Arena Tuesday 9 July 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 Tuesday 9th July 2013

Arena Tuesday 9th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

The hunt is on for the Sky Arts Portrait painter of the year. The Dublin heat will be held on Sunday July 14th at Dublin's RDS. Sky Arts Presenter Joan Bakewell joins Seán Rocks.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Jim Carroll on the music and career of Bruce Springsteen ahead of his Irish dates. Bruce Springsteen will be part of a panel discussion at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival - www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Animation In Ireland

Animation In Ireland

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the hugely successful animation industry here in Ireland including Doc McStuffins, Henry Hugglemonster and Ninja 9.

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J was forced to cancel her visit to RTE due to illness. Jean Kavanagh from Dunshaughlin in County Meath, a fan of Jessie J performs 'Price Tag' on the ukelele.

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs on her book 'The Story Of Before'. The Publishers are Corvus Books.

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