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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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Culture Night Dublin 2013

AMAY VAN WYLICK, Coordinator for Culture Night speaks to Noel McGuinness in the run up to the event. They discuss some of the major attractions of the festival including a live concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra in Meeting House Square with guest spots by Julie Feeney and Lúnasa. We hear that there will be…

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Axis in Ballymun Celebrate 10 Years With High Hopes Gig

Sound engineer JOE CLEAR and some of the musicians and technicians from Axis Theatre, Ballymun chat to Noel McGuinness about the forthcoming ‘High Hopes’ gig that will celebrate ten years of the Axis in Ballymun. This special gig will feature some of the finest young musicians from the Northside of the city who have been…

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Art exhibition in Waterville

NOELLE CAMPBELL SHARP joins Barbara Jennings to tell her about the “Art 250 exhibition” in  Waterville, Co Kerry, where there will be a “Buy with your Eye” art event featuring a number of art works on sale where the general public do not know who the artist is. Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin have also…

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Local Gig listing for first week of January 2013

DAVID BRYAN joins Noel McGuinness on the phone with a list of upcoming gigs for January including The Vibe for Philo 2013. They briefly discuss what Christmas single in history has earned the most money. They mention the First Fortnight festival including Mumblin deaf ro’ and others. They speak of showbands visiting the Helix venue…

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The Gutter Bookshop

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to BOB JOHNSTON from the gutter bookshop in cows lane in Temple bar. BOB talks about the Easter trail which is taking place  in the area & lots more as well  including the design market which sell local Irish craft & their outdoor bookshop & lots more. The gutter bookshop was…

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Water Charges & TTIP Meeting In Parnells

John Healy speaks to MICHAEL O’ BRIEN about a meeting taking place in parnells club about water charges & TTIP. Joe Higgins will be giving an indroucetery  talk on the TTIP agreement & about how the government are saying they will never privitise irish water…

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Open Day at Colaiste Dhulaigh

Mark speaks to several people live at the Open Day in Colaiste Dhulaigh. He firstly speaks with MARY HICKEY, principal of Colaiste Dhulaigh. She talks about the recruitment for the upcoming year, the staff and students’ contribution to the open day, the courses they offer for people looking for additional skills and how such courses can help…

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The Ha’Penny Flea Market

Barbara Jennings meets with SEAN and SONYA who are involved with the market, and they explain what the market has to offer to the Public.  Sean speaks about the “defunct decoupage” that he sells and also about the Victorian greetings cards that he creates.  Sonya shares how she got involved with helping to neuter feral…

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Winter Coats For The Homeless Campaign

SARAH KATE CONWAY and ROSIE OSBOURNE join John Healy in studio to discuss Sarah’s “Winter Coats For The Homeless” initiative. Sarah tells John where the idea came from and how it developed into a campaign. Rosie talks about the Peter McVerry Trust’s involvement with the campaign and some of the ways in which people can…

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Photography: “Working Lives 1893-1913” Exhibition

MARY JONES, a social scientist with Archive Productions, speaks to Noel McGuinness about a new exhibition of photographs from 1893-1913. The exhibition documents the working lives of the population during this period. Mary tells Noel about the impact of industrialisation and urbanisation on working people in this period. She also discusses the increase in numbers…

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Pope Francis To Wash The Feet Of Prisoners On Holy Thursday

Father PETER MCVERRY of the Society of Jesus speaks to Ger Leddin to discuss Pope Francis washing the feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday 2013. Fr. Peter explains the significance of washing the prisoners’ feet, the direction of Pope Francis’ papacy, Pope Francis’ style in comparison to his predecessors, Pope Francis’ time in Ireland a…

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Sewage Plant

JOHN HEALY speaks to LORCAN O’ TOOLE about Fingal County Council proposing to erect a huge sewage plant in the Rush/ Lusk area of North County Dublin. Residents are not happy about this, listen in to hear more…

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Irish Records Fair

Noel speaks to BRIAN O’KELLY about the Irish Records Fair taking place in Smithfield, Dublin. He talks about the resurgence of vinyl records, the accessibility of vinyl record players nowadays, how this fair will be the biggest of its kind that they will put together, the price range of different records and the different types…

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Motor Neurone Sufferer

Ronnie O’Brien & John Healy speak to JOSEPH FITZGERALD, who is a motor neurone sufferer & is the singer of a song called ” Hey mama it’s Christmas”, which is being released in time for Christmas. All proceeds from sales will go to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association…

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