Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Friday's show is a Culture Night special, with three hours of entertainment live from the heart of Dublin city centre - music, literature, poetry, drama.....tune in from 7pm - 10pm and join Sean Rocks and John Kelly as they bring you all the atmosphere from tonight's Culture Night celebrations from Temple Bar in Dublin

    Monday's programme will be a public interview with acclaimed author Martin Amis, recorded in front of a live audience at the recent  'Mountains to Sea' book festival

    Arena Monday 16 June 2014

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    Arts News

    with Abie Philbin Bowman - a call-out to up-and-coming bands to perform at Hard Working Class Heroes festival in October, The Foo Fighters have agreed to play a concert completely organised by crowd-funding fans in Virginia, a photograph of an unknown woman that was taken by London street photographer John Deakin in the 1930's revealed to be Irish painter Francis Bacon in drag  

    Bloomsday, part 2

    Owen Roe reads from ‘The Ondt & The Gracehoper’, James Joyce’s take on the Aesop fable ‘The Ant & The Grasshopper’ and part of Finnegan's Wake, illustrated by the artist Thomas McAnally (published by Lilliput Press)

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    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: As You Make Your Bed
      Composer: Kurt Weill / Bertold Brecht
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Album: info n/a
      Duration: 1:00
    • Title: 40 Day Dream
      Composer: Alexander Ebert
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Performer(s): Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
      Album: Up From Below (Deluxe Edition), Chrysalis Records Ltd
      Duration: 3:00

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