Arena Monday 18 May 2020

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Kate Brennan Harding & Brian Boyd review new music from Paul Weller, Nadine Shah & Khruangbin ,The Stinging Fly, celebrates its 60th edition, amongst the writers are novelist Louise Nealon & short story writer Wendy Erskine And Galway Film Fleadh, Breaking Ice director Jason Branagan talks about his documentary which tells the story of the first Irish bobsleigh team to go to the Olympics. 

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The National Concert Hall

The National Concert Hall

The National Concert Hall, Dublin has come up with a plan to host a quartet of concerts live online every Friday evening, from May 29th through to June 19th. Mezzo soprano Tara Erraught and pianist Barry Douglas chat to Seán about the online series.

Pendemic

Pendemic

Pendemic is a new online literary journal which has been going since the start of the current Covid-19. Co-founder, Joy Redmond, shares some of the submissions from across the globe.

Joy Division

Joy Division

40 years ago today, as the band were preparing for their first North American tour, the death occurred of the Joy Division front man Ian Curtis. His life is being celebrated through a number of different online projects. Vinny May of Kodaline, Neil Murray, co-director of the Abbey Theatre and Prof. Eoin Devereux remember Ian Curtis.

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