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8th September, 2019
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An opera-addict colleague once asserted that opera was by far the most adaptable of the visual arts, and the one most capable of delivering an unpalatable message to its audience.

The point came to mind on hearing that the latest Irish National Opera production is being staged in the Crypt of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin later this month. Its subject matter is an unpalatable one for the entire nation – that of direct provision...

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