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 Friday 28 February 2014

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    Book Review: A Darker Shade

    A Darker Shade is a collection of 17 short stories from some of Sweden's most accomplished and prolific authors, as well as some authors unheard of outside of Ireland, Arlene Hunt has read it and chats to Sean about it. Published by Head of Zeus
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    Playwright Geoff Power on his play Retreat

    A play that opens in Dublin next week tells the story of a woman who suffers from depression following the death of her mother. It's called Retreat and playwright Geoff Power is in studio. www.thenewtheatre.com
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    Album Reviews

    Pharell Williams - GIRL, Blood Red Shoes by Blood Red Shoes and the 12th album from Drive By Truckers, English Oceans. Sinead Ni Mhordha and Simon Maher review.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:17
      Title: Nothing Arrived
      Composer: O'Brien, C.J.
      Performer(s): Villagers
      Performer(s): Villagers
      Album: Nothing Arrived - Single, Domino, Not Available
      Duration: 3:44
    • 19:32
      Title: Never Gonna Walk Away
      Composer: Burch/Arkins/Walsh/Blackwell
      Performer(s): The Original Rudeboys
      Performer(s): The Original Rudeboys
      Album: Never Gonna Walk Away - Single, Gotta Run Records, Not Available
      Duration: 4:02

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