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Launch of Irish Feminists Judgement Project

Mark Finnegan talks to Dr AOIFE O’DONOGHUE , Snr Lecturer at Durham Law School. Aoife is Co- Director of The Northern/Irish Feminists Judgement Project, and chats about the idea behind the project and its findings to date. The project aims to  bring a new critical methodology to bear on Irish and Northern Irish legal studies…

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Hundreds Facing Eviction in Tyrellstown

Cllr PAUL DONNELLY from Sinn Féin talks to Noel McGuinness about the facing of the eviction in Tyrellstown. More than 100 families in Cruise Park Drive face losing their homes as the fund that owns the properties seeks to sell 103 houses in the area over four years. It is understood 40 households in the estate have…

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What is Finglas Heritage Trail?

JACKIE O’REILLY joins Pat Meehan to discuss the launch of the Finglas Heritage Trail, a trail of fourteen heritage sites. The trail was officially launched by councillor Naoise O’Muiri along with Dublin City Council. They move on to discuss the book “The Peoples Portrait” of Finglas. Jackie carries on to explain the tour itself and how one…

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The reality of Horses in Darndale in 2013

NICKO MURPHY of the Darndale Comunity Pride project joins Yvette Reid to discuss the issue of loose horses in the area which at the time of the interview is a large problem. They discuss the lack of a tagging system in identifying the owner and how 78 horses were reported in the course of five…

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“Cleaners” Premiere at Axis

Sabrina Ryan interviews COLM MAHER local author, who’s presenting  his  play called “Cleaners” premiered at the Axis in Ballymun: It’s a black comedy about two friends forced to compete for getting job in a five star hotel and the impact of that on their friendship…

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Near Death Experiences in Real Life Settings

DR PENNY SARTORI and ROBERT WILLIAMS talk to Mark Finnegan about near-death experiences. Dr Penny Sartori worked as a nurse in a British hospital for 21 years, 17 of those being in Intensive Care. She is highly experienced and skilled in her role as an intensive care staff nurse; and has conducted unique and extensive…

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Learning about the Ballymun rediscovery centre

Barbara Jennings joins SARAH SINGLETON at the Ballymun Rediscovery center. Sarah tells Barbara how they work with paint, bikes, furniture and fashion and aim to regenerate and recycle these materials. They discuss redesigning clothes, such as wedding dresses and debs dresses and turning them into completely different items. Their output designs are for sale in a…

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Amy FitzPatrick Is Still Missing

The disappearance of Amy Fitzpatrick occurred on New Year’s Day 2008. At 10pm on that day, 15-year-old Irish girl Amy Fitzpatrick said goodbye to friend Ashley Rose, with whom she had been babysitting Ashley’s brother at her friend’s house in Mijas Costa in Málaga, Spain. Fitzpatrick should have arrived at her home on the urbanisation…

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Asgard Howth gun running

NESSA CHILDERS MEP talks to Noel McGuinness about the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the famous Howth gun running incident in which hundreds of weapons were landed at Howth harbour in preparation for the 1916 rising…

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National Media Conference 2012: A Preview

JACK LEAHY of the National Media conference 2012 talks to Eoin Drinan about the upcoming event which will be talking place over the next weekend. The event is organised by students of Trinity College and features the likes of Storyful, Nearfm, Newstalk, TCDFM and many other panel discussions across the day. Jack speaks of how…

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Do You Know Who’s Dead?

Noel speaks to PADDY DUFFY, author of the book “Do You Know Who’s Dead?” He talks about the documentary series he’s doing about Barack Obama, the motorway culture in Ireland nowadays, the details of the book’s release, the Irish topics that he brings up in the book and the Irish interest in characters over the…

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St Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin

RONNIE O’BRIEN speaks to ANDREW SMITH, who is education officer with St Patrick’s Cathedral. They talk about a new initiative that is taking place in the cathedral called ‘Educational Tours’ . These tours are free of charge to primary schools, secondary schools, adult education & anyone engaged in formal learning…

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National College of Ireland

Ronnie O’ Brien speaks to DR MICHAEL GOLDRICH, who is a learning & development officer with the National College of Ireland, about a programme being set up to teach sign language. NCI have developed a new course in sign language & deaf culture, and the first graduation will take place on June 16th 2011…

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Clontarf Players

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to BREFFNI MC GUINNESS from the Clontarf players who are a group of actors who are interested in drama & acting from the Clontarf & Northside  area. BREFFNI   talk’s about the Easter play ” The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot, written by local man Sean Walsh. This play takes the…

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