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    on Wednesday's programme..........Abie Philbin Bowman talks to American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, the programme takes a look at a new film about James Joyce featuring the music of John McCormack, chat with the author Sebastian Barry about his latest novel “The Temporary Gentleman”, a preview of the forthcoming tv series "Fargo" and acclaimed film-maker Josh Oppenheimer talks about his documentary "The Act Of Killing".

    Arena Wednesday 12 February 2014


    Ian McShane In Cuban Fury

    From 'Lovejoy' to 'Deadwood', and 'Sexy Beast' to 'Pirates of the Caribbean', Ian McShane is an actor known for both his versatility and his ability to play a mean baddie he joins Sean to chat about his new film Cuban Fury

    Stuart Skelton

    Stuart Skelton is acknowledged as one of the finest heldentenors of his generation and on Sunday, February 23rd, he will perform the title role in Benjamin Britten's opera 'Peter Grimes'and this will be streamed live into 250 cinemas across the UK and select screens worldwide on 23 February 2013 - including Ireland. Stuart Skelton joins Sean to Discuss

    Leaders of Men in Session

    Leaders of Menplay live in session. Upstairs in Whelans on Thursday, March 6th. Tickets available from And for more information on the band, visit their facebook page.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:17 p.m.
      Title: The Classic
      Performer(s): Joan As Police Woman
      Album: The Classic
      Duration: 0:03:39
    • Title: Digital Witness
      Composer: Clark/clark
      Performer(s): St Vincent
      Duration: 0:03:23
    • Title: For Want of A Better Word
      Composer: Leaders of Men
      Performer(s): Leaders of Men
      Duration: 0:02:40
    • Title: In Case the World Forgets Me
      Composer: Leaders of Men
      Performer(s): Leaders Of Men
      Duration: 0:03:30

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