Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Friday's show is a Culture Night special, with three hours of entertainment live from the heart of Dublin city centre - music, literature, poetry, drama.....tune in from 7pm - 10pm and join Sean Rocks and John Kelly as they bring you all the atmosphere from tonight's Culture Night celebrations from Temple Bar in Dublin

    Monday's programme will be a public interview with acclaimed author Martin Amis, recorded in front of a live audience at the recent  'Mountains to Sea' book festival

    Arena Thursday 3 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr - David Holmes & Mark Cousins unveil their film ‘I Am Belfast’ tonight as part of the city film festival, free music gigs in Dublin as part of Music Town 2015, Jimmy Magee releases a single for motor neurone charity - a cover of George Jones’s ‘These Old Eyes Have Seen It All’   

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    Film Director interview

    Richard Ayoade, actor and director on his new film "The Double" starring  Jesse Eisenberg, inspired by the novel of the same name by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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    Author interview

    Emma Hannigan talks about her latest novel "The Summer Guest", published by Hachette Ireland.  Her memoir "Talk To The Headscarf" chronicles her long-running battle with cancer

    Official website www.emmahannigan.com     

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Sun Never Rose
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Duration: 4:15
    • Title: Big Ben
      Composer: Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Performer(s): Hermitage Green
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 4:00

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