Arena Monday 10 February 2020

On Wednesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Lynda La Plante on her new novel 'Buried', Nadine O' Regan on Nick Cave  and Alan McMonagle chats to Arena about his new novel ‘Laura Cassidy's Walk of Fame’.

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Strange Hotel - Eimear McBride

Strange Hotel - Eimear McBride

EImear McBride chats to Seán about her third novel Strange Hotel. The award-winning author of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, is one of the most talked-about debuts of the last decade. The new novel follows an unnamed woman through her mid 30s to late 40s through five anonymous hotel rooms in five cities.

Gairim chun Eireann - Louis de Paor

Gairim chun Eireann - Louis de Paor

Poet Louis de Paor with Gairim chun Eireann (A Call to Ireland). Also featuring the vocals of Bríd Ní Neachtain, Olwyn Foueré, Stephen Rea, Naisrín Elsafty and Caitlín Ní Chualáin.

Oscars review 2020

Oscars review 2020

Chris Wasser joins Seán in studio reviewing the Oscars 2020 celebrations. It was a night of firsts from the ubiquitous Parasite's historic Best picture win to Elton John and Bernie Taupins first Oscar together for (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again.

Music with Varo - Debut album

Music with Varo - Debut album

Traditional duo, Varo comprising Lucie Azconaga and Consuelo Nerea Breschi join Seán live in studio. They are performing songs from their self titled debut album and are accompanied on vocals by Niamh Bury.

Music Played on the Show

I'M Gonna Love Me Again (Radio Edit)

I'M Gonna Love Me Again (Radio Edit)

Elton John (Vocals/Piano)

3:00

The Doffing Mistress

The Doffing Mistress

Varo And Special Guest Niamh Bury On Vocals

2:11

Ye Jacobites By Name

Ye Jacobites By Name

Varo Plus Special Guest Niamh Bury On Vocals

2:41

A Song At Imbolc Poem For Galway 2020

A Song At Imbolc Poem For Galway 2020

Moya Cannon

2:00

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