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
It's one of the world's great plays and this month, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival, Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett is being performed by the Gare St Lazare Players. Sophie Gorman reviews it for Arena
The rap megastar Jay Z comes to the O2 in Dublin. To some he's the producing, rapping multi-millionaire superstar, and the king of hip hop and to others he is all bling and no substance. Jim Carroll joins Sean.
In recent years, e-books have transformed the world of publishing..but do they actually improve the simple pleasure of reading.or are they just another gadget with a dying battery? Abie Philbin Bowman has been taking a look at them for Arena.
This week we have quite the eclectic mix. From Miley Cyrus, we have her fourth album 'Bangerz', Mobys new album called 'Innocents' and finally Anna Calvi has released her seond album 'One Breath'. Alan Corr & Lauren Murphy review