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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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Birdwatch Ireland

Ronnie O’Brian speaks to NIALL HATCH from Bird watch Ireland about the ” Roseate Tern” a sea bird that come to Ireland in the summer months…

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Live from the Origin Gallery

Barbara Jennings reports from the Origin  Gallery where she speaks to NOELLE CAMPBELL SHARPE about the hotels exhibition tour taking place all around Dublin. Some of the city’s top hotels have great art collections which are being opened to the public. There are works by artists as diverse as Yeat and O’Connor to more contemporary…

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Winner of the young Scientist Award 2014

Noel McGuinness interviews PAUL CLARKE, student of St. Paul’s College and winner of the Young Scientist Award. He talks of his way to his success and how he come to do what he is doing now. He’ll be going to Silicon Valley as part of the prize to discover the work they do there…

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Pyrite in Northside Schools

CIARAN DENISON TD talks to Pat Meehan about the Pyrite affecting the foundations of three Northside schools. Fixing the problem could cost the schools and the Department of Education millions of euros. The department are carrying out a risk assessment on local schools. Ciaran asks that other public bodies carry out similar risk assessments for…

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Pope Francis To Wash The Feet Of Prisoners On Holy Thursday

Father PETER MCVERRY of the Society of Jesus speaks to Ger Leddin to discuss Pope Francis washing the feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday 2013. Fr. Peter explains the significance of washing the prisoners’ feet, the direction of Pope Francis’ papacy, Pope Francis’ style in comparison to his predecessors, Pope Francis’ time in Ireland a…

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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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Camara appeal

Ronnie O’Brien speaks to JOHN FITZSIMONS from Camara about the work that the organisation does, which includes sending computers to schools in poor countries to help people become digitally literate. John speaks about their work and how they source the computers that they send. He also details how they use these computers in challenging conditions in places…

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Starting Out in Business: Clodagh Timmins, Personal Trainer

FIONA NOLAN from the Northside Enterprise Centre and CLODAGH TIMMINS, a client of the Enterprise Centre join John Healy to talk about the services that the centre provides for people seeking to expand their small businesses. Clodagh outlines ways that the centre has helped her, including the networking events that helped expand her list of…

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Motor Neurone Sufferer

Ronnie O’Brien & John Healy speak to JOSEPH FITZGERALD, who is a motor neurone sufferer & is the singer of a song called ” Hey mama it’s Christmas”, which is being released in time for Christmas. All proceeds from sales will go to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association…

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East Wall Community Honoured in 2012

East Wall was honoured that they are the winners of the national Pride Of Place competition 2012. It was an important recognition of the great community they share, and a tribute to the hard work and commitment of those who work tirelessly to make it so great. Each local authority in the 32 counties chooses…

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St Bridgid’s Girls National School Glasnevin 6th Green Flag

Mark Finnegan speaks to EMILY,HOLLY,AVA, & MS EDWARDS from St Bridgid’s girls national school in Glasnevin. They tell us about green schools which is an educational programme for the whole school to learn about the environment. They talk about reduce,reuse,recycle & how they recycled used markers & made a rainbow out of them. They are…

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Volunteer Of The Year

John speaks to NINA ARWITZ from Volunteer Ireland and MATT CULLEN who recently won the Volunteer Of The Year award. Nina talks about the background of Volunteer Ireland, the hard work that is put in volunteers, how thanking the volunteers for their hard work makes it worthwhile to be involved, the wide range and diversity…

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Discovery Gospel Choir

Sabrina interviews ASHLING McCORMACK, musical director of the Discovery Gospel Choir, that are celebrating the 10th anniversary of this intercultural music project. They gather 16 different nationalities, with the fusion of different styles that this brings. They have shared stage with relevant Irish musicians like Sinead O’Connor, and have covered different songs like U2 apart from religious…

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