Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show....celebrating Van Morrison's 70th birthday with an examination of how a boy from working class east Belfast became one of the most creative forces in music with a unique sound that defies categorisation

    Arena Monday 25 March 2013

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    Author Rupert Thomson

    Rupert Thomson discusses his latest book 'Secrecy' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in 17th Century Florence, a city that is rife with corruption and decay. The Publishers are Granta.

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    Book Review - 'Instructions for a Heatwave'

    'Instructions for a Heatwave' by Maggie O'Farrell tells the story of an Irish emigrants father who goes out to buy the newspaper and promptly disappears. The Publishers are Tinder Press. Mary McGill reviews the book with Seán Rocks.

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    Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Evelyn O'Rourke on The Kilkenny Arts Festival which celebrates it's 40th anniversary this year. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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