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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

Contact:

066 7123666


Episodes

Kerry Culture Night - September 19th, 2018

9/20/2018
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On this weeks show, we focus on all the wonderful events taking place around Kerry for Culture Night

Duration:00:47:05

Nicky Barry - September 12th, 2018

9/20/2018
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On this weeks In Conversation, joining Joe McGill is poet, musician, football trainer Nicky Barry, a Down man living in Kerry for almost 50 years

Duration:00:48:00

Arnold Horner - September 5th, 2018

9/6/2018
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On 'In Conversation' this week Joe McGill is joined by former UCD lecturer Arnold Horner who is an expert in maps of Kerry going down through the centuries.

Duration:00:49:55

Matt Sullivan - August 29th, 2018

8/30/2018
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On In Conversation this week, joining Joe McGill is Kenmare filmmaker Matt Sullivan. Matt has worked as a cameraman with TV channels across the world including for TV3, RTE, Sky and Al Jazeera. He was a cameraman for the Olympics in 2012 and the recent visit of the Pope. Lately he is producing and directing documentaries. He is currently involved in an exciting online series called ‘What the folk’ which he will tell Joe all about.

Duration:00:52:57

Mary B Teahan - August 22nd, 2018

8/23/2018
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On In Conversation this week is PRO of the Irish Coastal Rowing Federation Mary B Teahan from Cromane. Mary talks about all things rowing, setting up a business during the recession and much much more

Duration:00:49:42

The Cow Doctor - August 15th, 2018

8/16/2018
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On this weeks show, Joe features a documentary called 'The Cow Doctor'

Duration:00:48:33

In Conversation Highlights - August 8th, 2018

8/9/2018
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In Conversation Highlights - August 8th, 2018

Duration:00:46:20

Mary Crimmin - August 1st, 2018

8/2/2018
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On this weeks show, Joe is in Ballinskelligs to chat with 98 year old Mary Crimmin

Duration:00:48:16

Danny Leane Sr - July 25th, 2018

7/26/2018
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On this weeks In Conversation joining Joe McGill is Tralee Abbey Inn owner Danny Leane Sr. Hear Danny's great stories about going to work in England at 14 and running one of Munster's premier rock venues.

Diarmuid Lyng - July 18th, 2018

7/19/2018
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Eamonn Hickson chats with former Wexford Hurling captain Diarmuid Lyng on what sport means to him, his community and his mental health.

Duration:00:43:00

Dr.Gavan Ring - July 11th, 2018

7/12/2018
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On In Conversation this week joining Joe McGill is Cahersiveen baritone Dr.Gavan Ring who comes from Cahersiveen. A first-class honours Master of Music in Performance graduate from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Gavan also holds the double distinction of being the first opera singer and the youngest candidate to graduate from the Royal Irish Academy of Music as a Doctor of Music in Performance. Gavan is a multiple national and international prizewinner, whose Concert appearances include...

Duration:00:49:35

Noreen O'Connell - July 4th, 2018

7/5/2018
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Joe McGill speaks with Noreen O'Connell from the Irish House Caherciveen. Born in 1919 she has a great story to tell.

Duration:00:51:12

Stephen Byrne - June 27th, 2018

6/28/2018
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Joe McGill's guest on In Conversation this week is kidney transplant recipient Stephen Byrne from Tralee who is just back from Cagliari, Sardinia, where he joined 23 other members of Transplant Team Ireland to represent his country at the 10th European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships. Father of two Stephen who works in Killarney for the Department of Justice, tells Joe his fascinating story.

Duration:00:47:35

'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...

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