Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show.....in December 1904 the Abbey Theatre in Dublin officially opened it's doors. Tonight is an Arena special marking the history of a vital institution that has been at the heart of Ireland's cultural life for 110 years.  Plus, musician Kevin Nolan chats about the First Fortnight 'Hootenanny' in St Patrick's Hospital, a festival aiming to reduce the stigma around mental health

    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.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    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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