Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    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

    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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