Between the Lines: 15/01/2012

  Presenter Dermot Brangan was joined in the studio by Keith Redmond (ex Progressive Democrats), Near FM’s Austin McCoy (Senior Citizens Programme – Monday: 2.30-3.30pm) and Nell Fitzpatrick of the Older Women’s Network. We discussed the Croke Park agreement, and the Revenue Commissioners handling…

Between the Lines: Budget Review

Presenter Ger Dorgan was joined in the studio by Sean Whelan (Labour), Brian Greene (Socialist Party), Michelle Murphy (Research and Policy Analyst, Social Justice Ireland) and Naoise O’Muiri (Fine Gael). Produced by Ray Burke Engineered by Noelie McGuinness Social Justice Ireland’s Budget Analysis Brian Greene Naoise…

Between the Lines: 21/11/2011

Presenter Dermot Brangan was joined in the studio by History Graduate Cathal Brennan, Freelance Journalist Ultan Monahan and Fianna Fáil Peace commissioner Dick O’ Leary. The panel discussed the Government’s decision to close Ireland’s embassies to the Vatican, Iran, and its representative office in Timor…

Between the Lines: 13/11/2011

Presenter Ger Dorgan was joined in the studio by Aoife Ni Lochlainn, a Policy Analyst with TASC,  Bríd O’Brien, Head of Policy and Media with the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed, and our own Dermot Brangan. Producer Ray Burke email: btl [at] near.ie  …

Between the Lines 06/11/2011

Presenter Katherine Gibney was joined in the studio by Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha (Sinn Féin), John Lyons (People Before Profit), Cllr Paddy Bourke (Labour) and Cllr Gerry Breen (Fine Gael). We discussed bail outs, the walk out, and how a €3.6 billion accounting…

Between the Lines: 16/10/2011

Presenter Dermot Brangan was joined in the studio by Robin Wilson and Sharon of Occupy Dame Street, Austin McCoy of the Senior Citizens Programme, regular contributor Keith Redmond (ex Progressive Democrats) and Dublin North Central area Councillor Damian O’Farrell. Topics: Occupy Dame Street,…

Between the Lines : 09/10/2011

Presenter Ger Dorgan was joined in the studio by Michelle Murphy (Research and Policy Analyst-Social Justice Ireland), Cristina Santa Maria (Northside Civic Centre) and Brian Killoran (Immigrant Council of Ireland). We discussed Social Justice Ireland’s Alternative Budget, and “Taking Racism Seriously: Migrants’ Experiences of Violence,…

Between the Lines: 25/09/2011

Enda Roche was joined in the studio by Cllr Deirdre Heney (Fianna Fáil), Free lance Journalist Ultan Monahan, Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha (Sinn Féin) and Charter Surveyor Peter Cunningham (also Treasurer of the Near Media Co Op). Produced by Ray Burke Engineered…

Between the Lines: 11/09/2011

Ger Dorgan was joined in the studio by Nell Fitzpatrick (Older Women’s Network), Joanne Finnegan (former candidate for Sinn Féin in 2007 general election, ran as Independent for the local elections back in 2009), Brian Greene (Socialist Party) and Keith Redmond (Former candidate for Progressive Democrats)…

Between the Lines: 24/07/2011

Presenter Andrew Robinson was joined in the studio by Austin McCoy (co-producer/presenterof the Near90FM’s Senior Citizens Programme – Monday 2.30-3.30pm), Bronwen Maher of the Labour Party, Cllr. Mícheál Mac Donncha of Sinn Féin and Freelance Journalist Ultan Monaghan. ‎”Between the Lines” takes…

Between the Lines: 17/07/2011

Presenter Ger Dorgan was joined in the studio by SIPTU Heatlth Sector Organiser Louise O’Reilly, Independent Research Consultant Niall Watters and John Lyons of the Socialist Workers Party (ULA) We discussed the Cloyne Report, the need for regulation in the home help…