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Kathryn Thomas explores the importance of music within the travelling community. The early days of Johnny Doran and Margaret Barry; Pecker Dunne; Finbar Furey; Shayne Ward, contestant on "The X-Factor" television talent show; Kelly Mongan, contestant on "The Voice" television talent show. Producer: Elizabeth Laragyhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/music-specials/programmes/2014/0516/617867-music-specials/?clipid=1578068
Irish Travellers may have moved a step closer to being recognised as a distinct ethnic group if a draft report on Traveller ethnicity brought forward by Sinn Fein’s Pádráig Mac Lochlainn, is approved by members of the Oireachtas Justice Committee next month. I’m joined from our Cork studio by our reporter Brian O’Connell who has been meeting a group of Traveller women from Cork and Kerry and hearing some of their thoughts and experiences.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0403/606340-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-3-april-2014/?clipid=1524473
Yesterday we heard about the conditions in the Spring Lane Halting site where about 150 travellers including many children are living – we heard about raw sewage, subsidence, overcrowding and very poor sanitary facilities Today in an effort to find out why nothing has been done about these conditions Keelin was joined by Counsellor Ken O’Flynn from Cork City Council and by Louise Harrington from the Cork Traveller women’s networkhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0313/601969-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-13-march-2014/?clipid=1507707
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is to proceed with the development of 11 sites to provide 48 units of Traveller accommodation. There are currenly 78 Traveller families in permanent accommodation in the area with a further 36 families waitng to be housed. Paddy O'Gorman has been meeting some of those Traveller familieshttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1119/487598-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-19-november-2013/?clipid=1358345
Talented traveller sisters Mary & Kathleen Keenan are Clare & they joins us from our Limerick studio for a chat & performance. Mary won her first singing competition aged just 7-years-old. They have since shared the stage with some great acts including The Hothouse Flowers, Finbar Furey & Glen Hansard.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0207/366604-the-john-murray-show-thursday-7-february-2013/?clipid=994496
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0207/366604-the-john-murray-show-thursday-7-february-2013/
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0109/361891-the-john-murray-show-wednesday-9-january-2013/
No community is untouched by addiction & the traveller community is no different. Danny Power is a settled traveller from Tullamore, he’s 35-years-old & a recovering heroin addict. Danny is in studio with John to tell us about his drug abuse & recovery & how within the traveller community it has greatly increased. For further information go to www.tiglin.iehttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-john-murray-show/programmes/2013/0109/361891-the-john-murray-show-wednesday-9-january-2013/?clipid=969892
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