Special features

Thursday 1st August

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Abie Philbin Bowman on this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival which runs from August 2nd to 26th.

Thursday 25th July

Tommy Tiernan

Tommy Tiernan, one of the acts at this weekend's Vodafone Comedy Festival at Dublin's Iveagh Gardens. Full details on www.vodafonecomedy.com.

Wednesday 24th July

Vodafone Comedy Festival

Dylan Moran, one of the acts at this year's Vodafone Comedy Festival in Dublin's Iveagh Gardens - www.vodafonecomedy.com for full details.

Tuesday 23rd July

Sound Stories - RTE Radio 1

'Sound Stories' will be broadcast at 1030pm on Thursdays on RTE Radio 1. The Listening Room is an event which will be hosted by Colin Murphy at The Joinery in ...

Monday 22nd July

Burton and Taylor

Tony Tracy on the TV programme 'Burton and Taylor' starring Helena Bonham-Carter and Dominic West which is on BBC4 at 9pm.

Friday 19th July

Kate Middleton

As James Walmsley of the comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce prepares for his appearance at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival, he remembers his school days with Kate Middleton.

Thursday 18th July

Galway Arts Festival

Kay Sheehy on the visual arts at this year's Galway Arts Festival. The website is www.galwayartsfestival.com.

Monday 15th July

Summer Exhibitions

Evelyn O'Rourke on summer exhibitions around the country - the websites for further information are hughlane.ie, nationalgallery.ie, huntmuseum.com, the doorwaygallery.com, model.ie. and dublinculturetrail.ie.

Loves - David Sedaris

David Sedaris chooses the book 'World War Z' by Max Brooks as something he 'Loves'. 'Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls' is the latest book from David Sedaris. The Publishers are ...

Wednesday 10th July

Alan Corr on Mumford and Sons

Alan Corr on why he doesn't like the band Mumford and Sons who play Dublin's Phoenix Park on Sunday July 14th.

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Email: arena@rte.ie

Twitter: @RTEArena

Text: 51551

Presenter: Seán Rocks

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV