Arena Thursday 13 May 2021

On Friday's Arena with Sean Rocks: Local Boy aka Jake Hurley is live in studio to talk to Sean about the release of his second EP, "Local Boy Helps Himself". Lauren Murphy and Brian Boyd are in for this week's album reviews which include Dani Larkin "Notes for A Maiden Warrior", Mykki Blanco "Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep" and Kings Of Convenience "Peace Or Love". Author, visual artist and illustrator Joanna Walsh talks to Sean about her Her latest book "Seed"

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Seamus Deane Tribute

Seamus Deane Tribute

Poet, novelist and critic Seamus Deane has died. In his writing and in the formation of Field Day, Deane saw literature and the arts as a way of taking the power back from the discriminating regime that existed in Northern Ireland. Tony Roche, Geraldine Meaney, Eamonn McCann, Fintan O' Toole and Gerald Dawe remember Seamus Deane.

Film reviews

Film reviews

Cara O'Doherty and Paul Whitington review the latest films. The Secrets We Keep, Some Kind of Heaven is a documentary about the world's largest retirement community in Florida and Oxygen, where a woman wakes up in a cryogenic chamber.

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