Arena Tuesday 1 March 2016

coming up on Friday's show, presented by Kay Sheehy....Swedish horror film "Let The Right One In" comes to the Abbey stage and new albums from Aretha Franklin, Bjork and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - The Rolling Stones to play landmark concert in Havana Cuba, long-lost painting by Caravaggio goes on display in Tokyo, tributes paid to American actor George Kennedy whose death was announced today

Van Morrison as gaeilge, for IMRAM

Van Morrison as gaeilge, for IMRAM

Liam Ó Maonlaí and Hilary Bow chat about taking part in “Moondance: Songs by Van Morrison”, a special concert of Van Morrisson songs as Gaelige for IMRAM, the Irish Language Literature Festival

Full details:  http://imram.ie/   and    www.mountainstosea.ie/

(for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available to download in the podcast)

Irish/French Comic Book Festival 2016

Irish/French Comic Book Festival 2016

Maura McHugh talks about the first ever Irish/French Comic Book Festival, a celebration of the art form which takes place this week at the Alliance Francaise

Full details:  http://alliance-francaise.ie/bd 

Review: “Cowboy Song – the Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott” by Graeme Thomson

Review: “Cowboy Song – the Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott” by Graeme Thomson

Tony Clayton Lea reviews “Cowboy Song – the Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott” by Graeme Thomson (published by Constable)

Review: video game "Far Cry Primal"

Review: video game "Far Cry Primal"

Joe Griffin reviews the latest addition to the Far Cry video game series - “Far Cry Primal” takes players back to the year 10,000 BC

Official website  http://far-cry.ubisoft.com/primal/en-us/home/

Music Played on the Show

Tupelo Honey/Mil Na Mbeach

Tupelo Honey/Mil Na Mbeach

Liam Ó Maonlaí And Hilary Bow

5:20

Contacting My Angel/Teaghmhaill Le Mo Aingeal

Contacting My Angel/Teaghmhaill Le Mo Aingeal

Liam Ó Maonlaí And Hilary Bow

4:24

Jailbreak

Jailbreak

Thin Lizzy

3:58

Old Town

Old Town

Phil Lynott

3:23

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