coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge
The IFI in Dublin will show the Wanna Fight? Season from August 3rd-31st, a specially curated series of films to accompany the August 2nd release of the controversial and brutal new film by Nicolas Winding Refn - Only God Forgives. Michael Hayden, head of programming at the IFI joins Seán Rocks - www.ifi.ie.
Vann Music perform 'Never Want To Be Alone' and 'Life in Real Time' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band play the Knockanstockan Festival in Wicklow on Saturday July 27th - www.knockanstockan.com while their own website is www.vannmusic.com.