“Gateways” is a four part radio documentary on Dublin. The documentary hears from the people who live near, work at and are connected to the Airport. We talk to present and former employees of not only the major corporate entities at the Airport but also those who work in some of the ancillary businesses based at the Airport, along with those involved at a legislative and management level.
The series concentrates on the people who contribute to everyday life in this unique North Dublin transport hub. From the Fire Chief to retired graphic designers, we learn what makes Dublin Airport special in the eyes of the travelling public. The series also looks at the positive influence the Airport has had on the community of North County Dublin.
Topics as varied as the Swords Young Musician of the Year imitative and the role of the customs sniffer dogs are discussed and the listener is given a personal behind the scenes look at Dublin Airport.
Broadcasted at 3.30pm, Thursday the 16th of October and airing every Thursday for 4 weeks. October 16th, 23rd, 30th and November 6th 2014
Linda Murphy is a Revenue Officer dog handler at Dublin Airport and outlines the unusual role of custom’s sniffer dogs.
Gary Brennan and Tim Ryan, North Dublin School of Music. They detail the D.A.A. sponsored Sword’s Young Musician of the year award and speak of the positive affect it has on the community.
Stephanie Regan is a retired airhostess and trainer with Air Lingus, Stephanie details her recollections of the early years working at and flying from Dublin.
Ciaran Grant is an Inspector with Dublin Airport Police and gives us an insight into not only the role of the airport police but also his own love for his job.
As one of Irelands leading aviation blogger and a former airport worker Trevor Buckley talks us through the recent developments in aviation and the affect of these on Dublin Airport.Linda Murphy is a Revenue Officer dog handler at Dublin Airport and outlines the unusual role of custom’s sniffer dogs.