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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.

Past interviewees include Adi Roche, Toireasa Ferris and GOAL’s John O’Shea…so tune in as Weeshie delves into the private lives of some of Ireland’s most interesting people.

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

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

John Diony O'Connor, Dingle Auctioneer and EBS manager

Skellig Islands In Conversation February 07th, 2018

Skellig Islands In Conversation February 07th, 2018

Skellig Islands In Conversation February 07th, 2018

Action Lesotho , January 31st, 2018

Action Lesotho , January 31st, 2018

Action Lesotho , January 31st, 2018

In Conversation with Joe McGill, January 24th, 2018

In Conversation with Joe McGill, January 24th, 2018

In Conversation with Joe McGill

Rathmore’s Marian Players - January 17th, 2018

Rathmore’s Marian Players - January 17th, 2018

Joe McGill’s guests on In Conversation this week are members of Rathmore’s Marian Players. The group, who stage an annual pantomime in Rathmore, raised over €262,000 for the Kerry Parents and Friends Association over the past 30 years.

Michael Gallagher - January 10th, 2018

Michael Gallagher - January 10th, 2018

Joe McGill's guest this week on In Conversation from 6pm is poet Michael Gallagher. Michael was born on Achill Island, worked in London for forty years and now lives in Lyreacrompane. His poetry, prose and songs have been published in journals and anthologies throughout Europe, America, Canada, Australia, Japan, India, Thailand and Nepal. His work has been translated into Croatian, Japenese, Dutch, German, and Chinese. His short stories have been long-listed by both RTE and BBC. He won the 2010 Eigse Michae

Kerry School of Music - December 20th, 2017

Kerry School of Music - December 20th, 2017

Kerry School of Music - December 20th, 2017

In Conversation - Best of 2017

In Conversation - Best of 2017

Joe McGill looks back at some of the highlights of interviews he did during 2017

Pat O'Shea - December 13th, 2017

Pat O'Shea - December 13th, 2017

Joe McGill's guest this week on 'In Conversation' is Pat O'Shea from Valentia Island who worked with the Irish Lights for 38 years as a light house keeper around the coast of Ireland.

Kerry Choral Union Choir - December 6th, 2017

Kerry Choral Union Choir - December 6th, 2017

Joe McGill speaks to members of the Kerry Choral Union Choir who have some great musical pieces to get you in the festive mood!!

50th anniversary celebrations of Coiste Na nOg

50th anniversary celebrations of Coiste Na nOg

This week, Joe McGill went along to the 50th anniversary celebrations of Coiste Na nOg in Kerry and speaks to many of those involved down through the years.

John Cleary - November 22nd, 2017

John Cleary - November 22nd, 2017

Joe McGill's guest on this weeks 'In Conversation' is Tralee photographer John Cleary. John has been taking photos for over 50 years around the county. He will be telling Joe about that time and his new book 'T'was only like yesterday'

Michelle Hadad - November 15th, 2017

Michelle Hadad - November 15th, 2017

Joe McGill's guest this week is long-time Kingdom resident Michelle Hadad where she will talk about her new book 'The Secret Box - Finding the Key' promising to help readers unlock the secrets of a life fully lived. Brazilian native and lifestyle coach Michelle, will talk about the self-help guide based on the fictional life of main character Maria, with each chapter 'unlocking' another key along the journey of self-discovery.

Sean Lyons - November 8th, 2017

Sean Lyons - November 8th, 2017

Joe McGill's guest othis week is Author Sean Lyons. Sean has published one novel, two collections of humorous poetry and numerous short stories. He has won the Percy French poetry prize for his humorous verse twice and has appeared at many festivals, including the inaugural Los Gatos/Listowel Writer’s Week. He is a regular contributor to Radio Kerry and is past chair of Listowel Writers’ Week and a retired teacher. Sean has travelled all over the world and has a great story to tell.

John Layden - November 1st, 2017

John Layden - November 1st, 2017

On 'In Conversation' this week, Joe's guest is John Layden who spits his time between Waterville and Glenbeigh. John was a professional soccer player and then went on to teach Ancient Greek and Latin; he's now learning Irish in South Kerry. John will tell his live story, about growing up near the mining area of South Yorkshire and life as a soccer player and teacher and ultimately moving to Kerry.

Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy from Miltown joins Joe McGill on the show to talk about his involvement in the County board, Milltown/Castlemaine GAA, and growing up in Larkins Bar and Bakery.

Brother Guy Consolmagno - October 18th, 2017

Brother Guy Consolmagno - October 18th, 2017

Brother Guy Consolmagno is both a Jesuit brother and the Director at the Vatican Observatory, splitting his time between the meteorite collection in Rome and the Vatican telescope in Arizona. His work has sent him around the world several times to dozens of countries and every continent, including a meteorite hunting expedition to Antarctica

Sean O'Laoghaire - October 11th, 2017

Sean O'Laoghaire - October 11th, 2017

On this weeks 'In Conversation', Joe McGill is joined by Sean O'Laoghaire; talented artist and storyteller from Portmagee. Sean has a great story to tell.

Namir Karim & Danny Finucane - October 4th, 2017

Namir Karim & Danny Finucane - October 4th, 2017

On ‘In Conversation’ this week, joining Joe McGill is two men who fought on different sides of the first Gulf war who now live in Kerry and have become good friends. Namir Karim met his Listowel wife in Iraq and now lives in Tralee and Danny Finucane from Tarbert was in the American army. Tune in to Radio Kerry from 6pm to hear this amazing story.

Monty O'Neill - September 27th, 2017

Monty O'Neill - September 27th, 2017

This week, Joe is joined by oarsman Monty O'Neill from Cromane

Culture Night in Kerry - September 20th, 2017

Culture Night in Kerry - September 20th, 2017

On In Conversation this week, Joe McGill talks about Culture Night in Kerry which takes place this Friday. Joe will be joined by Kerry Culture Night Ambassador Aidan O'Mahony and other groups involved in the night.

Colm Keane - September 13th, 2017

Colm Keane - September 13th, 2017

On In Conversation this week, Joe McGill is joined by Colm Keane, the author, journalist and broadcaster, who has just published a new book on Ireland’s most popular saint – the Italian miracle-worker and stigmatic, Padre Pio entitled ‘Padre Pio Irish encounters with the saint

Robert Houlihan - September 7th, 2017

Robert Houlihan - September 7th, 2017

Joe McGill's guest this week is renowned conductor Robert Houlihan

Pádraig Ó Donnabháin - August 30th, 2017

Pádraig Ó Donnabháin - August 30th, 2017

Joe McGill’s guest is Tralee native Pádraig Ó Donnabháin; the author of Stanley's Letter: The National School System and Inspectors in Ireland, 1831 – 1922. A fascinating insight into what the national school system was like in Ireland during this period.

Maurice Bric - August 23rd, 2017

Maurice Bric - August 23rd, 2017

Joe McGill was joined by Professor of History at UCD and the Director of the Daniel O'Connell Summer School, Caherciveen native Maurice Bric. Among many different accomplishments, Maurice established the Clinton Institute for American Studies at UCD, of which he became Foundation Director. He was also a political advisor to Brian Lenihan Senior when he was Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Maurice Bric - August 23rd, 2017

Maurice Bric - August 23rd, 2017

Joe McGill was joined by Professor of History at UCD and the Director of the Daniel O'Connell Summer School, Caherciveen native Maurice Bric. Among many different accomplishments, Maurice established the Clinton Institute for American Studies at UCD, of which he became Foundation Director. He was also a political advisor to Brian Lenihan Senior when he was Minister for Foreign Affairs.

John Fitzpatrick - August 16th, 2017

John Fitzpatrick - August 16th, 2017

On 'In Conversation' this week, Joe McGIll's guest is Ballinskelligs native John Fitzpatrick. Hear John's great success story about moving back to Ballingkelligs as a child from New York and about returning to the Big Apple where he went on to establish 'Gotham Drywall' which employs 300 people. A great insight into being Irish in New York and much much more.

Mick Byrne - August 9th, 2017

Mick Byrne - August 9th, 2017

On this weeks show, Joe is in Valentia Island to chat with legendary Ireland Physio Mick Byrne

Jerry Mulvihill - August 2nd, 2017

Jerry Mulvihill - August 2nd, 2017

On this weeks show, joining Joe is Jerry Mulvihill, author of a new historical book: 'The Truth Behind The Irish Famine'

Patie O'Sullivan - July 26th, 2017

Patie O'Sullivan - July 26th, 2017

Joe McGill speaks with singer/songwriter and Waterville man Patie O'Sullivan who now lives in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Nora O'Keefe - July 19th, 2017

Nora O'Keefe - July 19th, 2017

On this weeks In Conversation, joining Joe McGill is Nora O'Keefe. She tells Joe about the first ever steeplechase and an amazing story involving Daniel O'Connell and much more

Michael Egan - July 12th, 2017

Michael Egan - July 12th, 2017

Joining Joe McGill this week is Michael Egan; retired radio officer at Valentia Coastguard radio and chairman of Knightstown tidy towns.

Fr Pat Ahern - July 5th, 2017

Fr Pat Ahern - July 5th, 2017

On In Conversation this week, Joe McGill talks to Fr Pat Ahern, founder of Siamsa Tíre, who recently received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from UCC and a fellowship from IT Tralee. Here is what they said about Fr Ahern: Fr Pat has made an immense contribution to the cultural, economic and religious life in this region which is recognised nationally and internationally. As an organisation devoted to the economic, social and cultural development of this area, it is a great pleasure and indeed appropriate tha

Christopher Keane - June 28th, 2017

Christopher Keane - June 28th, 2017

Joe McGill is joined by Christopher Keane this week, author of the book 'From Laois to Kerry'

Bryan MacMahon - June 21st, 2017

Bryan MacMahon - June 21st, 2017

On In Conversation with Joe McGill this week is author of 'The Great Famine in Tralee and North Kerry' Bryan MacMahon.

Joan Collins - June 14th, 2017

Joan Collins - June 14th, 2017

On this weeks 'In Conversation', Joe McGill goes out of the studio and visits Joan Collins from Aghadoe who was the chairperson of the national executive of the ICA and who set up ‘Women in Agriculture’ in South Kerry.

Linda Flanagan - June 7th, 2017

Linda Flanagan - June 7th, 2017

On this week's In Conversation is Linda Flanagan, who moved from Indonesia to Kerry in 2002 and set up a dance business.

Creative Writers - May 24th, 2017

Creative Writers - May 24th, 2017

Joe McGill speaks with Creative writers based in Kerry

Shelia Crowley - May 31st, 2017

Shelia Crowley - May 31st, 2017

On 'In Conversation' this week, Joe McGill's guest is Shelia Crowley from Beaufort. Shelia is the Author of 'Glencar; my own place', retired principle of Boheshill National School, Glencar, and a member of the 'Women in Agriculture' group.

100 Years of Valentia Radio - May 17th, 2017

100 Years of Valentia Radio - May 17th, 2017

On In Conversation this week Joe McGill airs the documentary he did with Connie Broderick called '100 Years of Valentia Radio' which is all about the history of this amazing facility that has saved countless lives at sea.

Martine Brennan - May 10th, 2017

Martine Brennan - May 10th, 2017

Irish genealogy researcher, teacher, and writer; Martine Brennan from Tralee

Noreen O'Connell - May 3rd, 2017

Noreen O'Connell - May 3rd, 2017

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

Pat Murphy - April 19th, 2017

Pat Murphy - April 19th, 2017

Pat Murphy - April 19th, 2017

Vincent Hyland - April 26th, 2017

Vincent Hyland - April 26th, 2017

Joining Joe McGill this week is multi-award winning digital media professional, artist, filmmaker, writer, scientist and musician, Vincent Hyland, who is based just outside the picturesque town of Catherdaniel.

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarrai 2017 - April 12th, 2017

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarrai 2017 - April 12th, 2017

On this weeks In Conversation with Joe McGill is the organisers of Fleadh Cheoil Chiarrai 2017 and some great live music

Eugene O'Connell & Eileen Sheehan - April 5th, 2017

Eugene O'Connell & Eileen Sheehan - April 5th, 2017

Joe chats with Eugene O'Connell & Eileen Sheehan of The Deep Heart's Core, a new poetry book

Michael Herrmann - March 29th, 2017

Michael Herrmann - March 29th, 2017

ON this weeks In Conversation is German photographer Michael Herrmann who now lives in South Kerry. Michael will be talking about growing up in East Berlin next to the Berlin Wall, his grandfather's time in a German concentration camp, and moving to Ballinskelligs where he has learned to speak Irish.

Kerry United Nations Veterans Association Post 32

Kerry United Nations Veterans Association Post 32

On 'In Conversation' this week Joe McGill is joined by members of the Kerry United Nations Veterans Association Post 32

Ted Moynihan - March 15th, 2017

Ted Moynihan - March 15th, 2017

This week on In Conversation is Kerry Person of the Year, Ted Moynihan

Pat Falvey - March 1st, 2017

Pat Falvey - March 1st, 2017

On ‘In Conversation’ this week, joining Joe McGill is famous explorer, business man, and motivational speaker Pat Falvey. Pat has weathered booms and busts, and over his life as an entrepreneur he experienced the hunger for success, the yearning for more, the disappointment of failures, and the satisfaction of achievement. Pat will be talking about his life and his new book ‘You have the Power; Explore The Mindset You Need To Realise Your Dreams’.

Sharon & Travis Crain - February 23rd, 2017

Sharon & Travis Crain - February 23rd, 2017

Joining Joe McGill this week on ‘In Conversation’ are US mother and son, Sharon & Travis Crain who moved to Castlegregory over a year ago and started the Pay It Forward community initiative. Sharon herself has a very interesting life story, from military brat to US marine veteran to US diplomat. She now writes fictional series the Jewel Chronicles and Travis provides the illustrations as well as helping her to run her company. Travis overcame all the odds to be able to walk after being born quadriplegic wit

Joe C Keating - February 15th, 2017

Joe C Keating - February 15th, 2017

Joining Joe McGill on 'In Conversation' this week is Caherciveen entrepreneur Joe C Keating. Joe C was involved in many businesses and projects in Kerry, including the building of the Valentia bridge, the Cill Rialaig project, transatlantic cable salvage, and much much more.

Kelly McDonnell - February 8th, 2016

Kelly McDonnell - February 8th, 2016

On ‘In Conversation’ Joe McGill's guest is professional Irish dancer Kelly McDonnell. Kelly has performed all over the World in some of the most prestigious venues and famous stages in the World. She has performed in Croke Park to 80,000 people for 9 All Ireland Football Finals,2 Ryder Cups, and much much more. Kelly has also worked for and got trained by Michael Flatley

Susan Baughman - February 1st, 2017

Susan Baughman - February 1st, 2017

Joining Joe this week is Susan Baughman of @todayInIreland

Emily Clark - January 25th, 2017

Emily Clark - January 25th, 2017

Joe McGill's guest this week on 'In Conversation' is singer and entertainer Emily Clarke. Emily made headlines recently in the Sunday World after getting a letter from the Pope and she is trying to lead a campaign to bring him to Limerick next year.

Maurice O'Mahony - January 18th, 2017

Maurice O'Mahony - January 18th, 2017

On 'In Conversation' this week, joining Joe McGill is retired principal Maurice O'Mahony one of Ireland's longest serving principles talking about his book on the 150 year history of Coolard National School.

Tom Lawlor

Tom Lawlor

Tom Lawlor - January 11th 2016

St Michaels/Foilmore GAA '25 years a growing' - January 4th, 2016

St Michaels/Foilmore GAA '25 years a growing' - January 4th, 2016

On this weeks show, St Michaels/Foilmore GAA club. To celebrate that fact the club has launched a book entitled ‘25 years a growing’. (1991 – 2016) to mark it's 25 years in existence. To coincide with this Joe McGill is in the Ballinskelligs Community Centre to meet those people behind the book and the people who are part of this wonderful club.

Kerry School of Music - December 21st, 2016

Kerry School of Music - December 21st, 2016

A Christmas Special with the Kerry School of Music

Martin Lynch - December 14th, 2016

Martin Lynch - December 14th, 2016

On this weeks show, Joe McGill talks with Martin Lynch, author of 'The Land and People or Maharees & Castlegregory

Elaine Kennedy - December 7th, 2016

Elaine Kennedy - December 7th, 2016

This week, Joe speaks with award winning film maker and photographer, Dingle woman Elaine Kennedy.

Going Global for God - November 30th, 2016

Going Global for God - November 30th, 2016

Joining Joe McGill on ‘In Conversation’ this week is Fr John Ahern, Fr Tom Looney, and Fr Paddy Godley to talk about ‘Going Global for God’ which is a 520-page book launched by the papal nuncio Archbishop Browne in the Ballyheigue Community Centre. Written by local historian Mícheál Ó hAllmhuráin, Going Global for God presents an incredibly detailed account of the 144 religious from Ballyheigue who left their native shores to work in missions in the developing world over the past century and more.

Kevin Haugh - November 23rd, 2016

 Kevin Haugh - November 23rd, 2016

Joe McGill's guest this week on 'In Conversation' is Kevin Haugh author of 'A Place I Called Home'

Best Loved Poems: Favourite Poems from the South of Ireland - November 16th, 2016

Best Loved Poems: Favourite Poems from the South of Ireland - November 16th, 2016

On this week's show: Gabriel Fitzmaurice, John Reidy, and Eileen Sheehan. They are in to talk about a new book published by Currach Press entitled 'Best Loved Poems: Favourite Poems from the South of Ireland'.

Terry Gordon - November 9th, 2016

Terry Gordon - November 9th, 2016

This week Joe McGill chats with Ballinskelligs singer/songwriter Terry Gordon

Michael Smith - November 2nd, 2016

Michael Smith - November 2nd, 2016

Joining Joe McGill on 'In Conversation' this week is Michael Smith, best selling author of 'An Unsung Hero' the biography of Tom Crean.

Maire Holmes - October 26th, 2016

Maire Holmes - October 26th, 2016

On this weeks In Conversation is Maire Holmes, Kerry County Council writer in residence along with some special guests

Ashes Buther's – Annascaul Black Pudding - October 19th, 2016

Ashes Buther's – Annascaul Black Pudding - October 19th, 2016

This week Thomas and Eileen Ashe of Ashes Butchers are in studio.

John O'Shea - October 12th, 2016

John O'Shea - October 12th, 2016

This weeks guest is Killarney native John O'Shea who has recently returned from Israel and Palestine where he served as an Ecumenical Accompanier with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme for Palestine and Israel.

Karen Coakley - October 5th, 2016

Karen Coakley - October 5th, 2016

Joe McGill’s Guest on ‘In Conversation’ this week is Ireland’s rising food blogger ‘Kenmare Foodie’ Karen Coakley.

Kerry CCE - September 28th, 2016

Kerry CCE - September 28th, 2016

This week on In Conversation are members of the Kerry CCE, John Stack PRO of Kerry CCE along with musicans, singers, and storytellers.

Adult Literacy Awareness Month - September 21st, 2016

Adult Literacy Awareness Month - September 21st, 2016

Joe McGill chats with different people behind Adult Literacy Awareness Month

Culture Night - September 14th, 2016

Culture Night - September 14th, 2016

Joe McGill speaks to the people behind Culture Night

'The Call To Arms' by Martin Moore - September 7th, 2016

'The Call To Arms' by Martin Moore - September 7th, 2016

Joe McGill's guest on 'In Conversation' was Martin Moore who has published a book called 'The Call To Arms'. This examines the military career of Thomas Mc Ellistrim and Ballymacelligott in the historic years of 1913 to 1923.

Comhchoiste Gaeltacht Uibh Ráthaigh in South Kerry.

Comhchoiste Gaeltacht Uibh Ráthaigh in South Kerry.

Members from Comhchoiste Gaeltacht Uibh Ráthaigh in South Kerry joined Joe McGill.

Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club - August 24th, 2016

Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club - August 24th, 2016

On this weeks programme Joe McGill chats with members of the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club

Bob Jackson - August 17th, 2016

Bob Jackson - August 17th, 2016

Joe McGill talks to Bob Jackson who lectures in Creative Media at the Institute of Technology, Tralee and is the author of ‘A Doctor’s Sword’ which is based on the story an Irish RAF doctor, Aidan MacCarthy from west Cork, who survived almost four years of captivity at the hands of the Japanese during WWII. He was less than a mile from the atomic bomb which detonated above Nagasaki, 71 years ago last week, on the 9th August.

Kerry Cancer Support Group - August 10th, 2016

Kerry Cancer Support Group - August 10th, 2016

Joe McGill will be talking to members from the Kerry Cancer Support Group who provide the Kerry Cork Health Link bus.

Trevis Gleason - August 3rd, 2016

Trevis Gleason - August 3rd, 2016

Joe McGill's speaks to Trevis Gleason. "When Trevis, a former chef at the top of his professional culinary career in the United States, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he lost everything—his job, his marriage, even his perceived persona. Surveying the ruins of his former life, he saw an opportunity to fulfil a long-postponed dream. He would travel from Seattle, Washington, to the wilds of west Kerry, for the winter. Renting a cottage in Dingle, Trevis would learn that his life, his loves (includin

Tom Buckley - July 27th, 2016

Tom Buckley - July 27th, 2016

On this weeks 'In Conversation', Tarbert man Tom Buckley and friends about his new book called 'Oh Tarbert'.

Danny Hannon - July 20th, 2016

Danny Hannon - July 20th, 2016

Joe McGill chats with Danny Hannon and is also joined by Billy Keane, Owen McMahon, Batt O'Keeffe, Joe Murphy and Gabriel Fitzmaurice

Friar Alessandro - July 13th, 2016

Friar Alessandro - July 13th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Friar Alessandro, an Italian Franciscan friar and a tenor singer of religious music, who performed in Killarney recently

Jody Moylan - July 6th, 2016

Jody Moylan - July 6th, 2016

On this weeks show, Weeshie chats with author of Daniel O'Connell: A Graphic Life, Jody Moylan

Con Keating Park - June 29th, 2016

Con Keating Park - June 29th, 2016

Weeshie chats about the story and history of the Con Keating Park with Daniel Keating Nephew of Con, Kathleen Keating his niece, Junior Murphy and Joe McCrohan

Colm Keane & Úna O'Hagan - June 22nd, 2016

Colm Keane & Úna O'Hagan - June 22nd, 2016

Weeshie is joined by author and broadcaster Colm Keane and wife Úna O'Hagan

Carl O'Flaherty - June 15th, 2016

Carl O'Flaherty - June 15th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Dingle man Carl O'Flaherty about his new book 'Dingle Before Fungi Came to Town'

Barraduff Community Group - June 8th, 2016

Barraduff Community Group - June 8th, 2016

Members of the Barraduff Community Group chat to Weeshie about their recent Publication and community life in the area.

Gabriel Fitzmaurice - June 1st, 2016

Gabriel Fitzmaurice - June 1st, 2016

Weeshie chats with Author and Poet Gabriel Fitzmaurice as he prepares to launch his latest book at Listowel Writers Week

Killarney No Name Club - May 25th, 2016

Killarney No Name Club - May 25th, 2016

On this weeks show, Weeshie chats with the Killarney No Name Club

Kathryne Shaw - May 18th, 2016

Kathryne Shaw - May 18th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Irish Hockey player Kathryne Shaw

Paul Clements - May 11th, 2016

Paul Clements - May 11th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Paul Clements about his new book 'Wandering Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way'

The Killarney Celebration of Trees Weekend - May 4th, 2016

The Killarney Celebration of Trees Weekend - May 4th, 2016

Weeshie chats with a panel from the The Killarney Celebration of Trees weekend

Kevin Coleman - April 27th, 2016

Kevin Coleman - April 27th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Kevin Coleman who was staff photographer with the Kerryman Newspaper for over 40 years

Kerry 1916 - April 20th, 2016

Kerry 1916 - April 20th, 2016

Weeshie chats with Bridgett McAuliffe, Mary McAuliffe & Owen O'Shea who are behind a new book about Kerry and 1916 titled 'Kerry 1916: Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising'

Friends and Family of Brendan Kennelly - April 6th, 2016

Friends and Family of Brendan Kennelly - April 6th, 2016

Friends and family of the renowned poet/author Brendan Kennelly are in studio with Weeshie to pay tribute on his 80th birthday

Nora Looney and Mary O'Sullivan - march 30th, 2016

Nora Looney and Mary O'Sullivan - march 30th, 2016

Weeshie chats with identical twin sisters Nora Looney and Mary O'Sullivan who are celebrating their 50th birthday

Paul Kennedy - March 23rd, 2016

Paul Kennedy - March 23rd, 2016

Weeshie chats with son of the legendary Kerry midfielder of the 40s Paddy Kennedy, Paul Kennedy. Now living in Annascaul, Paul is a writer, actor and producing his own one man show re 1916 Aunnascaul Rising.

Templenoe - March 16th, 2016

Templenoe - March 16th, 2016

Guests from Templenoe this week on in Conversation as we examint the history of the area and discuss the impact of their recent magnificent All Ireland Junior Football Victory.

Jude Hughes - March 9th, 2016

Jude Hughes - March 9th, 2016

orn into St Pats Navan Road in 1941 and abandoned soon after, was passed from one residential care home and school to another until he landed into St Josephs Industrial School in Tralee at the age of 11. Somehow against all odds this young black boy got caught up in a whirlwind of music, playing the Bass Euphonium and football where he played for the school team. In this fascinating interview he recalls clearly sewing the numbers onto the Austin Stack's jerseys never suspecting that he would end up very soo

The Life and Death of Thomas Ashe - March 2nd, 2016

The Life and Death of Thomas Ashe - March 2nd, 2016

Weeshie is joined by Mairead Ashe/Moriarty, Maurice O'Keeffe & Micheál Ó Móráin to speak about the life and death of Thomas Ashe