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.
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
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.
This November on the RTÉ Player – a new video series of candid spoken word pieces by Panti Bliss, sharing moments of her life journey