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
Sorcha Richardson, accompanied by Eoin Gorman, performs 'Early Morning Rising' and 'Last Train' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Sorcha's debut EP is called 'Sleep Will Set Me Free'. Sorcha's website is www.sorcharichardson.com.
John Cooper Clarke will perform on Thursday June 13th at the Carlow Arts Festival in the George Bernard Shaw theatre at 8pm. More information on all events at www.eigsecarlow.ie. He also appears at Dublin's Button Factory on Friday June 14th. John's website is www.johncooperclarke.com.