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
Singer-Songwriter John Smith performs 'Salty and Sweet' and 'Great Lakes' live in studio. John's new album is called 'Great Lakes' and he supports Iron and Wine at The Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Wednesday May 29th.
Best-selling Author Dan Brown tells the audience at Dublin's National Concert Hall a little about himself. A full Public Interview with Dan Brown will be broadcast on Arena on Monday June 3rd. Dan Brown is a guest at this year's Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.
Poet Phil Lynch, a regular on the Dublin poetry scene, joins Seán Rocks. Phil reads the poems Hidden Treasure, The Sunshine is Somewhere Else, Carpe Diem and Return Journey) www.seventowers.ie for more information.