Glór's Wild Atlantic Tales | Culture File
Niall deBurca sets off on a voyage to show how traditional storytelling can win out in a world of clicks and touchscreens
Stepping into the garden - and a new world of colour - in the latest show from painter and sculptor, Maighread Tobin.
Bruff's Young Dreams | Culture File
A riverside park bench is a key to Young Dreams, a youth arts festival in Bruff Co. Limerick, marking what would have been Dolores O’Riordan's 50th birthday
The Culture File Debate Sept 4th: Scents
An all-star noses panel featuring writer, Harold McGee, perfumer, Meabh McCurtin, neuroscientist, AS Barwich, zoologist, Matthew Cobb, and artist, Aleesa Cohene join Luke Clancy to discuss what the nose knows. (First broadcast 19/12/20)
The Culture File Debate Aug 28th: Musical Health
Has music found fresh importance in the pandemic era, via its impact on health and wellness? Musician and researcher, Hannah Davis, Goldsmiths' Prof. Lauren Stewart, IWAMD's Dr Hilary Moss, and Shain Shapiro, Sound Diplomacy-founder, join Luke Clancy to discuss. (First broadcast 270221)
The Culture File Debate Aug 21st: What Cities Want
Luke Clancy and guests explore cities: how they are - and how we dream they'll be; who they serve and who they hinder. On the panel, artist, Sven Anderson, architect, Noreile Breen, curator, Lar Joyce and scholar, Leslie Kern. (First broadcast 281120)
The Culture File Debate Sat Aug 14th: NFT: Wow or WTF?
Do blockchain technologies represent new hope for artists to control their own work, or are they just another twist in the financialization of art? On the panel to discuss, Virginia Tech's Aisling Kelliher, painter, Hughie Donoghue, NCAD's Rachel O'Dwyer and crypto-art pioneer, Ruth Catlow. (First broadcast 010521)
The Culture File Debate Aug 7th: A New World For Travel Writing
Luke Clancy and guests discuss the freighted pursuit of travel writing in a post-pandemic world. Helping to check our papers are QUB's Prof Margaret Topping, travel writers, Dana Givens and Aaron Millar, and Spitalfields's The Gentle Author whose writing explores the world outside his windows.
The Culture File Weekly July 31th: Bleeps, Bongs and Cryptic Messages
Violinist, Darragh Morgan on retooling the Valentia Chamber Music Festival for the times we live in, the AI-flavoured podcast that's never the same twice, and everything humanity has learned from machines about making music. Well, some of it.
Culture File "Likes": Joseph McBrinn
The watching, reading, listening, tasting and smelling choices of academic and author of "Queering the Subversive Stitch," Joseph McBrinn.
Neutrinowatch | Culture File
Neutrinowatch is a podcast that's also a mini-network of daily, imaginary, constantly changing podcasts, created by Martin Zaltz Austwick (Answer Me This) and Jeff Emtman (Here Be Monsters).
Valentia Chamber Music Festival | Culture File
Violinist, Darragh Morgan on remixing the annual chamber music festival on the island of Valentia in a world of travel restrictions.
Murcott's Mods | Culture File
Composer and teacher, Dominic Murcott on the musical magic that hides in the circuits of old-fashioned synthesisers. (Part 2 of 2)
Dominic Murcott | Culture File
The musical journeys of drummer, composer, tinkerer and educator, Dominic Murcott. (Part 1 of 2)
The Culture File Weekly Jul 24th: Needlepoints and Checkpoints
The pandemic season on Ireland's amdram circuit; some tentative, but fun steps towards live performance in the People's Park in Limerick City; Josephy McBrinn on men's relationship to needlecraft; and composer, Jennifer Walshe comes face to face with the checkpointization of our world.