Arena Wednesday 5 August 2020

On Monday's Arena with Seán Rocks, an Arena special on the RTÉ Short Story Competition announcing the 2020 winner. Seán's guests are judges, Vincent Woods, Madeline Keane, Danielle McLoughlin along with writers Nuala O'Connor and Thomas Morris, 

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Andrés Barba

Andrés Barba

Author Andrés Barba's chats to Kay Sheehy. A Luminous Republic is his twelfth novel and set in the fictional town of San Cristóbal. The towns citizen's are targeted by a 32 strong group of children emerging from the nearby jungle causing turmoil. An outsider to the town arrives seeking justice.

Fiach

Fiach

Fiach is a new piece of drive-in theatre. It is one long car chase between a guard and a criminal set in Connemara. Director Philip Doherty, has recently one two major awards at the Galway Film Fleadh. Fiach is in association Fibín Theatre company and An Taibhdhearc, running from August 12-22. See fibin.com

Butler Gallery - The Bloods

Butler Gallery - The Bloods

Kilkenny city officially gets a new museum. The Butler Gallery will relocate to John's Quay. The opening exhibition comes courtesy of one of Ireland's leading photographers, Amelia Stein. The Bloods is a photographic celebration of members of the Irish defence forces. Anna O'Sullivan, director of Butler Gallery and Amelia Stein chat to Kay Sheehy.

Dublin Fringe Festival

Dublin Fringe Festival

Dublin Fringe Festival is set to help bring live theatre back to the city next month, as its "Pilot Light Edition stages 107 performances at 23 venues , in outdoor spaces and online. Festival Director, Ruth McGowan chats to Kay Sheehy. See fringefest.com runs from September 5 to 20.

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Up De Flats

Up De Flats

Gemma Dunleavy

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