Arena Wednesday 26 March 2014
coming up on Monday's show....."Kaleidoscope Night", bringing together classical, contemporary and experimental music, Alex Hayley’s “Roots”, back on television for a new generation, “The Children Of Lir”, a musical by Brian O’Reilly and a tale of terrorism, love and religious divides in Nadeem Aslam's novel “The Golden Legend”
Joao Almino is a Brazilian author whose novel,The Book Of Emotions, has been longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. One of a collection of novels called The Brazilia Quintet, The Book of Emotions'focuses on the story of a man called Cadu who is also the narrator. The Book Of Emotions by Joao Almino is published by Dalkey Archive.
This weekend is Mother's Day, and to mark the annual holiday, our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been looking into the unlikely resurgence of the Irish Mammy in comedy... and she divides the critics, but there is no getting away from one Agnes Brown.