Arena Monday 26 August 2013

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

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

Morrissey 25

The IFI has an exclusive screening of Morrissey 25, a film celebrating Morrissey's quarter of a century as a solo artist, Dr Eoin Devereux joined Evelyn on the phone.

ASA Harrison first novel, Silent wife

The author ASA Harrison died suddenly of cancer after her first novel had been published which was attracting promising reviews. Kathy D'Arcy has been reading it for Arena.

Posthumous publishing

There are many writers whose work has only found great success after their death, Edel Coffey joins Evelyn to look at posthumous publishing.

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