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    on Wednesday's show....Lisa O'Neill in session, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continue with "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill, the fictitious music hall star Kitty Kelly tells the story of 1916 in the travelling art exhibition "Here We Are, At The Risk Of Our Lives" and film-maker Johnny Gogan honours one of our great essayist and Ireland's George Orwell, "Hubert Butler: Witness To The Future"

    Arena Wednesday 6 August 2014

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    Arts News

    with Alan Corr - Gabriel Byrne quietly marries his long-time girlfriend in Ballymaloe, Jamie Dornan to star in new film about Irish soldiers siege in Jadotville in the Congo, annual Fleadh Cheoil taking place this weekend in Sligo 

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    Billy Collins, poet

    former American poet laureate Billy Collins talks about his style of poetry, he is artist-in-residence at this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Full programme details at www.kilkennyarts.ie

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:19
      Title: County Down
      Composer: Beck Hansen
      Performer(s): Beck
      Performer(s): Beck
      Duration: 4:14
    • Title: The Old Song
      Composer: Michael Stevens
      Performer(s): Groom
      Performer(s): Groom
      Duration: 3:16
    • Title: Threadneedle Road
      Composer: Michael Stevens
      Performer(s): Groom
      Performer(s): Groom
      Duration: 3:00

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