Carers Association Information Day: On Thursday November 20th , The Carers Association hosted an information day in Northside Shopping Centre.
Fergus Carroll talks to local man John Jackson. John is an avid supporter of Dundalk FC and he discusses the clubs success in winning this seasons Airtricity Premier Division title.
Noel McGuinness is joined in studio by Dan McCormack. Dan is the Director of a new production entitled “The Chalk Garden” by Enid Bagnold. The Chalk Garden is a mystery of hidden pasts, lost loves and false identities.Mrs. St. Maugham, an ageing eccentric hires a governess (Ms. Madrigal) with a mysterious past to look after her disturbed teenage granddaughter (Laurel) who has driven away every other applicant by exposing them for their weakness. Ms. Madrigal takes on the task of raising Laurel into womanhood and growing life into the chalk soil garden at the risk of revealing her secret and sealing her fate. As Mrs. St. Maugham’s daughter arrives to claim back her once abandoned daughter, Ms. Madrigal soon discovers that there are more secrets to be found in the Chalk Garden.
Mark Finnegan is joined in studio by John Mac Cormaic. John is Chairperson of TARGET. TARGET, is a local community charity which offers three essential services to the community and environs.
The counselling service also offers support services to its volunteer counsellors i.e. Diploma in Humanistic Counselling.We also offer training through Community Employment Schemes where our vision is to enhance the skills of the participants.
TARGET was formed in 1996 by Gerry and Marie MacNamee who were the pioneers with a vision of offering much needed support in the community.
Cheryl Gunning talks to Mark Finnegan about winning the Vodafone Ireland Foundations World of Difference Award.
Mark Finnegan is joined by Alice Dawson, Communication Executive from Oxfam to talk about an upcoming event. Oxfam Malahide’s Designer Event on Thursday 20th November. Customers are warmly invited to stop by and enjoy some mulled wine and a mince pie while browsing through the host of Christmas designer bargains on offer as well Oxfam’s exciting new Christmas gift range.Starting at midday there is plenty of time to browse through the rails and rails of both designer women’s- and menswear on offer.Customers can also pick up stocking fillers like novelty socks, sparkly stationary and retro games as well as a host of other festive essentials from Christmas cards, crackers and decorations to hamper goodies like Fairtrade Divine Ginger Thins and Chocolate Coins from the Christmas at Oxfam gift range. There really is something for everyone at Oxfam Ireland this Christmas, including our Unwrapped range.The best bit? Every single item sold at the designer event or from the Christmas at Oxfam range will make a positive difference in helping families affected by severe poverty and injustice as well as those caught up in emergencies, such as the recent crisis in South Sudan and Syria.More information about the event and Oxfams work in general can be found here
Mark Finnegan talks to Patrick O’Sullivan one of the organisers of the Christmas Toy Show @ the RDS. Irish families will experience the World’s top toys and a host of entertainment at the fun-packed Christmas Toy Show 2014, which will run at the RDS from November 22-30. The Christmas Toy Show at the RDS will see families experience Christmas magic with fun, games, and activities for all ages and tons of live entertainment and music, not to mention Ireland’s best Santa Experience.More information here.
Listen to Eleanor Creighton talking to Noel McGuinness on Northside Today about Pop Up Library in Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar on 15th and 16th November. This is the second in the “New in the Old City” events, a series of mini-festivals and events bringing craft, culture, good food and great fun onto the streets. These events highlight the best of what the Old City has to offer in a lovely, family-friendly atmosphere. It is brought to you by Dublin City Council.