Dublin Seven

Pat speaks with FRANKIE GAFFNEY, author of “Dublin Seven” He talks about the theme of the book, the process of publishing the book, the plot of the book, the possibilities of a sequel and what brought him to start writing. He also talks about his upbringing and the difficulty of authors getting their first works…

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Paradise Alley republished

Pat Meehan talks to JOE MOONEY, who comes on to NST to talk about how East Wall celebrates its history in Paradise. ‘Paradise Alley’ by John D Sheridan was first published by Talbot Press in 1945 and a new edition has been published by Seven Towers. The book is a history of a school and…

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Fake Banana Sandwiches and Hidden History Book Launch

As part of World Radio Day, Pat Meehan talks to author GARY RUTHERFORD about his new book, ‘Fake Banana Sandwiches and Hidden History’ which recounts the hidden histories within Gary’s family, and namely his wife’s Grandfather Peadar McNulty, and his association with important historical Irish events including the 1916 Rising and The War of Independence…

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Behind the Horse Shoe Bar

Barbara Jennings speaks to SEAN BOYD, who is the ¬†author of a book called ‘Behind The Horse Shoe Bar’. The Bar was in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. He was a worker in the Shelbourne Hotel, and he speaks of the variety of people he met throughout the years & some interesting stories he heard…

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