Arena Wednesday 7 August 2013

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

 

Arena Wednesday 7th August 2013

Arena Wednesday 7th August 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

What the hell is Irish Style?

What the hell is Irish Style?

Sonya Lennon and Jim Carroll on 'What the hell is Irish Style?' a banter forum at next week's Kilkenny Arts Festival. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

Live Music - Sinead White

Live Music - Sinead White

Sinead White performs 'Flat Battery' and 'I Know It' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Sinead will appear at this year's Electric Picnic Festival in Stradbally in Co. Laois.

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

Red Peters: Rare Recordings

PJ Curtis on Red Peters: Rare Recordings 1968-1989 which is distributed by Claddagh Records and available on www.redpeters.ie.

Sand Sculptures

Sand Sculptures

Abie Philbin Bowman on an exhibition of sand sculptures which are currently on view at Dublin Castle until August 28th.

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Poetry - Leanne O'Sullivan

Colm Keegan reviews the poetry colelction 'The Mining Road' by Leeanne O'Sullivan which is Published by Bloodaxe.

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