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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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Artist in Residence, Axis Ballymun

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to ANNE EBELING, artist in residence in the Axis in Ballymun. She speaks about her paintings & how she came to live in Ireland & how painting has had a big influence on her life. ANNE speaks about her children & how they play a big part in her paintings…

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Alaskan Epi Rogan Wins Dublin Cookery School Scholarship

EPI ROGAN, who is originally from Alaska and has been living in Ballincollig, Co Cork for the past 12 years, is the Dublin Cookery School scholar 2015. Rogan tells Pat Meehan how she won a place, worth €8,500, on the cookery school’s 2015 12-week intensive course, beginning in September. Rogan was one of 13 amateur…

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Riverdance – The Gathering

ÁINE KAVANAGH joins John Healy to talk about the upcoming event, Riverdance – The Gathering. Áine talks about how the event is a part of a tourism initiative in Ireland, the details of the event itself, the other events that will take place as part of the Gathering festival, their hope to break the world record…

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National Soup Week 2013

Eoin Drynan speaks to GARETH CROWE from Gorta Ireland about the upcoming Soup Week in March 2013. They discuss the purpose of the campaign and mention how 5c for each cup of soup you drink at home (bought from Erin soup) goes towards the campaign. Every organisation (restaurants, canteens etc) involved will donate 1euro for…

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Touch & Go in the Sean O’Casey Theatre

Conor speaks to PAT SULLIVAN, director of the play “Touch & Go” staged in the Sean O’Casey Theatre. She talks about the long hours of work being put in to get the set up and running for the play, the rough plot of the play itself and the intimacy of the theatre. Pat: 0876773322…

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Ten year anniversary of the MIC Project

Paula speaks to MARK FLYNN, a tutor at the MIC project based in Coolock, Dublin and GAVIN DOYLE, a student from the college.  They spoke about what the MIC project does, the history of the project, why it was formed and what it has achieved in its time so far. They then discuss the subjects they…

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Lir Perform a Nick Drake Tribute in Aid of Aware

Local singer songwriter and member of the band Lir DAVID McGUINNESS talks to Noel McGuinness about the forthcoming Nick Drake Tribute concert in aid of Aware Ireland. David says that Nick Drake, who died tragically young forty years ago, was a huge influence on many modern singer songwriters. His lyrics cover the whole gamut of…

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Lets Walk & Talk Tours In Dublin

John Healy speaks to CIARAN MAHONEY from Dublin City Council about lets walk & talk spring 2015. The walks are set up to get people from a certain community to get to know each other & get fit at the same time. The walk & talk tours are running a few years & take place…

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The Listen Project – A Place For Youths To Chat

HEIDI BEDELL of the Target Adult Education Centre speaks to John Healy about the launch of the Listen Project. Heidi talks about the history of the centre, the services and courses that they provide, the objection of the project, how people can get involved with the project and the current funding models for community services. Listen Project…

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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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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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A New European Aid Fund for the Most Deprived.

EMER COSTELLO talks to Inaki Irigoen about the new fund for European Aid to the most deprived. They begin by explaining how the fund will enable NGOs to provide food and assistance to those most in need. Ireland will receive €3 million per year for the next seven years from the fund…

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