Special features

Wednesday 15th October

LINGO spoken-word festival

The programme tonight helps celebrate LINGO, Ireland's first festival dedicated to the spoken word (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to download as a podcast) Official website: www.lingofestival.com

Wednesday 16th July

Nighthawks Arts Collective

Nighthawks Arts Collective live in studio with Dublin band Buffalo Sunn, poets Kevin Graham and Alvy Carragher, singers/musicians Melanie Horsnell, Shane O''Fearghail, Clara Rose, Shane Hennessy, Death In The Sickroom and the writings of Stephen ...

Friday 20th June

Psychopaths in fiction

Declan Burke and Mary McGill discuss the most memorable psychopaths in literature and film Selections include:  Oliver Ryan from the book "Unravelling Oliver" by Liz Nugent, Achilles from Homer's "Iliad", Vee Parker in the tv ...

Friday 16th May

Gaiety School of Acting graduates

2014 graduating students from the Gaiety School of Acting perform live in studio, with their tutor Roger Gregg and the Bee Loud Glade Collective Official website: www.gaietyschool.com  (for copyright reasons this ...

Friday 18th April

Mortality and the arts

a look at the the types of artistic expression people take comfort in as they age. And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own ...

Wednesday 29th January

Sheila Pratschke

Sheila Pratschke on being appointed The Chair Designate of The Arts Council.

Monday 27th January

Limerick City of Culture

Mike Fitzpatrick, Interim Head of Limerick City of Culture joins Seán Rocks - www.limerickcityofculture.ie.

Friday 24th January

Sonya Kelly

Sonya Kelly reads her piece 'On the Side'. Sonya's show 'Care' is at Dublin's Project Arts Centre from Thursday February 20th.

Thursday 23rd January

Amber - Listeners Reactions

Seán Rocks reads listeners reactions to the end of TV programme 'Amber'.

TV - Amber

Jane Gogan, Head of Drama for RTE Television on the RTE Television series 'Amber' and viewers reactions to the ending.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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