Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Thursday 9 January 2014

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    Arena Thursday 9th January 2014

    Daily arts and popular culture show.

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    Arts News

    Sinead Mooney with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News including an archive clip of Playwright Brian Friel who celebrates his 85th birthday.

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    Comedian Neil Delamere

    Abie Philbin Bowman on Neil Delamere who is currently on his Irish tour with his show 'Smart Bomb'. Full details on www.neildelamere.com.

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    Arena Thursday January 9th - Full Programme

    Sinead Mooney with Arts News, reviews of the films 12 Years a Slave, The Delivery Man and The Railway Man, a review of Nuala Ní Chonchúir's 'Dublin and Other Fictions', Abie Philbin Bowman on Neil Delamere and Dave Lordan on Creative Writing Courses for 2014.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Like Real People Do
      Composer: Andrew John Hozier Byrne
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Album: Take Me to Church EP
      Duration: 4:17
    • Title: Regarding Your Lover
      Composer: Foy Vance
      Performer(s): Foy Vance
      Performer(s): Foy Vance
      Album: Joy of Nothing
      Duration: 3:10

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