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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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What is the Offbeat Ensemble?

CIARA CAVANAGH joins Noel McGuiness to discuss the Offbeat Ensemble, a new community string orchestra. Ciara explains the genesis of the group. She tells how the main aim of the group is to encourage people who have never played an instrument before can join up and “give it a go”. Ciara explains that there will…

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United in Adversity: International Representation at EU Parliament

SIMON McKEAGNEY, Irish spokesperson for ‘United in Adversity’ explains the project to Eoin Drinan. United in Adversity began as a five month internship in the European Parliament, looking at how the EU was reacting to the European financial crisis with particular emphasis on youth unemployment. Simon says there is a disconnect between what the general…

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The Exchange, Temple Bar

Barbara Jennings talks to SEAN at The Exchange in Temple Bar, which is an open space for people who like a variety of activities like Dance, Music, Arts, and Theatre.  They work as a collective/cooperative,  and are all volunteers. It is a Drugs and Alcohol free space. Barbara also speaks to SIOBHAN from Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, about…

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Balbriggan Allotment Association Open Day 2012

CATRIONA REDMOND from Balbriggan Allotments chats with Noel McGuinness about the organisations’s 2012 Open Day. It has been great to follow the progress of the Balbriggan Allotments and how quick the allotments are taking shape. The Balbriggan Allotment Association held an Open Day on Saturday 20th October to get the grounds ready for the growing…

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The Irish Red Cross and Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

ANNE MARIE O’CONNELL of the Irish Red Cross joins Noel McGuinness to talk of their work in The Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Anne says 11 million people are affected across 40 provinces with 500,000 people displaced. Thus far they have confirmed over 2,000 deaths, with that figure expected to increase. Anne says…

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“Know your neighbour” campaign 2012

ALAN JAGOE of Macra na Féirme joins Ronnie O’Brien to discuss their “Know your Neighbour” campaign. Alan shares where the idea came from, to encourage social events where local people have the ability to network and socialise with their neighbours. Alan talks of how the emigration within small parishes in rural Ireland can have a…

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Ciaran Mullooly’s New Book, “Back To The Future”

Conor speaks to CIARAN MULLOOLY, RTE Midlands correspondent about his new book, “Back To The Future”. He talks about his background up to his position to RTE, how he got involved in media, her association with Maeve Binchy, how lucky he feels to be able to get his break and the interviews he conducted with…

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Amen Services Annual Report & International Men’s Day

John speaks to AOIFE MCGRATH from Amen Services about the Annual Report and International Men’s Day. She talks about the services that Amen Services provide for men who suffer from domestic abuse, the families that would be contacting them over their concerns, the reaction they got from their last campaign, the amount of services they…

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Facts and Fictions of TTIP

Mark speaks to AUDREY MCCREADY, former EU commission employee about the facts and fiction of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). She talks about her experiences whilst in the EU commission, her uncertainties about where the interpretations are coming from with regards to TTIP allegedly forcing companies to privatize public services, how the economic…

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Women’s Aid

John Healy speaks to LINDA SMITH who is the  helpline manager with  Women’s Aid , she talks about the 2 in 2u  campaign & she highlights the relaunch of the campaign.  LINDA talks about how young women can protect themselves when they are on line using social networks sites…

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