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 Tuesday 27 May 2014


    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Limerick preparing for a troupe of giant puppets from the French Theatre Company ‘Royal Deluxe’ to appear on streets in September as part of the City of Culture celebrations, the top-grossing movies of all time, according to a Beat on the Street report Dublin is joint-third in a poll of best cities for buskers


    End-of-the-world films

    John Byrne with a guide to the biggest end-of-the-world films as outlined in the book “World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide To Post-Apocalyptic Movies” by David J Moore (published by Schiffer)


    Led Zeppelin

    Tony Clayton Lea looks at the career of Led Zeppelin, as a new box-set of re-mastered and prevously unheard versions of their first 3 albums are released

    (for copyright reasons the music featured in this item is not available to download)


    Peter Fallon, poet

    Peter Fallon, poet and publisher – he talks about his latest collection ‘Strong My Love’ which is dedicated to his children and being a publisher with Gallery Press

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The More You Ignore Me The Closer I Get
      Composer: Morrissey/Boorer
      Performer(s): Morrissey
      Performer(s): Morrissey
      Album: Very Best Of Morrissey, Major Minor Records, CDSMLP71
      Duration: 3:41
    • Title: Whole Lotta Love
      Composer: R Plant/J Bonham/G Pitney/Jp Jones/J Patrick
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Duration: 5:44
    • Title: Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown (Live In Paris 1969)
      Composer: Page/Jones/Bonham/Plant
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Live In Paris 1969, Warner
      Duration: 4:02
    • Title: Immigrant Song
      Composer: J Patrick/R Plant
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Performer(s): Led Zeppelin
      Album: Mothership (Remastered)
      Duration: 2:37

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