Special features

Wednesday 1st January

The Great War - Part Three

Part Three of a special programme looking at the artistic legacy of The Great War 100 years on.

Friday 6th December

Nelson Mandela & Seamus Heaney

On the death of Nelson Mandela, the late Seamus Heaney reads his poem 'The Republic of Conscience' which he wrote to mark International Human Rights Day in 1985.

Tuesday 3rd December

World Press Photo Exhibition

Jackie Nickerson on the 56th World Press Photo Exhibition at the CHQ Building in Dubln. The exhibition runs until December 22nd - www.worldpressphoto.org.

Thursday 28th November

TV - The New Frontier

Diane Negra and Roddy Flynn examine the way we are watching TV and how that has changed with boxsets and downloads.

Tuesday 26th November

Artist Hughie O'Donoghue

Artist Hughie O'Donoghue on his new exhibition 'Gort Rua' at Oliver Sears Gallery in Dublin.

Wednesday 20th November

Sonya Kelly & New Planet Cabaret

Actor Sonya Kelly with her essay to pre-publicise Arena's collection of new Irish writing 'New Planet Cabaret'. The book will be launched at The Gutter Bookshop in Dublin on Friday ...

Friday 15th November

Dublin Book Festival - Part One

Part One from Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin as part of this year's Dublin Book Festival with Poet Sarah Maria Griffin, the stars of the film 'Broken Song', Elizabeth Reapy, ...

Dublin Book Festival - Part Three

Live music from The Late David Turpin.

Dublin Book Festival - Part Two

Part Two from Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin as part of this year's Dublin Book Festival with Writer Lucy Montague Moffat, Colin Barrett, Author of 'Young Skins' and live music ...

Wednesday 13th November

JFK in Popular Culture

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, Abie Philbin Bowman looks at references to JFK in popular culture.

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