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
SOAK (AKA Bridie Monds-Watson) performs 'Doorstep' and 'Explosion' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. SOAK plays Dublin's Peppercanister Church on June 19th - www.ticketmaster.ie for tickets.
Dan Brown will be in conversation with Seán Rocks on Monday May 20th at Dublin's National Concert Hall as part of this year's Dublin Writer's Festival. For tickets log onto www.nch.ie or www.dublinwritersfestival.com
Sinead Gleeson with a roundup of the latest paperbacks including Mohsin Hamed's 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' (Hamish Hamilton), 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter (Penguin), 'The Flame Throwers' by Rachel Kushner (Harvill Secker), The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Penguin) and 'Marry Me' by Dan Rhodes (Canongate).