Arena Friday 16 August 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 August 16th 2013

Arena Friday August 16th 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show. Presented by Evelyn O'Rourke.

Robert De Niro at 70

Robert De Niro at 70

Harvey O'Brien on the life and work of Robert De Niro as he turns 70.

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Eminem at Slane Castle

Eminem at Slane Castle

Chris Wasser on the music and career of Eminem ahead of his appearance at Slane Castle. The website is www.slanecastle.ie.

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Author Alan McMonagle

Author Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle on his book 'Psychotic Episodes' which is Published by Arlen House.

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Lauren Murphy and Ollie Cole review this week's new album releases 'Where you Stand' from Travis, 'The Ghost of the Mountain' from Tired Pony and 'Paradise Valley' from American singer-songwriter John Mayer.

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Lose Yourself

Lose Yourself

Eminem

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