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 3 June 2014

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    Arts News

    with Abie Philbin Bowman - Sweny's pharmacy in Dublin city centre which featured in Ulysses in danger of closing because of commercial rates, a Harvard academic 'A Most Dangerous Book' suggests James Joyce may have suffered from syphilis, the National Gallery to close this week because of a staff strike, Sinead O'Connor announces the title of her new album was inspired by the Sheryl Sandberg 'ban bossy' campaign

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    Acid house

    Jim Carroll reviews "The True Story Of Acid House: Britain's Last Youth Culture Revolution" by Luke Bainbridge which looks at what made acid house such an important musical movement (published by Omnibus Press)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:13
      Title: Budapest
      Composer: G Ezra/J Pott
      Performer(s): George Ezra
      Performer(s): George Ezra
      Album: Did You Hear the Rain? - EP, Columbia, 888837 792073
      Duration: 3:35
    • 19:30
      Title: Supernova
      Composer: Ray Lamontagne
      Performer(s): Ray Lamontagne
      Performer(s): Ray Lamontagne
      Album: Supernova
      Duration: 4:10
    • 19:47
      Title: Out Of Space
      Composer: Liam Howlett
      Performer(s): The Prodigy
      Performer(s): The Prodigy
      Album: The Prodigy: Their Law the Singles 1990 - 2005
      Duration: 5:12
    • 19:53
      Title: Your Love
      Composer: J Principle/F Knuckles
      Performer(s): Frankie Knuckles
      Performer(s): Frankie Knuckles
      Album: The Original Chicago House Classics
      Duration: 3:53

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