Community Radio News Desk – Rich and Poor Divide, Community Radio bringing people together and Right of Way

Rich and Poor Divide with Michael McCarthy Flynn Oxfam

  • As world leaders and the world’s wealthiest elite met in Davos last week, Darren J. Prior spoke to Michael McCarthy Flynn Senior Research and Policy Coordinator with Oxfam to reflect on the growing divide between rich and poor. Darren began by asking him to reflect on the growing number of billionaires in the world.

Community Radio bringing people together with Lindy Taylor

  • As all of you who regularly listen to your local community station will know, the ethos of community radio is very much, from the community, by the community and for the community, This was illustrated earlier when Lindy Taylor spoke to Donie Tarrant and explained how a chance visit to a history talk hosted by Near FM at her local library led to her tracing her grandaunt.

Right of Way with Helen Donoghue (Mountaineering Ireland)

  • Breandan O’Scanaill from Connemara FM spoke to Helen Donoghue, Chair of Access Conservation Committee, Mountaineering Ireland about the right of way and the Bill to protect landowners from claims by Hill Walkers which is being discussed in Dail Eireann at the moment.

Broadcast: 31/01/2019