on Friday's show.....Alice McDermott chats about the turn-of-the-century Irish Brooklyn she portrays in her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", Carl Austin looks at why "The Wire" was such a ground-breaking tv series and reviews of the latest albums from Jack White, George Ezra and Lissie
On Monday June 24th, as part of Cork's Midsummer Festival, a rather unique collaboration will take place between a group of sixth class students, UCC Gamelan Orchestra and Icelandic sextet Amiina. Mel Mercier of UCC joins Seán Rocks - www.corkmidsummer.com for full details.
Pat Kinevane reads the opening lines from 'Dark Secret' by James A. Simpson. It will be broadcast on Tuesday the 25th of June as part of a season of the 25 stories short-listed in this year's competition. The season of stories will run nightly from Monday to Friday at 1110pm on RTÉ Radio 1, starting next Monday the 24th of June.