Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Monday's show....Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy' is this year's Dublin One City One Book and tonight Arena examines the use of language in the three novels; language which was - and some still is - outrageous, controversial and scandalous. How do we view such language now, more than 25 years after the books were first written?

    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

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    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
      Album: Popical Island
      Duration: 3:16
    • Title: Threadneedle Road
      Composer: Michael Stevens
      Performer(s): Groom
      Performer(s): Groom
      Album: Popical Island
      Duration: 3:00

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