Arena Friday 26 May 2017

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

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Preview:  "The Handmaid's Tale" comes to television

Preview: "The Handmaid's Tale" comes to television

Sorcha Kenny previews the television adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel "The Handmaid's Tale"; it begins this weekend on Channel 4

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction - "A Game of Ghosts" by John Connolly, "Lie With Me" by Sabine Durrant, "Hoffer" by Tim Glencross, "Bad Blood" by Brian McGilloway, "Can You Hear Me?" by Elena Varvello and "The City of Lies" by Michael Russell

Loves:  sculptor Brian King RIP

Loves: sculptor Brian King RIP

The sculptor Ronan Halpin explains why he Loves his friend and mentor, the late Brian King

Official website:   https://ronanhalpin.com/

Album reviews

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Eamon Sweeney review "True Care" from James Vincent McMorrow, "Diversions Vol. 4 -The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake" from The Unthanks and "Different Days" from The Charlatans

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Glad It's Raining

Glad It's Raining

James Vincent Mcmorrow

3:10

December 2914

December 2914

James Vincent Mcmorrow

3:55

What Can A Song Do To You

What Can A Song Do To You

The Unthanks

2:28

Martha

Martha

The Unthanks

1:00

Solutions

Solutions

The Charlatans

3:59

Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

The Charlatans

5:33

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