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 Friday 30 May 2014

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    Arts News

    with Sinead Mooney - the 3 Irish poets who will receive the 2014 Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship have been announced, John Lennon's handwritten manuscripts and drawings going up for auction on 4 June, Phil Collins came out of retirement to play at his son's school recital   

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    Oona Frawley, author

    Oona Frawley talks about her debut novel "Flight", the story of a teacher who moves from Zimbabwe to Ireland to make a better life for herself (published by Tramp Press)

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    Theatre graduates

    Evelyn O’Rourke talks to graduating students from the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, Trinity College about what they have learned during their studies

    Official website:  www.thelir.ie

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: In The Air Tonight
      Composer: Collins
      Performer(s): Phil Collins
      Performer(s): Phil Collins
      Album: Driving Rock Ballads, Emi, VTDCD719
      Duration: 5:23
    • Title: Klapp Klapp
      Composer: Erik Bodin / Yukimi Nagano / Fredrik Wallin / Håkan Wirenstrand
      Performer(s): Little Dragon
      Performer(s): Little Dragon
      Album: Nabuma Rubberband, Because Music, BEC5161771
      Duration: 3:50
    • Title: Put Your Hands Up For Brazil
      Composer: F Le Grand, Fatboy Slim Edit
      Performer(s): Fedde Le Grand, Fatboy Slim
      Performer(s): Fedde Le Grand, Fatboy Slim
      Duration: 1:28
    • Title: Magalenha
      Composer: Dj Fresh, Fatboy Slim
      Performer(s): Dj Fresh Fatboy Slim
      Performer(s): Dj Fresh Fatboy Slim
      Duration: 1:20
    • Title: Chase The Paper
      Composer: 50 Cent
      Performer(s): 50 Cent Feat Kidd Kidd, Prodigy, P Styles
      Performer(s): 50 Cent Feat Kidd Kidd, Prodigy, P Styles
      Duration: 1:48
    • Title: A+E
      Composer: Clean Bandit
      Performer(s): Clean Bandit Feat Kandaka Moore
      Performer(s): Clean Bandit Feat Kandaka Moore
      Duration: 1:50

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