Arena Thursday 16 March 2017

coming up on Wednesday's show....Paul Muldoon visits 18th century Ulster poetry for his new collection "Lamentations", the 30th anniversary of the Pogues classic "Fairytale of New York", a night of 'deadly rapid talent' at the Project Arts Centre and Kay Sheehy takes a Gallery Tour of Temple Bar

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish writer Ruth Dudley Edwards longlisted for Orwell Prize for 'outstanding political writing', Ed Sheeran announced as one of the headliners for Glastonbury 2017, Disney refuses to cut gay scene from Beauty & The Beast 

Film reviews

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review "Beauty & The Beast", "Personal Shopper" and "The Salesman"

 

"The Patriots" by Sana Krasikov

"The Patriots" by Sana Krasikov

Sana Krasikov “The Patriots”, a family saga about three generations of a Russian family and their lives in America (published by Penguin Random House)

"Mallacht/Curse" by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

"Mallacht/Curse" by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Doireann Ní Ghríofa reads "Mallacht/Curse" from her latest collection 'Oighear' (published by Coiscéim)

 

"The Brendan Voyage" with Mark Redmond and the National Symphony Orchestra

"The Brendan Voyage" with Mark Redmond and the National Symphony Orchestra

Uilleann piper Mark Redmond who will be performing "The Brendan Voyage" by Shaun Davey with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall for their St Patrick's Day Celebration concert

Full details:   www.nch.ie/Online/RTENSO-St-Patricks-Day-17Mar17

 

Music Played on the Show

Floral Dresses

Floral Dresses

Lucy Rose Ft The Staves

2:30

Water Under The Keel - The Brendan Voyage

Water Under The Keel - The Brendan Voyage

Mark Redmond - Uilleann Pipes

2:23

Main Theme - The Brendan Voyage

Main Theme - The Brendan Voyage

Mark Redmond - Uilleann Pipes

3:24

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