Arena Friday 22 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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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

Jenn Gannon reviews the new tv series based on Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng's best-selling 2017 novel - starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington as two mothers from very different backgrounds and how they upend each other's lives. It's available on Amazon Prime Video now.

Daniel Mason

Daniel Mason

Daniel Mason is a physician and author of bestselling novel, The Winter Soldier. He talks to Seán about his first collection of short stories, A Registry of my Passage Upon the Earth. (Mantle)

New album reviews

New album reviews

It's Friday, Zara Hedderman and Gavin Glass review the latest album drops from Limerick trio Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Charli XCX and the 1975.

Music Played on the Show

Detonate

Detonate

Charli Xcx

1:00

Stir

Stir

Bleeding Heart Pigeons

1:00

All For The Best

All For The Best

Bleeding Heart Pigeons

1:00

Anthems

Anthems

Charli Xcx

1:00

Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America (Explicit)

Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America (Explicit)

The 1975

1:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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