Arena Friday 2 August 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades


Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to 



Daily arts and popular culture show.

'Bring Your Limericks to Limerick'

Dr Matthew Potter has written a book about the history of the limerick which will be launched at the Tailteann Nua Festival.

Welcome to Drogheda

Welcome to Drogheda is a work by artist Fergal McCarthy, which begins in the Highlanes Gallery on August 14th & Fergal joined Sean live in studio.

Album Reviews

Civil Wars self-titled titled 2nd album, Neon from Jay Sean and Swim Deep's debut Where the Heaven Are We. Edel Coffey & Niall Byrne join Sean live in studio.

Music Played on the Show

Lose Yourself To Dance (Radio Edit)

Lose Yourself To Dance (Radio Edit)

Daft Punk Feat Pharrell Williams




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Presenter: Seán Rocks


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