on Wednesday's show.....the shortlist for this year's Choice Music Prize, the director of "Last Hijack" which is a film told from the pirates perspective, remembering maverick composer Pierre Boulez and music from Saint Sister
On Friday's show.... Alan Corr joins us with the latest arts news, Mary McGill is here to chat about Patti Smith's new book M Train, Sophie Gorman reviews Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, and Seona MacReamoinn bring us her thoughts on Dance Hall, a show devised by choreographer Emma Martin and composer Andrew Hamilton at the Samuel Beckett Theatre. Also on the show, Aoife Barry and John Meagher share their thoughts on new albums from John Grant, Hurts, and Rudimental.
RTÉ Radio 1 Music Policy To complement the wide range of music on the RTÉ Radio 1 schedule, and to ensure our audience is kept abreast of contemporary music, a playlist system is in operation featuring the best of the current albums and singles. The tracks are rotated over the main daytime programmes and are updated every week. Tracks from the Radio 1 Album of the Week can be heard over the week on Risin' Time, The Ronan Collins Show and Late Date. (Tracks marked ** are new additions).