Arena Monday 30 June 2014

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

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Dermot Healy RIP

Dermot Healy RIP

Vincent Woods pays tribute to his friend, the writer Dermot Healy who died today

 

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Chris Wasser looks at the enduring appeal of "Planet of the Apes", which originally started life as science-fiction novel and is now a hugely-successful film franchise

"Evil Eye" by Joyce Carol Oates

"Evil Eye" by Joyce Carol Oates

Evelyn O’Rourke reviews “Evil Eye”, four novellas of love gone wrong by Joyce Carol Oates (published by Head of Zeus)

How to get published

How to get published

Alexandra Pringle, Group Editor in Chief of Bloomsbury with tips on how to get your book published. She will be a guest at the forthcoming West Cork Literary Festival

Official website: www.westcorkmusic.ie/literaryfestival

Having your portrait painted

Having your portrait painted

artist Nick Miller talks about his project ‘Sitting’ where for 9 days in July at Laois Arthouse he will ask members of the public to sit for their portrait

Further details at: www.arthouse.ie/sitting

Official website: www.nickmiller.ie    

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Samhradh Samhradh

Samhradh Samhradh

The Gloaming

5:54

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