coming up on Thursday's show....the exceptional sound of bodhrán-player Aimée Farrell Courtney, a look at why "The Light-Makers" by Mary O’Donnell caused such a stir when it was first published 25 years ago, the exclusive first-play on RTÉ Radio 1 of the new single from Mick Jagger and films for review include The Big Sick, 47 Metres Down and Girls Trip
Sonya Kelly reads 'Amazing Grace' which will be published in Arena's anthology by New Island books later this year along with some of Arena's entries to our creative writing course. Entries to email@example.com and the deadline is April 28th - www.rte.ie/radio1/arena for full details.
'Savage Solitude, Reflections of a Reluctant Loner' is the title of a book from poet Máighréad Medbh. The author describes it as 'a walk in the mind of someone who's alone'. The Publishers are Dedalus Press. Máighréad Medbh joins Seán Rocks.