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Larry O’Toole presents “The Rocky Road,” featuring Colm and Jurgen Skwirbat

  Jurgen Skwirbat is a talented woodturner with decades of experience and a large portfolio of work. Jurgen began crafting cigar-box guitars in order to combine his love of wood with his love of the blues. He is accompanied here with his son Colm ...

“Ulysses” Connie O’Reilly speaks with Robert Gogan

Connie O’Reilly is joined on Music and Musings by Robert Gogan to discuss his successful one man show “Strolling Through Ulysses” and his new book “Ulysses Remastered.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:43 — 49.0MB)Subscribe: ...

“Irish Elements” Photographer Stuart Duffy

Leslie Murphy speaks with photographer Stuart Duffy about the benefits photography has had on his life. He also speaks about his latest exhibition “Irish Elements” which is running at Dublin, Shannon and Knock Airports. Podcast: Play in new window ...

The War of Independence and the Treaty Negotiations

Cormac Moore, Dublin City Libraries’ Historian in Residence for the North Central Area continues his series of talks with Noel McGuinness and this week he takes a look back at the War of Independence and the Treaty Negotiations. He points out that ...

“Our Sun – Friend or Foe?”

David Moore of Astronomy Ireland talks to Noel McGuinness about their public lecture on Monday 10th July entitled “Our Sun – Friend or Foe?” This will take place at 8pm in the Physics Building, Trinity College Dublin. He also talks ...

Dublin North East Drugs & Alcohol Task Force

Deirdre Arnold, Prevention and Education Worker, Dublin North East Drugs & Alcohol Task Force talks to Noel McGuinness about new drug trends and the prevention and education work being carried out in schools. Also Brian of the Clients’ Forum ...

Home Energy-Saving Kits in Local Libraries

Suzanne Fitzpatrick of Codema, Dublin’s Energy Agency, talks to Noel McGuinness about winning the EU Sustainable Energy Award earlier this month for their Home Energy-Saving Kits which are available for the public to borrow from public libraries ...

July Productions at The Viking Theatre

Andy Murray of the Viking Theatre at The Sheds, Vernon Avenue, Clontarf, talks to Noel McGuinness about upcoming productions. These include “100 More Like These – the true story of the San Patricios” (3-5 July); a preview of Neil Delamere’s ...

Joe Byrne speaks to Garry Blanchfield from Alone.

Joe Byrne from Off The Shelf talks to Garry Blanchfield from Alone about his work and the services Alone provides. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:43 — 29.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Part Time Masters Course in Social Justice & Public Policy

Sara Bourke, Social Justice Ireland, talks to Noel McGuinness about an exciting training opportunity in Social Justice and Public Policy. Social Justice Ireland and WIT are launching a part time Masters course which will explore social justice and public ...

Survey on illegal Downloading

Marie McCarthy of iReach Insights Ltd. talks to Noel McGuinness about their survey which shows that 22% of adults in Ireland download music illegally despite the increased access to free and paid music on the internet. Podcast: Play in new window | ...

Legal Questions with Fintan Lawlor

Fintan Lawlor, Solicitor with Lawlor & Partners, talks to Noel McGuinness about appointing an executor on a will and the duties that are involved in being an executor. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:35 — 25.5MB)Subscribe: ...