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The Spirit of Irish
Host: Manchán Magan Guests: Ciara Ní É, Billy MacFhloinn and Gabriel Rosenstock The Irish language can be a battleground, a hot potato, a hornet’s nest, but let’s step away from all that …. Let’s instead try to explore the essence of the language, the life-pulse that runs through it. There is an energy encoded within teanga na Gaeilge – a mind-set, a spirit, as well as innumerably folk memories. Join Manchán Magan with guests Ciara Ní É, Billy MacFhloinn and Gabriel Rosenstock to explore...
Host: Róise Goan Guests: Fiona Kearney (The Glucksman), Lynn Scarff (National Museum of Ireland), Simon O'Connor (MoLI) How does the design of a space influence the work it contains and the experience of audiences who engage with it? How does this vary from old buildings to new and renovated spaces? What are our priorities in terms of designing cultural spaces in terms of representing the needs of artists and artefacts to the needs of visitors? Róise Goan (The Local Group) is joined in...
Cities as Playgrounds
Host: Jane Gleeson Guests: Edel Tobin (Waterford Walls), Aaron Copeland (A Playful City), Rebekah McCabe (Save CQ), Holly Pereira (muralist) Our urban landscape provides an opportune canvas for creative expression and cultural activity. Artists across Ireland are using unique and innovative skills to foster play in urban spaces and cityscapes transforming grey walls into stages and installations. In this episode of the Culture Night Podcast, Jane Gleeson of Above the Fold meets people behind...
Music: Sean Nós Nua
Host: Eoghan O'Sullivan Guests: Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty (Saint Sister), Daithí Ó Drónaí, Inni-K and Radie Peat This episode of the Culture Night Podcast explores how a new generation of Irish musicians are repurposing traditional musical instruments, melodies and rhythms to create contemporary sounds. Saint Sister, Daithí, Radie Peat and Inni-K join Eoghan O'Sullivan (The Point of Everything) in conversation to discuss how how they relate to trad music and traditional elements,...
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Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Friday 21st September. Produced in association with HeadStuff Podcast Network, the Culture Night Podcast delves into different facets of culture and the arts, with some leading thinkers, doers and makers exploring the ways in which our cultural heritage enhances our experiences.