Arena Friday 11 July 2014

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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Galway Film Fleadh - "Still"

Galway Film Fleadh - "Still"

actor Aidan Gillen and director Simon Blake talk about their film “Still” (the story of a London man at a crossroads in his life who takes a troubled teenage boy under his wing)

Official website: www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

Galway Film Fleadh - "Noble"

Galway Film Fleadh - "Noble"

director Stephen Bradley talks about his film “Noble” (based on the life of Christina Noble, the campaigner for the street children of Vietnam)

Official website: www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

Galway Film Fleadh - women in film

Galway Film Fleadh - women in film

producer Rachel Lysaght of Underground Films talks about chairing the Fleadh discussion group “Women In Film & Television Ireland”

Official website: www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

Galway Film Fleadh - "Get Up And Go"

Galway Film Fleadh - "Get Up And Go"

director Brendan Grant talks about his film “Get Up And Go” starring Peter Coonan and Killian Scott (a tale of 2 young men from Dublin who over 24 hours realise their lives need to change)

Official website: www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

Galway Film Fleadh - "The Stranger"

Galway Film Fleadh - "The Stranger"

documentary-maker Neasa Ní Chianáin talks about her film “The Stranger” (the story of English artist Neal MacGregor who died after living for 8 years practically unknown to his neighbours on a remote island in Donegal)

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