“Sail Against Suicide” Fundraiser

JESSICA CLOHISEY from Clontarf talks to Northside Today’s Michael Sullivan about her upcoming fundraiser “Sail Against Suicide”. Jessica (18 year old) explains where she got the idea, how amazed she was about the amount of support received for the fundraiser, how she is also a student ambassador for “Cycle Against Suicide”, how people can participate in…

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Interview With Musician Paul Byrne

Northside Today’s Johnny Holmes speaks to musician PAUL BYRNE about his music from 1982 to present day. Paul talks about what inspired him to first be a musician, his early days playing in different groups, his influences as a musician, who are his favorite drummers both past and present, when it first started writing songs…

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What Is Involved In Economics?

TONY WEEKES is an Economics lecturer who is involved in the Maynooth University Communiversity Project. He talks to Northside Today’s Noel McGuinness about the purpose of ‘the economy’ and discusses what is wrong with the present economic system. Tony talks about the reaction and participation of the Communiversity project in the past 4 years, what type of…

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Dublin Bus teaching kids to be respectful on the bus

Donie Tarrant speaks to MARIA PAYNE from Dublin Bus in relations to their new plans to teach the kids to respect on the buses. Dublin Bus has produced a new DVD as part of an initiative for highlighting how to use buses and to respect  public transport. Bus drivers and school coordinators are visiting schools…

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Call to elimination of children’s eye care waiting list

Noel McGuinness is talking to LYNDA MCGIVNEY NOLAN about the call to eliminate children’s eye care waiting lists. Is highlighting the fact,  that children can’t wait to go to an optometrist. If a child doesn’t go to an optometrist and correct for example lazy eyes until the age of seven, there job chances are going…

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Men’s Shed about their work

CIARAN MAHONY speaks to Noel McGuinness in relation to the work of Men’s sheds and the benefits. A Men’s Shed is any community-based, non-commercial organisation which is open to all men where the primary activity is the provision of a safe, friendly and inclusive environment where the men are able to gather and/or work on…

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Human Rights Activist Kieran Rose launches his campaign on improving affordable housing

Noel McGuinness speaks with human activist KIERAN ROSE about his campaign on improving the supply of affordable housing. Rose, a planner with more than 30 years’ experience, is standing for Seanad Éireann on the NUI panel. He has recently spoken out in national media, about attempts to silence when drawing attention to a major reduction…

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Irish Beekeeping Association about the importance of bees in Ireland

Pat Meehan is talking to PAUL O’BRIEN from the Irish Beekeeping Association about the Bee in Ireland. The Federation’s main objectives are to unite the Beekeepers of Ireland for their mutual benefit and to encourage and participate in research in problems of Apiculture and generally to foster efficient beekeeping, honey production and marketing…

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Launch of ‘Portraits of Dunnes Stores Strikers’

Barbara Jennings is reporting from the Hugh Lane Gallery about the ‘Portraits of the Dunnes Stores Strikers ‘ and is talking with the photographer  of this GARRETT PHELAN. This portraits of the 11 Irish Dunnes Stores strikers who, on following a directive issued by the Irish Distributive and Administrative Trade Union in 1984, requesting their…

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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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