Alice speaks to Áine about her life and her passionate interest in gardening.
Alice Taylor will be taking part in the West Cork Literary Festival in Bantry from 6th - 12th July. She will be at the Maritime Hotel on Monday, 7th July, at 2.30pm talking about The Gift of a Garden... For more information you can consult -West Cork Literary Festival
Now, we’re spoiled with all the long hours of day light in the summer time. However, there is a flip side – and that can be getting a good night’s sleep. Sleep technologist Deirdre McSwiney of the Mater Private Sleep Clinic is in studio with some helpful tips for adults and children.
Mairéad Farrell: An Unfinished Conversation is a new documentary exploring the life of IRA woman, Mairéad Farrell, who died aged 31 in 1988… The documentary will premiere in the Galway Film Fleadh later this week and the woman behind it, Briona Nic Dhiarmada, is a film-maker and professor of Irish Studies at Notre Dame University in the United States.
Mary Beard is a Professor of Classics at Cambridge University. Her latest book is called Laughter in Ancient Rome, published by University of California Press. It explores one of the most intriguing, but also trickiest, of historical subject drawing on a wide range of Roman writing from essays on rhetoric to a surviving Roman joke book.