Arena Monday 19 October 2015

on Tuesday's show, presented by Kay Sheehy....film-maker Mark Cousins chronicles the Troubles on film, our coverage of the Dublin Fringe Festival continues and the important year in jazz that was 1959

Arena

Arena

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John Boyne

John Boyne

'The Boy at the Top of the Mountain' is a new novel from John Boyne. Set in Germany during World War II, it tells the story of how one young boy becomes corrupted by Hitler and the Nazis. Author of the book, John Boyne, joined Sean in studio.

Saul Williams

Saul Williams

Vicar Street in Dublin was filled to the rafters last night for a poet, Saul Williams. He’s not just a poet though, he's also a songwriter, rapper, actor, musician, and activist, and he was in Ireland over the weekend to headline the Lingo spoken word Festival. He joined Sean in studio today to talk about his work.

 

Theatre Upstairs

Theatre Upstairs

'Tales from the Woods' opens next week at Theatre Upstairs in Dublin in collaboration with Gumption Theatre. Karl Shiels, artistic director of Theatre Upstairs, and writer, Kate Gilmore joined Sean in studio.

Cronin

Cronin

Cronin were in studio playing a few tracks from their latest EP, and Mick Cronin then joined Sean for a chat.

Cronin play The Harbour Bar in Bray this Friday night, 27th October, and in the Munro in Galway on Sunday 29th October. For more information check out croninmusic on Facebook.

Music Played on the Show

Nelson Riddle

Nelson Riddle

Cronin

3:49

How Far Do You Want This To Go

How Far Do You Want This To Go

Cronin

3:30

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