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
'First book of Frags' is a new collection from Writer Dave Lordan. The Publishers are Worm Press. The book is free on Kindle on Thursday April 25th or after that on Amazon or on www.davelordanwriter.com.
Ron Rash on his collection of short stories 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' which are set around the Appalachian mountains. Ron Rash is a guest at this year's Cúrt International Festival of Literature in Galway from which Arena will be broadcasting on Friday April 26th - www.cuirt.ie.