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An Scoth Today, the show Dún na nGall agus an Chéad Chogadh Domhanda, about the estimated 5000 people from Donegal who fought in the First World War.
MOVIES AND MUSICALS ‘Be yourself.  The world worships the original.’ (Ingrid Bergman) Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the talented and much loved actress Ingrid Bergman. Aedín includes music from three of her films today including Casablanca. From the world of musicals today, hit songs from High Society, Showboat, Cabaret, Chicago and Calamity Jane. RTÉ […]
DOCUMENTARY ON ONE: An open verdict When Gardai entered a holiday bungalow on Mayo's Northwest coast in April 2014, they found a scene of desperation and solitude. Scattered amongst the rubbish lay the body of Marsha Mehran, 36. Marsha, an Iranian born author, set her debut novel 'Pomegranate Soup' in Mayo which became an international best seller with translation into 15 languages.
I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue | RTÉ Radio 1 Extra The long-running, self-styled antidote to panel games. Todays show comes from Bristol. Joining presenter Humphrey Littleton are panellists Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Jeremy Hardy and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
JAZZ ON THE BAY Jazz singer Melanie O'Reilly drops in to Feinsteins at the Nikko in San Francisco to meet the owner - Singer, pianist, arranger, composer & music archivist, Michael Feinstein - "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook" who is a multi-platinum-selling, 2 -time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and has received international recognition for his commitment to celebrating America's popular song and preserving its legacy for the next generation.
RICHARD HARRIS REVISITED: THE JOE JACKSON TAPES (Repeat) In 1987 Joe Jackson's first interview with Richard Harris was published in an Irish magazine as a cover story with this headline: 'Richard Harris as you never saw or heard him before.' Joe Jackson suggests "the same is true, but even more so" of his two-part programme, Richard Harris Re-vistited: The Joe Jackson Tapes.
Ar an Bhaile Seo All about the history of the silver mines near Gort an Choirce in Donegal.
Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me | RTÉ Radio 1 Extra Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.
GREAT MOMENTS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC In 1831, the brilliant young Felix Mendelssohn spent several months travelling through Italy, as part of a Grand Tour taking him right across Europe.  Musical standards there might have left him cold – he described the opera singers he heard in Naples as ‘the worst Italian ones I ever heard anywhere’ – but the landscapes […]
NATURE ON ONE: IRELAND’S WILD PEOPLE People have their passions. Some of us like football, some become obsessed with music, cooking or vintage cars, but what inspires someone to devote their lives to wildlife? Following on from Colin Stafford Johnson's 10-part radio documentary series 'Nature on One', broadcast in 2013, in this second series, 'Ireland's Wild People', Colin meets those wildlife enthusiasts and experts who have spent a lifetime trying to learn about and protect our natural heritage.