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    on Friday's show.......56 Irish writers looked to works in the National Gallery to inspire their contributions to the book 'Lines Of Vision: Irish Writers On Art'. Tonight in an Arena special four of those writers explain their choices and what it was about particular paintings that inspired them

    Arena Thursday 15 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Adele tops The Sunday Times rich-list of young stars under 30, Brad Pitt close to signing as next lead in television series True Detective, Dublin City Council want public suggestions on how to develop/ improve Dublin's cultural quarter Temple Bar

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    Tony Parsons

    the author Tony Parsons talks about his latest novel, the crime thriller "The Murder Bag" which is the first in a trilogy featuring Detective Max Wolfe (published by Century)

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: A Sky Full Of Stars
      Composer: T Bergling/C Martin/J Buckland/W Champion
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Album: Ghost Stories
      Duration: 4:43
    • Title: Ink
      Composer: Berryman/Buckland/Champion/Martin
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Album: Parlophone/Atlantic
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: Hundreds Of Ways
      Composer: Conor Oberst
      Performer(s): Conor Oberst
      Performer(s): Conor Oberst
      Album: Upside Down Mountain, Nonesuch, No Number
      Duration: 4:43
    • Title: Time Forgot
      Composer: Conor Oberst
      Performer(s): Conor Oberst
      Performer(s): Conor Oberst
      Album: Upside Down Mountain, info n/a
      Duration: 4:47
    • Title: One Man's England
      Composer: Heaton/Abbott
      Performer(s): Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott
      Performer(s): Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott
      Album: Virgin
      Duration: 1:33
    • Title: My Own Mother's Son
      Composer: Heaton/Abbott
      Performer(s): Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott
      Performer(s): Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott
      Album: Virgin
      Duration: 1:00

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