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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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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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Donnycarney Community Run For St Francis Hospice

TINA WALSH, manager of Donnycarney Community & Youth Centre talks to Pat Meehan about the forthcoming Fun Run in aid of St Francis Hospice. The Centre is a community facilities and services provider. Their focus is to provide recreational, social and educational space and activities for people of all ages, including young people at risk,…

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Protest against Corrib Gas Project

Mark Finnegan chats with RUARI MCKIERAN a social campaigner about the Corrib gas project.  The Corrib gas project cuts to the core of this republic and asks big questions about how the country is run. For more than 10 years now, campaigners have attempted to highlight the project’s many flaws.  It had been one of…

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New Documentary Highlights Grey Seal’s Plight

BRENDAN PRICE of the Irish Seal Sanctuary talks to Noel McGuinness about a forthcoming documentary about the work of the Irish Seal Sanctuary. It hasn’t all been plain sailing for this animal charity, but the work continues with volunteers here working alongside professional conservationists to ensure that Irish seal colonies can continue to live wild,…

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Great Aunt Does A Great Channel Swim For A Great Charity

SHEILA FLEMING talks to Conor Doyle about MAURA TWOMEY’s great swimming achievement. Maura, a brave great-aunt, swam the English Channel to raise funds for her grandnephew who suffers from cystic fibrosis. Maura Twomey was 59 when she took on the epic challenge for the CF children’s unit at Cork University Hospital between July 9 and…

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The Woodland League discuss Coilltes sale of forest areas

ANDREW ST. LEDGER of “The Woodland League” speaks to Ronnie O’Brien about lobbying for a public enquiry into the Coillte public assets stripping. Andrew speaks of looking at Coilltes accounts and discovering that large numbers of areas of woodland had been sold off to pension funds. They speak of sales going to the Irish Forest…

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Swords Castle: Digging History

GERRY CLABBY talks to Pat Meehan about the the Swords Castle Conservation Plan. Swords Castle: Digging History is the first Community Archaeology project designed and supported by Fingal County Council. It is a unique means of engaging people, locals and tourists alike, with one of the county’s premier cultural and tourist assets. A series of…

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Hurry Down To Rush For The Harbour Festival 2015

The much anticipated Rush Harbour Festival kicks off on Friday, 31st July and is jam packed with lots of activities for all ages. The official opening is at 7pm with St Maur’s Pipe Band followed by an energetic display of drumming from the Japanese drummers. ANNE McCrUDDEN tells Mark Finnegan more. There will be some…

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Lakes and Glens exhibition

Barbara Jennings interviews HEIDI NGUYEN French artist residing in Donegal, who will have her exhibition Lakes and Glens shown at Gallery 27 in Dublin. They show her vision of Donegal, which she considers a great place to find inspiration; They are abstract landscapes that show the beauty of the skies, coast and fields from this county…

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St Vincent De Paul

JOHN HEALY speaks with MARY MC MAHON from St Vincent De Paul about a volunteer meeting which is taking place on the 8/9/2011 in Sean Macdermott Street. They are looking for new volunteers to train with their organisation. Mary talks about the work they do & the people they help…

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INMO Support Call For Industrial Action at Beaumont

LORRAINE MONAGHAN, Industrial Relations Officer of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, talks to Mark Finnegan about industrial action being taken at Beaumont Hospital. The action is being taken by INMO members in an attempt to end severe and unsafe overcrowding within the Emergency Department. INMO members have been left with no other choice but…

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Bram Stoker House up for Sale

Pat Meehan talks to local historian DENIS MCINTYRE about the proposed sale of Bram Stoker’s house in Marino Crescent. Denis argues that Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, should be recognised by the State in the form of the house being purchased buy the State as a heritage site and the property turned into a museum…

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