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 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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