Arena Thursday 9 May 2013

coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge

 

Arena Thursday 9th May 2013

Arena Thursday 9th May 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Eoin Glackin review this week's new film releases 'Star Trek: Into Darkness', 'Mud' and 'Deadfall' with Evelyn O'Rourke.

Dan Brown Public Interview

Dan Brown Public Interview

On Monday May 20th Seán Rocks will interview Dan Brown, Author of 'The Da Vinci Code' as part of the Dublin Writer's Festival. The event will take place at Dublin's National Concert Hall - tickets can be booked on www.nch.ie.

Author Mark O'Sullivan

Author Mark O'Sullivan

Author Mark O'Sullivan discusses his book 'Crocodile Tears' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The Publishers are Transworld Ireland.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and John Meagher review this week's new album releases 'Modern Vampires of the City' from Vampire Weekend, 'Absolute Zero' from Little Green Cars & 'More Light' from Primal Scream.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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