Arena Friday 3 January 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

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First Fortnight

First Fortnight

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

Mandela

Mandela

'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.

Limerick

Limerick

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

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