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Join Weeshie every Wednesday evening as he meets some of the most interesting characters from Kerry and beyond. From well known and lauded personalities to modest, unsung heroes, In Conversation gives listeners the chance to really get to know Weeshie’s guests.

Join Weeshie every Wednesday evening as he meets some of the most interesting characters from Kerry and beyond. From well known and lauded personalities to modest, unsung heroes, In Conversation gives listeners the chance to really get to know Weeshie’s guests.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Join Weeshie every Wednesday evening as he meets some of the most interesting characters from Kerry and beyond. From well known and lauded personalities to modest, unsung heroes, In Conversation gives listeners the chance to really get to know Weeshie’s guests.

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@radiokerry

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English

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066 7123666


Episodes

'Beyond Limits' - June 20th, June, 2018

6/21/2018
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On 'In Conversation' this week we hear episodes from the series 'Beyond Limits' which Joe McGill and Connie Broderick produced. In sport athletes entertain us with their strength and competitive spirit. Then, there are those who inspire us with their ability to overcome adversity. In 'Beyond Limits' we are going to take a deeper look into the inspiring lives of three young men and women who have faced challenges and difficulties in life yet found the will, confidence, and ability to succeed...

Duration:00:49:27

Celine Slattery - June 14th, 2018

6/14/2018
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Joe McGill chats to Tralee woman Celine Slattery. Celine will give a fascinating insight into what it was like growing up in Killarney in the 1940’s and moving to Tralee as a teenager. She will talk about her father who was County Secretary in Tralee and a close friend of Éamon de Valera. She will talk about her involvement in the Kingdom County Fair, Tralee Development Association, and the Rose of Tralee among other things. She will also speak about her role as constituency secretary to...

Duration:00:47:25

Declam Nerney - June 6th

6/7/2018
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Joe McGill chats with country and Irish Music legend Declan Nerney.

Duration:00:51:45

Dermot Moriarty - May 30th

5/31/2018
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Joe McGill's was joined by Radio Kerry's Sounds Country presenter Dermot Moriarty. Dermot presents one of Radio Kerry’s longest running shows and is himself a star of country music. He talks about all thing's life and music with Joe.

Duration:00:48:39

Christy Leahy - May 23rd, 2018

5/24/2018
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On In Conversation this week Joe McGill is joined by founder member and president of St Brendan's park football club Christy Leahy.

Duration:00:47:31

Annemarie Ní Churreáin - May 16th, 2018

5/17/2018
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Joe McGill’s guest on In Conversation this week is Kerry County Council Writer in Residence, Annemarie Ní Churreáin. Annemarie is a poet from North West Donegal. Her poems have been published in Ireland and abroad. Some of the major publications to feature her work include Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Shop and The London Magazine.

Duration:00:47:12

Brendan McCarthy - May 9th, 2018

5/10/2018
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Joe McGill’s guest this week on In Conversation is Tralee native Brendan McCarthy. Brendan is publishing a history book which was banned by the Bishop of Kerry in 1932. The author of the book, Fr William Ferris (1881–1971) was an extraordinary individual in his own right. He compiled a controversial survey called ‘The Kerry Searchlight’ on the state of teaching of Irish in the primary schools of Kerry in 1919. He was targeted for assassination by ‘The Black Hand Gang’ in 1921 for his Sinn...

Duration:00:47:47

Ian Wilson - May 2nd, 2018

5/3/2018
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On In Conversation this week, Joe McGill’s guest is Kerry County Council Musician in Residence, Ian Wilson. Ian, a native of Belfast, has written nearly 200 works, including operas, concertos, string quartets, a range of orchestral and chamber music as well as multi-media pieces. His compositions have been performed in six continents, and presented at festivals including the BBC Proms, Venice Biennale, Frankfurt Book Fair and at venues such as Carnegie Hall, London’s Royal Albert Hall and...

Duration:00:47:09

Paddy Bushe - April 25th, 2018

4/26/2018
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Thursday is national poetry day and Joe McGill’s this week In Conversation Wednesday evening at 6pm is award winning poet Paddy Bushe. Paddy writes in both English and Irish and is also a translator. He lives in Waterville and has published numerous collections, including To Ring In Silence, New and Selected Poems (Dedalus, 2008 ). He was the editor of Voices at the World’s Edge: Irish Poets on Skellig Michael(Dedalus, 2010 ). He has been a recipient of the Oireachtas and Michael Hartnett...

Duration:00:48:52

Dan Horan - April 18th, 2018

4/19/2018
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On In Conversation this week, Joe McGill's guest is well known businessman Dan Horan who was this year's Grand Marshal for the Tralee St Patrick’s Day Parade. Mr Horan opened his first shop in Abbey Court in Tralee in 1988 and he now has 22 stores across Munster.

Duration:00:48:39

Stephen McCarthy- April 4th 2018

4/5/2018
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Joe McGill's guest on ‘In Conversation" is award winning sports photographer with Sportsfile, Stephen McCarthy. Among the numerous events that the Cahersiveen man has covered include; 2 Olympics, 4 world athletic championships, 2 Euros, 2 world boxing championships, one rugby world cup, 2 Lions tours, and 19 All Ireland finals in football and hurling. A great insight into what it’s like to being sports photographer at the highest level.

Duration:00:50:38

Santa Ignace- March 28th, 2018

3/29/2018
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On ‘In Conversation’, Joe McGill’s guest is award winning concert pianist Santa Ignace. Originally from Latvia, now living in Killorglin, Santa has performed all over the world and as a teacher has handed her knowledge on to the next generation of talented musicians here in Kerry. As well as talking about her life we will hear some of her favourite performances.

Duration:00:48:32

Sean O’Shea - March 21st, 2018

3/22/2018
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Joe McGill’s guest this week on In Conversation is Sean O’Shea from Caherdaniel. ‘Seano’ will talk about being adopted in the 40’s and growing up in Caherdaniel, playing football, wearing the green and gold with Mick O’Connell and Mick O’Dwyer, fishing around South Kerry, 25 years bringing people to the Skelligs, his popular fruit and veg business, and much more besides!!!

Duration:00:47:49

Neil Flynn - March 14th, 2018

3/15/2018
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Joe chats to award winning playwright, director, and writer, Tralee man Neil Flynn.

Duration:00:47:35

Ballydonoghue Bardic Festival - March 7th, 2018

3/8/2018
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Plenty of stories, songs, and craic this week as Joe McGill chats with the people behind the upcoming Ballydonoghue Bardic Festival

Duration:00:48:09

Maeve McGrath - February 28th, 2018

3/1/2018
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Joe McGill’s guest this week is Irish actress, writer, producer, and Artistic Director with the Kerry Film Festival Maeve McGrath. Among this incredibly talented Limerick woman’s screen credits are; Brooklyn, Vanner, Buddy, The Normandy Express, Ros na Rún, Mother me Daughter, Cowboys and Angels, Fair City, and Ballykissangel.

Duration:00:48:34

Colin 'Poshey' Ahern - February 21st, 2018

2/22/2018
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Joe McGill's guest on In Conversation this week is mental health campaigner Colin 'Poshey' Ahern from Tralee

Duration:00:47:38

John Diony O'Connor In Conversation - February 14th, 2018

2/15/2018
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John Diony O'Connor, Dingle Auctioneer and EBS manager

Duration:00:46:55

Skellig Islands In Conversation February 07th, 2018

2/8/2018
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Skellig Islands In Conversation February 07th, 2018

Duration:00:48:26

Action Lesotho , January 31st, 2018

2/1/2018
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Action Lesotho , January 31st, 2018

Duration:01:04:03