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    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 Friday 18 April 2014

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    Mortality and the arts

    a look at the the types of artistic expression people take comfort in as they age. And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists include the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Dove Sono -- The Marriage Of Figaro
      Composer: Mozart
      Performer(s): Cheryl Struder (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cheryl Struder (Soprano)
      Duration: 4:03
    • Title: I'M Your Man
      Composer: L Cohen
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal/Gtr)
      Performer(s): Leonard Cohen (Vocal/Gtr)
      Album: Leonard Cohen Live in London (July 17 2008), Sony / Columbia, 88697405022
      Duration: 2:34
    • Title: Moments Of Pleasure
      Composer: Bush
      Performer(s): Kate Bush
      Performer(s): Kate Bush
      Album: The Red Shoes, Emi, CDEMD1047
      Duration: 5:15

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