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Willow Springs – Michael McDermott

Willow Springs kicks off with the title track, a dense, ambitious and poetic composition featuring some 25 verses which cut to the quick. It’s a stunning attention-grabber with the decidedly Dylanesque structure and quick fire array of imagery: … 309 more words

24 Days of Music- Day 3: Matthew Ryan

Having stayed up a little too late last night after drinking just a little too much (ok, a lot too much), today’s selection of music is going to be on the quieter, more introspective end of the spectrum. 197 more words

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INTERVIEW: Matthew Ryan

“I heard Chris Rock once say that his comedy came from profound sensitivity,” Matthew Ryan tells me during a recent career-spanning interview. “That if he didn’t find comedy he would not be able to deal with what he believed to be his ability to feel what people around him were feeling. 1,229 more words


Waking up to Brexit, Democracy and Experts

By Matthew Ryan, Politics & International Relations

Friday morning’s announcement of a win for the leave vote in the European Union referendum provided a wake-up call for complacent ‘experts’ like myself. 1,603 more words

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