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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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Claim our Future’s Plan B for fixing our economy

Ronnie O’Brien speaks to part of the group “Claiming our Future”. The group lobbies to create a more sustainable Ireland. They discuss the group’s “Plan B” (Plan A being the government’s plan to fix the economy). They speak about the details of the alternative plan that they have put together and the changes they would suggest…

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Exploring the Aural World: Sound Art at MOMA, New York

BARBARA LONDON, an associate curator at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City joins Eoin Drinan to discuss a new sound art exhibition taking place there. Barbara explains what sound art is, and the problems inherent in staging a sound exhibition in a space geared towards visual art. As an industrial society…

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Vigil for Homelessness Outside the Dail

Flavia speaks to several people during the Vigil for Homelessness outside the Dail. She firstly speaks with DARREN BRADLEY from March for the Homeless. He talks about the idea behind the protest, why it’s important that something should be done to prevent homeless people from dying on the streets and his outrage about the government’s…

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European Community Radio Stations Meet In Sheffield 2012

Representatives from Basque Country, France and Ireland met in Sheffield to shared their experiences on environmental content in Community Radio. The meeting was hosted by Sangita Basudev of Sheffield Live and attended by Susana Albarran of Radio Vallekas, Patrice Berger of Radio Pleuriel & Radio d’ici St. Julien Molin Molette, Mikel Etxebarria of Radio Kultura,…

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Cóis Céim and the Festival of Contemporary Dance

DAVID BOLGER of Cóis Céim Dance Theatre tells Eoin Drinan what is in store for the company’s forthcoming coming week-long Celebration of Dance. David says the festival offers an opportunity to see some of the many kinds of work they do. There will be six presentations of short films from Cóis Céim’s youth group “Creative…

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Victims Of Abuse On Camping Trips In The 70’s and 80’s

Noel speaks to COLM BRACKEN and PAUL O’TOOLE who were victims of abuse on camping trips in the 70’s and 80’s. They talk about how proud they feel now after finally getting justice from their experiences, their thoughts about how all these other cases are brought to attention, especially involving the church, their outrage over how…

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Wholesome Food For Halloween

CATRIONA REDMOND speaks to Noel McGuinness about cooking wholesome food for Halloween. Catriona remembers the traditions of her childhood associated with collecting and eating food as a family. Catriona talks of her love for curly kale and how easy it is to cook. Catriona talks about the change in tradition and how in her younger…

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Protest against sewage plant in Clochran

JOE JONES speaks to Gerry Cooley about a sewage plant that is planned to be installed in Clochran. The proposal is for a giant sewage treatment plant. Joe is requesting for people to put in an objection to the plant. His disagreement is that the plant will have a huge impact on the local residents…

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Fergus Carroll talking sport

Noel Mc Guinness talks to FERGUS CARROLL about what’s being happening in the sports world. FERGUS reviews the weekend games which include the rugby’s six nations, the hurling match from Croke park between Dublin & Galway,   the latest news from the horse raising from leopardstown, & lots more…

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Emerging Bands Night

Mark speaks with KIERAN DOYLE and TOMMY DOLAN from the Behaviours, who are taking part and organising the Emerging Bands Nights in the Annesley House on 24th October 2015. They talk about what they have been up to since they released their EP, the idea behind the event, who they brought in for the bands…

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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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Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Centre

Mark speaks to SHAYKH UMAR AL QADIR, head imam of the Blanchardstown Islamic Centre and chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Centre. He talks about the work he does for both the Blanchardstown Islamic Centre and the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Centre, his understanding of people’s perceptions of the Muslim community, his…

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Upcoming events organized by the Improvised Music Company

Barbara Jennings interviews AOIFE CONCANNON from the Improvised Music Company, a non-profit resource for Jazz and Wold Music, and they organize two Jazz Festivals. One of them is coming soon, called Twelve Points, a festival for young European Jazz; it takes place in Dublin every second year and then in a random European in alternate years…

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