Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's programme we took a look at the issue of ageing and facing our mortality in the arts. What types of artistic expression do people take comfort in as they age? And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists were  the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke.

    on Easter Monday Arena celebrates this year's One City One Book with an evening of poetry and song. 'If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song" is a collection of poems, ballads and songs about Dublin. Panellists including RTÉ 2fm DJ Rick O'Shea, actor Phelim Drew, musicians Lisa Hannigan and Colin Reid, poets Pat Boran, Melissa Kavanagh and Enda Wyley explain what Dublin means to them.

    Arena Thursday 14 February 2013

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    Arena Thursday 14th February 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Other Voices Derry

    The Other Voices Festival has de-camped from Kerry to Derry as part of UK's City of Culture - the website is www.othervoices.ie - Dylan Haskins joins Seán Rocks.

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    Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the latest exhibition 'Or Tears,of course' by Ed Atkins which opens tonight in the Temple Bar Gallery and studios in Dublin. The exhibition runs until March 30th and admission is free -www.templebargallery.com.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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