Arena Friday 31 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 Friday May 31st 2013

Arena Friday May 31st 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Book Review - Colum McCann

Book Review - Colum McCann

Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Transatlantic' by Colum McCann. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

Cat Laughs Kilkenny

Cat Laughs Kilkenny

Australian comedian Bec Hill who will perform a set for kids at this year's Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny. The website is www.thecatlaughs.com.

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Poet Colm Keegan

Poet Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan reads his poem 'Decking'.

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Glitch Digital Arts Festival

Glitch Digital Arts Festival

Glitch is the annual digital arts festival held in the Rua Red Arts Centre in Tallaght in Dublin. The website is www.ruared.ie. Audrey Donohue reports.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Edel Coffey and Laurence Mackin review new albums 'Like Clockwork' from Queens of the Stone Age, 'Don't Forget Who You Are' from Miles Kane and 'Immunity' from Jon Hopkins.

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