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COUNTRYWIDE A bright start to the weekend as Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country
An Scoth An in-studio session with Belfast reggae band Bréag.
SATURDAY WITH CLAIRE BYRNE Saturday with Claire Byrne questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come. Tune in to hear the very latest from newsmakers and from those whose lives are impacted by policy makers in Ireland.
MOVIES AND MUSICALS J.J. Abrams is the one who was chosen to direct the much anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. On his birthday today, Aedín includes music from his films Super 8, Mission Impossible 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness all scored by Michael Giacchino. Plus hit songs from Brigadoon and Beauty and the Beast.
DOCUMENTARY ON ONE | LIVING OUTSIDE THE BOX Rachel Breslin's year meeting squatters and property-guardians as she tries to find an alternative way of living and beat the spiralling cost of renting property in Dublin.
The Boys of Foley Street | RTÉ Radio 1 Extra In 1975, for a documentary about 'Boot Boys in Foley St' Pat Kenny interviewed four boys aged between thirteen and sixteen.
OPERA NIGHT Bernard Clarke continues his visit to Vienna State Opera with a performance tonight of Vincenzo Bellini's I Puritani. This production stars John Tessier, Olga Peretyatko, Carlos Alvarez, Jongmin Park, Sorin Coliban, Carlos Osuna and Ilseyar Khayrullova. Marco Armiliato conducts the Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra.
A NIGHT IN THE FOREST RTÉ Radio 1 live from The Killarney Festival of Music & Food with Kathryn Thomas & Cathal Murray
Weekend | RTÉ Radio 1 Extra Each week the programme welcomes two guests to discuss and comment on themes and ideas of the week's news, from the realms of politics, science, music and the arts.
CLASSICAL KIDS Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his brothers and sisters. Years later, when he was a successful composer, he arranged it for an orchestra calling it his Wand of Youth Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. Plus music played on the tuba including the story of Tubby the Tuba.