Senior Citizens Prove Art is Fun For All Ages

MICHAEL GAFFNEY of Raheny Retirement Group’s Art Class talks to Conor Daly about the forthcoming Exhibition of the Group’s work in Raheny Library. The group has been holding art classes for some time now and has produced some beautiful work and heretofore undiscovered talents. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings…

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The High Tea Hop

EIMEAR CHAOMHÁNACH, programmes manager with Temple Bar Trust talks to Noel McGuinness about activities happening in Temple Bar, including the dance event ‘High Tea Hop’. Get active all year round and other events. The ‘High Tea Hop’ is one of the cultural activities designed for older people (55 and older). It involves dancing of the…

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EPIC Work With Children In Care

JENNIFER GARGAN of EPIC (Empowering People In Care) talks to John Healy about the work being done by EPIC in north Dublin. EPIC is an independent association that works throughout the Republic of Ireland, with and for children and young people who are currently living in care or who have had an experience of living…

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Community Law & Mediation’s 40th Anniversary

John speaks to JANE O’SULLIVAN from Community Law and Mediation about the 40th anniversary and the work of the CLM. She talks about the background of the CLM including its foundation in 1975, the objectives of the CLM in areas such as housing and education, the ways they operate their clinic, examples of some of the…

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RASP Official Opening

Mark reports from the RASP (Laneview Learning Centre) official opening. Mark firstly speaks with KEVIN BEHAN, chairperson of the Board of Management. He talks about why they wanted to move to Laneview, the objections and work that is done by RASP and the alternative methods they use to help people in need. He also talks…

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Cian O’Callaghan Social Democrat launching his campaign for the General Election 2016

Conor Doyle is talking to CIAN O’CALLAGHAN member of the Social Democrats about the upcoming election 2016, for which he is first contesting for. Cian is specialized in the field of healthcare, housing, environment, mental health and criminal justice reform. Today he is talking about possible challenges during the elections like competing against long established…

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Astronomy Ireland’s September Star-B-Q

Noel McGuinness talks to DAVID MOORE about ‘Star BQ’, taking place this September and what you can see in the sky tonight. Tonight, Saturn is visible just above the moon, and you’ll be able to see it with the naked eye. A half-decent telescope will reveal the rings, and with a good one, you’ll be able to…

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Wise Ways Exhibition Comes to Axis, Ballymun

NICOLA HENLEY chats to Noel McGuinness about the Wise Ways Exhibition at Axis in Ballymun. Wise Ways was a participatory arts project with older people, originating at Raheen Hospital in County Clare. Funded by The Arts Council, the project toured to KCAT/ Mount Carmel nursing home in Callan, Axis Arts Centre, Ballymun, Dublin and Arás…

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European Community Radio Stations Meet In Sheffield 2012 (PART 2)

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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Intercultural Media Project Update

RONNIE O’BRIEN talks to GRACE WILENTZ, Coordinator of Near FM’s Intercultural Dialogue through Community Media initiative, and EOIN DRINAN on updates on the second round of the Intercultural Media Projects and the issue of migrants and the media. The Intercultural Dialogue through Community Media project is co-financed by the European Commission under the European Integration Fund…

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