Programme Archive

Reverberations Poetry Series
Reverberations
Six of Ireland’s foremost poets and spoken word artists speak about their work, and perform a poem inspired by a particular soundscape in a unique location. Produced by Alan Meaney. Please listen on headphones if you can.  Series 2 of Reverberations can be listened to here. Starting Monday October 9th at 6pm on RTE Radio …
A Pilot's Honour
A Pilot’s Honour
In this gripping and haunting radio thriller, a US fighter pilot almost killed in Iraq finds unexpected love on Ireland’s wild western shore. Captain Bob Conway’s soul is broken, just like his body was in Iraq. In the effort to rebuild himself, he travels to Galway in Ireland, where he meets and falls in love …
Team Tom Crean
In Tom Crean’s Footsteps
Tom Crean is an Irish hero. In 1916, he was part of Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition to the Antarctic and one of the greatest adventure stories ever told. When the Endurance became trapped in pack ice and sank the crew piled into three small lifeboats and sailed to the uninhabited Elephant Island. But the rescue …
The Prime of Johnny Broody
The Prime of Johnny Broody
A dark Irish comedy of greed, lust and sandwich making. Johnny Broody has two spirits watching over him, as he cares for his dying mother. His impending fortune causes many attempts to sway him in the small fictional village of Caherdaniel. On a windswept Irish bog positioned somewhere in the afterlife, two Irish ghosts meet …
Sophie Coyle Interview & Session
Galway born, Dundalk based singer Sophie Coyle joined Alan Meaney in studio to talk about her songwriting process, her gothic folk and the recording of her new album, due in 2016. She played 3 new songs too.
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Interview and Live Session
I interviewed Rock n Roll family Kitty, Daisy & Lewis about their new album The Third, working with Mick Jones from The Clash, life on the road and their sense of style. They played two tracks from the album live in studio.
Fairies Only Wear Wings Radio Drama
Fairies Only Wear Wings
On a bright summer’s day on a quiet lake in the Irish Midlands, a small boat is found drifting into shore. It contains the body of a 16 year old girl; Lizzie Lacey, clad in a white dress and bedecked with garlands of flowers. There are no obvious marks on her body. Police launch a …
Heads Up Mental Health Series
Heads Up
Heads Up is a series of 10 half hour radio programmes on student mental health. It started during Mental Health Week on October 7th 2015, and ran every Wednesday at 2pm until December 9th 2015 on Flirt FM 101.3. We spoke to a wide range of counselors, researchers, students, artists and performers about issues that …
Sound Conversations Radio Documentary Series
Sound Conversations
Sound Conversations is a short radio documentary series, showcasing the work and creative inspiration of fifteen of Ireland’s most exciting sound practitioners across a wide spectrum of audio disciplines – including sound art, poetry, sound therapy, broadcasting and sound design amongst others. In a short chat with presenter La Cosa Preziosa, participants discuss their inspirations …
Colm Mac Con Iomaire Interview
The Frames Colm Mac Con Iomare is an incredible fiddle player, and an amazing all round musician. He has just released his second solo album ‘And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir)’. I spoke to him about the album, his methods of composing, his live show and The Frames 25th anniversary.