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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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Dublin director and writer Joe O’Byrne launching his play “The Rising” as part of the Five Lamps Festival

Noel McGuinness is talking to JOE O’BYRNE who is a director and writer for theatre about his play “The Rising” as part of the Five Lamps Arts Festival. His own plays ‘En Suite’ was presented at the Abbey/ Peacock, and ‘Departed’ and ‘The Sinking of the Titanic’ at the Dublin Theatre Festival. He has also directed many productions,…

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Dublin Flamenco Festival

Noel speaks to NATHALIE MOYANO GONZÁLEZ, Director of the Dublin Flamenco Festival. She talks about some of the dancers coming to the festival that helped develop Flamenco dancing, the various events for everyone in the family, the roots of Flamenco dancing in Spain and the different rhythms and emotions that come into Flamenco dancing. She…

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A Clontarf Rose Festival By Any Other Name

NOEL McAVOY of the Parks & Landscape Division, Dublin City Council talks to Noel McGuinness about the famous St Anne’s Park Rose Festival. This annual Rose Festival is held in St Anne’s Park & Rose Garden in Dublin. Explore the horticultural exhibitions and trade and craft stands, join guided walks around the gardens, or enter…

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Problems on the International Space Station

DAVID MOORE of Astronomy Ireland speaks to Noel McGuinness about the night sky in December 2013. David says this time of year is very interesting with the winter solstice having taken place just three days ago. He tells us which constellations are visible at this time and the number of planets that are visible. The…

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Andrew Carson launches his new installation “Pathfinder”

Pat Meehan chats with ANDREW CARSON about his new exhibition Pathfinder in Talbot Gallery. Pathfinder is an installation of new work by Andrew Carson following on from his research into the use and effects of modern means of communication; Andrew’s work is an exploration of social structures, systems, possibility, and probability…

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Artist in Residence, Axis Ballymun

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to ANNE EBELING, artist in residence in the Axis in Ballymun. She speaks about her paintings & how she came to live in Ireland & how painting has had a big influence on her life. ANNE speaks about her children & how they play a big part in her paintings…

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New Culture Shots Course Opens With Internship Advice

NOEL MC GUINNESS has Near Intercultural Coordinator of of NEAR Media coop GRACE WILLENTZ. Grace is talking about ‘Culture Shots’ a new training course. This new course is focusing on getting people used to the process of producing their own programmes for radio. The training plans tend to go astray a little as the groups…

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News Round Up – Current Affairs With Brian Moss

BRIAN MOSS, journalist, joins Sabrina Ryan to discuss current events. They start with the sales of Monty Python tickets and move on to the recent Ireland vs All Blacks rugby game at Lansdowne Road. Brian assesses the Irish team and declares himself hopeful about prospects for next year’s Six Nations tournament. They also talk about…

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Ten year anniversary of the MIC Project

Paula speaks to MARK FLYNN, a tutor at the MIC project based in Coolock, Dublin and GAVIN DOYLE, a student from the college.  They spoke about what the MIC project does, the history of the project, why it was formed and what it has achieved in its time so far. They then discuss the subjects they…

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7th Annual Edenmore Festival

Noel speaks to DIARMUID MCHUGH about the 7th annual Edenmore festival He talks about the teams and people who contribute to the festival. how vital the teamwork is for making the festival a success and the funding for Edenmore Park from the Dublin City Council. He also talks about the civil services’ participation and the reason for the…

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Live from the Adult Education Fair in Northside Civic Centre

Noel McGuinness on Reporter Phone talking to HEIDE BEDEL, CHRISTINA SANTA-MARIE, JOAN DONNELLAN, DAVID O’CALLAN, DEPUTY AODHAN O’RIORDAIN TD, KATARYZYNA SUDAK, MICHELLE MORRISEY, COLM SILLGANIN, PAUL HAYZE. This was a great and informative day out for anyone interested in issues ranging from doing volunteer work, adult literacy, learning how to use computers for fun and business, entering…

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Arson attacks on St. Moiras Church, Rush, Co. Dublin

DARRAGH O’BRIEN speaks to Pat Meeehan about arson attacks on churches within the town of Rush in County Dublin. Darragh shares the details of the attacks and tells of the Gardai’s ongoing work with the investigation. They speak of six individual fires being lit at the church on the night in question at St Moiras…

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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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