Arena Tuesday 9 January 2018

on Thursday's show....Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still"; Irish electronic dancefloor-fillers, Le Galaxie in session on the release of their new album "Pleasure"; and Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gutav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic. 

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show. Presented by Kay Sheehy

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A profile of Oprah Winfrey

A profile of Oprah Winfrey

Eithne Shortall with a career profile of Oprah Winfrey, from her first break into television aged 19 to being talked-about as a possible US presidential candidate in 2020

"Cead Isteach/Entry Permitted" by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

"Cead Isteach/Entry Permitted" by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill who has just published "Cead Isteach/Entry Permitted", a collection of the public lectures she gave during her tenure as the Ireland Chair of Poetry (published by UCD Press)

First Fortnight Festival - "Recovery Stories"

First Fortnight Festival - "Recovery Stories"

Leeanne O'Donnell and Anthea Hirons, one of the participants in the HSE West Cork project "Recovery Stories", where people with mental health issues share their experiences via documentaries about each other; it is part of the First Fortnight mental health arts festival

Further details:  www.firstfortnight.ie 

The role of the state architect

The role of the state architect

State architect Ciaran O'Connor explains what his role involves and how some of Ireland's most iconic buildings were created 

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Fireworks (Radio Edit)

Fireworks (Radio Edit)

First Aid Kit

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