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Three Castles Burning

Sep 24, 2021

In 2017, Dubliners came together to mark the final resting place of Thomas Dudley, better known to Dublin as 'Bang Bang'. This podcast, with Daniel Lambert from Phibsboro's Bang Bang Cafe, explores the great love of the city for this never-forgotten character.


Sep 17, 2021

Please forgive sound as I'm away from - and between - homes. Recorded from deepest East Berlin.

I have long been interested in the factory buildings that dot Dublin - Art Deco gems like Kodak and Player Wills especially - but who worked in them? And what should be done with them?

(Pod Thumbnail: Williams and Woods from...


Sep 6, 2021

St Enda's - Scoil Eanna - was a radical new approach to education.  With a strong emphasis on art and nature, as well as a keen internationalism in its approach, the school was a key part of the cultural revival in early twentieth century Dublin.

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Aug 30, 2021

In 1965, The Rolling Stones toured Ireland twice. On both occasions, they packed them in to Dublin's Adelphi. They were stars in January but superstars by September. Recorded this one at the weekend as a tribute to Charlie Watts,RIP.

(Spotfy Thumbnail is Subset's Rolling Stones mural, Dublin 2018)


Aug 23, 2021

Jane Wilde - Speranza - was a nationalist, a champion of the rights of women, a poet and a Dublin socialite. In her lifetime her son Oscar achieved international fame, and her husband infamy at home. She also inspired the title of a Smiths song,  and deserves a Dublin memorial.