Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood - Leader No 4
Continuing with the selection of leaders for Operation Transformation 2014, in association with Safefood, leader reveal, as John speaks to Kathryn Thomas again from a secret location & in studio is Dr. Ciara Kelly, Operation Transformation expert panelist.
A group of people, many of them HIV positive young men, who turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. With no scientific training, they took on the American medical establishment, the Regan & Bush SNR Administrations. They're endeavours are the subject of a new film, Oscar Nominated 'How toSurvive a Plague' which is screening in Cork tonight. Aids activist PeterStaley & the central character in the film, joins John this morning.
John's next guest is one of Ireland's most popular actors & radiopersonalities, his theatre show, The Love Hungry Farmer has had great success nationally & internationally over the last decade. In studio with John is Des Keogh with his daughter Oonagh.
Des, his wife Geraldine O'Grady, daughter Oonagh will be performing on stage in the Pavilion Theatre on December 8th & this morning in studio Des performs an extract from a letter written by a Major Sullivan Ballou, during American Civil War, accompanied on violin by Oonagh, the Ashokan Farewell.