Arena Monday 8 March 2021

On Friday's Arena with Seán Rocks, John Meagher and Andrea Cleary reviews new albums including Declan O'Rourke, John McCarthy's new play at the Everyman Theatre And the Irish Chamber Orchestra: Molique and Piazzolla  at the National Concert Hall. 

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St. Patrick's Festival 2021

St. Patrick's Festival 2021

Dúisigh Éire! Awaken Ireland! is the theme of St. Patrick's Festival 2021. There will be a huge St. Patrick's Night Trad set called Barróg Lá Féile Pádraig recorded at Whelan's in Dublin. Cormac Begley and Colm Mac Con Iomaire are two of the artists involved.

Raven Leilani

Raven Leilani

Raven Leilani's debut novel Luster is one of the major literary hits of the year. It tells the story of 23-year-old Edie, a young black woman who starts dating Eric, a middle-aged white man, who is married to Rebecca. Raven Leilani will be at Mountains to the Sea Festival on March 27th.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra celebrated International Women's Day with a series of recordings with female artists. Two of those artists are Northern Ireland-based Dana Masters, and singer-songwriter Emma Langford.

Music Played on the Show

Falling For You

Falling For You

Dana Masters

1:00

Mariana

Mariana

Emma Langord

4:10

An Coisir

An Coisir

Cormac Begley

2:27

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