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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 Thursday 24 April 2014

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    Arts News

    with Sinead Mooney - the National Library has just expanded it's online archive with 10,000 digital images of historical figures, a postcard beat poet Alan Ginsberg wrote with a negative observation about communism ‘just not working’ going up for auction, Barbie to be made into a live action film    

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    One City One Book

    the poet Harry Clifton explains his choice of poem to read at the recent launch of One City One Book - “Dick King” by Thomas Kinsella

    (for copyright reasons the poem reading is not available to download)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:25
      Title: Turn It Around
      Composer: Jessica Wolfe, Holly Laessig
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Performer(s): Lucius
      Album: Wildewoman, Play It Again Sam, PIASR700CDP
      Duration: 3:42
    • 19:43
      Title: A Simple Beautiful Truth
      Composer: Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Performer(s): Wild Beasts
      Album: Present Tense, Domino, WIGCD279P
      Duration: 2:47

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