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    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 Wednesday 4 June 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - questions about the tv show 'Sherlock' and about Miriam O'Callaghan feature on today's English paper in the Junior Cert exam, William Nicholson says the film '12 Years A Slave' soaked up all the guilt over slavery and that's why his film 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' was a flop, scientists have grown a live replica of Vincent van Gogh's ear

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    War Poetry

    Neil Astley, editor of "The Hundred Years' War: Modern War Poems", an anthology of war poetry from 1914 to the present day (published by Bloodaxe Books) 

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Let Me Down Easy
      Composer: Wrecia Holloway, James Mcdougal, Paolo Nutini, Rollo Armstrong
      Performer(s): Paolo Nutini
      Performer(s): Paolo Nutini
      Album: Iron Sky - EP, Atlantic Records
      Duration: 3:27
    • Title: Ballad Of Claudy
      Composer: James Simmons
      Performer(s): James Simmons
      Performer(s): James Simmons
      Duration: 4:17
    • Title: Jig
      Composer: Pietro Castrucci
      Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall
      Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall
      Duration: 1:32
    • Title: Variations On Eileen Aroon
      Composer: Matthew Dubourg
      Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall
      Performer(s): William And Lisa Dowdall
      Duration: 3:36

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