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Join Joe McGill 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 Joe’s guests.

Join Joe McGill 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 Joe’s guests.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

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Join Joe McGill 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 Joe’s guests.

Twitter:

@radiokerry

Language:

English

Contact:

066 7123666


Episodes

Nuala Moore - March 25th, 2020

3/26/2020
Joe McGill’s guest this week on ‘In Conversation’ is renowned Dingle swimmer and multiple Guinness World Record holder Nuala Moore. Nuala is one of the world’s foremost open water and ice swimmers. Tune in from 6pm today to hear about her many adventures.

John Hogan - March 18th, 2020

3/19/2020
This week Joe's guest was Country and Irish Music legend John Hogan

John Lenihan - March 11th, 2020

3/12/2020
Joe McGill’s guest on In Conversation this week is one of Kerry’s greatest sportspeople; John Lenihan. John was born in Toureen, Ballymacelligott and went on to win the Irish Mountain Championship - run on Carrauntoohil - on 19 occasions. As well as being a star in athletics and cross country running, his greatest hour came in 1991 when he won the World Mountain Running Championship in Switzerland, the only Irishman to win this highly prestigious event. Hear his life story and find out what...

Fiona Brennan – March 4th, 2020

3/5/2020
This week Joe speaks to Killorglin native Fiona Brennan. Fiona is a theatre historian who be talking about among other things her Research on Kerry amateur drama history and neglected women playwrights.

James Kilbane - February 26th, 2020

2/27/2020
On this week's In Conversation Joe's guest is James Kilbane who is now a multi-platinum selling Christian, gospel, Celtic country and Irish folk singer. James was the runner up in Ireland's national talent television show You're A Star in 2003 / 2004. Since then he has established his career with his mix of gospel, Christian, country and folk music.

John Casey - February 19th, 2020

2/20/2020
On this week's ‘In Conversation’ Joe McGill's guest is executive chef John Casey. John who is from the Glen in south Kerry has worked all over the world in some of the most prestigious establishments. He has cooked for among others Fidel Castro, Lady Diana, and Burt Reynolds. John will talk about his life growing up on Bolus Head, travelling the globe, and how a life-threatening illness caused him to revaluate his life. He eventually moved home and is now passing his vast knowledge on to...

Una O'Neill - February 12th, 2020

2/13/2020
Joe McGill's guest on 'In Conversation' this week is Templenoe native and community activist Una O'Neill. Una will tell Joe about having to leave school at the age of 13 to help out at home following the death of her step mother from Polio. She will also talk about emigrating to Australia and spending over thirty years there (including operating a sheep farm over thousands of acres) before returning to Sneem. Since her return Una has thrown herself into the community and is involved in many...

Donal Courtney - January 29th, 2020

2/11/2020
Donal Courtney - January 29th, 2020

George Kelly - February 5th, 2020

2/6/2020
Joe McGill is joined by George Kelly from Ballymallis. George runs Hazel Fort Farm. He has been a farm manager for most of his life including spending a decade farming in Saudi Arabia. He was national chair of the Men's Shed Organisation and has been involved in various tourist and enterprise boards here in Kerry and beyond. He is currently the vice chair of SKDP.

Mary Cremin - January 22nd, 2020

1/23/2020
Joe's guest on 'In Conversation' is Mary Cremin from Ballinskelligs who he interviewed in 2018 at the age of 98. Mary had a great story to tell including among other things what rural Kerry was like in the 1920's and how she spent many years in New York. Joe was invited to Mary’s 100th Birthday which was to take place last Saturday but alas she passed away before it and was buried last Thursday on the day of 100th Birthday. This interview captures the wonderful woman Mary was.

John Drummey – January 15th, 2020

1/16/2020
Joe McGill’s guest on ‘In Conversation’ this week is John Drummey of Radio Kerry and ‘John Drummey Communications’. Over the years John has worked with a number of high profile companies, organisations, festivals and events since 2008 including: Rose of Tralee International Festival. He has had a successful career as an award-winning broadcaster and journalist in Kerry, Dublin, Cork, Clare, Carlow, Kildare and Limerick for 20 years. During that time, John won five National Radio Advertising...

Johnny Quaid – January 8th, 2020

1/9/2020
On this week's In Conversation, Joe McGill’s guest is Johnny Quaid from Athea Co. Limerick. Confined to a wheelchair following a back injury when he was 17 years old; Johnny as gone on to represent Ireland in the World Pool Championships and is a founding member of Tralee senior wheel chair basketball team; ‘Kingdom Wheelblasters’. He is currently pursuing a career in journalism and is attending the Kerry ETB/Radio Kerry course in media and journalism. Johnny will talk about his life to date...

In Conversation Christmas Special – December 18th, 2019

12/19/2019
A Christmas special with Aidan O’Carroll and the Kerry School of Music, featuring some wonderful music by choirs and orchestras founded by the KSM. One to get you in the festive spirit!!

Roisin Meaney – December 11th, 2019

12/12/2019
Joining Joe on ‘In Conversation’ this week is award winning author Roisin Meaney. She has published several best-selling books for adults and two for children. Her work has been translated widely

Donal Ryan – December 4th, 2019

12/5/2019
Joe McGill's guest on 'In Conversation' this week is Donal Ryan was born in Nenagh in North Tipperary. His first novel, The Spinning Heart (2012), won the Guardian First Book Award and the EU Prize for Literature and Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards. It was also shortlisted for the IMPAC International Literary Award and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The Thing About December (2013), Ryan’s 2015 short story collection, A Slanting of the Sun (2015), and All We Shall Know (2016)...

Michael Murphy and Terry O’Sullivan - November 27th, 2019 – November 27th, 2019

11/28/2019
Michael Murphy and Terry O’Sullivan - November 27th, 2019 – November 27th, 2019

Eddie Hutchinson - November 20th, 2019

11/22/2019
Joe McGill's guest on 'In Conversation' this week is renowned Naomhóg builder Eddie Hutchinson who has been involved in boat building for more than 50 years at Moorstown, near Dingle, and is synonymous with the Dingle Regatta. Eddie's boats are all over the world including in the Vatican. He has the unique honour of building a boat for a saint; Pope John Paul II.

Kevin Griffin - November 13th, 2019

11/14/2019
Joe McGill's guest on In Conversation is Kevin Griffin who is from Killorglin and is about to launch a new book of poems called 'Holding Salamanders'

Stephen James Smith - November 6th, 2019

11/7/2019
Stephen is a Dublin Poet and playwright, and Ireland's foremost spoken word artist.

Joanne Morgan - October 30th, 2019

10/31/2019
Joe McGill’s guest today was Joanne Morgan, from Dooks. Joanne has spent the past 20 years studying various therapies such as Integrated Energy therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Quantum Thinking Technologies, and is also a business and life coach. In addition the Dooks native specialises in treating people with anxiety.