Arena Friday 26 April 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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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