Month: September 2018
A touring exhibition entitled ‘Museum Without A Home’ celebrates acts of kindness by ordinary people towards refugees and migrants seeking peace and sanctuary in Europe. Next to the photo of a board game reads the caption: “Stelios lives in Piraeus. When his school teacher proposed to the class to collect toys for the kids in […]
Anne Berit Anti’s is an indigenous designer who celebrates her culture through fashion. Her designs are inspired by the remote Norwegian landscape, and her people: the Sami. The Sami are to be found North of the Arctic Circle in Norway. Anne lives a short drive from the town of Karasjok, which hosts Norway’s Sami parliament […]
Former IRA London bomber Shane Paul O’Doherty and award winning documentary maker David Naglieri talk to Jacki about how they believe Pope John Paul II’s 1979 speech in Drogheda sowed the seeds of peace in Ireland. Find out more about the new documentary film at‘John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace’ at https://jp2inireland.com/
In the midst of tough times it’s easy for people to feel God is forsaking or neglecting them. Pastor Solomon Aroboto of Christian Community Church, Arklow, talks to Wendy about understanding God in tough times.
At Trinity College Dublin, zoologists have uncovered new ranging travel patterns in badgers which might help stop the spread of TB in cattle. Investigators working on a project with the Department of Agriculture and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) tagged badgers and subsequently discovered that some male badgers, typically younger males, did not […]
In the U.K., an IT consultancy that solely employs people on the autism spectrum has won a national award. The London-based company, Auticon, topped the ‘one to watch’ category at the UK Social Enterprise Awards. According to the National Autistic Society, only 16 per cent of autistic adults are in full-time paid employment, despite the […]
Remembering who God is can make a huge difference in our day to day lives. Reverend Gary McDowell in conversation with Wendy.
Coming to Dublin and Cork on 13th and 14th September, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases the ocean like you’ve never seen it before! Press coordinator Rosie Fuller talks to Wendy. Find out more at www.oceanfilmfestival.co.uk
In the U.K., scientists from the University of Leicester have won a ‘Space Oscar’ for their research into combating deforestation. Deforestation constitutes a huge threat to the world’s forests, with an estimated land area equivalent to 48 football fields being lost every minute. Investigators from the National Centre for Earth Observation at the University of Leicester […]
Annmarie Bowring from the Dalkey Garden School answers listener questions and gives Dom some gardening advice for Autumn.