Culture Shots #30

Culture Shots #30 (Intercultural Dialogue through Community Media) by Near Fm on Mixcloud

Culture Shots marks the start of National Volunteering Week by exploring both motivations for volunteering and the beneficial impact of volunteers have on communities.

First up Marie Lall interviews Sinead O’Reilly and Maria Keavney of the Legion of Mary Hostel for Homeless Women, about what you get when you give your time.

Later, Mariaam Bhatti speaks to Sara Bennett, Manager and Volunteer Coordinator of Fighting Words, about how the centre has benefited from the participation of its volunteers.

Also featuring music by Natalie Merchant.

This series is a part of the Intercultural Dialogue through Community Media project, which is co-financed by the European Commission under the European Integration Fund and is supported by the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration in the Department of Justice and Equality and Pobal.