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Media course begins November 27th

calendar-day-oneThe first day of the QQI (FETAC) level 3 course in Media Expression for volunteers/members will take place on Wednesday, November 27th.

The course will be made up of 10 session and will take place on Wednesday mornings, from 10am to 1pm, in two blocks: November 27th to December 18th and, following a two week break for Christmas, January 8th to February 12th, 2014.

If you have put your name down for this course, please call in or get in contact with Gordon in the station who will provide you with the course registration form.

New show: Tobar an Dúchais

Irish-CultureA new show will debut today on CCR at 5pm, Tobar an Dúchais.

Its host, Seána Redmond, has a great love for the Irish culture and will celebrate this each week with Irish music, history, the arts and heritage. Seána aims to spread the love for her country with others and highlight just how great this little island of ours is.

In programme 1: On this weeks show, Seána and her guest Fearghal Breathnach will be discuss Theobald Wolfetone, the founding of the United Irishmen and the 1798 Rebellion in Wexford. Plenty of great Wexford Ballads of ’98 will be played! This week Seána visited the Píobairí Uilleann where she spoke to Gay McKeown about the organisation and he also played a lovely slow air on the pipes. The show will also feature an interview with Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin in the Old Library in Trinity College about the Book of Kells and the fantastic building they have there. Bainigí súp as!