Arena Wednesday 25 January 2017

On Monday's show Seán is joined in studio by Peter Murphy as Cursed Murphy shares his new album, Maev Kennedy transports us to London through her choice of three novels and singer Iarla Ó Lionáird of The Gloaming. 

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Review:  "Cruel Mercy" by David Mark

Review: "Cruel Mercy" by David Mark

 Arlene Hunt reviews "Cruel Mercy" by David Mark, about an English detective who gets caught up in gang warfare when an Irish boxer is murdered in New York (published by Hodder/Mulholland Books)

 

"Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" at the Gate Theatre

"Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" at the Gate Theatre

Alan Stanford who is directing the music revue “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” at the Gate Theatre in February

Full details:  www.gatetheatre.ie

 

"Flight Risk", a radio drama by Kevin Brew

"Flight Risk", a radio drama by Kevin Brew

Kevin Brew from RTÉ Radio Drama chats about his first radio play "Flight Risk"

Further details:   www.rte.ie/drama/radio 

Essay:  songwriting

Essay: songwriting

Daniel Seery with an essay about the art of songwriting

'Representation of Jews in Irish Literature', an exhibition at the Waterford Institute of Technology

'Representation of Jews in Irish Literature', an exhibition at the Waterford Institute of Technology

Dr Barry Montgomery of the University of Ulster who was instrumental in research for “Representation of Jews in Irish Literature”, an exhibition coming to the Waterford Institute of Technology

Full details:  www.wit.ie/events/all_news/representations-of-jews-in-irish-literature-exhibition

Music Played on the Show

Boats

Boats

Old Hannah

3:40

Carousel

Carousel

Cast Of Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris - Broadway

2:18

Gypsy Waltz

Gypsy Waltz

The Loafing Heroes

3:16

Love Is All Around

Love Is All Around

Sonny Curtis

0:40

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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