Arena Friday 3 January 2014

on Thursday's show....Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still"; Irish electronic dancefloor-fillers, Le Galaxie in session on the release of their new album "Pleasure"; and Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gutav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic. 

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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