Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    on Friday's show....Masters of the Glass, celebrating the craft of glass-making in Waterford, Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the IMPAC shortlist continues with "Horses of God" and the latest albums from Florence & The Machine, Jamie XX and Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

    on Monday's show....graphic novel from the Front Line Defenders "The Story of Lucha Castro and Human Rights in Mexico", crime writer Sheena Lambert and Sligo band Moxie, live in session

    Arena Monday 3 March 2014

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    Bark - Lorrie Moore

    Bark is a new collection of short stories from American author Lorrie Moore. The eight stories deal with love, loss and middle age. Nuala Ni Chonchuir has been reading them for us and joins Sean
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    Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - Enda Reilly

    This week marks the start of Seachtain na Gaelige and musician Enda Reilly has just released his first album of Irish language songs entitled, Ammhrain Nua i nGaeilge - he chats to Sean about his music and Seachtain Na Gaeilge
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    Faith

    Faith is a new play from Guna Nua Theatre. It deals with a man who has been made redundant and how he and his family cope with the challenges they face playwright Paul Meade who joins Sean. www.gunanua.com
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    Classic Movie - Baby It's You (1983)

    Tonight' s film is 'Baby It's You' a romance made by John Sayles in 1983 but telling a story of 1960s America - Diane Negra tell Sean why this is a classic.

    Presenter: Seán Rocks

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Mol An Aimsir
      Composer: E Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Album: Amhráin Nua I Ngaeilge: New Songs In Irish, Enda de Road Records, EDRD004
      Duration: 2:37
    • Title: An Nasc Nua
      Composer: E Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Performer(s): Enda Reilly
      Album: Amhráin Nua I Ngaeilge: New Songs In Irish, Enda de Road Records, EDRD 004
      Duration: 2:50
    • Title: Magic
      Composer: Berryman/Buckland/Martin/Champion
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Performer(s): Coldplay
      Album: Ghost Stories, 825646305919
      Duration: 5:00

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