Arena Tuesday 27 January 2015

coming up on Wednesday's show.....chat and music with Katie Laffan ahead of her performance at Dublin Castle on Culture Night, Gabriel Tallent, author of "My Absolute Darling", "Legacy of Spies" by John le Carré reviewed and documentary-maker Mark Noonan on 95-year old Kevin Roche, the quiet architect

 

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with Alan Corr - nominations announced for Meteor Choice 'Irish Song of the Year', The Edge's first guitar up for auction, Keira Knightley admits her name is a spelling mistake

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Essay: "Mr Blue Sky" by ELO

Essay: "Mr Blue Sky" by ELO

Darryl Jones with an essay about why he loves the song “Mr Blue Sky” by the Electric Light Orchestra

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Anu Productions commemorate the Irish in World War I

Anu Productions commemorate the Irish in World War I

Owen Boss, artistic director and Lynette Moran, producer with Anu Productions talk about “Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli”, the untold stories of a battalion of young men who fought in Gallipoli during World War I

Further details:  www.pals-theirishatgallipoli.com

Tallaght Hospital, therapy and the arts

Tallaght Hospital, therapy and the arts

Music therapist Dr Hilary Moss and composer Ian Wilson explain how the National Centre for Arts & Health in Tallaght Hospital uses arts therapy to treat patients diagnosed with stroke, dementia and Parkinson’s disease

Further details:  www.amnch.ie

Celia de Fréine, poet

Celia de Fréine, poet

Celia de Fréine talks about her latest collection of poetry “A Lesson in Can’t”, inspired by the time she spent teaching travellers (published by Scotus Press)

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

24 Hour Plays at the Abbey Theatre

24 Hour Plays at the Abbey Theatre

Producer Philip McMahon, writer Roise Goan and actor Aonghus Óg MacAnally explain what is involved in this year’s 24 Hour Plays at the Abbey Theatre

Further details:  www.abbeytheatre.ie

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Mr Blue Sky

Mr Blue Sky

Electric Light Orchestra

4:54

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