SCHEDULE 2/4/18 – 8/4/18 [WEEK 11]

Written by on March 31, 2018

Monday 01/04/2018 on

4am, 8am, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm, 12am
The History Show
Fachtna McCarthy, as part of the Dúchas Clonakilty lecture series, presents a lecture on JFK, looking at his family life, political rise, assassination and his West Cork connections and family roots

5.15am, 9.15am, 1.15pm, 5.15pm, 9.15pm, 1.15am
In Search of the Lost Chord: The Euros
Rob’s doing his own version of the Eurovision this week… but with far less “naff songs” as he puts it.

7.10am, 11.10am, 3.10pm, 7.10pm, 11.10pm, 3.10am
Transmission: Penultimate Pearls
For Ralph Mexico’s selection of tunes for this episode, he has selected some of his favourite albums and will be playing the second-last track from each one.


Tuesday 03/04/2018

4am, 8am, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm, 12am
Irish Farmers Journal
This week we hear from Commissioner Hogan on his contribution to the CAP debate, listen to New Zealand environment manager Kate Scott and talk to participants in the social farming scheme.

4.30am, 8.30am, 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 8.30pm, 12.30am
The SodShow: Anna Skibniewski-Ball, RHS Flower Show Cardiff
Anna Skibniewski-Ball is the Show Manager at RHS Flower Show Cardiff. On todays episode Peter Donegan and Anna talk not just this but a career in acting how she worked her way her up within The RHS to that place and to Cardiff, Wales where she is originally from.
We also talk about the show itself, what there and happening and just why this beautiful gem of a family event is one that you should go visit. All the hints and things you need to know, those behind the scenes and those who will make this a much recommended visit and worthwhile visit.

5am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm, 1am
End Notes: Orla Murphy
This week writer Orla Murphy shares her funeral playlist, including a recitation of her own poem ‘Sestina’ recalling days spent in graveyards with her father, the sculptor Seamus Murphy.

6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm, 2am
Sounds and Places: Resistance
This week we’re playing a repeat episode from the Sounds and Places archive, with the theme of “Resistance”.

7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm, 3am
Undercover Country Radio Show
On this week’s Undercover Country, we reveal the true story behind the Tommy Faile song Phantom 309, debate the listenability of one group if you’re a non-musician and play some desert country!


Wednesday 04/04/2018

4am, 8am, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm, 12am
Rebel Sports Talk
Ger McCarthy is back with another edition of Rebel Sports Talk. This edition focuses on the opening round of the new Cork SFC with interviews from the O’Donovan Rossa, Castlehaven and Nemo Rangers camps
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4.30am, 8.30am, 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 8.30pm, 12.30am
Absolute Legends: Finn McCool
Episode 1 of a new series that tells tales from ancient Irish mythology, with a bit of a twist. This week, Barry presents the birth and boyhood deeds of Finn McCool.

5am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm, 1am
Wireless from Flirt FM
On this edition of Wireless on Flirt FM: On the March edition of Wireless we meet Flirt FM manager Paula Healy and hear her views on community radio in Ireland and her plans for the station’s future, Simon Maher of tells us why Ireland needs an alternative music station, and members of the Radio Society at NUI Galway explain what radio means to them.

6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm, 2am
There’s No Business Like: Flying
In this special extended episode of “There’s No Business Like…” Moze talks to pilot/author Francisco Rebollo about his day job as a captain and how he mixed fact & fiction into a fantastic Science Fiction novel, Orb, set in a parallel universe. We’ll also hear some music from him!

7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm, 3am
Pacific Age
J. Synklavier’s weekly trip back to the 80’s takes a detour via Germany this time around.


Thursday 05/04/2018

4am, 8am, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm, 12am
Sparking Change With Dil
Courtesy of Headstuff – On this week’s episode of Sparking Change, we talk to Síofra Dempsey about the power of pronouns, and the importance (and difficulty) of challenging society’s ideas of what gender identity means.
For listeners who aren’t sure what it means to be non-binary, and who are interested in learning but are not sure where to start, Síofra and Dil discuss everything from bathrooms, to difficulties faced by queer migrants, and to how to speak to someone who has changed pronouns.
Dil also talks to Rachel Moore, a speech and language therapist at Insight Matters, and founder of Express Your Gender (xYg).
Rachel is passionate about gender diversity and expression and works with many people in the transgender community as they build confidence and self-esteem.

5.30am, 9.30am, 1.30pm, 5.30pm, 9.30pm, 1.30am
Courtesy of HeadstuffMotherfoclóir: Éimear Duffy knows a thing or two about Ireland and Irish in the rare aul’ times (specifically the 7th to 9th century). In this week’s episode, she tells Darach and Gearóidín about widespread misconceptions of early Irish society, honour prices of different statuses of people, the random sequence of recorded events in the annals and even how to retrofit modern words into earlier forms of Irish.

6.05am, 10.05am, 2.05pm, 6.05pm, 10.05pm, 2.05am
The A-Z of 1958: Episode K
If you’ve been reading our schedule over the past couple of months, you may already be aware of the fact that our Head Music Archivist, Stereo Bene, the host of this show, likes to drop little clues around the office, so that the rest of us may “guess” what the theme of his next episode will be. I’ve always presumed that he thought we didn’t know that the episodes are alphabetically themed, but lately, I’m starting to wonder if he even knows… Anyway, this week, he took the liberty of dumping all of our lunches from the staff canteen, and replaced them all with bowls of Special K. Thanks Stereo Bene. Thanks very much.

7.05am, 11.05am, 3.05pm, 7.05pm, 11.05pm, 3.05am
Paul of Sound: 
The influence behind the most influential bands in the world, who refused the chance to tour with David Bowie themselves. Paul of Sound documents the rise and decline of the eccentric electronic pioneers, Kraftwerk.


Friday 06/04/2018

4am, 8am, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm, 12am
Arts Hour
“Dark Matter: What’s missing in art and politics in an enterprise culture, Greg Sholette in conversation with Katherine Waugh”
Artist, academic, author and activist Gregory Sholette in conversation with curator, writer and filmmaker Katherine Waugh. A key event for artists and curators, this public talk was presented as part of the durational Skibbereen based Urban Explorer project led by artist Sheelagh Broderick and supported by CREATE, the National Agency for the Development of the Creative Arts through the Artist in the Community Scheme. First Broadcast in 2016.

5am, 9am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm, 1am
With Relish
Courtesy of Headstuff – It was a tough week at HeadStuff HQ for the With Relish team, as Harry and Aoife were given the mundane task of researching The Irish Beer Industry. Meeting brewers, drinking beer and getting a hands-on lesson as how to make the aforementioned beer were just some of the exploits they had the misfortune of enduring. It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it…

6am, 10am, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm, 2am
Gary’s Late Night Cuts Double Bill: Hip Hop & Rap
This week we’re getting another double shot of Gary Hannon and his Late Night Cuts, this time listening to double-feature on Hip Hop & Rap.



Saturday 07/04/2018

07/04/18 06:00 The History Show
07/04/18 07:00 In Search of the Lost Chord
07/04/18 09:00 Transmission
07/04/18 10:00 Irish Farmers Journal
07/04/18 10:31 The Sodshow
07/04/18 11:01 End Notes
07/04/18 12:01 Sounds and Places
07/04/18 13:02 Undercover Country
07/04/18 13:59 Rebel Sports Talk
07/04/18 14:26 Absolute Legends
07/04/18 14:55 Wireless from Flirt FM
07/04/18 16:00 The History Show
07/04/18 17:00 In Search of the Lost Chord
07/04/18 19:00 Transmission
07/04/18 20:00 Irish Farmers Journal
07/04/18 20:31 The Sodshow
07/04/18 21:01 End Notes
07/04/18 22:01 Sounds and Places
07/04/18 23:02 Undercover Country
07/04/18 23:59 Rebel Sports Talk
08/04/18 00:26 Absolute Legends
08/04/18 00:55 Wireless from Flirt FM

Sunday 08/04/2018

08/04/18 06:00 Sparking Change with Dil
08/04/18 07:36 Motherfocloir
08/04/18 08:09 The A-Z of 1958
08/04/18 09:09 Paul of Sound
08/04/18 10:06 Arts on Atlantic
08/04/18 11:06 With Relish
08/04/18 12:08 Gary’s Late Night Cuts
08/04/18 14:07 There’s No Business Like…
08/04/18 15:07 Pacific Age
08/04/18 16:00 Sparking Change with Dil
08/04/18 17:36 Motherfocloir
08/04/18 18:09 The A-Z of 1958
08/04/18 19:09 Paul of Sound
08/04/18 20:06 Arts on Atlantic
08/04/18 21:06 With Relish
08/04/18 22:08 Gary’s Late Night Cuts
09/04/18 00:07 There’s No Business Like…
09/04/18 01:07 Pacific Age

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