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CLUAS Writers: profile of Daire Hall

Daire is currently undergoing the trivialities of an arts degree in NUI Maynooth where he finds time to write during brief excursions from essays or watching Family Guy. Once a regular gig-goer, anything that's not a crappy 'Battle of the Bands' in the S.U. bar will be satisfactory. Spends too much time looking online for new CDs as he never has enough, and not enough time sitting in the grass on warm days.

Joined CLUAS: August 2005

Favourite Bands:

Are all rather contemporary... Manic Street Preachers, Idlewild, Ash, Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters, Bell X1, Bright Eyes, Interpol, Weezer, Hot Hot Heat, Radiohead, Pavement, anyone but the Red Hot Chilli Peppers!

Favourite Films:

Donnie Darko, Amelie, Fight Club, Lord of the Rings, Almost Famous, Pulp Fiction, Zoolander, The 'Burbs.

Favourite Authors:

George Orwell, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Mark Shand, Graham Greene, George Bernard Shaw.

Some of Daire's articles published on CLUAS:

Gig reviews...

Album reviews...

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