For the times we live in, Athena Media is releasing an audiobook collection of Wilde Stories; beautiful stories by Oscar Wilde read by young Irish actors, with original composition by Michael Gallen, performed for Wilde Stories, by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and RTÉ Cór na nÓg.
The original readings formed part of an RTÉ lyric fm radio series but they’re now presented here for children and adults alike to enjoy. You can find out more about the series on www.wildestories.ie
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The award winning radio and podcast show, Pantisocracy hosted by Panti Bliss, goes into production for its fifth season this month with 8 new shows planned for 2020, with seven broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 across the Summer and a special commissioned for Christmas.
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Want to learn how to dream up and make your own audio podcast? Then join us on Sunday May 10th or Sunday June 21st for one of our podcasting skills workshops
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New arts & music documentary on RTÉ Lyric fm Dec 29th & Jan 5th.
How the genetics of Iceland reveals its female Irish roots in story and song.
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Across 2019 Athena Media is anchoring a new podcast sharing conversations and stories about how we shape and create great places to live. The podcast series This is Where we Live has been inspired by the continued housing and homelessness crisis in Irish cities, particularly Dublin, and began when Athena Media producer Helen Shaw visited Vienna last December for a Housing for All conference. (Read Helen’s blog essay on the visit and why Vienna is a public housing model for Europe).
A new podcast project exploring how we shape great places to live and why housing and homelessness is a crisis issue for cities
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Helen Shaw’s guest in this episode of The Family of Things is film-maker Frank Berry whose work tells stories of social realism in often tough suburbs from the documentary film ‘Ballymun Lullaby’ at the time of the tearing down of the Ballymun Towers to dramas like ‘I Used to Live Here’, touching on youth mental health and suicide.
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This November on the RTÉ Player – a new video series of candid spoken word pieces by Panti Bliss, sharing moments of her life journey
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