Talkabout with Deirdre Walsh. Monday to Friday – 1:30 to 2:30. We will feature a selection of items from Talkabout here.
Sponsored by: Bluebird Care
Talkabout with Deirdre Walsh. Monday to Friday – 1:30 to 2:30. We will feature a selection of items from Talkabout here.
Sponsored by: Bluebird Care
Listowel Town Park was vandalised last week. Deirdre spoke to Mary Hanlon, secretary of Listowl Tidy Towns and Cllr Jimmy Moloney from Kerry County Council.
Dr Eamon Shanahan and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Galam Gardezi talk orthopaedics.
Deirdre reports from Baile Mhuire's art exhibition
A survey has been carried out on children in Muster regarding what they are most worried about. Deirdre spoke to Ann-Marie who has worked in education for over 16 years and has successfully created workshops for both primary and secondary school teachers in well-being, self-care and mindfulness.
What can we do when our diet and lifestyle are out of balance? Deirdre Murphy discusses.
A listener got in touch reporting they have seen growing numbers of hairy armpits, mainly in women, during a recent trip to the beach. Is this a new fashion trend though? Beautician Annette Smyth thinks it is!
Paddy Power have suspended betting on the Beckham's marriage going down the swanny. Is this really fair when there are children involved? Deirdre spoke to Rachel Kane, Irish PR and Mischief Champion with Paddy Power.
Chernobyl Children's Fund Tralee are appealing for clothes that are needed for 16 Chernobyl Children who're coming to Kerry in a few weeks
On this month's cooking with Mark slot, chef Mark Doe talks to us about 'Afternoon Tea'.
Rachel Geary from Banna Coastcare spoke to Deirdre on the recent tackle of litter on Banna beach as part of 'Clean Coast Week'
TV producer Jen Searle from Castlegregory says there aren’t enough Kerry people in the telly, but she spoke to Deirdre about how she's on a mission to fix that.
Mary Dolan from Tralee knew she would be hitting the age of 66 where she would be getting the free travel pass however she didn't let that get in her way. So, she set herself a different fitness challenge in the last six months to prove she is still young.
Anne Darcy talks to us about seasonal allergies and also gives some tips on how improving your gut health can help you in the long run.
Richard Enright from Athea spoke to Deirdre giving us an update on his son Shane, whose story we featured on the show a few weeks ago.
It's nearly Rose of Tralee time again and to tell us what being the Rose of Tralee entails Dr Jennifer Byrne joined Deirdre in studio along with Rose of Tralee volunteer Martin Brosnan.
Mary Johnson who lives in Tralee has an unusual story about the adoption scandal that broke last week.
There are new support services in Kerry for people suffering from depression. Brid O'Meara, Director of services with AWARE spoke to Deirdre on the show
Susan Carey from the Spa looks like a normal 27 Year old but she has MS and regularly gets abused for using a disabled parking spot. She spoke to Deirdre earlier
Killarney restaurant owner Michael Rosney talks to us about the frustration and loss of money they face in the restaurant trade by the means of no show diners.
Rapheal Crowley who suffers from Haemochromatosis joined Deirdre along with Dr Eamon Shanahan to talk about the condition
Holy Family School in Tralee has pupils from 19 different countries. They are holding their first 'Multicultural Week'. Deirdre headed along to sample some of the fun.
The hit TV series Sex and The City is 20 years old today. Anne O'Neill from Tralee is a HUGE fan and she also tells us how she met the actor who played Mr Big.
Kerry County Council are once again are at war with dog fouling with another campaign but will it make a difference? Dog and litter warden Brendan Murphy spoke to Deirdre about the matter.
A spree of bad parking took place over the bank holiday weekend. Tom Ward is from Banna Sea Rescue.
Ruth O'Grady talks about painting your house and how to hang photos and artwork in your home.
There are a group of men in Kerry this weekend for the ‘Rose Escort Bootcamp’. Last year’s Rose Escort of the year Thomas Lynch from Castleisland gives a flavour for what’s in store for them.
Mary from Roscommon rang in to tell us about the ordeal her husband faced in Kenmare last weekend. Her husband Michael woke to find his car written off.
There has been a big increase in people swimming in the sea last week, but many are taking unnecessary risks. Deidre spoke to keen sea swimmer Billy Ryle.
Deirdre spoke to writer Paul Lynch at Listowel Writers Week who was one of last night's biggest writers week's competition.
Gary Cunningham speaks to Deirdre at Listowel Writers Week to talk how time in prison helped shaped his writing career
Liz Dunn joined Deirdre on air along with David O'Donovan who won the Bryan McMahon Short Story.
A group of Milltown girls did a project on chewing gum which won EPA 'Story of your stuff' competition. Deirdre spoke to them earlier.
Cllr Robert Beasley says north Kerry is having an accommodation crisis, which was seen recently when Ras Tailteann came to Listowel last weekend. He also said many other older people are getting out of the B&B business.
Con Cremin from Talbot Grove treatment centre in Castleisland reacts to news that cocaine use in Ireland is rising at a frightening rate. Deirdre spoke to him earlier.
Deidre attended a rehearsal from the Tralee Musical Society about their upcoming new show “Children of Eden”. She spoke with Oliver Hurley and cast members about the upcoming production.
Education Minister Richard Bruton is to send a circular about student phone use to all secondary schools in Ireland. Deidre Spoke with Donal O’Reilly vice principal of Killorglin Community College about how they tackle student phone use.
Mags Kissane from Tralee had a journey to remember travelling on the train from Mallow to Tralee on Easter Sunday, Two men were removed off the Train by Gardai, while drunk female passengers intimated other passengers. Deidre spoke with Mags about her ordeal.
Dr Alan Mulgrew, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee answers your medical queries.
Librarian Mairead Costelloe spoke to Deirdre on the show today about book recommendations for Christmas.
We're still putting the wrong things into the recycling bin, according to Oonagh O'Connor who is Environmental Awareness Officer with Kerry County Council. She spoke to Deirdre today about the tips she has on how to recycle properly and how to cut down on Christmas waste.
Deirdre spoke to Tralee Woman, Catherine Wall, who lost an amazing 7 stone in weight. She told us her story.
Dr Eamon Shanahan and Dr Garry Stack were here to tell us all we need to know about the South Doc service over the Christmas period.
Ahead of the Winter Solstice tomorrow. Deirdre spoke to Micheal O'coilean about a Winter solstice event due to take place in Lispole tomorrow.
Colman Quirke gives us his best pick when it comes to books to buy for Chirldren this Christmas on the last day of our Talkabout Book Club.
Sarah Hughes is a Childline volunteer for the last 6 years and she was telling us about the important work childline does especially at Christmas.
Mary O'Donnell gives us her gift suggestions for her from him this Christmas and gives her 2017 favourites.
Joan Barrett was in to give us the top 10 parenting tips to get you through Christmas.
Rathmore publican Jeff Gordon embodies the true spirit of Christmas as he is opening the doors of his pub on Christmas Day to anybody who wants a bit of company and a free Christmas Dinner.
Caroline McEnery from the HR suite has another top 10 for us as she gives the top 10 for HR for 2018 for both employers and employees.
Roisin O'Shea spoke to Deirdre about how a community in Cromane has given invaluable help to diabetes sufferers in Kerry.
Move Ireland which helps men who are victims of domestic abuse has set up a branch in Kerry and to tell us more about it is Stephen Elvins and Teresa Moriarty.
Deirdre spoke to Boots pharmacist in Deerpark, Killarney, Donal O'Connor about why it is important to get the flu vaccine now.
Danny Leane is in the studio for the last time this year to talk about Atir Shapewear and talk's clothes for Gifts. He also speaks to Deirdre about shopping in the sales and what to keep an eye out for.
Mike in Dublin is planning on spending Christmas in Kerry. He said he phoned around the hotels but couldn't find anywhere doing Christmas dinners. Restaurant owner Paul Treyvaud responds to the comment.
Maire Logue and Elizabeth Dunne were in studio today to talk about books on the market this Christmas and also talk about Listowel Writers week in 2018.
Dr Eamon Shanahan talks about mental health issues as well as answering your general medical queries.
Why are soaps getting so depressing at Christmas? One listener thinks the writers need to make more of an effort to make happier storylines. Soap fan Carmel Russell spoke to Deirdre on the show today.
Are Eulogies really necessary at funerals? Well Journalist Damien O'Reilly has written about this and is clear he doesn't want one at his funeral. He spoke to Deirdre earlier.
Colaiste Gleann Li students were in studio today with Vice-principle Liam McGill and teacher Maryanne Lowney to talk about the launch of a CD they produced for the ISPCC.
Eunan McKinney, head of Advocacy with Alcohol Action Ireland, spoke to Deirdre about the chaos it brings with it and is it really a time to put a stop to it?
Mark Doe is with us for the last time this year to answers your questions and gives us tips on what to make for Christmas lunch and tips and tricks to make it easier for us.
Siobhan Walsh from Listowel spoke to us about how singing helped her get back on her feet after suffering from Breast Cancer. She was joined by her bandmates Matt Dean and Ian O'Sullivan to perform a few Christmas carols in studio.
Are you finding it difficult to get to see a doctor over the past few weeks? We have had numerous texts, calls and emails about to matter so Deirdre spoke to Chair of the IMO's GP committee, Dr Padraig McGarry about it.
Deirdre spoke to Cllr Brendan Cronin who says it's disrespectful that some families are blatantly flouting the bye-laws when it comes to the size of erecting a headstone.
Rachel Stevenson, head of the fundraising at Cork Simon Community spoke to Deirdre about how the Simon community are sending Christmas Cards and packages that you may receive in the post.
Anne Darcy talks to us about the healthier options to consider over the festive season. She also answers any nutritional based queries you may have.
Junior Locke from St Vincent De Paul responds to a letter Deirdre got about a listener who is dreading Christmas this year.
Deirdre spoke to climatologist John Sweeny on the recent statement that from 2019 on you won’t be allowed to burn Smokey coal and also how it can have an impact on our health.
Dr Eamon was joined by orthopaedic surgeon Eimear Conroy to talk about orthopaedics and answers your questions.
Deirdre spoke to Evelyn Dore from Tralee who is being presented a Gaisce gold in Dublin Castle this afternoon.
Ruth O'Grady joins Deirdre for the last time this year to talk about decoriting your house this Christmas.
Children from the Green Committee in Blennerville national school have been invited to address Global speakers at a Marine Environment conference in Limerick tomorrow. Deirdre spoke to them earlier.
Deirdre spoke to Councillors Donal Grady and Terry O'Brien on the subject of beggars popping up on the streets in Tralee and Killarney.
Deirdre spoke to British rapper Christian 'Muzzy' Foley who has become an internet sensation and appeared on TV shows like Good Morning Britain and Oprah. His Grandparents all came from Kerry.
Deirdre spoke to Fr William King from Kilflynn on his new Book that addressed the demise of vocations in Ireland.
Ask the podiatrist is a new feature on the show with podiatrist Anna Marie Hogan. She spoke about various foot related conditions as well as answering any questions you have about your feet.
Deirdre went around Radio Kerry asking the men in the building what they want for Christmas and do they feel that what they get is really what they want.
Tralee artist Tricia O'Connor is involved in an unusual art challenge to be held in Killarney tomorrow. She spoke to Deirdre about it on today's show.
Fergal Harrington from www.intro.ie & www.arealkeeper.ie discusses the fear of rejection
Mary Grandfield talks to us about taxation and entitlements in this month's citizens advice feature.
Deirdre spoke to Moira Ni Ghallachoir, a Donegal woman who transformed her native village in the middle of the recession, ahead of her heading to Dingle to talk to people involved in tourism.
Danny O'Sullivan joined Deirdre in our Killarney Studio to talk about how to look after your pets this winter as well as answering your questions.
Food Preparation Conditions - A listener got in touch telling us how when he was getting a sandwich at a deli, the assistant was coughing and sneezing all over the place. Subsequently he dumped it after buying it. Deirdre spoke to Helen Crowley from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
Andrea O'Donoghue, PRO, and Mari O'Connell, Director of Nursing at the new inpatient unit spoke to Deirdre about the upcoming open day for the Kerry Hospice.
Deirdre spoke to Susan Fitzgerald who has recently made a new CD to help people going through grief.
It's official. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged and are due to get married next year despite only dating for less than 18 months. The question is, is that too short of an engagement. Deirdre spoke to relationships expert Tony Moore.
This month Colm O'Loughlin talks about dental implants and how they can help you.
Dairymaster are holding a careers roadshow this week and plan on recruiting 40 people in the New Year. Dr Edmund Harty CEO of Dairymaster spoke to Deirdre on the show today.
'Play Therapist Lorraine O'Hanlon'
One of our listeners got in touch to talk about something she witnessed while tidying her garden.
Sean Kelly reckons the 'Clock change' could be scrapped in the next 2 years and the campaign for this is growing in Europe. He spoke to Deirdre on the topic.
Caroline McEnery discusses all things you need to know about the recruitment process.
Ann Tydings from north Kerry lost her son Padraig on this day 13 years ago in a road traffic accident. Ann spoke to Deirdre on the show today ahead of her speaking at the AXA roadshow in Killarney today.
Omniplex cinemas across Ireland, including Tralee, are going to start screening classic Christmas Movies this Christmas. Matthew Green took to the streets to find out what your favourite Christmas movies are and Deirdre spoke to Shauna Crawley, marketing and Loyalty Manager at Omniplex cinemas.
Joan talks about giving your children jobs and how to get him or her to help out around the house.
James Doorly, Deputy Directpr of the National Youth Council of Ireland spoke to Deirdre on why so many young people in Kerry are not on the electoral register.
A new book 'A year in the Life of Glencairn Abbey' features pictures by Killarney woman Valerie O'Sullivan. Well one Sister featured in the photographs is Sister Fiachra Nutty and she spoke to Deirdre today.
A listener asks why do people completely ignore the rules of the road and common courtesy when it comes to driving in supermarket carparks. Derek Rusk from Manor west Retail park and Shopping centre spoke to Deirdre on the topic.
Tralee florist Leona Fitzmaurice joined Deirdre in Studio to discuss why a number of people in Tralee will receive an unexpected bouquet of flowers next week.
Siobhan Dalton talks to Deirdre about Kids health and their allergies, how to spot them and what you can do to help build their immune system.