Arena Monday 6 November 2017

coming up on Monday's show....Christopher FitzSimon, author of "Rise Above, Letters from Tyrone Guthrie", Mannix Flynn brings "Fighter" to the Festival of Politics and a live session with Lankum 

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Susan McKay lecture at the Allingham Arts Festival

Susan McKay lecture at the Allingham Arts Festival

Susan McKay (who was scheduled to interview Michael Colgan at the Allingham Arts Festival this week but he has now withdrawn) will be speaking on the topic of the female experience of frontiers and borders in society and the arts

Full details:   www.allinghamfestival.com 

"Fire Below (A War of Words)" by Owen McCafferty and Jimmy Fay

"Fire Below (A War of Words)" by Owen McCafferty and Jimmy Fay

Playwright Owen McCafferty and theatre director Jimmy Fay chat about their play "Fire Below (A War of Words)", set in contemporary Belfast it tackles issues such as bonfires, agreements, the role of religion in politics and minority languages 

Full details:   www.abbeytheatre.ie 

"Boom?", a play by Isobel Mahon

"Boom?", a play by Isobel Mahon

Isobel Mahon chats about her play "Boom?", a satire about the madness of the Celtic Tiger years in Ireland

The life and music of Abner Jay

The life and music of Abner Jay

In his occasional series looking at lost musical treasures, Donal Dineen with a guide to the work of blues-infused folk artist Abner Jay

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The Reason Young People Use Drugs

The Reason Young People Use Drugs

Abner Jay

1:50

Cocaine

Cocaine

Abner Jay

1:20

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