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 Monday 19 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Kate O'Toole reveals the ashes of her father Peter O'Toole are being kept at Áras an Uachtaráin until he can be laid to rest in the west of Ireland, the 10th Dublin Dance Theatre Festival starts tomorrow, Collins English Dictionary asks for public submissions for new additions to the dictionary - (words like felfie, adorkable have already been suggested)

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    Learning the alphabet

    the poet Colm Keegan reads his essay ‘LMNOP’, about the challenge of learning the alphabet when he was a child

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:16
      Title: Glory
      Composer: J Wasner/A Stack
      Performer(s): Wye Oak
      Performer(s): Wye Oak
      Album: Shriek
      Duration: 5:08
    • Title: Bells And Bow
      Composer: The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Album: Rainbow Rain Records
      Duration: 3:03
    • Title: Ashes
      Composer: The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Album: Rainbow Rain Records
      Duration: 2:30

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