Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

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Arena Monday 22 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....today we mark the anniversary of the first day of the one of the most tragic battles of the 20th century, the battle of the Somme, with a special programme on how the battle and the wider fallout from World War I is reflected in Irish literature, art, music and cultural memory

Arena Monday 22nd April 2013

Arena Monday 22nd April 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Book Review - Julian Barnes

Book Review - Julian Barnes

Theo Dorgan reviews 'Levels of Life' by Julian Barnes which commemorates his late wife Pat who passed away in 2008. The Publishers are Jonathan Cape.

Music of the Troubles

Music of the Troubles

This month marks the 15th anniversary of The Good Friday Agreement. Abie Philbin-Bowman on how the Troubles have inspired popular music.

Spotlight on Irish Film

Spotlight on Irish Film

All this month the Irish Film Institute and the Irish Film Board have been showcasing new Irish film in Dublin. All of the events are ticketed - some are free. The website is www.ifi.ie/spotlight. IFI Curator Sunniva O'Flynn joins Seán Rocks.

Theatre - Digging for Fire

Theatre - Digging for Fire

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on 'Digging For Fire' by Declan Hughes at Dublin's Project Theatre. The play was first staged in 1991 by Rough Magic Theatre Company - www.projectartscentre.ie for further details.

Classic Movie - Passport to Pimlico

Classic Movie - Passport to Pimlico

Darryl Jones discusses this week's Classic Movie 'Passport to Pimlico' from 1949 with Seán Rocks. The film is an Ealing comedy starring Stanley Holloway, Barbara Murray and Margaret Rutherford.

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