the work: Girl with a Balloon, Flower Chucker, Maid Sweeping – the titles (if that’s what they are) may be more on the purely descriptive rather …

Buying Art ‘The taste in Ireland is still very conservative.’

As heard on The Marian Finucane Show

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The notion of buying art means different things to different people: some buy art because they want to impress others, or because they believe they’re making a sound investment, or maybe because it matches the three-piece suite and then some buy art just because they like it. According to art journalist Des O’Sullivan, that last reason is the only one …