70 years of the Arts Council, the North Mayo landscape in the spotlight

RTE 2XM, 10am

KBH interviews Sofft Nights festival founder Natasha Duffy and Dublin pop producer/singer Pastiche, ahead of the Navan weekend, Co Meath, which takes place June 4-5.

An tSeachtain le Máirín ní Ghadhra

R n G, 11 a.m.

Live broadcast from An Chultúrlann in Belfast for An Lá Dearg, a protest march and rally to demand Irish language rights for the Irish speaking community in Northern Ireland.

SUNDAY

sunday miscellaneous

RTE 1, 9am

A special program to mark the 70th anniversary of the Arts Council, including contributions from John Banville, Shelly Furlong, Iarla Ó Lionard, Diarmai Ferriter and Marina Carr.

The lyrical function

LyricFM, 6 p.m.

Wild Nephin: Limerick-born poet Seán Lysaght explores the landscape, nature and history of North Mayo in poetry and in conversation with friends.

The Poetry program,

RTE 1, 7 p.m.

Olivia O’Leary chats with Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh about the major new anthology of poetry in the Irish language, Bones and marrow/Cnámh agus Smior.

MONDAY

Arena

RTE 1, 7 p.m.

Sean Rocks and his team interview the winner of the Dublin Literary Prize for 2022 – to be announced at ILFDublin.

TUESDAY

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O Emperor, pictured after winning the 2018 Choice Music Prize for Best Album and immediately disbanded: 2013 Studio 8 session revisited; Tuesday, 11 p.m.; 2FM. Photo: Graham Keogh

Arena

RTE 1, 7 p.m.

Powerful music and pop culture journalist Dave Hanratty reckon with latest star wars spin-off on Disney+: the Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series.

The alternative

2FM, 11 p.m.

Another sojourn in the RTÉ session archives with Dan Hegarty: a fanning session of The Brilliant Trees (1996), Analogue Wave at Studio 8 in 2013, and Cork-based psych-rockers O Emperor in 2013.

WEDNESDAY

Ola Majekodunmi: presentation of new music by independent black and Gaelach artists;  Wednesdays, 7 p.m.;  RTE 2XM
Ola Majekodunmi: presentation of new music by independent black and Gaelach artists; Wednesdays, 7 p.m.; RTE 2XM

An Saol o Dheas

R n G, 12 p.m.

A special edition of the magazine show emanates from Liam Ó Néill’s new exhibition at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin.

Cozy corner

RTE Jr, 7 p.m.

Plug in and relax with the kids, with a new section on mindfulness with Sal Roche of Playful Steps, Mindful Play.

Unheard

RTE 2XM, 7 p.m.

Live lyrics and talks from poet and spoken word artist Adam Mohammed, plus new rock/indie music from black and Gaelach artists, hosted by Ola Majekodunmi.

The alternative

2FM, 11 p.m.

Dan Hegarty chats with Stephen White, formerly of late Dublin psych-rockers House of Dolls, about the band’s fabulously dubbed 2012 album, Welcome to the Department of Nuclear Medicine.

THURSDAY

The full score with Liz Nolan

Lyric FM, 1 p.m.

Music of grief, compassion and hope in memory of George Floyd and all victims of racial violence and hate in today’s Full Score concert with the Orchestra of Minnesota.

Arena

RTE 1, 7 p.m.

Discussion and music by Irish folk supergroup Rufous Nightjar ahead of their appearance at Dublin’s Tradition Now festival.

FRIDAY

the neighborhood

RTE Jr, 7 p.m.

Denim, the new loner on the block, makes a friend and learns that boys who fly away tend to come back, and for good reason. Children’s radio drama read by Ciarán Hinds.

Live Lyrics

Lyric FM, 7 p.m.

Conductor Jaime Martin takes the podium to conduct the National Symphony Orchestra as they perform lieder by Mahler and Schubert, with internationally acclaimed vocals Anne Sofie von Otter.

Arena

RTE 1, 7 p.m.

The New Chapter In Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Great Scam, According To Pat Carty’s Critics Pistolsa documentary about Malcolm McLaren’s sensationalist punk-rock construct, The Sex Pistols, on Disney+.

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