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.
Mark O'Rowe who is directing "Afterplay" by Brian Friel as part of the Beckett Friel Pinter festival at the Gate Theatre, which Michael Colgan programmed to mark the end of his 33 years as Artistic Director of the theatre
Alan McMonagle talks about his debut novel "Ithaca", set in 2009 as the Celtic Tiger crashes and a young boy and girl in small town Ireland go looking for adventure as a way to escape their home lives (published by Picador)
Review:"The Hearts Invisible Furies" by John Boyne
Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Hearts Invisible Furies" by John Boyne, which opens in 1945 and follows the life of a gay man Cyril Avery, from his birth in West Cork to a life in Amsterdam, New York and eventually back home to Ireland (published by Doubleday)