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Friday 3rd January

Limerick

Joining us from Limerick is Catherine Hayes on Limerick City of Culture.

Thursday 2nd January

Limerick City of Culture

Sophie Gorman and Mary Coll on the resignation of Karl Wallace, Artistic Director of Limerick City of Culture.

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.

The Great War - Part Two

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

The Great War - Part One

Part One 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.

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 November 22nd. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Writers in Schools Project which is run by Poetry Ireland.

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, Playwright Shaun Dunne and music from The Late David Turpin.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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