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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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Extreme Wave Events In Ireland

PROFESSOR FREDERIC DIAZ from the School of Mathematics in Trinity College, Dublin speaks to Eoin Drinan about a scientific paper that they have recently published. Frederic talks about the occurrence of extreme wave events in Ireland they the report recorded as part of a study, the wave buoys assigned to the west coast of Ireland to gather…

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MultiCultural Week

Mark speaks to MEG OFFIAH, English & History teacher & organiser of the MultiCultural Week at Mercy College, Beaumont. Mark also speaks to Mercy College students, AMY BYRNE, PAULINA PERELIGIRIA, TUBA KHAN, AISHWARYA CHRISTOPHER and YURIKA OLANO. They talk about the background of the event coming back to 2005, the diversity of the school, why it’s…

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Dublin Chinese New Year festival 2013

AMY YIN ZANG speaks to Yvette Reid about the plans for the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival in 2013. They also discuss the Dublin Chinese Film Festival 2013 and the films that will be shown as part of this festival. They discuss the meaning of the “Year of the Snake” which is the Chinese year…

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Religion in schools creating faith formation

Ronnie O’Brien speaks to MICHAEL MORIARTY, the General secretary of the Irish Vocational Education Authority. They discuss an article which reports that 67% of parents want religious instruction for their children during the school day. Michael spoke of the pilot programme being run by the organisation, which involves faith formation…

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Life of an Au Pair in Ireland

Sabrina Ryan interviews AURORA MARTINEZ, demi au pair at the moment that will explain the life of an Au Pair in Ireland. She explains the main reason of so many girls to come as Au Pairs to Ireland, as well as pros and cons of finding a host family via an agency or by yourself…

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Worl Tour: Bike and belongings stolen

Noel interviews ROHAN FELMINGHAM who’s traveled all over the world with his bike, and when he settled in Dublin for some months he had his bike and all his belongings stolen, and NOEL FAY, Dublin biker who offered his support to Rohan. This didn’t stop him and after some months building his own bike he will…

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