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The Great Escape 2018 - REWS

5/18/2018
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One of the acts to perform at this year's Great Escape Festival is London/Belfast based high-energy alternative rock duo REWS consisting of songstress Shauna Tohill and vocalising beat-rocker Collette Williams. They joined us in studio ahead of their show in Brighton to talk about their sound, their biggest gig to date and a Dragon's Den worthy idea for hooking bands up. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB+ and online at...

Duration:00:11:43

The Humours of Bandon at Brighton Festival

5/18/2018
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The Humours of Bandon is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of an Irish dancing championship. We met up with writer and performer Margaret McAuliffe ahead of the show's run at the Brighton Festival to find out more about the one woman show and about its inspirations. Event Details: https://brightonfestival.org/event/13586/thehumoursof_bandon/ What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB+ and online at radioreverb.com. You...

Duration:00:09:19

The Great Escape 2018 - Music from Ireland

5/15/2018
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The Great Escape Festival is the biggest music festival of the year in Brighton and takes place from 17th to 19th May. This year a stack of up and coming Irish acts will coming to Brighton to take part. One of the driving forces behind giving Irish acts a voice abroad is Angela Dorgan of Music From Ireland. We catch up with her ahead of the festival to talk about the thriving music scene in Ireland at the moment and to learn more about the largest Irish continent to date to perform at The...

Duration:00:10:32

The story of Ireland at the Eurovision

5/7/2018
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Ireland holds the record for winning the Eurovision Song Contest the most times. With 7 wins under the belt - the contest holds strong memories for people in Ireland. From an 18 year old singer who went on to run for President to a kids TV turkey puppet singing a French titled song - there have been plenty of characters along the way! Oisin O'Driscoll looks back at the story so far for Ireland at the contest. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio...

Duration:00:04:48

Love in the Harbour - an Irish play at Brighton Fringe 2018

4/30/2018
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Ahead of the imminent start of this year's Brighton Fringe festival, we speak to Eddie Alford the writer + director of a Brighton Fringe play set during World War 1\. The play follows the lives of 3 Irish members of the Royal Flying Corps and is based on true events. We find out more about the play and Eddie's own history with the Royal Air Force. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB+ and online at radioreverb.com. You can...

Duration:00:10:39

Can you help track down photos of an Irish woman in Brighton from decades ago?

4/24/2018
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We speak to Brian Cumiskey who's grandmother Peggy Curran lived in Brighton between 1948 and 1953\. She passed away recently and the family are trying to track down any photos of her and her husband (whom she met in Brighton) from that time. Brian tells us more about people she knew back then from the Irish club in Brighton - could you be related to someone who has photos or memories from that time? What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on...

Duration:00:12:16

Humanity Dick - The Irishman who founded the RSPCA

4/24/2018
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We speak to Sean Leonard, the man behind a one man show coming to the Brighton Fringe about Richard Martin MP who was known affectionately as "Humanity Dick". The Galway MP was a celebrity duellist, father of animal rights and the RSPCA, infamous cuckold and rolling financial disaster. We hear more about the colourful character and what to expect from the show Humanity Dick: A Tale of Beasts and Bullets. The show runs from 8th to 11th May at Junkyard Dogs in Brighton. What's the Craic is a...

Duration:00:15:52

Shinty, GAA, Rugby and golf - a round up of the weekend's Irish sports

10/25/2016
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We speak to Irish sports journalist Cóilín Duffy of FM104 after a busy weekend of Irish sporting action where Ireland took on Scotland in shinty, all four provinces took to the field in the European Rugby Champions Cup, GAA club hurling and football finals took place across the country and Irish golfer Padraig Harrington won his first European Tour since 2008 in Portugal. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB and online at...

Duration:00:10:21

Around Ireland on a Pushie : one month catch up!

10/25/2016
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Aussie-American TV producer and travel writer, Tara Foster, is on an adventure of a lifetime in Ireland which involves a bicycle and challenges set by her Twitter and Facebook followers! We catch up with her one month into her travels. She tells us all about her adventures so far which include : doing stand up comedy for the first time, a breakfast challenge which nearly turned her vegetarian, a visit to Facebook's European HQ and an incident with a car mirror! What's the Craic is a weekly...

Duration:00:12:59

Destination: Ballyfin Demesne - the world's number one hotel.

10/25/2016
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After readers of influential travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller voted to give County Laois luxury 5 star Ballyfin Demesne Hotel the accolade of being the No.1 hotel on the planet, we spoke to its general manager Damien Bastia about the prestigious award. He tells us more about the hotel, including its history and we find out how the staff reacted to the unexpected announcement. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB and...

Duration:00:07:52

A Tribute to Anthony Foley + recap of the weekend's club GAA action

10/18/2016
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We speak to Irish sports journalist Cóilín Duffy of FM104 about the weekend's club GAA finals across the country. We cover all the games and results and look ahead to upcoming fixtures. We also pay tribute to Munster coach and Irish rugby legend Anthony Foley who passed away at the weekend in Paris aged 42. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB and online at radioreverb.com. You can hear it live Mondays at 8pm or catch the...

Duration:00:25:04

Protest against "Brexit" border in Ireland

10/10/2016
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Three months after Britain voted to exit the European Union, the future of post-Brexit Britain is still very unclear. Nowhere is this confusion felt more than in Ireland where one of the many implications of Brexit is the future of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We talk to Fr Joe McVeigh of Border Communities against Brexit about the potential impact of the possible return of a hard border on the island of Ireland and about their recent rally against such a...

Duration:00:07:00

All Ireland Ladies Football Final - 6 in a row for Cork

9/27/2016
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After an impressive 6 All Ireland titles in a row for the Rebelletes we speak to Cóilín Duffy, sports journalist at FM104, about the weekend's All Ireland Ladies Football Final between Cork and Dublin. We talk about the game itself, the controversial point decision in the first half and have a look at who can stop Cork from making it 7 titles in a row in 2017. We also look at the rest of the weekend's ladies football action and look ahead to next weekend's All Ireland Men's Football Final...

Duration:00:14:27

Around Ireland on a Pushie!

9/19/2016
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We chat with Aussie-American TV producer and travel writer, Tara Foster, on Day One of an adventure in Ireland which will last 3 months. It involves a bicycle and challenges set by her Twitter and Facebook followers! We find out more about what she has planned, what gave her the idea for the trip and her initial take on Irish men! You can follow her adventures on social media and at taraustralis.com. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on...

Duration:00:13:37

All Ireland Football Final 2016 - the first one

9/19/2016
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After a last minute equaliser at Croke Park, we catch up with Cóilín Duffy, Irish sports journalist for Dublin's FM104, and re-live the highs, lows and sheer oddness of Dublin v Mayo at the weekend. We talk about the game itself and talk about the upcoming Final Replay. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB and online at radioreverb.com. You can hear it live Mondays at 8pm or catch the repeat on Tuesdays at 3pm or Saturdays at...

Duration:00:17:56

Fields of Athenry exhibit at Brighton Digital Festival 2016

9/13/2016
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What do Athenry, tech giant Apple and Irish football fans have in common? We speak to Matt Parker whose audiovisual installation "Fields of Athenry" is on display at the Brighton Digital Festival to find out. Using footage of football fans chanting the popular Irish song “The Fields of Athenry” mixed with a series of sonic investigations undertaken at the site of Apple’s new data centre in Athenry, his piece investigates how the medium of YouTube is a way of connecting what Athenry is, to...

Duration:00:16:05

21st Annual Crawley Irish Festival - a chat with organiser John Nolan + lead man of The Craicheads

8/22/2016
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Ahead of the August Bank Holiday weekend and the 21st Annual Crawley Irish Festival, we speak to John Nolan - organiser of this year's festival. We find out what's planned, what to expect and how it all started. We also chat to Mick O'Beirne of Craicheads who will be taking the main stage at the festival. He tells us what they have in store for their setlist and we give him an idea on how he can recruit a new drummer! What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on...

Duration:00:12:02

Editor of Skibbereen based newspaper, The Southern Star, talks about the Olympic O'Donovan factor

8/15/2016
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Olympic medal winning brothers Paul and Gary O'Donovan from Lisheen near Skibbereen in West Cork made history in Rio de Janeiro by becoming the first Irish rowers to ever reach the podium at the 2016 Games . Not only did they win silver in the Mens Lightweight Double Scull finals but they became known around the world for their easy going, off the cuff, hilarious interviews with reporters. With a quote from one such interview trending on Twitter in hours, the Olympians went viral. We speak...

Duration:00:10:44

How Irish is Brighton and Britain's DNA?

8/8/2016
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Following the results of a study done by Ancestry.co.uk which revealed that the average British person is perhaps more Irish than they thought, we spoke to Ancestry's Brad Argent about their findings. We reveal what percentage of the average British person's DNA is Irish and find out where Brighton and Hove lie in the overall "Irish/British DNA" table. We talk about how ethnicity can be tracked from DNA and how far back DNA tests can investigate. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show...

Duration:00:15:31

A chat with the 2016 London Rose, Emma Murphy O'Connor

8/2/2016
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Ahead of the Rose of Tralee International Festival 2016 [which takes place 17-23 August in Tralee, Co Kerry] we speak to the London Rose Emma Murphy O'Connor. We talk about her lifelong love of the festival which culminates in the Rose of Tralee competition, her Irish connections and WhatsApp shenanigans that her and the other Roses are already getting up to. What's the Craic is a weekly Irish radio show that broadcasts on Brighton's Radio Reverb on 97.2FM, DAB and online at radioreverb.com....

Duration:00:20:27

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