Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Tuesday 5 August 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - the all-female Top 10 Hollywood earners released and Sandra Bullock confirmed as the highest-paid actress in the world, Ricky Gervais confirms there'll be an upcoming film showing what happened to David Brent after 'The Office', Marianne Faithful says her former lover was behind the accidental death of Jim Morrison  

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    Poetry from Peter Fallon

    Peter Fallon reads his poem “A Far Cry” from his latest collection “Strong, My Love” (published by Gallery Press)

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    Jeff Buckley anniversary

    Jim Carroll on the 20th anniversary of the release of “Grace”, the only studio album Jeff Buckley ever completed

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:47
      Title: Hallelujah
      Composer: Leonard Cohen
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Album: Grace
      Duration: 7:02
    • 19:52
      Title: Corpus Christi Carol
      Composer: Trad/Arr Benjamin Britten
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Album: Grace (Legacy Edition)
      Duration: 3:09
    • Title: Last Goodbye
      Composer: Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Album: Grace
      Duration: 4:46
    • Title: Lover You Should've Come Over
      Composer: Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Performer(s): Jeff Buckley
      Duration: 1:40
    • Title: How About I Be Me
      Composer: Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor
      Duration: 2:04
    • Title: Take Me To Church
      Composer: Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinéad O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinéad O'Connor
      Album: I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 3:12
    • Title: Streetcars
      Composer: Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor
      Duration: 4:30
    • Title: Blue Skies
      Composer: Irving Berlin
      Performer(s): Al Jolson
      Performer(s): Al Jolson
      Duration: 0:30
    • Title: A Few Of My Favourite Things
      Composer: Richard Rodgers Oscar Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal)
      Duration: 1:10

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