Emmet Malone Interview

Emmet Malone speaks to Neil about the future of Dalymount Park

Introduction to Waders

Dr. Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre talks to Noel McGuinness about the course and workshop on wading birds that will take place at the Bull Island on 24th January. He also talks about the work of the National Biodiversity Data Centre which gets data on where wildlife occurs in Ireland and runs courses to inform the public. He explains that biodiversity data helps us to understand our natural surroundings and track changes in our environment. See www.biodiversityireland.ie/

Ice Swim at Lough Dan

Fergal Somerville talks to Noel McGuinness about the upcoming International Ice Mile Swim. This will take place at Lough Dan, Co. Wicklow on 14th February. Fergal talks about this mile-long swim that must take place in water at 5 degrees or below. He also talks about the trials that DCU will be undertaking at the swim on the effects of the cold water on the body. This will be the biggest ice mile swim in the world with seventeen people currently registered to take part.

Fergal also talks about the long distance swims he has undertaken to date and his ambitions for the future.

Holiday World 2015

Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association talks to Noel McGuinness about the Holiday World Show taking place at the RDS in Dublin from 23rd – 25th January. He also talks about the effect of the improving economic situation on Irish travel agents.

Birdwatch Garden Bird Survey 2015

Niall Hatch of Birdwatch Ireland talks to Noel McGuinness on Northside Today about the survey of garden birds that is currently taking place. Niall also gives advice about feeding the birds in the cold winter months. See http://www.birdwatchireland.ie/

Act Up

Listen back to Lifeline on Tuesday 27th January when Paul spoke with Shane Nestor of Act Up about the benefits of acting.

Random Acts of Kindness

Listen back to Lifeline on Tuesday 27th January when Paul spoke with Gerry French about Random Acts of Kindness.

Terence Flanagan, Independent TD for Dublin North East

Noel McGuinness is joined by Independent TD for Dublin North East Terence Flanagan.

Terence discusses his motivations for getting into politics and his career to date.

Noel and Terence also talk about a number of issues that have made the news recently.

Paul Hosford, Chairman Dublin Rhinos, American Football Club

Mark Finnegan talks to Paul Hosford,Chairman of the Dublin Rhinos American Football Club. Paul talks about the history of the club and how it has steadily grown since its formation in 2008. Mark and Paul also discuss the growing popularity of American Football in Ireland and across Europe.

 

David Miskell, Mandate Trade Union

Mark Finnegan is joined by David Miskell from the Mandate Trade Union. They discuss Minimum Hour contracts and the effects they have on workers in the Retail Sector.

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