Friday, November 24, 2006

Micheál O Muircheartaigh, Limerick Camera Club, Askeaton, Excursions

Good mix on this weeks show, which will be featuring interviews with

-The legendary Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, who was in Newcastlewest Book Store on 13th November to promote his new book, 'From Borroloola to Mangerton Mountain'
-Paddy Cronin, Askeaton historian, who will be speaking about his new DVD 'The Old Home Town-Askeaton'
-Siobhan Hayes of the Limerick Camera Club, who will be talking about the upcoming slide show from George Spillane charting the changing face of Limerick City (Mary I College, November 29th)
-Feedback from the Almodovar film, Volver, the last film in this season at the Listowel Film Club
-Limerick City Arts Officer Sheila Deegan, who will be talking about the upcoming Excursions performance art festival in Limerick

So make sure to tune in this Friday at 6, repeats on Saturday morning at 8.

Friday, November 17, 2006

Leo Finucane &Knockaderry Heritage festival

Exuse for not updating the blog recently, was caught up in the excitement and anticipation of Fr. Caseys clash with Aherlow in the Munster Football Club Championship. Disappointing result, the day just didn't go well for the lads, but they're a young team with a lot of promise for the future. On to the show and this weeks show will feature..

-Interview with legendary Moyvane filmmaker Leo Finucane, who will be speaking about his new film, Seven Days Trial, which receives its world premiere at St. Johns Theatre, Listowel this Saturday
-Interview with Seán Liston, who will be talking about the forthcoming Knockaderry Heritage Festival
-Feedback from the three short Beckett plays running at Impact this week, Catastophe, Come and Go and Play

On last weeks show, November 10th we featured interviews with

-Eoin Ó'Súilleabhán, director of the Sionna Musical Festival in Limerick (November 11-18th)
-Jazz singer/comedian/actor Susannah De Wrixon, a native of Bruree who was performing Jazz standards at Friars Gate, Kilmallock
-Andreus de Staic, Clare based director whose film 'Malarky' featured at the Kerry Film Festival
-DJ Paul Murphy, whose soulful set on the Sunday Night (October 29th) at the Imperial Hotel, Tralee (festival club run in conjuction with the Kerry Film Festival) was disturbed too early for my liking by the boys in blue
-Feedback from the play, 'Happy Days'

And on the show on November 3rd was a dramatic special, featuring interviews with

-Niamh Bowen, who was starring in Impact's production of the Beckett Play, Happy Days, part of Impact's season of celebrating Becketts women
-Cork based actress Fiona York, who was starring in the Martin Sherman play 'Rose', that played at St. Johns on the 3rd
-Foynes born, but London based actor Dan Mullane, who was starring in the Godot Company's production of the Beckett play 'Waiting for Godot', that was playing at the Belltable as part of a nationwide tour

Friday, November 03, 2006

Kerry Film Festival, One act play festival in Kilmallock, Ciaran Cronin

A quick look back at the last two shows

October 20th featured interviews with

-Artistic director of Samhlaíocht, Maurice Galwey, who spoke about the upcoming Kerry Film Festival
-Joe Murphy of St. Johns Listowel who spoke about the upcoming launch of the Gerry O'Carroll book, The Sheriff
-Interview with Brendan Murray, adjudicator at the One Act Play festival that was running at Friars Gate Theatre
-Feedback from the play, The Women

October 27th featured interviews with

-Ciaran Cronin, author of the book, In our wildest dreams, looking at Munsters Heineken Cup oddysey between 1995 to the winning of the competition last May
-Traditional singer Sandra Joyce, who was to be playing with Niall Keegan and other traditional musicians at Friars Gate
-Richard Ayrton, whose new gallery, the arkangel art gallery was opening in Listowel on November 2nd