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    on Wednesday's show....Lisa O'Neill in session, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continue with "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill, the fictitious music hall star Kitty Kelly tells the story of 1916 in the travelling art exhibition "Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives" and film-maker Johnny Gogan honours one of our great essayist and Ireland's George Orwell, "Hubert Butler: Witness To The Future"

    Arena Wednesday 8 January 2014

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    Arena Wednesday 8th January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Iarla O'Lionaird - The Gloaming

    Iarla O'Lionaird on 'The Gloaming' album which will be launched at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow on January 22nd.

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    Live Music - Dirk Powell & Mike McGoldrick

    Dirk Powell and Mike McGoldrick perform 'Waterbound' and 'Rip the Calico / Sully's Fancy' live in studio. Dirk and Mike are currently on a Music Network tour with Brendan Gleeson and Francis Gaffney - www.musicnetwork.ie for Irish tour dates.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Samhradh, Samhradh
      Composer: The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Album: The Gloaming, REAL WORLD, cdrwp200
      Duration: 4:07
    • Title: Necklace Of Wrens
      Composer: Trad Arr The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Performer(s): The Gloaming
      Album: The Gloaming, Real World
      Duration: 3:25
    • Title: Waterbound
      Composer: Dirk Powell
      Performer(s): Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick
      Performer(s): Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick
      Duration: 4:31
    • Title: Rip The Calico / Sully's Fancy
      Composer: Traditional / Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick
      Performer(s): Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick
      Performer(s): Dirk Powell / Mike Mcgoldrick
      Duration: 3:52
    • Title: No Train To Cavan
      Composer: Lisa O Neill
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill
      Performer(s): Lisa O'Neill
      Album: Same Cloth Or Not, Lisa O'Neill, LONCD002
      Duration: 3:27
    • Title: She Found Now
      Composer: My Bloody Valentine
      Performer(s): My Bloody Valentine
      Performer(s): My Bloody Valentine
      Album: MBV, Not Available, Not Available
      Duration: 5:03

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