Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Wednesday's show....glorious music from the Opera Theatre Company preparing to perform at the Kilkenny Arts Festival, some of the greatest boxing movies of all time, titles on the longlist for the Man Booker Prize 2015 and Springsteen at Slane? Thin Lizzy at Dalymount Park? The Smiths at the SFX? - what's the best gig of your life?

    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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