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 20 February 2014

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    Glen Patterson on his new book

    Evelyn Chats to author Glen Patterson about his new book The Rest just follows, published by Faber and Faber
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    Sive at the Abbey

    Sophie Gorman reviews 'Sive'. It is one of the best known and best loved Irish plays of the 20th Century. A new production of the John B. Keane play is playing now in the Abbey theatre
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    Film Reviews

    Roe McDermott and Chris Wasser review New York Winters Tale, Only Lovers and Stalingrad
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    Writer Kate O'Brien

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of the writer Kate O'Brien. The Limerick born novelist's work includes Mary Lavelle, The Land of Spices and That Lady and this weekend's Limerick Literary Festival is being held in her honour. Eibhear Walsh chats to Evelyn

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:16
      Title: Glacier (Radio Edit)
      Composer: John Grant
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Performer(s): John Grant
      Duration: 4:02

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