Arena Friday 6 January 2017

on Friday's show....Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "44/876" from Sting and Shaggy; "Treasures from the Temple" from Thievery Corporation; and "Primal Heart" from Kimbra; interview with author Lionel Shriver about her new book, "Property: A Collection"; and Alan Corr reflects on his early vinyl-buying ahead of Record Store Day.

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Sorcha Kenny - film & tv awards season begins with Golden Globes this Sunday, Ed Sheeran releases two new tracks, it seems David Bowie was not aware of his impending death when recording his final album

Celebrating Nollaig na mBan and Maeve Brennan

Celebrating Nollaig na mBan and Maeve Brennan

Angela Bourke (writer and Maeve Brennan biographer) and writer Christine Dwyer Hickey , two of the writers contributing to the Irish Writers Centre/The Stinging Fly celebration of Nollaig na mBan and the centenary of Maeve Brennan’s birth

Review:   "Best European Fiction 2017"

Review: "Best European Fiction 2017"

Eithne Shortall reviews “Best European Fiction 2017”, with a foreword by Eileen Battersby (published by Dalkey Archive Press)

"Leftover Christmas Trees" by Jean O'Brien

"Leftover Christmas Trees" by Jean O'Brien

Jean O’Brien reads “Leftover Christmas Trees” from her latest collection of poetry “Fish On A Bicycle"

Album reviews

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Eamon Sweeney review “11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory” from Dropkick Murphys, “Reflection” ambient album from Brian Eno and “Sleep No More” from Jack Savoretti

Music Played on the Show

Hold Tight

Hold Tight

Inni-K

4:45

Rebels With A Cause

Rebels With A Cause

Dropkick Murphys

1:05

4-15-13

4-15-13

Dropkick Murphys

2:00

Sections From Reflection

Sections From Reflection

Brian Eno

2:10

Troubled Souls

Troubled Souls

Jack Savoretti

3:26

Lullaby Loving

Lullaby Loving

Jack Savoretti

3:50

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