Arena With Seán Rocks

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    on Tuesday's show...Ireland's Artists Without Borders perform in solidarity with refugees caught in limbo in France, Deirdre Kinahan's play "Wild Sky" explores how Irish society functioned in the run-up to 1916, the Citizens Anthem explained and one of Ireland's most respected film-makers and now the subject of a major restrospective at the IFI, Cathal Black

    Arena Tuesday 12 August 2014

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    My Fellow Sponges

    The six-piece Galway-based band is led by Anna Malarkey and Donal McConnan and they join Séan in studio.

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    Film Maudit at the IFI

    Film Maudit or cursed film is a term used to describe films that have been unfairly maligned or overlooked on their release. Now the Irish Film Institute is running a season to showcase the films they believe deserve a reappraisal. IFI Cinema Programmer Kevin Coyne joins Séan in studio.

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    Alison Moore

    Alison Moore was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2012 with her first novel The Lighthouse. Her second novel, He Wants, is the story of a retired teacher whose life is shaken up by the reappearance of an old school friend. Alison joins Séan to talk about the book.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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