on Friday's show...."And Yet...", a collection of essays by the late great contrarian Christopher Hitchens, artist Bridget O'Gorman responds to 1916 artefacts in the collection of the National Museum of Ireland and reviews of the latest albums from Savages, Tindersticks and Suede
On tonight's programme... Sean speaks to Irish writer John Banville who is due to be presented with the inaugural Imagine Crime Writing Award, in memory of Raymond Chandler, who had strong links to Waterford city. RTÉ's chorus master Mark Hindley joins Sean to talk about Friday's performance of Mahler’s giant 2nd Symphony – also known as the Ressurection . We hear an essay by Lia Mills, and Donald Teskey and Nathan Drake join Sean in studio for more chat and fun. Join us at 7pm on Radio 1.