Arena Tuesday 26 January 2016

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

Arena

Arena

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Tom McCarthy, director of "Spotlight"

Tom McCarthy, director of "Spotlight"

Tom McCarthy, director of the film “Spotlight” which tells the story of the investigation by reporters at the Boston Globe which exposed the widespread cover-up of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the Boston diocese

Review: "101 Songs of Irish Rebellion"

Review: "101 Songs of Irish Rebellion"

Barry Gleeson reviews a new 5-CD box set “101 Songs of Irish Rebellion”

Further details:  www.essentialirish.com   

Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work” by Nicola Gordon Bowe

Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work” by Nicola Gordon Bowe

Nicola Gordon Bowe, author of “Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work”, a biography chronicling the life and work of the Irish stained glass artist (published by Four Courts Press)

Comedy Showhouse, a new comedy festival

Comedy Showhouse, a new comedy festival

Abie Philbin Bowman previews the launch of the new Comedy Showhouse, a new comedy festival running all next week with a strong RTÉ Radio component

Full details:  www.rte.ie/comedy-showhouse   and   http://projectartscentre.ie   

Music Played on the Show

The Rebel

The Rebel

Ronnie Drew

1:50

The Boys Of Barr Na Sráide

The Boys Of Barr Na Sráide

Niamh Parsons

2:00

The Men Behind The Wire

The Men Behind The Wire

Barleycorn

1:13

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