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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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What is the Washington Ireland Programme?

RAY MORAN, Student and member of the Washington Ireland Programme speaks to Eoin Drinan and explains the purpose of the programme. Having applied for it in his final year in college, he shares with listeners that his interest was sparked by “having a passion for something and doing  something about proactively changing things” – a…

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Louise O’Reilly – Sinn Fein – General Election 2016

Conor Doyle is talking to LOUISE O’REILLY from Sinn Fein for Dublin Fingal about the General Election. Louise is a full time Trade Union Organiser and a lifelong union activist. She is a member of the ICTU Public Services Committee and has extensive experience negotiating on behalf of workers in both the public and private…

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Occupy Dame Street Camp

RONNIE O’BRIEN has a piece from CRAIG COX on the Occupy Dame Street Campaign, with interviews with activists who were taking part in the protest camp set in the city centre of Dublin. The campaign was inspired by the broader, international Occupy Movement which began in the United States as Occupy Wall Street in September…

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Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus in Studio at Christmas 2013

SANTA CLAUS and Mrs Claus join Noel McGuinness in studio to tell everyone about their visit to Northside Shopping Centre in the run up to Christmas 2013. Santa also tells us about the most popular toys for Christmas 2013. Furbies, Barbies and electronic dogs are all very popular this year. They have also been busy…

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Number 19 Dublin Bus service cancelled

John Healy speaks to GERALDINE GOUGH of Community for change group, who act on behalf of bus users in the Dublin area. She speaks about the abolition of the number 19 bus route and the number 83 bus re-route in 2011. She discusses losing the 13 bus thus meaning that two thirds of her bus service has been…

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Make Your Nominations for National Volunteer Awards 2013

PHIL BOUGHTON of Volunteer Ireland speaks to Pat Meehan about the search for Volunteer of the Year for 2013. Phil urges listeners to nominate their own local heroes. The awards, now in their sixth year, are designed to highlight the great work done by good people all over Ireland. Each person nominated receives a personalised…

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Drama Power in Dollymount, Dublin

NESSA POWER speaks to Pat Meehan about her drama group “Drama Power”. They talk of what the group does, when classes take place and the cost of attendance. They also speak of the self benefits of taking part in Drama and the impact it can have on your overall life. They talk of the gender…

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Clontarf Area Tourism

John speaks to DENNIS MCINTYRE from the Clontarf Area Tourism Patrol and the Bram Stoker Museum. He talks about his background and interest with Clontarf, how he feels the area is underrated as a tourism area in Dublin, the ambition to set up a year round tourism centre in Clontarf, his disappointment on the little…

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