coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore
coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session
The festival is organised by the Munster Literature Centre and is based at the Cork Arts Theatre. The festival started yesterday and continues until Saturday night and features readings, workshops, book launches and even a film event.
Kathy D'arcy loves her local poetry festival and joins Sean from RTE Cork. www.Corkpoetryfest.net
The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Jim Carroll joins Sean to review
Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel a new book by Sherill Tippins that attempts to capture life as it was lived inside the Chelsea