Aoibhinn and Company

Sunday, 10am

Aoibhinn and Company Sunday 1 September 2013

Aoibhinn and Company with Peter Gallagher and Emma Teeling

This week, Aoibhinn spends time in the company of husband and wife, scientists Professor Emma Teeling and Professor Peter Gallagher.

They explain how they became interested in their different fields of scientific research - Emma is an expert on bats and thinks that they can unlock the science of ageing.  Peter is an expert on the sun and his involved in trying to establish a radio telescope at Birr Castle.

The couple describe how they grew up close to each other but only met while in college.  They describe how they met. They explain how they built their careers and how the juggling of family and profession is managed in their home.

Their music choices were The Clash I Fought the Law; John Denver Leaving on a Jet Plane and Gun 'n' Roses Welcome to the Jungle

Aoibhinn and Company with Peter Gallagher and Emma Teeling

This week, Aoibhinn talks to a husband and wife who are both scientists and both Associate Professors. Professor Emma Teeling is a bat expert while her husband Professor Peter Gallagher is a space scientist. They explain their work, how they met and how they juggle family life with careers at the cutting edge of scientific exploration.

About The Show

Starting on July 14th Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin will be joined each week by a guest will talk about their life, passions and influences, as well as choosing their favourite music.



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Producer: Eileen Heron
Researcher: Ger Philpott

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