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    on Friday's programme we took a look at the issue of ageing and facing our mortality in the arts. What types of artistic expression do people take comfort in as they age? And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists were  the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke.

    on Easter Monday Arena celebrates this year's One City One Book with an evening of poetry and song. 'If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song" is a collection of poems, ballads and songs about Dublin. Panellists including RTÉ 2fm DJ Rick O'Shea, actor Phelim Drew, musicians Lisa Hannigan and Colin Reid, poets Pat Boran, Melissa Kavanagh and Enda Wyley explain what Dublin means to them.

    Arena Tuesday 3 December 2013

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    Arena Tuesday December 3rd 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Arena Tuesday December 3rd 2013 - Full Programme

    Alan Corr with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News, Jackie Nickerson on the World Press Photo Exhibitiion, Evelyn O'Rourke on Pride and Prejudice, John Byrne on UK Cartoonist Ralph Steadman and Ruth Barton on sexual relationships in films.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Wonderful In You
      Composer: Van Der Leeuw / Hoogendorp / Degiorgio
      Performer(s): Caro Emerald
      Performer(s): Caro Emerald
      Album: The Shocking Miss Emerald, Grandmono Records, 0298705292
      Duration: 0:03:06
    • Title: It Ain't Me Babe
      Composer: JOHNNY CASH
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash
      Album: Duets, Columbia/legacy, 82876783442
      Duration: 0:03:01
    • Title: San Quentin
      Composer: Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Album: Country, Universal, 5644822
      Duration: 0:02:43
    • Title: Hurt
      Composer: Reznor
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Performer(s): Johnny Cash
      Album: Hurt - Single (recordno: 077998-2), Lost Highway, 077998-2
      Duration: 0:03:35

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