The Family of Things Episode 7 – Linda Buckley

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Helen Shaw’s guest in this episode is Cork born composer Linda Buckley who writes contemporary music drawing inspiration from the world around her, from the soundscape of her childhood growing up on a diary farm overlooking the Old Head of Kinsale to other places close to her heart including Iceland. read more …

Bright Sparks

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Bright Sparks is an eight part science documentary series for RTE Radio 1 presented by physicist, Professor Shane Bergin from Trinity College Dublin. The series broadcasts, 7-8pm Sun May 24th - Sun July 12th 2015 on RTÉ Radio 1. You can catch up with podcasts of Bright Sparks via iTunes. "Scientists are read more …

Vocal Chords

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Vocal Chords is a five part music documentary series for The Lyric Feature on RTÉ lyric fm presented by one of Ireland’s most acclaimed sean-nós singers Iarla Ó Lionáird.  In a global exploration Iarla explores the question whether singing is mankind’s primary means of communication and why we read more …

The Family of Things – Episode 6

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The Family of Things is a new audio transmedia project from Athena Media. It's a podcast series about ideas, life and how we live it. Helen Shaw meets actor and writer Mark O’Halloran the creative force behind the darkly comic films Adam & Paul and Garage. Mark talks about growing up in a big family in read more …