Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Special features

    Listen

    Turner Prize Shortlist

    Declan Long, one of this year's Turner Prize judges, on the shortlist for the prize which will be announced in Derry on December 2nd 2013. The shortlisted names are Tino Seghal, David Shrigley, Laure Prouvost and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

    Listen

    Festivals around Ireland

    Abie Philbin-Bowman on festivals around the country over the coming weeks - there will be 35 festivals around Ireland in the coming 2 weekends - www.entertainment.ie for full details.

    Listen

    Loves - Eva Rice

    Author Eva Rice chooses the musical 'Kiss Me Kate' as something she 'Loves'. Eva's latest book is 'The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp' is Published by Quercus.

    Listen

    Comedian Fred Cooke

    Comedian Fred Cooke joins Seán Rocks. Fred plays Dublin's Vicar Street on Saturday April 20th - www.ticketmaster.ie.

    Listen

    42nd Hennessy Literary Awards

    The Hennessy Literary Awards honour New Irish Writing . Chairman Ciaran Carty reveals this year's winners: John O'Donnell for Emerging Fiction, Jessica Traynor for Emerging Poetry and Ruth Quinlan for First Fiction. Jessica Traynor was the Overall Winner.

    Listen

    Rijksmuseum Reopening

    The Rijksuseum reopened over the weekend in Amsterdam after being closed for renovation for a number of years. Flor Mac Carthy chats to Seán about it. www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

    Listen

    Radio Play - What next for Hedy Lamarr?

    Drama On One's 'What Is Life?' season of science plays begins this Sunday April 7th at 8pm on RTÉ Radio 1 with "What next for Hedy Lamarr", Written and Directed by Joe O'Byrne. For more details go to www.rte.ie\dramaonone. Joe O'Byrne and Ruth Barton, Author of 'Hedy Lamarr: The most beautiful woman in film', join Evelyn O'Rourke.

    Listen

    Reginald D.Hunter

    Comedian Reginald D.Hunter on his Irish tour entitled 'In the midst of Crackers'. The website for tour dates is www.reginalddhunter.com.

    Listen

    April Fools

    Abie Philbin-Bowman reports on 'Fools' in culture and literature for April Fool's Day with invitations from listeners via Twitter @rtearena #greatestfools.

    Arena With Seán Rocks

    Latest Show

    Arena With Seán Rocks on Twitter

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

    Schedule Open Schedule