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Attended University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin
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'It’s all beauty in song drifting on the river between joy and fear' – MacDara Conroy on Áine O’Dwyer’s Music for Church Cleaners Vol I & II
'It’s all beauty in song drifting on the river between joy and fear' – MacDara Conroy on Áine O’Dwyer’s Music for Church Cleaners Vol I & II
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Will Smith’s con-artist caper Focus has some pretty significant shortcomings, says MacDara Conroy
Will Smith’s con-artist caper Focus has some pretty significant shortcomings, says MacDara Conroy
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MacDara Conroy surveys the landscape of heavy, noisy and interesting music over the past 12 months
MacDara Conroy surveys the landscape of heavy, noisy and interesting music over the past 12 months
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‘Foxcatcher is really a horror film, with John du Pont is its monster and the Schultz brothers as its victims’ says MacDara Conroy
‘Foxcatcher is really a horror film, with John du Pont is its monster and the Schultz brothers as its victims’ says MacDara Conroy
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Drummer Kevin Shea (lately of jazz explorers Mostly Other People Do The Killing) and bassist George Draguns have been friends and musical collaborators for two decades now, first coming together—al...
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The subliminal desperation of its tagline – ‘Watch me’ – doesn’t even bear thinking about' – MacDara Conroy on Paul Haggis’ ensemble drama Third Person

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'The subliminal desperation of its tagline – ‘Watch me’ – doesn’t even bear thinking about' – MacDara Conroy on Paul Haggis’ ensemble drama Third Person
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Chappie 'is basically Robocop crossed with Short Circuit and that isn’t even being facetious' says MacDara Conroy -
Chappie 'is basically Robocop crossed with Short Circuit and that isn’t even being facetious' says MacDara Conroy
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Haters gonna hate, but the Wachowskis’ space opera Jupiter Ascending is a hell of a lot of fun, says MacDara Conroy
Haters gonna hate, but the Wachowskis’ space opera Jupiter Ascending is a hell of a lot of fun, says MacDara Conroy
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JK Simmons is more than a supporting actor in breakout jazz drama Whiplash says MacDara Conroy
JK Simmons is more than a supporting actor in breakout jazz drama Whiplash says MacDara Conroy
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'The worst that might be said about Annie Mark 2 is that it isn’t Frozen, and that’s hardly a crime’ says MacDara Conroy
‘The worst that might be said about Annie Mark 2 is that it isn’t Frozen, and that’s hardly a crime’ says MacDara Conroy
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There was a time some months ago when Primordial were the subject of more than one national newspaper article that asked the question: ‘Why isn’t this band huge in Ireland?’ Cited were the band’s l...
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SNL vets Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader reunite for drama The Skeleton Twins, a film that’s all about their sibling chemistry, says MacDara Conroy

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SNL vets Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader reunite for drama The Skeleton Twins, a film that’s all about their sibling chemistry, says MacDara Conroy
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  • macdaraconroy.com
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Still one of the top Google search results for 'MacDara'
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Music and film writer, production journalist and mediavore in Dublin, Ireland.
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I once did an American accent on the radio. Good luck finding that tape!
Education
  • University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin
    BA Information Studies and Philosophy, 1999 - 2002
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
    MA Journalism, 2004 - 2005
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