In a naiton rich with playwrights and productions that have brought the house down, the Druid Theatre has, over the course of almost four decades, established itself as the source of some storytelling magic. Founded in 1975 by three students from what was then UCG, the relationship between the students of Galway City and Druid has been vital to the continuing re-invention of the theatre company. To maintain that momentum, Druid and NUI Galway have now joined forces to establish the Druid Academy and guide the next generation of theatre makers. Garry Hynes, co-founder of Druid joined Sean in studio.
An invention that could help older people live independently and in safety is being tested by NUI Galway . he portable sensor has been designed to detect falls both inside and outside the home. Sean was joined by Dr. Leo Quinlan from the Department of Physiology at NUI Galway.