Arena Friday 4 July 2014

coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge

 

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Hay Festival Kells

Hay Festival Kells

from the Hay Festival Kells, with writer and broadcaster Jeremy Paxman, music from Liam Ó Maonlaí, Gillian Clarke the national poet of Wales on the life and legacy of Dylan Thomas and playwright Deirdre Kinahan talks about adapting two of Mary Lavin's short stories for the stage

(pic courtesy of Clodagh Kilcoyne Photography)

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Sadhb Ní Bhruinnellaigh

Sadhb Ní Bhruinnellaigh

Liam Ó Maonlaí

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