Arena Thursday 21 March 2013

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

 

Arena Thursday 21st March 2013

Arena Thursday 21st March 2013

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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Eithne Shortall and Johnnie Craig review this week's new films releases 'The Croods' and 'Identity Thief' with Seán Rocks.

Theatre Review - Krapp's Last Tape

Theatre Review - Krapp's Last Tape

Sophie Gorman reviews 'Krapp's Last Tape' starring John Hurt which is currently running at Dublin's Gate Theatre until March 28th - www.gatetheatre.ie

Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil

Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil which concludes with a gala concert this Saturday night March 23rd at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. More information can be found at www.feisceoil.ie

Bela Lugosi - 'White Zombie'

Bela Lugosi - 'White Zombie'

John Byrne discusses the DVD release of 'White Zombie' starring Hungarian Actor Bela Lugosi with Seán Rocks. The film is released by Universal.

Live Music - Ana Gog

Live Music - Ana Gog

Ana Gog perform 'The Deep Familiar' and 'Hello Magpie' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks - the band's new album is 'Making Trails' - their website is www.anagogmusic.com

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