Irish broadcaster RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary slot. Programmes about music, literature, visual arts and other areas where creativity is manifest. Broadcast on Sundays at 6pm on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Movie news, trivia and interviews with Garret Daly. Broadcast on Movies and Musicals with Aedín Gormley, Saturday, 1 - 4pm on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Luke Clancy’s excursion into art, design, music, performance, media, technology and a world of intriguing possibilities. Broadcast weekdays on Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Highlights and special guest interviews and performances from Marty Whelan's breakfast show on RTÉ Lyric FM. Also includes recipes from the wonderful kitchen of Neven Maguire. Listen weekdays 7-10am on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Leading Irish poets read their own work. In association with Poetry Ireland, broadcast on Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive, Saturday (4-7pm) and Sunday (4-6pm) on RTÉ Lyric FM.
A selection of podcasts and videos produced by Athena Media, from radio documentaries for NewsTalk and RTE Lyric FM to corporate podcasts and online corporate videos.
Wilde Stories is an artistic transmedia project around Oscar Wilde's collection of fairytales 'The Happy Prince and Other Tales'. The project brings together Irish artists including composer Michael Gallen and visual artist Felicity Clear, to re-imagine the stories in a broadcast collaboration with RTÉ lyric fm. The series is narrated by actor Robert Sheehan, with readings from Lauren Coe and Brian Gleeson. It is an Athena Media production made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority ...
A three part documentary radio series presented by Barry McGovern exploring contemporary Irish composers and their music. What shaped the sound of the century? An Athena Media production for RTÉ Lyric fm made with the funding support of the BAI and the TV licence fee in partnership with the Contemporary Music Centre. Production support by Jonathan Grimes of CMC, the producer is Helen Shaw and the audio editor is Pearse Ó Caoimh.
Ethan Hawke casts his daughter in a biopic called 'Wildcat' while Paddy Considine lines up for a Prince Naseem feature film co-produced by Sylvester Stallone.By RTÉ lyric fm
Vaari Claffey and collaborators on the many good reasons not to be an artist in an exhibition at NCAD, finding a new philosophy for understanding technology at a conference in TUD, and Jennifer Walshe on the gamification of the auld sod.By RTÉ
Curator, Vaari Claffey on a few of her favourites in watching, reading, listening, tasting and smelling.By RTÉ
Everyone loves fish pie and to make this a one-pan dish I’m using an ovenproof frying pan, but if you don’t have one, just make it in a frying pan and then transfer the mixture to a pie dish. Choose any selection of fish that you like depending on what is freshest and available. If you prefer, use a topping of mashed potatoes.…
Noel Fitzpatrick, professor of Philosophy at TUD, on imagining new ethical imperatives for everyday tech.By RTÉ
Marty Whelan is joined by Danielle de Niese, opera's 'Coolest Soprano' (NY Times). Danielle chats about her love of Poulenc, Ravel and The New Radicals, how she expresses a love of story-telling through song, and working with the National Symphony Orchestra and Jaime Martin in Dublin.By RTÉ lyric fm
Techne logos, Care And the (Neg) Anthropocene was the title of a recent conference at TUD. Noel Fitzpatrick, professor of Philosophy and one of its organisers, offers some help with the twisty title.By RTÉ
Mike Scott came into studio to chat about many things including his upcoming performances in Dublin's Iconic Iveagh Gardens This Summer!By RTÉ lyric fm
Curator, Vaari Claffey on her new collaborative film exploring the ideas of artist and former head of NCAD, Noel Sheridan, with the help of a 90s performance film.By RTÉ
The Digital Soil Beneath Our Feet: Jennifer Walshe on the other earths of farm simulator gaming.By RTÉ
Guitarist and producer Joe Chester joins Marty to chat about his latest album, Lucia, a suite of music written about the life of James Joyce’s talented but mentally ill daughter, Lucia Joyce. Joe chats about his wide-ranging musical interests and plays live in studio.By RTÉ lyric fm
The life and poetry of Ethna MacCarthy, linguist, doctor, poet, and life-long friend of Samuel Beckett.By RTÉ lyric fm
Opera director and former professional soccer player, Carmen C. Kruse on some of her favourites in watching, reading, listening and tasting.By RTÉ
A special edition from Vienna includes: art at the re-modelled Austrian Parliament building; artist duo, Muntean/Rosenbloom; crowdsourcing modular opera; and a cross-cast production of The Threepenny Opera.By RTÉ
Nutty apple Bircher muesli & Eggy bread BLT!By RTÉ lyric fm
Delighted to welcome Judy Collins back to Dublin for Temple Bar Trad Fest this weekend.By RTÉ lyric fm
Maurice Lenhard, director of Vienna's Volksoper's studio, on his cross cast production of a Brecht and Weil classicBy RTÉ
Musician Finbar Wright chats to Marty about his upcoming nationwide tour and his newly bestowed title of Cork's no. 1 performer.By RTÉ lyric fm
Vienna artist duo, Muntean/Rosenblum on how Renaissance music flavours their work, and the escape of uniting to create a single practice.By RTÉ
An exclusive interview from the incredible Mary Chapin Carpenter ahead of her TradFest performance at the National Stadium for Women in Trad & Folk, Jan 28th.By RTÉ lyric fm
How to make opera about experiences that are unique to the 21st century? Vienna-based Civic Opera Creations, and their co-founder, Carmen C Kruse have a plan.By RTÉ
Marty chats to Kyra Sorce - Anita in the international Broadway production of West Side Story about her personal connection with the role, life on the road, meeting Alex Bernstein and more...By RTÉ lyric fm
In the first of a week of reports from the Austrian capital, a new art program at the just reopened Austrian Parliament building makes the case for democracy in unexpected ways.By RTÉ
Unearthing Slow Airs traces the roots of four slow airs from four corners of Ireland to uncover how they have developed both culturally and musically, from their origin to now.By RTÉ lyric fm
Casting kicks in on the Amy Winehouse film 'Back to Black', while the Michael Jackson biopic finds it director.By RTÉ lyric fm
Jennifer Walshe goes into the woods, David Stalling trawls the sound of the undersea Atlantic, the power of Care at a conference in TUD, and the music of Leonard Cohen reimagined as the sound of the french renaissance.By RTÉ
Vienna Volksoper based director, Maurice Lenhard, on a few of his favourite things in watching, reading, listening, tasting and smelling.By RTÉ
Nevens recipes - Comfort food including a delicious Hotpot.By RTÉ lyric fm
Irish scholar and author of Care and Capitalism, Katheleen Lynch, talked about the political project of care at a TUD conference exploring Care in our moment.By RTÉ
Renowned Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught and artistic director Pauline Ashwood of Drogheda Classical Music join Marty to talk about their upcoming event, 'Celebrating the Voice'.By RTÉ lyric fm
After trying out the approach with Nick Drake and John Dowland, early music specialist, Joel Frederiksen crosses French Renaissance chanson with the songs of Leonard Cohen.By RTÉ
The School of Wild Listening aims to enlist our ears in a new relationship with the planet. The work starts with the surround sound performance of "audifications" recorded in the North Atlantic by composer, David Stalling.By RTÉ
CEO of Music for Galway - Anna Lardi Fogarty, chats to Marty about the upcoming 20th Midwinter Festival Season.By RTÉ lyric fm
Up The Forest Track: Jennifer Walshe heads into the woods near her Roscommon home, where the talk is of The Tuatha Dé Danann. And AI.By RTÉ
An audio walk through Marsh's Library, Ireland's first ever public library, a meander through centuries of knowledge, and rooms that hold stories that still captivate us today.By RTÉ lyric fm
Oprah Winfrey to star in the true story of the only all-black, all-female World War II battalion while awards shows are heading now to the streamers.By RTÉ lyric fm
Authors, Éanna Ní Lamhna (Wild and Wonderful) and Eoghan Daltun (An Irish Rainforest) in conversation with Luke Clancy in a special program recorded live at Dublin Book Fair 2022 at The National Botanic Gardens.By RTÉ
Sara Lodge retraces the Irish journeys of writer, artist and composer Edward Lear, best known as the author of The Owl and the Pussy-cat.By RTÉ lyric fm
Ruth Negga to star in new Apple TV series 'Presumed Innocent' while John Carney’s new film is Sundance bound.By RTÉ lyric fm
How technology is changing our relationship to maps and how we navigate our world.By RTÉ lyric fm
The Golden Globes appear to be back on the celebrity awards circuit while Disney plan a Stan Lee tribute documentary.By RTÉ lyric fm
Reflections on the experience of growing up as the child of Irish immigrants in London told through a collage of music, poetry and commentaryBy RTÉ lyric fm
Paper Boat Sets Sail is a documentary telling the story of the making of 'Paper Boat', a community opera for Galway.By RTÉ lyric fm
Culture File always asks "Likes" guests about scent - a steady portion of people take the question in the direction of cherished smells from the natural world.By RTÉ
Dr Linda King, Aisling Lyons, Mary Louise O’Donnell and Cormac De Barra assemble to examine how the harp wound its strings around every aspect of Irish life.By RTÉ
The Irish Tenors, Declan Kelly, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan, join Marty for a chat about their 25th anniversary tour.By RTÉ lyric fm
Composer Patrick Cassidy joins Marty to chat about his recent premiere for the UL50 celebrations and some exciting upcoming projects.By RTÉ lyric fm
In a journal of journeys that takes in Berlin, Las Vegas, Tokyo and Sequoia National Park, Yves B Golden remembers her 2022 - and its tunes.By RTÉ
For his latest radio poem, Tadhg O'Sullivan attempts to discern the limits of knowing in his baby daughter, SibéalBy RTÉ
Chanteuse Camille O'Sullivan and west-end star Aoife Mullholland join Marty to chat their respective roles as Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich in the Gate Theatre's current production of PIAFBy RTÉ lyric fm