Mark Finnegan is joined in studio by Daryl Egan and Jim Gorman from The Emerald Garrison.The Emerald Garrison is a Star Wars costuming club that brings together enthusiasts from all over the world. Based in both Northern and the Republic of Ireland, their professionalism and dedication to costuming has brought them to some of the largest events throughout the UK and Ireland, including Invasion Belfast, Invasion Dublin, Invasion Cork, Toys 4 Big Boys and the Download music festival. Their aim is to enjoy what they do and help raise awareness for all of the charities they work through.
More information about the club, their events and some great photos can be seen on their website HERE .
Mark Finnegan talks to Belinda Nugent,an Aftercare Worker @The SAOL Project.
SAOL is an integrated programme of education, rehabilitation, advocacy and childcare. The SAOL Project’s on-going commitment to the women, children and community members of the North Inner City continues to develop, responding to the changing needs of the women who participate in their project with creativity and commitment. SAOL has worked over the last 19 years to promote the needs of female drug users and their children.
The project are running a number of events to celebrate International Womens Day, they are also celebrating their 20th anniversary.
More Information is available on the website www.saolproject.ie
Morgan O Reilly visits Fighting Words, a creative writing centre in Dublin’s north inner-city, to meet the Irish dramatists of the future who are soon to be staged at the Peacock Theatre. Jean Hanney (2 mins 32 secs), Robyn Gill (8 mins 20 secs), Emily Gallagher (18 mins 45 secs), Sean Farrelly (30 mins 50 secs), Sean McGillicuddy (43 mins 00 secs) and the five remaining playwrights (48 mins 24 secs) all speak to Morgan.
Ray Kennedy chats to Mary Byrne from X factor and international Tenor Des Willoughby, promoting event on in the Red Cow Inn, Tuesday 3rd of March
Pat Meehan speaks to Jonathan Lynam who is appealing to Dublin City Council for funding which
will allow his family renovate their home for their brave father who had both his legs amputated due to a serious illness on Near FM’s Northside Today