Arena Thursday 4 August 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

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sinead Mooney - influential Mercury Prize shortlist announced, Irish actor Jack Reynor cast in new Kathryn Bigelow film, Lisa McInerney novel getting high praise from Sarah Jessica Parker

Film reviews

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review “Suicide Squad”, “Bobby Sands: 66 Days” and “Sweet Bean”

"All Cops Are People" by Cormac Lally

"All Cops Are People" by Cormac Lally

Cormac Lally (who is appearing at the Feakle Festival) with a poem about the gardai - ‘All Cops Are People’

Festival details:  www.feaklefestival.ie

A profile of David Brent

A profile of David Brent

Abie Philbin Bowman with a profile of David Brent, the fictional character from The Office created by Ricky Gervais

“Éist Anois agus Arís”, an album of Irish-language songs

“Éist Anois agus Arís”, an album of Irish-language songs

Enda Reilly who is one of the artists featured on “Éist Anois agus Arís (Songs In Their Native Language”, an album of traditional Irish-language songs performed by a host of contemporary Irish singers

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

 

Music Played on the Show

Made In England

Made In England

O'Hooley & Tidow

3:38

An Poc Ar Buile

An Poc Ar Buile

The Chieftains

3:10

Ar Bhruach Na Carraige Báine

Ar Bhruach Na Carraige Báine

Seamus Begley And Mary Black

3:10

Slán Leat

Slán Leat

Aoife Scott

3:00

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