10 THE IRISH TIMES Saturday, July 4, 2020 JOIN US ONLINE FOR 4 NIGHTS OF UNFORGETTABLE DEBATE, DISCUSSION, DISTRACTION AND EVERYTHING INBETWEEN. WE’RE DELIGHTED TO SHARE OUR FANTASTIC LINE UP FROM JULY 13TH - 16TH. MONDAY JULY 13th Lenny Abrahamson Hugh Linehan 3 Pro-12 titles. This totemic figure in Irish sport is also a compelling interviewee. Dermot Bannon Patrick Freyne ‘Normal People’ is the TV show of the year, capturing the hearts and minds of millions. Its director discusses how the show came to be and shares a few on set secrets. What happens when the TV critic meets his muse? Patrick gets chatting to Ireland’s most well known architect, it promises to be revealing. THURSDAY JULY 16TH Imelda May Róisín Ingle Critically acclaimed and a household name, the singer from the Liberties Imelda May talks music, activism, family and inspiration. Her recent ‘anti-racist’ poem revealed another stirring string to her bow. David McWilliams Denis Staunton WEDNESDAY JULY 15th Anne Enright Kathy Sheridan The economist known for capturing the zeitgeist expands on his view of the ‘pandession’ – the economic cost we’re facing due to Covid-19. The Booker prize winner discusses her latest novel ‘Actress’, which tells the story of actor Kathleen O’Dell, and talks with Kathy about writing, feminism and Nuala O’Faolain’s extraordinary mid-life memoir ‘Are You Somebody?’ Melody C Barnes Fintan OíToole Marian Keyes Róisín Ingle Having served as chief counsel to Senator Edward Kennedy and latterly as director of the Domestic Policy Council, Ms Barnes joins Fintan for a discussion on recent events in America and what more we can expect to come. The wit, wisdom and singular craic of Irish novelist Marian Keyes has made her an international treasure with millions of readers around the world. Expect wise observations, life lessons from lockdown and some grownup laughs. Inside Politics Hugh Linehan The latest edition of ‘Inside Politics’ sees Hugh joined by a panel to explore the priorities of Micheál Martin, Ireland’s new Taoiseach, and the ambitions of his coalition government. Samantha Power Fintan OíToole TUESDAY JULY 14th The former US Ambassador to the United Nations talks to Fintan about her journey from immigrant to war correspondent to the American government and the need for a “clearer eye, a kinder heart, and a more open and civil hand in our politics and daily lives.” Nadine Reid Dr. Laura Kennedy Paul OíConnell Malachy Clerkin During recessions, the beauty sector historically sees sales rise – a phenomenon known as the ‘lipstick effect’. Nadine and Laura explore the role of beauty in lockdown. Captain of Ireland and the Lions with 115 Test caps, 3 Six Nations titles and a Grand Slam, 2 Heineken Cups and How to Book irishtimes.com/SummerNights To book your ticket visit General Admission €40* * Readers can enjoy a Irish Times Subscribers €20 with promo code 50% discount SUMMER20
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