Arena Thursday 30 May 2013

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

This week films are The Purge and and Neil Jordans new film Byzantium Joe Griffin and Sophie Gorman are live in Studio to discuss

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The Steeple Sessions

The Steeple Sessions

Over the summer months, the Steeple Sessions festival will take place in the Unitarian Church on Dublin's St Stephen's Green . Evelyn O Rourke reports. steeplesessions.com

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GREAT READS

GREAT READS

THE SECRET HISTORY by Donna Tartt is the choice of Mary Mc Gill - Published by Penguin

Live Music Sessions

Live Music Sessions

Live Music Sessions with Biggles Flys Again. www.bigglesflysagain.com

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