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
'Little Steps' is the title of a production that opens in the Ark in Temple Bar later this week. It's aimed at very young children and Saturday's performance is adapted for children with autism. Autism Friendly Performance is relatively new in Ireland. Maria Fleming joins Seán Rocks.
John Lambert AKA Chequerboard performs 'Today is beautiful, we have things to Do' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. Chequerboard's latest album is 'The Unfolding' and his website is www.chequerboard.com.