Arena Tuesday 5 December 2017

on Wednesday's show....anticiapting events taking place tomorrow for Poetry Day Ireland, Pat McCabe chats about his latest novel "Heartland", the first of our reviews of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist and guitarist Thibaut Garcia and cellist Isang Enders in session

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Loves: the spectacle of professional wrestling

Actor, Aonghus Óg McAnally explains why he loves the spectacle of professional wrestling.

Brave Giant in session

Brave Giant in session

Longford indie/folk band, Brave Giant, in session.

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"The End of Outrage" by Breandán Mac Suibhne

"The End of Outrage" by Breandán Mac Suibhne

Breandán Mac Suibhne talks about his book "The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland", which focuses on west Donegal in the aftermath of the Great Famine (published by Oxford University Press)

Daljit Nagra, judge of this year's Moth Poetry Prize

Daljit Nagra, judge of this year's Moth Poetry Prize

Daljit Nagra, judge of this year's Moth Poetry Prize, talks about the prestigious and lucrative prize, and about his own poetry.

More information on the Moth Poetry Prize: themothmagazine.com

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The Time I Met The Devil

The Time I Met The Devil

Brave Giant

3:09

Four

Four

Brave Giant

3:02

The Future

The Future

Leonard Cohen (Vocal/Gtr)

7:20

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