“Love/Loss/Life” from the Rhythm Room & St. Michael’s House

John speaks with NICOLA KIELY, director of the Rhythm Room, LEE FRAYNE, musician in the Rhythm Room and SANDRA HEALY, assistant director/address for the play “Love/Loss/Life” taking place in the Axis Theatre, Ballymun. They talk about the origins and objectives of the Rhythm Room, its relationship with St. Michael’s House, the locations in where they…

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BEO Trad and Ballad Festival

Lisa talks to MARK O’BRIEN from the Axis Theatre, Ballymun about the BEO Trad and Ballad Festival. He talks about the community initiative that brought the festival to take place, the artists that will be performing and other events such as workshops that will take place in the festival. He also talks about the idea…

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Award winning play “Pondling” at Axis Ballymun

Noel McGuinness interviews¬†GENEVIEVE HULME-BEAMAN, writer and solo perfomer of the play “Pondling”. She explains how she developed the idea for the play and feels encouraged to keep writing appart from har acting career. After succesfully acting in Galway she presents the play at Axis Ballymun. She considers it to be a family piece, with both…

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“What Would Ma Say” Adapted For The Stage

Author KATHLEEN DOYLE and director GERARD RONAN join John Healy in studio to discuss Kathleen’s book “What would Ma say” and the process of adapting it for the stage. Kathleen says the book took 18 months to write. It book is based in the tenements on Cooke Street in the Christchurch area and in Crumlin…

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Autumn At Axis: Cultural Highlights for Ballymun 2013

Barbara Jennings talks to Axis Centre director PHILLIP KEOGH in Ballymun to discuss their forthcoming autumn programme. Philip syas he is delighted at the huge demand for Axis event tickets, with audiences coming from near and far. They discuss “Positive Aging Week” which is being launched with live music and a movie screening. On the…

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