Mairead and Ionia Ní Chróinín of Moonfish Theatre talk about their bi-lingual stage adaptation of the Joseph O’Connor novel “Star Of The Sea” Official website: www.giaf.ie Moonfish Theatre website: http://moonfishtheatre.com/
Our book club is under way and this month’s choice is Joseph O’Connor’s new novel, The Thrill Of It All. We’ll be reviewing the book on the show in July so there’s plenty of time for you to get reading. If you are in a book club or just reading the book along with us, we want to hear from you... Get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and please put the phrase BOOK CLUB in the title of your email. OR you can call us on 01 208 21 98. You can find more information and updates, along with tips ...
on Thursday's show.....a round-up of the latest in crime fiction, singer Cormac O’Caoimh and reviews of the latest film releases including a gentler Nicholas Cage in "Joe", Gael Garcia Bernal documentary "Who Is Dayani Cristal?" and the re-boot of the mythical "Hercules"
Joseph O’Connor’s book has not even hit the shelves yet and has already been shortlisted for a prestigious comic novel of the year prize. Best known for the success of novels such as Star of the Sea and Ghost Light, he has also branched out and has started incorporating music into his work. His latest novel The Thrill of It All follows the highs and lows of a band The Ships over 25 years from Thatcher era London to Glastonbury and the present day and he joined Sean today to discuss this and more.
Moya Doherty and Joseph O'Connor on their production 'Heartbeat of Home' which incorporates Irish dancing as well as different dance styles from other countries. It previews from Wednesday 25th September - www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie.
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.
Also our colleague Zbyszek Zalinski took the opportunity last night to ask some of our talented authors, Cecelia Ahern, Joseph O'Connor, Edna O'Brien, David Norris, Donal Skehan, Cathy Kelly & Catherine Fulvio, what book they will be reading this Christmas!