Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show.....in December 1904 the Abbey Theatre in Dublin officially opened it's doors. Tonight is an Arena special marking the history of a vital institution that has been at the heart of Ireland's cultural life for 110 years.  Plus, musician Kevin Nolan chats about the First Fortnight 'Hootenanny' in St Patrick's Hospital, a festival aiming to reduce the stigma around mental health

    Arena Monday 8 April 2013

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    Arena Monday 8th April 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Margaret Thatcher in Popular Cultural

    Abie Philbin-Bowman on portrayals of the late Margaret Thatcher in popular culture.

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    Book Review - Bring me the head of Ryan Giggs

    Paul Whitington reviews 'Bring me the head of Ryan Giggs' by Rodge Glass. The book tells the story of Mickey who is both friend and foe of the Manchster United Footballer. The Publishers are Tindal Street Press.

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    Author Eva Rice

    Eva Rice on her book 'The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp'. The book is set in Cornwall in 1962 and revolves around teenager Tara Jupp who becomes a singing sensation in London. The Publishers are Quercus.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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