Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Friday's show..."Pull Down A Horseman", playwright Eugene McCabe's fictional account of how Connolly and Pearse decided on the date for the 1916 Rising, from a childhood in war-torn Biafra to the search for the meaning of love in author Chinelo Okparanta's "Under The Udala Trees" and the latest albums from Rhianna, Elton John and Field Music 

    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
      Duration: 3:03
    • Title: Ashes
      Composer: The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Performer(s): The Hard Ground
      Duration: 2:30

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