Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Arts news

Tuesday 1st March

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - The Rolling Stones to play landmark concert in Havana Cuba, long-lost painting by Caravaggio goes on display in Tokyo, tributes paid to American actor George Kennedy whose death was announced today

Monday 29th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - reactions have been mixed to winners at last night's Oscars, death occured yesterday of comic actor and Fr Ted star Frank Kelly

Thursday 25th February

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Alex Fegan's documentary "Older Than Ireland" secures cinema release in US and Canada, personal effects from 1916 rebels to feature in National Museum of Ireland forthcoming exhibition, Charlotte Church hopes to save the world with new musical version of 'The Little Mermaid'

Wednesday 24th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - discovery of a new Francis Bacon painting described as his final work, Brit Awards take place tonight, Jeremy Clarkson apologises to Irish producer and former Top Gear colleague

Tuesday 23rd February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - death announced of actor Johnny Murphy who played Joey 'the lips' Fagan in The Commitments, Tom Vaughan Lawlor to play Padraig Pearse in new 1916 drama from TV3, David Bowie's album 'Blackstar' to become mini-series on Instagram 

Monday 22nd February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - IDA and Irish Film Board join forces to promote Irish film-making in Hollywood, a new literary prize The Republic of Consciousness established for best novel from small publishing houses, Umberto Eco's final book to be released on Friday

Friday 19th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - novelist Harper Lee dies, after 35 years Dublin's Screen Cinema will close next Friday 

Thursday 18th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a change to voting system in Eurovision may mean no more 'nul points', Saoirse Ronan to star in film adaptation of Ian McEwan novel "On Chesil Beach", stars line up for a Bowie tribute concert

Wednesday 17th February

Arts News

with Alan Corr - awards for Ireland's favourite music venues of 2015 took place last night, the Labour Party announces its policy for the arts & culture sector, 10 works by Leonardo da Vinci to go on show at the National Gallery of Ireland 

Tuesday 16th February

Arts News

with Anthony Thuillier - Eagles of Death Metal frontman criticises French gun control law, Prince protegee Vanity dies, Emma Thompson expresses her views on German resistance to the Nazis during World War II 

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