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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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Clare Daly in the North County Leader

Noel McGuinness talks to PATRICK FINNEGAN about this current issue of The North County Leader. Clare Daly gave an exclusive interview about her connection with Mick Wallace and its portrayal in the media. She said it was of great value to her to be linked to Wallace, but that she would never put any individual…

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If Ever You Go, Near Fm’s New Series

Noel Mc Guinness talks to PAUL LOUGHRAN  from Near Fm about a new series that is going to be broadcast called ” If ever you go”, A map of Dublin in poetry and song, a ten part series from the book one city one book which was the chosen book for 2014 edited by Pat…

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National College of Ireland

Ronnie O’ Brien speaks to DR MICHAEL GOLDRICH, who is a learning & development officer with the National College of Ireland, about a programme being set up to teach sign language. NCI have developed a new course in sign language & deaf culture, and the first graduation will take place on June 16th 2011…

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The Everyday Drama of a Kidney Transplant Patient’s Life

LISA HOWARD, who underwent a successful kidney transplant procedure in Beaumont Hospital last year talks to Heidi Bedell about the day-to-day tension of spending almost four years in dialysis and then going for an emergency operation that could be called off at any time until the stitches are put in. Heidi also peaks to LISA about…

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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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The future of the 1916 Moore street buildings: 2013

Councillor Nial Ring speaks to Pat Meehan about the fate of the buildings on Moore street so closely associated with the 1916 rising, primarily as the location of the main rebel surrender. Controversy surrounds the plans of the government to demolish the buildings on the site to make way for a shopping centre. Nial outlines…

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The Curtain Goes Up On NearFM’s New Arts Show

DECLAN CAHILL and MICHAEL SHARPE talk to Mark Finnegan about their new Near FM show ‘Curtain UP’. If you love the Arts and all that it entails then tune in to ‘Curtain Up’ on http://nearfm.ie/livestream/ from Sat 22nd August 2015 and every Saturday morning from 11.30am to 12.30pm. ‘Curtain Up’ is an Arts Program which…

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Make a move Hip Hop festival 2012, Limerick

Paula Wiseman speaks to CATHERINE O’HALLORAN about the creation of the hip hop festival, and how it grew in a short time from the original idea. Catherine spoke of how she  hopes that it will help some of the participants to redefine what Art means to them…

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Community Garden Bunratty Drive

Sabrina Ryan interviews LINDA DEVLIN from Doras Bui about the Community Garden they have in Bunratty Drive. She explains the great effect this work has in the different people that participate in this project. She encourages everyone to take part, even if they don’t have any horticultural knowledge in the beginning, as the gardener will…

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Irish Girl Guides Talk About Climate Change

Fiona Murdoch, Communications Officer for Irish Girl Guides talks to KATE MULCAHY, AINE CAFFREY and LOUISE O’REILLY about climate change. They talk about why it’s important to fight against climate change, their suggestions to the Environment Minister, why it’s important to carry on the message about the climate change issues and their hopes for an…

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Tree Planting for Chernobyl Kids

Pat Meehan talks to VANESSA KENNERNEY, from Chernobyl North Dublin Outreach Group, about the initiative of planting 25 trees for the children of Chernobyl in the Backweston Campus, Celbridge (Co. Kildare), as well as giving updates about the situation 25 years after the nuclear accident…

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Labour Youth policies at the end of 2013

CIARAN GARRETT, chair of the Labour Youth Party, talks to Ger Leddin about the recent Dail launch of the party’s “Beyond the bail out” campaign, which is designed to implement Labour’s policies in a post bailout society. The party is lobbying for the abolition of zero hour contracts. Ciarán says these contracts have a very negative…

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