Arena Monday 3 March 2014

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

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Bark - Lorrie Moore

Bark - Lorrie Moore

Bark is a new collection of short stories from American author Lorrie Moore. The eight stories deal with love, loss and middle age. Nuala Ni Chonchuir has been reading them for us and joins Sean

Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - Enda Reilly

Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - Enda Reilly

This week marks the start of Seachtain na Gaelige and musician Enda Reilly has just released his first album of Irish language songs entitled, Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - he chats to Sean about his music and Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Faith

Faith

Faith is a new play from Guna Nua Theatre. It deals with a man who has been made redundant and how he and his family cope with the challenges they face playwright Paul Meade who joins Sean. www.gunanua.com

Classic Movie - Baby It's You (1983)

Classic Movie - Baby It's You (1983)

Tonight' s film is 'Baby It's You' a romance made by John Sayles in 1983 but telling a story of 1960s America - Diane Negra tell Sean why this is a classic.

Music Played on the Show

Mol An Aimsir

Mol An Aimsir

Enda Reilly

2:49

An Nasc Nua

An Nasc Nua

Enda Reilly

2:50

Magic

Magic

Coldplay

5:00

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