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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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Bram Stoker Centenary Celebrations

PAUL MURRAY, Biographer of Bram Stoker talks to NOEL McGUINNESS about Bram Stokers Centenary. Paul was commissioned to write a biography of Stoker in the 1990s. There were many surprises uncovered in the research for the novel. Stoker was an important figure in Dublin in his day and is, oddly, more celebrated abroad than at…

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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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Explore Your Archive

Conor speaks to ELLEN MURPHY, senior archivist with Dublin City Libraries about the “Explore Your Archive” campaign. She talks about the idea and details of the campaign, the people who will be speaking at the events, their theatre collection that they will have on display, how they will ensure that all items will be in…

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Tir na nÓg Caife Opening

John speaks to TONY HEGARTY, a local entrepreneur opening Tir na nÓg Caife in the Northside Civic Centre, Coolock. He talks about the opening taking place, how it can be a huge benefit to the community, the reason for the cafe’s name, the other operations that have moved on in locations like St. Anne’s Park and…

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Involvement of Women in the 1913 Lockout

THERESA MORIARTY speaks from Ballymun Library about the Involvement of Women in the 1913 Strike and Lockout. We hear of specific women involved and their courageous actions throughout the duration of the lockout. She speaks of some of the particular Trade Unions that the women were members of and all of them testaments to their…

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John Cummins Reads Latest Poems

JOHN CUMMINS has been writing for over 20 years and has been performing since early 2010. He has been Leinster Poetry Slam Champion for the past three years and the 2013/2014 All-Ireland Poetry Slam Champion. John is often a featured artist at showcase nights around his native Dublin as well as Galway and Cork. He…

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Learning about “fromthestudioof.com”

Eoin Drinan speaks to AILBHE MCCORMACK about her blog “Fromthestudioof.com”, an insight into an artist’s studio. Ailbhe explains where the idea came from, the places that artist can get their inspiration from, how she visits artists as part of her own work and the idea of her blog to allow fellow artists to explore each…

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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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Campaign from the Bike Theft Working Group

Noel speaks to Councillor CIARÁN CUFFE from the Green Party about cycling in Dublin and the campaign from the Bike Theft Working Group. He talks about the focus of the campaign to encourage bike safety, the increase of bike crime, what’s needed to prevent your bike from being stolen, where stolen bikes may end up, tips…

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