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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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Meteor Bursts Over Ireland

NOEL MC GUINNESS talks to DAVID MOORE regarding the Break-up of a Meteor over the east of Ireland. The huge fireball event was seen by many but reported by few. The pair also discuss the passing of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong – the first man on the moon. An Irish Man’s discovery of his 2nd…

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Irish Falun Dafa Association

Noel Mc Guinness speaks to  DAI DONGE  who is director of Irish falun dafa association about the show that’s happening in the convention centre tomorrow night. The show consists of performing arts, it’s a two hour show & they use classical chinese dance to portray stories myths & legends about china with wonderful colorful costumes…

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‘Prints’ 1916 Exhibition around Ireland

Barbara Jennings talks to MARGARET BECKER about her 1916 exhibition on Near FM’s Northside Today with John Healy. Almost fifty Printmakers from eight Printmaking studios around Ireland have accepted an invitation to participate in the project, which aims to create awareness of little known events or incidents during or around the time of the Easter…

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Global Success for the Play “Drums and Guns” about WW1

CONOR HANRATTY talks to Noel McGuinness about “Drums and Guns”, a production that commemorates World War 1 and the Easter Rising. It features students from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and New York, the play was played in all three cities. It consists of different…

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Art Exhibition in the Graphic Studio Gallery

From the Graphic Studio Gallery, Barbara is speaking MARGARET TUFFY and PAULA KENNEDY. Margaret is one of the 3 artists exhibiting their work in the gallery and Paula is the gallery manager. Margaret describes what her work is based on, what influences her to investigate her work further and how she made her pieces. She also talks about…

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Grace Bermingham – Concert To Fund a Musical Education

Soprano GRACE BERMINGHAM joins Pat Meehan to discuss an upcoming fundraiser concert “A Celebration of Music and Song” in Phibsboro. The concert’s proceeds will help fund her Masters Degree studies in Wales from 2013-2015. Tommy Moore, Damien Kelly, and Jamie Cahill amongst many others will be involved in the concert. Grace hopes to sell 300…

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Action Ireland Trust recent project in Lesotho

Noel McGuinness interviews FRAN WHELAN from Action Ireland Trust and and ASHLING MOORE and OWEN HOLTON students from Portmarnock school, who are part of the group of volunteers and recently came back from taking part in a project in Lesotho. After a five year program in South Africa they began this project in Lesotho, looking for experience exchange…

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Health Heroes getting Dublin moving

CIARA DOYLE AND OWEN O’KELLY of the Health Heroes organising committee come in to studio to publicise the Health Heroes Coastal Walk on September 20th. Health heroes promote healthy lifestyles via meetings, newsletters, and public events and open days. They also discuss the value of the council initiative of putting sports equipment in public parks…

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What is Digiwomen Ireland?

Eoin Drinan is joined by PAULINE SARGENT who explains her work as part of DigiWomen Ireland. She speaks of the gender imbalance in the area. Pauline speaks of her own experience in the sector and claims that there is evidence of a large number of jobs being created in that area in the near future…

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Sewage Plant

JOHN HEALY speaks to LORCAN O’ TOOLE about Fingal County Council proposing to erect a huge sewage plant in the Rush/ Lusk area of North County Dublin. Residents are not happy about this, listen in to hear more…

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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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EU Presidency 2012 – Day Three: The Fianna Fáil View

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union is responsible for the functioning of the Council of the European Union, the upper house of the EU legislature. It rotates among the member states of the EU every six months. The presidency is not an individual, but rather the position is held by a national…

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