Killester Arts and Crafts fair at Christmas 2012

Barbara Jennings speaks to HARRIE MCMANUS to discuss the St. Brigids resource centre arts fair taking place the following week in Killester. Harrie tells of the history of the event and how it has grown over the years. They talk of the great work done at the resource centre year round and tell of how…

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The Extraordinary Experience of the Ballymun Lullaby

Music teacher RON COONEY has been working in the Republic of Ireland’s only high-rise housing estate for fifteen years. During this time he has seen the area undergo a dramatic transformation, including the demolition of six of its seven tower blocks. The young people of Ballymun have had an extraordinary experience, and Ron sets out…

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President Higgins Visits St Thomas School, Clonshaugh

Principal BERNIE McCLUSKY and students from St Thomas’s School in Clonshaugh talk to Barbara Jennings about the President’s visit on the 30th anniversary of the school. St Thomas’s is unusual in that it is a targeted educational initiative for Travellers. Young Traveller people are accessing education here as part of the process of increasing equality…

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History of Moore Street

Pat Meehan talks to BARRY KENNERK about his new book, which is on the history of Moore Street entitled ‘Moore Street: The Story of Dublin’s Market District’.┬áThe book charts the history of Moore Street and the open fruit, vegetable and fish markets that made Moore Street famous. Pat and Barry also discuss the present day…

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