Arena Monday 29 June 2020

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, the Booker Prize-winning author John Banville discusses his 18th novel 'Snow', film reviews with Chris Wasser and Arlene Hunt, Rialto, A Perfectly Normal Family, Eternal Beauty and The Trial of the Chicago 7 And Luigi Ferrari, former artistic director of Wexford Festival Opera.

Arena

Arena

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Galleries Reopen

Galleries Reopen

"All across the country galleries and museums are opening up", Kay Sheehy reported from the National Gallery in Merrion Square and the National Library speaking to director Sandra Collins and also historian Mary McAulliffe.

Druid Debuts

Druid Debuts

As part of the Galway International Arts Festival, Druid Theatre company produces two rehearsed readings entitled "Druid Debuts", giving up and coming playwrights a chance to have their work given a public airing with professional support. Garry Hynes of Druid and playwright, Peter Daly discuss Druid Debuts. Further details on druid.ie

Amsterdam literary break

Amsterdam literary break

Journalist and writer Mary McGill, takes us on a stroll through the charming streets and canals of Amsterdam, specifically, in the Dutch Golden Age, in which all three of her novels of choice are set. Her three books set in Amsterdam are: The Words in My Hands, The Miniaturist and Rembrandt's Mirror.

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America

America

Power Of Dreams

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