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    Monday 6th July

    Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5: 20th Century with editors Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray

    The RIA series 'Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5' : 20th Century with editors Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray - and contributions by artist Martin Gale, arts officer Muireann Ní Chonaill, writers and scholars Linda King nad Brenda Moore McCann

    Monday 29th June

    Arts Tonight 29th June 2015

    An interview with acclaimed Canadian artist Stan Douglas whose first exhibition in Ireland runs until September 2025 in IMMA. Also, Seamus Kealy, the show’s curator, talks about Douglas’s art.

    Monday 22nd June

    The RIA's Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture

    Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture with 3 of its five editors Ellen Rowley, Livia Hurley and Hugh Campbell. Barry O'Reilly, Patricia McCarthy and Graham Hickey also contribute

    Monday 15th June

    Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie

    Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie who died in June 2015 with contributions by Irish singer Mary McPartlan and Jean's son Jon Pickow. The programme was first broadcast on 22 December 2014

    Monday 8th June

    Marking Yeats 150

    Arts Tonight considers William Butler Yeats as dramatist and man of the Theatre: contributors are theatre artists Kellie Hughes and Olwen Fouré; editor of Yeats’ plays, Richard Cave; academics+ writers Tony Roche and Michael McAteer and former Artistic Director + Literary Manager of the Abbey Theatre, Christopher Fitzs-simon.

    Monday 1st June

    : Brian Dillon on his book 'The Great Explosion'+ the legacy of architect Edwin Lutyens

    Human intervention on the natural landscape: Brian Dillon on his book 'The Great Explosion' and Julian Gaisford St Laurence, Mathew Jebb and David Averill on British architect Edwin Lutyens

    Monday 25th May

    Arts Tonight: British Artist Cornelia Parker and her curator at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester

    Arts Tonight: British Artist Cornelia Parker and her curator at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester

    Monday 18th May

    Dermot Healy: A consideration of his writing and literary work.

    Dermot Healy's writing + literary work - with his editors Bill Swainson and Peter Fallon; poet Mary O'Malley; Keith Hopper who with Neil Murphy is co-editing his writing and related essays in 4 volumes for the Dalkey Archive Press; writer Timothy O'Grady in whose film of his book 'I Could Read The Sky' Dermot featured; writer Brian Leyden who also edited Force 10, founded by Healy and Neil Jordan, writer and longtime friend of Healy.

    Monday 11th May

    The Dublin Dance Festival 2015

    A look at Contemporary Dance in Ireland to coincide with the Dublin Dance Festival 2015. Contributors include Julia Carruthers(Festival Director), writer and documentary maker Deirdre Mulrooney, dancers and choreographers Liz Roche, Philip Connaghton, Maria Nilsson Waller and Robbie Synge

    Monday 4th May

    Staging The Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O'Casey: a co-production between the Abbey Theatre and the Lyric Theatre, Belfast

    Wayne, Jordan the production's director and others of the creative and production team shed light on their work, including Andy Koegh, Sarah Bacon, Sarah Jane Shiels, Niamh Lunny, Katie Davenport, Mel Mercier, Fiach Mac Conghail and Jimmy Fay.

    Monday 27th April

    2 Dutch artists who have made Ireland their Home: visual artist, Anita Groener and singer and writer, Judith Mok.

    2 Dutch artists who have made Ireland their Home: visual artist, Anita Groener and singer and writer, Judith Mok. Irish writer also features on the programme recalling a freezing cold winer spent in the Netherland.

    Monday 20th April

    The writing and life of David Thomson to mark the publication of 'A Delicate Wildness' by Julian Vignoles

    The writing and life of Scottish writer David Thomson - author of 'Woodbrook'. Thomson was also a BBC radio producer and folklorist. On the programme - Roy Foster, Éilis Ní Dhuibhne, Luke Dodd and Julian Vignoles , author of 'David Thomson: A Delicate Wildness'.

    Monday 13th April

    A focus on Louth Contemporary Music Society with contributors Eamonn Quinn, Paul Griffiths, Marino Formenti and Christian Wolff

    A focus on Louth Contemporary Music Society with contributors Eamonn Quinn, Paul Griffiths, Marino Formenti and Christian Wolff

    Monday 6th April

    Another chance to hear Harold Bloom in coversation with Vicent Woods with references to WB Yeats during YEATS:150

    Another chance to hear Harold Bloom in coversation with Vicent Woods with references to WB Yeats during YEATS:150

    Monday 30th March

    The Baroque in painting, words and music with Claire Duff, Sean Doherty, Adrian Le Harivel and Audrey Nicholls

    The Baroque in painting, words and music with baroque violinist Claire Duff, composer Sean Doherty as well as senior curator of the National Gallery of Ireland, Adrian Le Harivel and art historian Audrey Nicholls on the exhibtion Passion and Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints at the NGI

    Monday 23rd March

    At the Poetry Now Festival 2015: Poets Maureen McLane, Tom Pickard, David Ferry and Liz Berry

    Poets Maureen McLaneDavid Ferry, Tom Pickard and Liz Berry in conversation at the Poetry Now DLR Book Mountains to Sea Book Festival 2015 in Dun Laoghaire

    Monday 16th March

    Denis Sampson-author of A Migrant Heart an exploration of place and discplacement and making sense of the homeplace

    Denis Sampson -author of A Migrant Heart an exploration of place and discplacement and making sense of the homeplace

    Monday 9th March

    Poet Alice Lyons, curator of Poetry Now 2015 on poetry and poets participating in the festival

    Poet Alice Lyons, curator of Poetry Now 2015, part of the DLR Mountains to Sea Book Festival on poetry and poets Liz Berry, Tom Pickard and David Ferry.

    Monday 2nd March

    Sculpture 1600-2000 of 'Art na Architecture of Ireland

    Sculpture 1600-2000 of 'Art na Architecture of Ireland' with its editor Paula Murphy, contributor to the volume William Gallagher and Clíodhna Shaffrey, Director of Temple Bar Gallery and Studios; sculptors Maud Cotter and Ruth Lyons; Peter Murray, Director of The Crawford Gallery, Mary McCarthy Director of The National Sculpture Factory and poet Enday Wyley.

    Monday 23rd February

    RIBA Royal Gold Medal recipients Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey in conversation with Vincent Woods

    Architects Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey of O'Donnell and Tuomey discuss their practice and ideas around Space and Architecture, having been presented with the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture this February, 2015

    Monday 16th February

    Arts Tonight with Vincent Woods

    Writer Éilis Ní Dhuibhne in conversation with Vincent Woods to mark her being Awarded the 2015 Irish PEN Award for lifetime contribution to writing

    Monday 9th February

    Sáirséal agus Dill 1947-1981 Scéal Foilsitheora - a book on one of Ireland's 20th Century Landmark Publishers

    Sáirséal agus Dill 1947-1981 Scéal Foilsitheora - a book on one of Ireland's 20th Century Landmark Publishers. Its authors Cian Ó hÉigeartaigh Aoileann Nic Gearailt on the book. Also Alan Titley whos translation of Cré na Cille - The Dirty Dust

    Monday 2nd February

    ARTS TONIGHT: DUNCAN CAMPBELL, ARTIST AND 2014 TURNER PRIZE WINNER

    Artist and Turner Prizewinner Duncan Campbell in conversation with Vincent Woods in the artist's studio in Glasgow, and also Sarah Glennie, Director of IMMA, longtime supporter of his work and curator of his first major show in Dublin.

    Monday 26th January

    Arts Tonight: Tim Robinson ( part 2 of 2) in conversation and reading from his recently published essays

    Tim Robinson: writer, cartographer and artist in conversation in his studio in Roundstone, Co. Galway about his early life as an artist in Vienna and London as well as his life in Connemara. He also reads from his short essays published in 'Connemara and Elsewhere' published by Jane Conroy

    Monday 19th January

    Arts Tonight: Irish Painting 1600-1900

    Painting 1600-1900: Volume 2 of Art and Architecture of Ireland, published for the RIA and the Paul Mellon Centre by Yale University Press. Contributors: Editor Nicola Figgis, Brendan Rooney, Tom Dunne, Anne Hodge and Julian Campbell.

    Monday 12th January

    ARTS TONIGHT: Toner Quinn, musician, editor and publisher is Vincent Woods' guest

    Toner Quinn: musician, editor and publisher is Vincent Woods' guest.

    Monday 5th January

    Arts Tonight: Four artists consider the work they produced in 2014

    Four artists consider the work they produced in 2014 and what they are likely to listen to, read or watch on the tune of a new year: Peter Sirr, Isabel Nolan, Mary Costello and Seán McErlaine

    Monday 22nd December

    Jean Ritchie: a Celebration with her son Jon Pickow and Irish singer, Mary McPartlan

    Jean Ritchie: a Celebration with her son Jon Pickow and Irish singer, Mary McPartlan as well as archive contributions by Seamus Ennis and Jean Ritchie

    Monday 15th December

    ARTS TONIGHT: Tim Robinson, an interview

    A visit to the exhibition: Interpreting Landscape: Tim Robinson and the West of Ireland, currently running in NUIG and to the Tim Robinson archive in the Hardiman Library and a profile interview with Tim Robinson at his home in Roundstone, Co Galway.

    Monday 8th December

    Arts Tonight: Medieval Ireland Art and Architecture

    Artist Dorothy Cross, Rory Sherlock, Raghnall Ó Floinn, Amanda Pedlow, Father James McKieran and editor Rachel Moss on 'Art and Architecture of Ireland' Volume : Medieval c400-c1600 published for the Royal Irish Academy and the Paul Mellon Centre by Yale University Press

    Monday 1st December

    Arts Tonight: An Introduction to Arts and Architecture of Ireland

    Rachel Moss, Nicola Figgis, Paula Murphy, Hugh Campbell and Catherine Marshall, five of the editors of Art and Architecture of Ireland, a 5 volume publication for the Royal Irish Academy of Ireland and the Paul Mellon Centre published by the Yale University Press, discuss the project

    Monday 24th November

    Arts Tonight - The Artist As Citizen

    The Artist as Citizen - a discussion with Fearghus Ó Conchúir, Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, Gerry Kearns and Helen Carey.

    Monday 17th November

    Arts Tonight: a biography of Derek Mahon by Stephen Enniss

    After The Titanic - a Life of Derek Mahon by Stephen Enniss, published by Gill and Macmillan. The programme includes readings and archive interviews by Mahon, one of Ireland's foremost contemporary poets

    Monday 10th November

    Arts Tonight 10 November 2014

    Author of 'Woodbrook' David Thomson is the subject of this programme. Contributors include Julian Vignoles, author of 'A Delicate Wildness - The Life and Loves of David Thomson 1914-1988', as well as Éilis Ní Dhuibhne, Luke Dodd and Roy Foster.

    Monday 14th July

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 7th July

    Arts Tonight 7th July 2014

    A look at dance as an art form in Ireland and American jazz pianist and composer Bertha Hope.

    Monday 30th June

    Arts Tonight 30th June 2014

    Anthony Cronin on Poetry, Politics and the modern world.

    Monday 23rd June

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 16th June

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 2nd June

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 19th May

    Monday 12th May

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 28th April

    Peggy Seeger - Full Interview

    A full version of our interview with Peggy Seeger

    Monday 21st April

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 14th April

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 7th April

    Arts Tonight

    An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today

    Monday 24th March

    Arts Tonight

    On this week’s Arts Tonight, two artists and their way of seeing: artist Dorothy Cross and her new exhibition “Connemara”, and poet Vona Groarke who reads from her new collection “X” and discusses her poetry and life with Vincent Woods.

    Monday 17th March

    Arts Tonight

    On this St Patrick’s Day programme, we remember writer Brendan Behan just days from the 50th anniversary of his death.

    Monday 10th March

    Arts Tonight

    The return of Books Ireland with Jeremy Addis. And the new Coisceim Agnes Bernelle show.

    Monday 3rd March

    Arts Tonight

    On this week’s programme we look at Dublin: mapping the city in poetry.

    Monday 10th February

    Arts Tonight

    A programme about the life and work of artist and architect Patrick Scott, previewing a major two-venue exhibition of his work.

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