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RTE Ireland

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

An in-depth examination of the arts in Ireland today. The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Radio 1 Donnybrook, Dublin 4 353 (0) 1 208 3111


Episodes

Hay, Straw and Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition with Anne O'Dowd and others

12/21/2015
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Hay, Straw and Rushes in Irish Folk Tradition with Anne O'Dowd on the publication of her book published by the Irish Academic Press. Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Criostóir MacCárthaigh and Clodagh Doyle also contribute. Recorded in the National Museum of Ireland: Country Life Division and in the National Folklore Collection, UCD.

Duration:00:53:45

Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, Ireland's cultural home abroad

12/14/2015
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Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris: Ireland's cultural home abroad with contributors Fionna Murray, Michael O'Loughlin, Olwen Fouré, Muireann Ní Chonaill, Mary O'Malley, Helen Carey, Siobhán Cleary, Evonne Ferguson and Nora Hickey M'Sichili.

Duration:00:55:37

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce on the eve of its publication centenary

12/7/2015
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'A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man' by James Joyce on the eve of its publication centenary with Éilis Ní Dhuibne, Anne Enright, Frank McGuinness, Anne Fogarty and Luke Gibbons with readings by Barry McGovern from hte RTÉ archives..

Duration:00:56:11

50 Years of Art History Degrees at UCD

11/30/2015
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50 Years of Art History Degrees at UCD with Alistair Rowan, Eileen Kane + Christine Casey + an extended interview with Brian Kennedy, who studied art history at UCD in the 1970s, former assistant Director of The National Gallery of Ireland, Director of the National Gallery of Australia, and now Director and CEO of the Toledo Museum of Art Ohio.

Duration:00:55:10

Jonathan Bardon and his book 'Hallelujah: The story of a musical genius and the city that brought his masterpiece to life'.

11/23/2015
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'Hallelujah: The story of a musical genius and the city that brought his masterpiece to life' - a programme with the book's author and also includes Jim Culleton, Director of Fishamble Theatre Company and conductor and composer Prionnsias Ó Duinn.

Duration:00:50:54

Arts Tonight 16th Nov 2016

11/16/2015
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Artist Michael Craig Martin speaks with Clíodhna Ní Anluain. Vincent Woods considers the artist with critic Aidan Dunne

Duration:00:56:07

Rufus Wainwright in Conversation with Vincent Woods in the Model Arts Centre, Sligo

11/9/2015
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Rufus Wainright in Conversation with presenter Vincent Woods in the Model Arts Centre, Sligo, as part of Sligo Live 2015 in assocation with the US Embassy's Creative Minds Series.

Duration:00:48:12

Making 1916: Material and Visual Culture of the Easter Rising

11/2/2015
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Making 1916: Material and Visual Culture of the Easter Rising (Liverpool University Press) with the book's editors Joanna Godson and Lisa Godson as well as other contributors to the book Pat Cooke, Brian Crowley and Elizabeth Crooke.

Duration:00:54:46

The 2015 staging of the opera 'Guglielmo Ratcliff' in Wexford

10/26/2015
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The staging of the opera 'Guglielmo Ratcliff' by Mascagni, part of the Wexford Festival Opera 2015, with contributions by the artisitc team, designers, costume and make-up artists, stage management and administration team.

Duration:00:36:23

The Art of Sound and Theatre

10/19/2015
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'The Art of Sound and Theatre' with designers and composers Tom Lane, Alma Kelliher, Denis Clohessy and Karl Kennedy, recorded in the Project Arts Centre as part of the 2015 Dublin Theatre Festival

Duration:00:55:39

50 Works of Irish Art You Need to Know by Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch

10/12/2015
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50 Works of Irish Art You Need to Know by Sighle Bhreathnach-Lynch with its author, artist James Hanley, Peter Murray, Director of the Crawford Gallery, Cork, and Anne Stewart, Curator at the National Museums Northern Ireland.

Duration:00:55:41

Arts Tonight with conductor Stephen Barlow as guest

10/5/2015
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Arts Tonight with conductor Stephen Barlow as guest - conductor of Koanga by Frederick Delius, hte opening opera of Wexford Festival Opera 2015

Duration:00:45:01

Arts Tonight with Conor MacPherson in conversation with Vincent Woods

9/28/2015
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Arts Tonight with Conor MacPherson in conversation with Vincent Woods as part of the 2015 Dublin Theatre Festival in which his play 'The Night Alive' had its Dublin premier.

Duration:00:52:13

Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5: 20th Century with editors Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray

7/6/2015
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The RIA series 'Art and Architecture of Ireland - Volume 5' : 20th Century with editors Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray - and contributions by artist Martin Gale, arts officer Muireann Ní Chonaill, writers and scholars Linda King nad Brenda Moore McCann

Duration:00:55:17

Arts Tonight 29th June 2015

6/29/2015
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An interview with acclaimed Canadian artist Stan Douglas whose first exhibition in Ireland runs until September 2025 in IMMA. Also, Seamus Kealy, the show’s curator, talks about Douglas’s art.

Duration:00:54:22

The RIA's Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture

6/22/2015
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Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume iv: Architecture with 3 of its five editors Ellen Rowley, Livia Hurley and Hugh Campbell. Barry O'Reilly, Patricia McCarthy and Graham Hickey also contribute

Duration:00:56:35

Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie

6/15/2015
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Remembering the Legendary American folk singer Jean Ritchie who died in June 2015 with contributions by Irish singer Mary McPartlan and Jean's son Jon Pickow. The programme was first broadcast on 22 December 2014

Duration:00:39:41

Marking Yeats 150

6/8/2015
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Arts Tonight considers William Butler Yeats as dramatist and man of the Theatre: contributors are theatre artists Kellie Hughes and Olwen Fouré; editor of Yeats’ plays, Richard Cave; academics+ writers Tony Roche and Michael McAteer and former Artistic Director + Literary Manager of the Abbey Theatre, Christopher Fitzs-simon.

Duration:01:12:08

: Brian Dillon on his book 'The Great Explosion'+ the legacy of architect Edwin Lutyens

6/1/2015
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Human intervention on the natural landscape: Brian Dillon on his book 'The Great Explosion' and Julian Gaisford St Laurence, Mathew Jebb and David Averill on British architect Edwin Lutyens

Duration:00:56:03

Arts Tonight: British Artist Cornelia Parker and her curator Mary Griffiths at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester.

5/25/2015
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Arts Tonight: British Artist Cornelia Parker and her curator Mary Griffiths at the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester.

Duration:00:55:10