Arena Monday 11 June 2018

On Thursdays  show....  Donal Dineen profiles singer and composer Arthur Russell  and "Halloween" "Dogman"  and "The Lonely Battle Of Thomas Reid" are up for discussion  in our Thursday night movie review

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"Tenebrae" by Ger Fitzgibbon, a play at Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

"Tenebrae" by Ger Fitzgibbon, a play at Cork Midsummer Festival 2018

Cora Fenton and Jack Healy chat about their roles in "Tenebrae", a play by Ger Fitzgibbon about a nun home from the missions and the homeless man who finds refuge in her convent; it is running as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival

Full details:   www.corkmidsummer.com

 

International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

Edel Coffey with her tenth (and final) review of the novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

"The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien", edited by Maebh Long

"The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien", edited by Maebh Long

Maebh Long, editor of "The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien", a collection of his mostly-private letters to friends, fellow-writers and publishers from 1938-1966 (published by Dalkey Archive Press)

"Through The Canvas", a documentary series by Diarmuid McIntyre & Cristín Leach

"Through The Canvas", a documentary series by Diarmuid McIntyre & Cristín Leach

Diarmuid McIntyre, one of the producers/presenters of "Through The Canvas", a series exploring the worlds of 12 paintings by Irish artists; it was commissioned for Niall Carroll's 'Classical Daytime' show on RTÉ lyric fm

Further details:   www.rte.ie/lyricfm/niall-carrolls-classical-daytime/

(image shown:  'Liffey Swim' by Jack B Yeats)

Music Played on the Show

Bloodbuzz Ohio

Bloodbuzz Ohio

The National

4:09

Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All

Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All

Father John Misty

2:20

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