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    on Thursday's show....singer and fingerstyle guitarist Robert Doyle in session, announcement of the winner of this year's Hennessy Literary Award for new Irish writing and film reviews include superhero "Captain America: Civil War", the moral horrors of Auschwitz in "Son of Saul", comedy drama "Demolition" and fishing communities under threat in "Atlantic"

    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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