on Tuesday's show... Choreographer Catherine Young talks about her new dance performance Ultima Thule, Director of the Improvised Music Company Kenneth Killeen tells us about 12 Points Plus, and esteemed poet, lecture and Irish language activist Louis De Paor joins Sean in studio.
on Wednesday's show....Ireland's patron saint commemorated by artist John Kindness, 1916 commemorative series "Insurrection" returns to Irish television screens for the first time in 50 years, jazz sax virtuoso Andy Sheppard performs live and Blue Raincoat Theatre celebate their 25th anniversary with an ambitious range of performances across two continents on Thursday's show, St Patrick's Day.....a special programme in the company of Sean Rocks and guests Professor Declan Kiberd, Maureen Kennelly of Poetry Ireland and publisher Kieran Owens. They discuss ‘16’, a limited edition fine art book featuring art and poetry of and inspired by 1916, published by Stoney Road Press. With contributions from artists Alice Maher and Kathy Prendergast, poets Paul Muldoon, ...
on Wednesday's show....the Irish Composers Collective premiering new work by Irish artists, the Irish suburban middle classes are the inspiration for Mary Morrissy's short stories in "Prosperity Drive" and what makes Michael Jackson's album "Off The Wall" so special?
“Irrintzina” (a poem about a shouting language from the Basque country in Spain) read by Irish-language poet Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh whose latest collection of poetry is “Tost agus Allagar” (published by Coisceim)
on Friday's show....a review of “This Lime Tree Bower” at the Project, Aodh O’Coileáin explores the connections between people and place through Irish poetry and lore in his documentary “Fís na Fuiseoige” at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival and the latest albums from Animal Collective, Jack Garratt and Wolf Mother