Podcast from Near FM

‘A Night for Pieta House’

Keith Geraghty from Irish band “Friends of Emmett” speaks with Johnny Holmes about ‘A Night for Pieta House’ at the Olymplia Theatre on 2nd April 2017 where many Irish artists will perform; Tua Nua, Christy Dignam, Friends of Emmett, ...

“Irish First Mothers”

Kathy McMahon, founder of “Irish First Mothers” group, speaks with Johnny Holmes about details of the group/request for consideration of prosecutions under the Genocide Act of 1973 / brief history of life under Mother & Baby homes, Magdalene ...

Darndale & Belcamp Village Centre

Nicko Murphy, Project/Public relations Manager at the Darndale & Belcamp Village Centre speaks with Johnny Holmes about the services, projects, activities & facilities available at the centre. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: ...

Interview with Claire Devlin, Dublin Aid Worker.

Claire Devlin from Christian Aid Ireland speaks to Mark about the background to the present conflict in South Sudan which to it’s food crisis. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:55 — 11.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | ...

Foroige

Brian Gavin, Regional Foroige Youth Officer speaks with Johnny Holmes about the five Volunteers representing North County Dublin heading to this year’s National Foroige Conference in Sligo, also the challenges facing volunteers working with young ...

Interview with Rory Hughes from Rory Hughes Production’s.

Rory Hughes from Rory Hughes Productions chats to Mark Finnegan about the Broadway and Beyond Concert series Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:32 — 11.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Interview with Suzanne Keating, CEO of Dochas.

Suzanne Keating CEO of Dochas ( Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations ) speaks to Darren Prior about the purpose of Coalition 2030, new plans and goals for the future. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:56 — ...

Interview with Denise Reddy, Fingal County Council.

Denise Reddy from Fingal County Council talks to Mark about the Fingal County Council 2017 Artists Support Scheme for professional Fingal Artists. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:31 — 10.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Fossetts Circus

Presenter/Producer Paula Wiseman chats with the ring mistress of the famous Irish Fossetts Circus, Marion Fossett. They chatted about the origins of Fossetts and also about life on the road with a travelling circus. Podcast: Play in new window | Download ...

St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

Presenter/Producer Paula Wiseman chats with Karen Walshe, who is the newly appointed Artistic Director of this year’s St. Patrick’s Festival. Karen spoke about the huge array of events happening over the course of the 4 day festival and gave ...

Encore 19 March 2017

On today’s edition of Encore, George Mulcahy is joined by Sharon Vard of Anam Cara on Lifeline. Anam Cara is an organisation that offers support to those who are bereaved through the loss of a child. Johnny Holmes discusses a recent Foroige conference ...