Arena Friday 27 November 2015

coming up on Tuesday's show....a review of "Rock n Roll War Stories" by Allan Jones,  film director Doug Liman, Paul Muldoon curates a week of events celebrating the first anniversary of the Seamus Heaney HomePlace and live music from Wexford's 'Frankenstein Bolts'

 

Arena

Arena

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"Barefoot Souls" by Maram al-Masri, translated by Theo Dorgan

"Barefoot Souls" by Maram al-Masri, translated by Theo Dorgan

Theo Dorgan who translated into English the latest collection of poetry from Syrian poet Maram al-Masri - “Barefoot Souls”, a collection chronicling the lives of Syrian women living in a Muslim culture in contemporary France (published by Arc Publications)

Review: "A Whole Life" by Robert Seethaler

Review: "A Whole Life" by Robert Seethaler

Sinead Gleeson reviews “A Whole Life” by German writer Robert Seethaler, chronicling the life of a strong but silent man Andreas who lives in a remote mountain village and suffers a violent childhood, as an adult a love affair that ends tragically and becomes an old man seen by his neighbours as eccentric (published by Picador)

Album reviews

Album reviews

Simon Maher and Rachel Breslin review “White Light” by The Corrs, “Songs From The Trees: A Musical Memoir Collection” compilation by Carly Simon and “Human Love” by Newton Faulkner

Music Played on the Show

A Blacksmith Courted Me / Blacksmithereens

A Blacksmith Courted Me / Blacksmithereens

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny

5:15

Bring On The Night

Bring On The Night

The Corrs

1:45

Gerry's Reel

Gerry's Reel

The Corrs

3:20

You're So Vain

You're So Vain

Carly Simon

4:31

Mockingbird

Mockingbird

Carly Simon And James Taylor

1:25

Get Free

Get Free

Newton Faulkner

1:30

Break

Break

Newton Faulkner

1:20

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