Arena Thursday 28 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. 

Arena

Arena

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Film reviews

Film reviews

Film reviews with Aingeala Flannery and John Maguire. The High Note - set in the LA music scene, The Vast of Night - an ode to 1950s sci-fi and Only the Animals which charts an unhappily married woman's terrifying fate and her mysterious connections to five other people. Vast of Night and The High Note (Amazon Prime) and Only The Animals (Curzon).

Lisa O'Neill Studio 8 session

Lisa O'Neill Studio 8 session

Singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill Lisa took time out from writing her new album to come in to studio 8 earlier today. Ahead of her online concert on 12th June as part of the NCH Live Stream Series. Further details at nch.ie

Music Played on the Show

Captain

Captain

Nicole Atkins

3:00

The Strangeness Of All This

The Strangeness Of All This

Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals)

2:15

The Lass Of Aughrim

The Lass Of Aughrim

Lisa O'Neill (Guitar/Vocals)

3:00

Fight Like Hell For The Living

Fight Like Hell For The Living

Lisa O'Neill

4:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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