Special features

Friday 28th June

Hay Festival Kells- Part Two

Seán Rocks is joined by Owen Sheers - Welshman, author, and official poet for the Welsh Rugby Union, Germaine Greer, Lisa Dwann and Gabriel Rosenstock.

Thursday 27th June

Arthur Guinness Projects

Over the next three years the Arthur Guinness Projects will spend up to three million euro on the arts. There will be bursaries ranging from five to fifty thousand euro ...

Wednesday 26th June

Nighthawks Part Two

Live music from Sinead White who performs 'Mouth Trumpet', Seamus Brennan reads 'The Boys From Ballybough' by Stephen Kennedy & Ollie Cole performs 'Little Wolf' and 'Helium Heart'.

Nighthawks Part Three

Live music from Keith Moss and the Tightrope Walkers who perform '1991', Writer Donal Ryan & music from Lisa McLaughlin who performs 'Sooner Or Later'.

Nighthawks Part One

Live music from The Ground Will Shake who perform 'Miss Serene' and 'C'mon Everybody' and Writer / Comedian Kevin Gildea.

Tuesday 25th June

Sonya Kelly's 'The Wheelchair on my Face'

Sonya Kelly on being blue in the face after touring her show 'The Wheelchair On My Face' to over 50 venues. The show is at the Kinsale Arts Festival in ...

Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer will be a guest on Arena at The Hay Festival in Kells, Co Meath on Friday June 28th. Questions for Germaine Greer can be e-mailed to arena@rte.ie.

Monday 24th June

Hay Festival - Germaine Greer

Arena will be coming from The Hay Festival in Kells on Friday June 28th. One of the guests will be Germaine Greer. Listeners are invited to e-mail their questions for ...

Francis MacManus Awards 2013

The opening lines from 'Ending It' by Sean Kenny, read by Aaron Monaghan. The story won third prize in the Francis MacManus short story competition and will be broadcast on ...

Friday 21st June

Clerihews Competition

Pauline Hall launches Arena's Clerihews competition. A Clerihews is similar to a Limerick with a specific rhyming scheme, beginning with a person's name, and is 4 lines in length. Pauline ...



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Email: arena@rte.ie

Twitter: @RTEArena

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Presenter: Seán Rocks


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