Irish History Show Episode 26

Episode 26 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode, we discuss the landing of arms for the Irish Volunteers in Howth in 1914.  We also discuss the Bachelor’s Walk Massacre that happened that same day.  We were joined by Pádraig Yeates.  Pádraig Yeates is a distinguished social and labour historian and the author of Lockout, the standard work on the great 1913 labour dispute. He is also author of the acclaimed A City in Wartime and A City in Turmoil; the third book in the series, A City in Revolution, is due in 2015.

Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal Dublin

Leslie Murphy speaks to Andrew McCann, Adele Sheeham, Caroline Dunne and Pat Dylan and other volunteers from The Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal Dublin Group, who have spent the last year fundraising to bring children from their orphanage and spend time in Ireland.

Perceptions 22/07/14

Listen back to this weeks episode of Perceptions presented by Rhona Coughlan

Brian Wray – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Brian Wray of Raheny Heritage Society,
about the work the volunteers do and researching your family tree.

Gerry Fitzgerald – Rose festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Gerry Fitzgerald of Cherry Orchard
Community Garden, about growing your own produce and the
importance of being sustainable.

Orla Solan – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Orla Solan of the DSPCA, based in
their shop in Red Stables in the park. She brought along
bailey and Fluffy for moral support.

Collie Ennis – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Collie Ennis from the Herpetological
Society if Ireland, about Newts, Frogs and Lizards native to
these parts.

Lara Pittman – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Lara Pittman from the Check Up Collective,
a group of artists collaborating to check peoples creativity.

Interesting take on a health check up.

John Mc Mullan – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed John Mc Mullan of Fingal North Dublin
Beekeepers Association, and their current work with bees.

Grainne Ryan – Rose Festival 2014

As part of the Outside With Near Series, Near FM went LIVE
from St Annes Park for the 2014 Rose Festival

Leslie Murphy interviewed Grainne Ryan from Global Action Plan
based in Ballymun about green living and the North Bull Wall
Biosphere.

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