Sr. Isabelle Smyth debunks myths about 'the missions'. From this year's Dublin Theatre Festival: Desire Under The Elms by Eugene O'Neill and The Hanging Gardens by Sam McGuinness, at the Abbey Theatre until November 9. Pictured l to r: Louise Hall, Emer Horgan, Fardus Sultan, with Eileen Dunne. St. Anthony's relics in Ireland. Doc on 1: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/doconone/search.html?sort=DC_title&query=sex+slave http://www.aptireland.org World Missions Ireland: www.imi.ie 01 4972035
On tonight’s Arena we talk to comedian Ashling Bee ahead of her performance at Electric Picnic and we interview Booker Prize Winner Howard Jacobson about his new novel “J”, presented by Evelyn O'Rourke
It's one of the world's great plays and this month, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett is being performed by the Gare St Lazare Players. Sophie Gorman reviews it for Arena
Frank McGuinness is one of our best, most celebrated and performed playwrights. His Factory Girls and Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme are frequently performed on both the professional and amateur stage. More recently he adapted James Joyce’s the Dead for the Abbey theatre. Next week a new play called the Hanging Gardens will open as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival again at the Abbey Theatre, and he has also published his first novel, Arimathea. Its the story of an Italian painter coming to an Irish town in the 1950, and it's based on a real event. Frank ...