Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Tuesday's show...Ireland's Artists Without Borders perform in solidarity with refugees caught in limbo in France, Deirdre Kinahan's play "Wild Sky" explores how Irish society functioned in the run-up to 1916, the Citizens Anthem explained and one of Ireland's most respected film-makers and now the subject of a major restrospective at the IFI, Cathal Black

    Arena Wednesday 2 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr with the latest news in the arts world - the U2 album The Joshua Tree added to the registry of the US National Congress, Meryl Streep to play a mother who plays a guitar-wielding rocker at night in the new Jonathan Demme film and a stolen Paul Gaugin painting has been found hanging in an Italian kitchen for decades     

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    Feis Ceoil

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the ESB Feis Ceoil which began at the RDS this week and sees 5,000 performers showcasing their musical talents over the next two weeks. She talks to Laura Gilsenan CEO, ajudicating musician Julie Feeney, the Wesley College choir director Helen Doyle and 16-year old student Nathan Hayes

    www.feisceoil.ie

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    Comedy

    Abie Philbin Bowman talks to Irish comedian Jarlath Regan about his decision to pursue a career in the UK and his podcast "An Irishman Abroad"

    for more information about Jarlath Regan see www.jigser.com

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Tattoo Rings
      Composer: Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Duration: 4:30
    • Title: Birds Carry Souls
      Composer: Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Performer(s): Ian Whitty And The Exchange
      Duration: 4:00

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