Arena Friday 7 December 2012

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

A daily magazine programme which looks at what's on in the world of arts and entertainment

Killing The Emperors

Killing The Emperors

Sean Rocks talks to Ruth Dudley Edwards about her new novel 'Killing the Emperors'.

Other Voices

Other Voices

Dylan Haskins on this year's Other Voices in Dingle County Kerry. www.othervoices.ie

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Sean Rocks is joined by Lauren Murphy and Simon Maher to review the albums: Oscar the Hypno Dog and Other Tails put together by Cathy Davey and Neil Hannon in aid of Dogs in Distress, Tre from Green Day, and Unorthodox Jukebox from Bruno Mars.

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