Arena Thursday 20 October 2016

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Kate Brennan Harding on where to begin with the music of Roisin Murphy, John Self reviews George Saunder's new book 'A swim in the pond in the rain’ And famed 1950s Irish actress Genevieve Lyons, a new theatre archive from NUIG’s Barry Houlihan.

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - Irish poet Bernard O'Donoghue shorlisted for the UK's TS Eliot Award, first headline act for Glastonbury 2017 unveiled, co-founder of highly influential Chess Records dies

Film reviews

Film reviews

Brogen Hayes and Paul Whitington review “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”, “I, Daniel Blake” and “The Queen of Katwe”

"Before The Fall" by Noah Hawley

"Before The Fall" by Noah Hawley

Writer (& creator of television series “Fargo”) Noah Hawley chats about his latest novel “Before The Fall”, a thriller about the mysterious crash of a television executives private plane and the two people who survive (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

Essay:  the work of photographer William Eggleston

Essay: the work of photographer William Eggleston

Brian Dillon with an essay celebrating the work of American photographer William Eggleston (whose work is currently exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London)

Exhibition details:   www.npg.org.uk 

The Loafing Heroes in session

The Loafing Heroes in session

Chat with Bartholomew Ryan, lead singer with folk band The Loafing Heroes about their fifth album “The Baron In The Trees”

Official website:   www.theloafingheroes.com 

(for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Music Played on the Show

Got My Mojo Working

Got My Mojo Working

Muddy Waters

2:58

Incantation

Incantation

The Loafing Heroes

3:17

Caitlin Maude

Caitlin Maude

The Loafing Heroes

3:02

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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