Arena Friday 28 April 2017

coming up on Friday's show....we review the range of music released for Christmas, from Irish and international artists and some interesting offerings from celebrities

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Alan Corr - a 'luxury' music festival turns out to be a disaster, sales of e-books plunge while sales of physical books rise

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"The Dead House" by Billy O'Callaghan

"The Dead House" by Billy O'Callaghan

Billy O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "The Dead House", about a woman who moves to an isolated house to concentrate on her art but finds she is being influenced by ghostly spirits (published by O'Brien Press)

Celebrating the work of Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Celebrating the work of Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Mike McCormack, one of writers taking part in the ‘Writing The Sky’ event at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature this weekend, a celebration of the work of Dermot Healy

Full details:   www.cuirt.ie/event/dermot-healy-memorial-writing-sky 

Album reviews

Album reviews

Jackie Fox and Neil Doherty review "Humanz" from Gorillaz, "Something Else" from The Cranberries and "Rock n Roll Consciousness" from Thurston Moore

Music Played on the Show

Momentz

Momentz

Gorillaz

3:16

We Got The Power

We Got The Power

Jehnny Beth & Noel Gallagher

2:17

Zombie

Zombie

The Cranberries

5:21

Why

Why

The Cranberries

4:58

Exalted

Exalted

Thurston Moore

2:12

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