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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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St Michael’s House Arts Week – Fun For All

ANNE HIGGINS, Principal at St Michael’s House, Baldoyle introduces the 2015 Arts Week. Arts Week gives the opportunity for students to showcase their talents. There is no art form – dance, music, etc – that cannot be adapted to people with every and all need. This Week gives the children of Baldoyle an opportunity to…

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Frances Black and the Rise Foundation

Well known singer FRANCES BLACK speaks to Noel McGuinness about her own recovery from addiction and the overwhelming response she has received from the public: “I was inundated with calls from family members, who wanted to know how to cope with someone they love who could possibly be in addiction. People would come up to…

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LIFT Youth Arts Festival Rocks Ballymun

EMMA CONNORS, the Arts Development Coordinator at Axis, Ballymun talks to Noel McGuinness about the forthcoming 7th LIFT Youth Arts Festival in Ballymun. Thousands of young people take part in projects at Axis each year. Some of these – aged 16 – 17 years – form part of the Festival’s organising committee. They present workshops,…

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Irish Falun Dafa Association

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to  DAI DONGE  who is director of Irish falun dafa association about the show that’s happening in the convention centre tomorrow night. The show consists of performing arts, it’s a two hour show & they use classical chinese dance to portray stories myths & legends about china with wonderful colorful costumes…

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Motor Neurone Disease

Ronnie O’Brien speaks to PETER FARRELL, who is the writer of a song called “Hey Mama It’s Christmas”, which is being released to raise funds for Motor Neuron Disease Ireland…

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Priory Hall Residents Association

Pat Meehan speaks to GRAHAM USHER of the Priory Hall Residents Association about the latest updates in the campaign, and about a march that took place in support of the residents to raise awareness that they are still living in rented accommodation which is being paid for by Dublin City Council. Priory Hall is a…

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New Exhibition At The Doorway Gallery

Barbara Jennings joins DENISE DONNELLY on walkabout at the Doorway Gallery in South Frederick Street. They look two works by Jackie Edwards. The first is an oil painting called “Power of One” and the second features a man completely covered tattoos. They then look at some ceramic works by artist Christy Keaney. They also investigate…

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Declaring Bankruptcy

Sabrina Ryan interviews JILLIAN GODSIL who recently declared herself bankrupt, and tells how does she face this situation. She explains how she got into a project of creating a Guest House when her husband and her were quite successful with their works, making a huge invest that made sense at the moment. But suddenly she…

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Action Ireland Trust recent project in Lesotho

Noel McGuinness interviews FRAN WHELAN from Action Ireland Trust and and ASHLING MOORE and OWEN HOLTON students from Portmarnock school, who are part of the group of volunteers and recently came back from taking part in a project in Lesotho. After a five year program in South Africa they began this project in Lesotho, looking for experience exchange…

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Celebrating Dublin’s Scariest Son: Bram Stoker Festival 2013

SUSAN KIRBY, organiser of the Bram Stoker Festival joins John Healy. Bram Stoker, who wrote Dracula, was born and raised in Dublin. Susan says Dracula story has influenced modern entertainment in many forms. She also talks about the impact of the novel in its own time. Susan supplies details of the festival, which takes place…

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Small Plastic Wars at Axis Ballymun

Noel McGuinness interviews PAT McGRATH writer of Small Plastic Wars. He explains how he went from acting to writing his first play. He mentions some future project, for example adapting Small Plastic Wars to a film script…

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Active Parents service

ODREN REID talks about the closure of the Active Parents service in Finglas. The service is facing major funding cuts. He tells Pat Meehan about what the service provides for parents, including teaching young adults parenting skills, linking back into families, a drug and alcohol awareness programme and various activities for service users. Child charity…

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