Arena Wednesday 19 July 2017

on Tuesday's show....poet Simon Armitage, "Citysong" writer Dylan Coburn Gray and director Caitríona McLaughlin and Stephen Poliakoff's "Summer of Rockets" comes to tv

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Join us on Friday 24th May for "Books For Life", an afternoon at Liberty Hall Dublin as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin. Sean will be in conversation with acclaimed authors Naomi Wolf, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Caroline Bergvall about the books and authors who have consoled, challenged or inspired them.  Book your tickets at www.ilfdublin.com

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Review:  "Tristan & Yseult" by Kneehigh theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival

Review: "Tristan & Yseult" by Kneehigh theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival

Sophie Gorman reviews "Tristan & Yseult" by Kneehigh theatre at the Galway International Arts Festival

Full details:   www.giaf.ie

Zoe Conway, John McIntyre and the Coohe brothers at the National Opera House Wexford

Zoe Conway, John McIntyre and the Coohe brothers at the National Opera House Wexford

Traditional musicians Zoe Conway and John McIntyre (Ireland) and brothers Shaháb and Sháyán Coohe (Persia/Iran) who will perform in a Music Network residency at the National Opera House Wexford tomorrow 

Full details:   www.nationaloperahouse.ie

 

A guide to political satire

A guide to political satire

Abie Philbin Bowman with a guide to some of the political satire/satirical news programmes in print, on radio and television

A profile of Karen Dalton

A profile of Karen Dalton

Donal Dineen with a profile of the Cherokee folk/blues singer Karen Dalton who was born 80 years ago today; she was a favourite on the Greenwich Village folk scene in the 1960’s but she died relatively unknown

Music Played on the Show

Something On Your Mind

Something On Your Mind

Karen Dalton

3:35

Katie Cruel

Katie Cruel

Karen Dalton

3:34

Shahar Paré/Reel Gan Anam

Shahar Paré/Reel Gan Anam

Zoe Conway, John Mcintyre, Shaháb And Sháyán Coohe

3:50

Desert Storm/Rounding Malin Head

Desert Storm/Rounding Malin Head

Zoe Conway And John Mcintyre

3:45

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