Arena Friday 26 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show...a tribute to Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature, an artist looking for a rural retreat finds more than she bargained for in "The Dead House", the first novel by Billy O'Callaghan and the latest albums from Gorillaz, The Cranberries and Thurston Moore

coming up on Bank Holiday Monday....Colm Meaney and Timothy Spall chat about taking on the roles of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness in "The Journey", how British-German artist Tino Seghal inspires novelist Rob Doyle, review of "Things We Lost In The Fire", short stories by Mariana Enriquez and American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens in session

 

Arena Friday April 26th 2013

Arena Friday April 26th 2013

Full programme from The Cuirt International Festival of Literature in Galway.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part One

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part One

Poets Paula Meehan & Sharon Olds, music from Stacey Nolan and a report from Evelyn O'Rourke on Poet Michael Harding who visited the kitchens of Galway to read from his new memoir 'Staring At Lakes'. The Publishers are Hachette Books.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Two

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Two

Crime Writers Arlene Hunt and Antti Tuomainen and Conor Montague reads his story 'Eat The Swans' from the collection 'Galway Stories'. The Publishers are Doire Press.

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Three

Cúirt International Festival of Literature - Part Three

Author Tishani Doshi and live music from Stacey Nolan who performs her song 'Wings' - www.myspace.com/staceymarianolan.

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