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
Willie White, Director of the Dublin Theatre Festival on this year's Festival programme. The festival starts on Thursday September 26th and the website for further information is www.dublintheatrefestival.com.
Mick Flannery performs 'Sing To Me' and 'Boston' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Mick performs with Josh Ritter at this year's Galway Arts Festival on Saturday July 20th - www.galwayartsfestival.com.
The Galway Film Fleadh opened last night and one film of interest tells the story of an Irish sub-culture...'Hill Street' is a new documentary directed by JJ Rolfe and produced by Dave Leahy. Ray Wingnut reports. The website for further information is www.galwayfilmfleadh.com.