Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's programme we took a look at the issue of ageing and facing our mortality in the arts. What types of artistic expression do people take comfort in as they age? And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists were  the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke.

    on Easter Monday Arena celebrates this year's One City One Book with an evening of poetry and song. 'If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song" is a collection of poems, ballads and songs about Dublin. Panellists including RTÉ 2fm DJ Rick O'Shea, actor Phelim Drew, musicians Lisa Hannigan and Colin Reid, poets Pat Boran, Melissa Kavanagh and Enda Wyley explain what Dublin means to them.

    Arena Monday 13 May 2013

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    Arena Monday 13th May 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Book Review - 'And the Mountains Echoed'

    Orla Tinsley reviews 'And the Mountains Echoed', the latest novel from Author Khaled Hosseini who is best known for his novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. The Publishers are Bloomsbury and the book is available in Ireland from May 21st.

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    Tom Waits Photos

    Over 35 years ago, American performer/songwriter Tom Waits entered into a collaborative process with Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn, the result of which is 'Waits/Corbijn '77-'11: A Collaborative Photographic Book'. The Publishers are Schirmer/Mosel Verlag. Tony Clayton-Lea joins Seán Rocks.

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