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Northside Today 15 – 12 – 2017 Elaine Nevin, National Director – ECO – UNESCO

Elaine Nevin, National Director of ECO-UNESCO, talks to Noel McGuinness about deadlines for the Young Environmentalist Awards (Y.E.A.) 2018. She also talks about her recent appointment as Chair of the National Dialogue on Climate Action Advisory Group ...

Northside Today 15-12-2017 Cormac Moore – Historian in Residence – Dublin City Libraries

History Books that would make Good Christmas Presents Cormac Moore, Historian in Residence, Dublin City Libraries, North Central Area, talks to Noel McGuinness about newly published history books that would make good Christmas presents. Podcast: Play ...

Northside Today 15-12-2017 Niall Hatch – Birdwatch Ireland

Niall Hatch of Birdwatch Ireland talks to Noel McGuinness about the work of Birdwatch Ireland including their current Garden Bird Survey and how you can take part. Niall says that the Kittiwake is now on the list of the world’s most threatened birds. ...

3rd Level Access Figures show Depth of Social Divide – SVP

Rose McGowan, SVP National President for Membership and a member of the Visiting Conference, talks to Noel McGuinness about the latest third level access figures which show the depth of the social divide in the Irish education system. Students in schools ...

Review Your Utility Bills!

David Liston of One Big Switch talks to Noel McGuinness about recent increases in rates for broadband and energy. He says there are plenty of options that people can take in order to cut their utility bills and he urges people to shop around. see https://www.onebigswitch.ie/. Podcast: ...

Viking Theatre @ The Sheds, Clontarf

Andy Murray talks to Noel McGuinness about upcoming productions at the Viking Theatre @ The Sheds, Clontarf. These include “A Christmas Carol” (back by popular demand) from 11th to 23rd December and “A Terrible Want!” with David ...

The Work of Merchants Quay Ireland

Tony Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Merchants Quay Ireland (MQI) talks to Noel McGuinness. He explains that MQI offer a wide variety of services to people who are homeless, hungry and those struggling with addiction. Their Open Access Centre provides a ...

Encore 3rd December 2017

Encore is Near Fm’s highlights of the week programme and on this weeks edition Johnny Holmes is joined on Northside Today by Stephen Large of Threshold where they discuss the homeless crisis as well as their Annual Report. Later Ken Kilbride is ...

Don’t Buy a Puppy for Christmas

Gillian Bird of the DSPCA talks to Noel McGuinness about buying pets at Christmas. In particular, she reminds us not to buy puppies as Christmas presents. It’s very frightening and stressful for a puppy to arrive in a new home during the excitement ...

Douglas Hyde’s Removal as Patron of the GAA

Cormac Moore, Historian in Residence, Dublin City Libraries North Central Area, continues his fortnightly talks with Noel McGuinness on Northside Today. This week Cormac talks about the removal of Douglas Hyde from the GAA for attending a soccer match ...

“SWIFT 350”

Hugh Madden, Irish comics and street artist, talks to Noel Mc Guinness about “SWIFT 350”  the 350th anniversary of the birth of Dean Johnathan Swift one of Dublin’s greatest literary, social, and political figures in Irish history e,g. ...

Green Flag Awards for Dublin City Council Parks

Michael Noonan, Senior Executive Parks Superintendent with Dublin City Council, talks to Noel McGuinness about the Green Flag Awards for Parks scheme. The five Dublin City Council parks that received the award from An Taisce this year are Blessington ...