Arena Wednesday 11 September 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

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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 arena@rte.ie 

Arena Wednesday 11th September 2013

Arena Wednesday 11th September 2013

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War Horse - Bord Gais Energy Theatre

War Horse - Bord Gais Energy Theatre

Evelyn O'Rourke reports from the Bord Gais Energy Theatre where 'War Horse' will be staged in From March 26th 2014. The website for further information is www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.

Sergio De La Pava

Sergio De La Pava

Sergio De La Pava on the success of his self-published novel 'The Naked Singularity' which has just run the Pen Prize for debut fiction. The Publishers are McElhose Press.

Iarla O'Lionaird

Iarla O'Lionaird

Iarla O'Lionaird will perform Iomas - 'Intuition' with the RTE Concert Orchestra on Thursday September 12th at Dublin's National Concert Hall. The websites for further information are www.rte.ie/co and www.nch.ie. Iarla O'Lionaird joins Seán Rocks

Sonya Kelly on New York

Sonya Kelly on New York

Sonya Kelly with her ode to New York where her production 'The Wheelchair on my Face' is being staged from September 29th. The website is www.fishamble.com.

The Story of the Celts - Stair na gCeilteach

The Story of the Celts - Stair na gCeilteach

Darach O'Tuarisg on 'Stair na gCeilteach' which is on September 13th & 14th at 9pm at the Quarry, Furnace Road, Camus, Connemara. Tickets are free but must be reserved by contacting fibinteo@gmail.com or by calling 091 593823.

Hard Working Class Heroes - Daithí O'Dronaí

Hard Working Class Heroes - Daithí O'Dronaí

Daithí O'Dronaí with 'Chameleon Life' from his Arena session in July 2013. Daithí will perform at this year's Hard Working Class Heroes Festival in October - www.hwch.net for full details.

Live Music - Nigel Mooney

Live Music - Nigel Mooney

Nigel Mooney, accompanied by Johny Taylor performs his version of 'Danny Boy'. Nigel Mooney's latest album is 'The Bohemian Mooney' and his website is www.nigelmooney.com.

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