Like a Second Heart


Many will recognize him for his role as Nidge in that (quite) popular RTÉ gangland drama, and he is an exceptional actor of both stage and screen. Tom Vaughan-Lawlor sits down with Shane Hannon to discuss Love/Hate, honing his craft and the magic of the theatre.

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Mixtape: Best Songs from Movie Soundtracks


What exactly makes a movie special? What separates the Hollywood howlers from the best-selling blockbusters? There’s the actors of course, and the directors too. Also, the higher the budget, the better chance the film has of putting bums on popcorn-strewn seats. But what about the music? Everyone remembers a genuinely classic movie soundtrack. In no particular order, here is my list of twelve of the best.

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