Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    coming up on Friday's show....Kay Sheehy's run-down of the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award continues with "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson, Marina Carr and Rachel West, judges for this year's PJ O'Connor Award for Radio Drama, the newly-appointed Ireland Professor of Poetry 2016 and the latest albums from Beth Orton, Robert Glasper reinterpreting Miles Davis and Catfish & The Bottlemen

    Arena Monday 7 April 2014

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    Arts News

    Alan Corr reports on tragic death of Peaches Geldof, highlights of 2014 Kilkenny Arts Festival announced, Mickey Rooney dies aged 93        

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    Book awards

    Irish author Audrey Magee, shortlisted for Bailey’s Prize for Womens Fiction for her debut novel “The Undertaking”

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    Book review

    Eibhear Walshe reviews "From Out Of The City" by John Kelly, published by Dalkey Archive Press

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    Television auditions

    Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the open auditions being held next week for Ros na Rún, the TG4 Irish language soap

     

    If you are interested in taking part in the open auditions taking place next Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th April in Galway, send an email to dara@rosnarun.com or log on to their website rosnarun.com for more

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:35
      Title: Disco//Very
      Performer(s): Warpaint
      Performer(s): Warpaint
      Album: Warpaint
      Duration: 4:17
    • Title: Allemande
      Composer: Js Bach
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello)
      Performer(s): Richard Hardwood (Cello)
      Duration: 4:26

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