Arena Tuesday 8 July 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

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

with Alan Corr - all five Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park cancelled, a new grown-up Harry Potter book revealed by JK Rowling, after a routine operation in Birmingham by the Irish Air Corps Pharrell Williams approached them to tell them they were 'doing a great job'

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Joseph O'Connor, novelist

Joseph O'Connor, novelist

Joseph O'Connor talks about the bi-lingual stage adaptation of his novel "Star Of The Sea"

Galway Arts Festival website: www.giaf.ie

Pierce Turner

Pierce Turner

Chat with Wexford singer/songwriter Pierce Turner

Official website: http://pierceturner.com

Dave Lordan poetry

Dave Lordan poetry

Dave Lordan reads his poem 'Love Commands The Neighbourhood' from his latest collection Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains

Official website: http://davelordanwriter.com

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"The Diary Of Mary Travers" by Eibhear Walshe

"The Diary Of Mary Travers" by Eibhear Walshe

Eibhear Walshe talks about his novel “The Diary Of Mary Travers” based on the story of a woman from Mitchelstown who sued Oscar Wilde’s parents in 1864 (published by Somerville Press)

Musicals on film

Musicals on film

Evelyn O’Rourke reports on A Summer Of Musicals at the Lighthouse Cinema and why film audiences still love musicals

Official website:  www.lighthousecinema.ie 

Music Played on the Show

A Human Prayer

A Human Prayer

Pierce Turner

3:00

Divinity

Divinity

Pierce Turner

3:00

Tempest

Tempest

Lucius

4:22

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