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
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.