On Wednesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Mia Colleran reviews Gabriel Byrne's new memoir 'Walking With Ghosts, the announcement of the winner of the 'An Post Irish Book of the Year' and Mary McGill reviews 'Small Axe'.
Writers Seamus O Reilly and Hannah Mamalis discuss DracuHa which is part of the Bram Stoker Festival, taking place this Halloween weekend. These online stories are available to enjoy at home. Further details at bramstokerfestival.com/
Edel Coffey reviews Mantel Pieces which consists of twenty "pieces" by Hilary Mantel, the twice Booker Prize winning author. Her literary life began as a jobbing reviewer for the London Review of Books. These reviews and essays are the subject of the collection which covers diverse subjects and some of her own intriguing biography.
Dubliner Neal Keating started his musical life as front man for a hardcore punk band. But over the last couple of years, he has developed a reputation as one of Ireland's leading rap artists. Nealo releases his debut album this Friday, October 30. It's called All the Leaves Are Falling, on DFL Records.