John Healy speaks to Tara Byrne from Europa Donna Ireland, one of the winners in the Coca Cola Thank You fund 2013 about the organisation and what the 10,000 euro prize money means to them.
Adele McGinley of the Migrant Rights Centre talks to Noel McGuinness about the 24 hour vigil outside the Dáil for undocumented people on 11th December.
Kerry Anthony, CEO of Depaul Ireland, talks to Noel McGuinness on Northside Today. She speaks about Depaul’s work with people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and the specialised services that they provide.
Shannon Baker and Ciara Doyle are graduates of the Young Community Leaders programme run by the Northside Partnership. They talk about the programme and tell Noel McGuinness about the projects they are now involved with and their hopes and plans for the future.
Scottish punk legends The Zips return to Dublin this weekend to play Sweeney’s on Friday the 13th of December.
Lead singer and guitarist Jon joined Ray on Left of the Dial on Sunday night, to discuss the upcoming gig, the new socially conscious material that’s making up their third album, the appropriation of punk in contemporary fashion, spotify, and the return The Clash.
Dublin promises to be buzzing that night as across the road in the Olympia, the Blades play one of the most anticipated gigs of the year.
The Blades finish up around 10.30, and if you’re going, and clever, you’ll skip across the road quickly to catch the Zips. If you’re not, get to Sweeney’s early, the Zips aren’t to be missed!
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Martin O’ Brien is a Human Rights campaigner and Senior Vice President for Programmes with Atlantic Philanthropies He delivered the 7th Annual Dave Ellis Memorial Lecture to staff and Council of FLAC and supporters which included. President Michael D Higgins, on 5th December in the pillar room of the Rotunda Hospital.
Saturday December 7th 2013, Near FM were Live from Clarehall Shopping Centre
for their Festive Fun Day. It was also a day to launch the centres partnership
with Near Media Co-op and other Community groups including O’Tooles
GAA and St Pauls Parish, Ayrfield branch of ST Vincent De Paul.
Noel Mc Guinness presented the 1 hour special from the Near FM studio and
Amanda Ní Ghabhann was on location in Clarehall chatting to a number
Near Media Co-op would like to thank all of the guests who were
interviewed on the day, and Clarehall SC for having us at the event.
Jack Byrne – Near Media Co-Op co-founder
Maria Comiskey – Clarehall Shopping Centre Manager
Austin Dunne – O’Tooles GAA Juvenile section
Adam Dunne – O’Tooles GAA Junior Player
Breda – St Pauls Parish Ayrfield SVP Branch
A report from the ICTU Youth Conference in Dublin on November 16th and 17th, 2013 when Near FM’s Flavia Mosca Goretta went along to hear the delegates discussing issues that affect workers across the island of Ireland and in foreign countries.
Councillor Darragh Butler, Fianna Fail, Fingal County Council, talks to Noel McGuinness about the need to revitalise town centres. He also says that a jobs plan is necessary in the light of the closing of MSD in Swords.