Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....a new case brings a depressed and disgraced Sherlock Holmes out of hiding in "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird, artist Rita Duffy recreates a shop owned by Proclamation signatoryTom Clarke in an examination of how ordinary objects can become ‘souvenirs’ after a significant event like 1916, plus reviews of the latest albums from Beyoncé, Brian Eno and Travis

    on Bank Holiday Monday.....a special to mark International Labour Day, celebrating the art, music, theatre and books created on the theme of work and labour in the company of arts journalist Sinead Gleeson, poet Dave Lordan, singer Barry Gleeson and author Lisa McInerney

    Arena Thursday 24 October 2013


    Arena Thursday 24th October 2013

    Daily arts and popular culture show.


    Arts News

    Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts & Entertainment News.


    Bram Stoker Festival

    Author Darren Shan and Film Historian Robert J.E. Simpson on this weekend's Bram Stoker Festival full event details on


    Loves - Jack McGouran

    The GuinnessJazz Festival takes place in Cork this weekend - Artistic Director Jack McGouran on one of his 'Loves' - the Swedish jazz trio EST. The website for further information is


    Morrissey Autobiography

    Dr. Eoin Devereaux on 'Autobiography' by Morrissey which is published by Penguin Classics


    Edmar Castaneda

    Evelyn O'Rourke with Columbian Harpist Edmar Castaneda who is currently on a music network tour of Ireland - for tour dates.


    Film Reviews

    Yvonne Nolan and Simon Maher review this week's new film releases Ender's Game, Bad Grandpa and Closed Circuit with Seán Rocks.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:23
      Title: There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
      Performer(s): The Smiths
      Performer(s): The Smiths
      Album: The Sound of the Smiths (Deluxe Edition) [Remastered]
      Duration: 4:15
    • 19:50
      Title: Night Dries Like Ink
      Composer: Not Available
      Performer(s): Little Bear
      Performer(s): Little Bear
      Album: Night Dries Like Ink - Single, Smalltown America, Not Available
      Duration: 3:54

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