Arena Friday 3 January 2014

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 

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First Fortnight aims to explore mental health issues through the arts. Writer and performers Sorcha Kenny and Neil Watkins join Sean in studio and Evelyn O'Rourke

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'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' opens around the country and Sean spoke to the film's director Justin Chadwick about the making of the film of the life of the icon, Nelson Mandela.

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Limerick

Joining us from Limerick is Catherine Hayes on Limerick City of Culture.

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