Monday 17th April

Arena at Cruinniú na Cásca

As part of Cruinniú na Cásca, Arena is live from the St Stephen's Green Stage with guests including The Hothouse Flowers, Sean Keane, Lisa Lambe, Chris Meehan & His Redneck Friends ...

Friday 14th April

A history of Island Records

In the first of an occasional series on the history of record labels, Jim Carroll charts the history of Island Records

Tuesday 11th April

Soulé in session

Electronic pop/dance singer Soulé performs live and chats about her style of music  Official website: 

20th anniversary of "Homework", the debut album from Daft Punk

Jim Carroll marks the 20th anniversary of the release of "Homework", the debut album by Daft Punk

Monday 10th April

Celebrating silence in music at Trinity College

Adrian Tien, Centre for Asian Studies in Trinity College explains their Creative Challenge project "The Music of Silence: Its Interpretation and Performance", a series of musical performances examining whether silence ...

Friday 7th April

Album reviews

Aoife Barry and James Byrne review “Life. Love. Flesh. Blood” from Imelda May, “The Far Field” from Future Islands and “Pure Comedy” from Father John Misty

Wednesday 5th April

Danielle de Niese and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Danielle de Niese who will perform Mozart arias and Broadway hits with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra tomorrow at the National Concert Hall Full details:

Cormac O Caoimh in session

Cork singer/songwriter Cormac O Caoimh talks about the ideas behind his latest album “Shiny Silvery Things” Official website:

Tuesday 4th April

Liam and Seamus Wylie in session

Father & son musicians Liam and Seamus Wylie chat about performing as a duo and separately in public performances  

Friday 31st March

Album reviews

Jackie Fox and John Casey review “Silver Eye” by Goldfrapp,  “Let The Dancers Inherit The Party” by British Sea Power and “Endless” by Tale of Us



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Presenter: Seán Rocks


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