coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge
One of the most important films ever made - now one hundred and 11 years ago, is 'A Trip To The Moon' by Georges Melies. It is 16 minutes long and was made only six years after the birth of film. John Byrne on Georges Melies 'A Trip to the Moon' which is available now on DVD.
Report by Audrey Donohue on a new play 'Scorpion'. Written by John McDwyer and Presented by the BeezKneez Theatre Company, the play follows three Property Sales Managers while they wait to meet their company's new director. The websites for further information are www.roscommonartscentre.ie and wwwbackstage.ie.
Veronica Dunne on the final of the Seventh Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition which will take place at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Thursday January 31st with report by Evelyn O'Rourke.