Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Wednesday's show...for a film fan how does the 1991 Patrick Swayze/Keanu Reeves cult-classic 'Point Break' compare with the 2016 re-boot?, familial and political tensions erupt in 1916-era Ireland in Marita Conlon McKenna's new novel  "Rebel Sisters", black comedy about thirty-something date night in "Taboo" and with a style described as 'Sinatra singing Lou Reed', New Yorkers August Wells in session

    Arena Monday 25 March 2013

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    Author Rupert Thomson

    Rupert Thomson discusses his latest book 'Secrecy' with Seán Rocks. The book is set in 17th Century Florence, a city that is rife with corruption and decay. The Publishers are Granta.

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    Book Review - 'Instructions for a Heatwave'

    'Instructions for a Heatwave' by Maggie O'Farrell tells the story of an Irish emigrants father who goes out to buy the newspaper and promptly disappears. The Publishers are Tinder Press. Mary McGill reviews the book with Seán Rocks.

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    Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Evelyn O'Rourke on The Kilkenny Arts Festival which celebrates it's 40th anniversary this year. The website is www.kilkennyarts.ie.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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