Arena Thursday 15 December 2016

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - Lenny Abrahamson says his new film may offend some people, controversy over some of the performers at US presidential inaguration, director of the new Star Wars film says he's now a believer in the Force

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Mark Ryall and Yvonne Judge review “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “Uncle Howard”

Final edition of Cork Literary Review

Final edition of Cork Literary Review

The poet Kathy D’Arcy who is the editor for the last-ever edition of the Cork Literary Review

The Voice Squad in session

The Voice Squad in session

The Voice Squad chat about how they work together as a harmony group; they are performing as part of the Christmas season of the Steeple Sessions

Full details:  www.steeplesessions.com 

"Eulogy" by Nuala O'Connor

"Eulogy" by Nuala O'Connor

Nuala O’Connor (aka  Nuala Ní Chonchúir) reads her essay “Eulogy” which features in the anthology of poetry and prose “Looking At The Stars”

Further details:  www.lookingatthestars.ie 

Music Played on the Show

On Hold

On Hold

The Xx

3:44

The Holly She Bears A Berry

The Holly She Bears A Berry

The Voice Squad

2:10

The Coventry Carol

The Coventry Carol

The Voice Squad

2:58

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