South East Radio

South East Radio

South East Radio is a multi award winning local radio station broadcasting to Co Wexford and across the south east region of Ireland. Established in 1989, the station has become a staple in the community, providing high-quality news, current affairs, and entertainment programming. South East Radio caters to a diverse range of audiences, and specialist shows. The station’s extensive coverage of local news and events, combined with up-to-date traffic and weather reports, make it an essential reliable and trusted source of information for listeners. With a talented team of presenters and producers, South East Radio continues to deliver engaging content that reflects the interests and concerns of the local community. The station’s strong reputation and popularity ensure that it remains a crucial part of the South East’s cultural and media landscape.

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 35 – Adamstown biodiversity

Did you know? 

  • Adamstown is a village in County Wexford, Ireland. It is located about 24 km north-west of Wexford, 20 km  east of New Ross, and 20 km  south-west of Enniscorthy.
  • The community is proud of it’s rich history[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 35 – Adamstown biodiversity

This week South East Radio headed to Adamstown to hear about their biodiversity plans. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 9.45am.[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 34 – Tackling illegal dumping

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  • Regulations have been signed this week that will allow all local authorities to use CCTV, drones and body cams to catch people in the act of littering or dumping leading to further prosecutions.
  • Despite efforts by community[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 34 – Tackling illegal dumping

This week South East Radio looked at the new technology that’s set to be used by local authorities to tackle illegal dumping and flytipping. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 9.45am.[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 33 – FéRí

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  • Faye Anna Rochford is the founder and director of FéRí.  
  • She grew up on a farm where her love antiques, salvaged and re-purposed furniture came from 
  • She graduated in[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 33 – FéRí

This week South East Radio met Faye Anna Rochford, founder and director of FéRí, a sustainable fashion brand. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 9.45am.[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 32 – Seas off Wexford

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  • Over 350,000 hectares of marine waters off the coast of Wexford have been designated as a new Special Protection Area (SPA), making it the largest SPA in the history of the State.  
  • The Seas off Wexford SPA increases the[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 32 – Seas off Wexford

This week South East Radio met with Jim Hurley to discuss a recent initiative announced called The Seas off Wexford SPA. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 31 – Blackwater Tidy Towns

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  • Blackwater is Wexford’s most successful village in terms of awards and wins from various tidy towns competition.
  • In July 2023 Members of Blackwater Tidy Towns Committee were invited to County Hall, Wexford, where a fantastic achievement in[...]

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February 25, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 31 – Blackwater Tidy Towns

This week South East Radio met Blackwater Tidy Towns Committee Member Dougie Taylor as he tells us about the pride he has in his village and the secret behind their success in tidy towns competitions over the years. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 30 – Tidy Towns in Wexford

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  • The national TidyTowns initiative was launched in 1958 by Bord Fáilte (now Fáilte Ireland). It was originally part of 'Tostal', a nationwide festival celebrating all things Irish.
  • The Wexford Tidy Towns Committee has been involved in[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 30 – Tidy Towns in Wexford

Listen back to this week's episode as South East Radio met Wexford Tidy Towns Legend Philomena Murphy. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 29 – Recycling your Christmas Trees

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  • Wexford County Council have once again this year for the FREE shredding of Christmas trees for householders at the various locations throughout the County. 
  • If only bringing a Christmas tree for shredding to Wexford County[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 29 – Recycling your Christmas Trees

Listen back to this week's episode as South East Radio heads to Redmond Park in Wexford. One of the seven locations throughout Co. Wexford that is providing Christmas Tree Shredding to the public. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 28 – Christmas Food Waste

Did you know?

  • Irish shoppers waste 50% more food during Christmas week than during the entire rest of the year. 
  • Thousands of Christmas dinners are dumped to the value of around €42 million.
  • When food[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 28 – Christmas Food Waste

Listen back to this week's episode as Bronagh chats to  Food Waste Expert Odile Le Bolloch about how to avoid food waste this Christmas.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 27 – The Nappy Market

Did you know? 

  • The Nappy Market was launched in 2022 by Kate Doyle
  • Kate is a work at home Mam, based in Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford. 
  • Kate had her first baby Ava, in April[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 27 – The Nappy Market

Listen back to this week's episode as we talk about the  Nappy Market with founder Kate Doyle.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am  [...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 26 – How Kilrane national school is having a sustainable christmas

Did you know? 

  • Kilrane N.S. is a proud Green School’s participant. 
  • They are working hard to earn our seventh green flag.
  • This year, the school are working on the theme of Global Citizenship Energy. The[...]

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January 27, 2024

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 26 – Kilrane NS Christmas Recycling

  ¸Listen back to this week's episode as we take a trip to Kilrane National School to hear all about their plans for a sustainable Christmas. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 25 – Kilmore Project ‘Ways of Water’

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  • The Kilmore Quay Community Garden will host this Community Art Boat Building Project, funded by Creative Ireland. The Garden is a coastal one; Kilmore Quay is located next to Ballyteigue Burrow a special area[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 25 – Kilmore Project ‘Ways of Water’

This week South East Radio, headed down to Kilmore Quay to find out about a uniqu sustainable Project called 'The Ways of Water'. The team behind the project were Conall Geoghegan,  Lynn Haughton,  Andi McGarry,  and Jeni Roddy. For more in this series listen in every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 24 – Sustainability event with AIB in Wexford

All things Green in AIB:

    • AIB is targeting that 70 per cent of its new lending will be green or transition by 2030 as it has been accelerating the rollout of products and services[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 24 – Sustainability event with AIB in Wexford

This week South East Radio, headed down to an AIB sustainability event that took place in Wexford recently. For more in this series, listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 23 – Green Tech HQ

This week South East Radio looked at GreenTechHQ – the home for start ups scale ups and companies with an eye in their sustainable solutions to help climate change. About GreenTechHQ:

  • GreenTechHQ provides an ecosystem for[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 23 – Green Tech HQ

This week South East Radio looked at GreenTechHQ – the home for start ups scale ups and companies with an eye in their sustainable solutions to help climate change. For more information on this series check out South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 22 – Cois Abhainn Upcycling Initiative and Tidy Towns

Did you know?

  • Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products perceived to be of greater quality, such as artistic value or[...]

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December 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 22 – Cois Abhainn Upcycling Initiative and Tidy Towns

Listen back to this week's episode from South East Radio as we go to Blackwater this week and look at a unique upcycling initiative within the small village in Cois Abhainn Estate in Blackwater Co Wexford. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 21 – Making Sustainability Happen: Funding Pathways & Success Stories

Did you know? About the Event: Discover the funding pathways that drive sustainable initiatives and explore success stories that embody the power of collective action. Our event is a hub for knowledge-sharing, collaboration, and unlocking the potential for real-world impact. What to Expect: More

November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 21 – Making Sustainability Happen: Funding Pathways & Success Stories

This week we’re looking at an exciting upcoming event in Wexford called “Making Sustainability Happen: Funding Pathways & Success Stories”. The event hopes to encourage positive change in SME’s in Wexford and the south east region. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 20 – Wexford Festival Opera

This week Wexford is basking in Wexford’s Festival Opera so we headed down to The National Opera House to look at the work they do in terms of sustainability. 

  • Wexford Festival Opera aims to be a catalyst[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 20 – Wexford Festival Opera

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats to Randal Shannon, Executive Director of Wexford Festival Opera as we look at how the opera house aims to be a catalyst for positive change making the festival more sustainable, efficient, and[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 19 – Sustainability at Wexford Arts Centre

This week we went to Wexford Arts Centre to find out about their sustainability strategy and how they implement being sustainable into their every day lives. About Wexford Arts Centre:

  • Based in the historic Cornmarket[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 19 – Sustainability at Wexford Arts Centre

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats with guest Elizabeth Whyte who gives us an insight into the sutstainability practices at Wexford Arts Centre. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 18 – Biodiversity Restoration and Wexford Coastlines

This week we meet a coastal geomorphologist , called Professor Iris Möller who researches how physical and biological processes interact at the coast, particularly in the intertidal zone the area between tidal high and low water. About Iris Möller

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 18 – Biodiversity Restoration and Wexford Coastlines

Listen back to this week's episode as chat with Professor Iris Möller who researches how physical and biological processes interact at the coast. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 17 – the Biobus

This week we look at a mobile exhibit called Biorbic BioBus which an initiative to explore our petrochemical economy and heavy reliance on crude oil in many of the products we use on a daily basis. The initative is part of Bioeconomy[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 17 – the Biobus

Listen back to this week's episode as we chat to guest Tommy Boland who is a Professor at University College Dublin where the Biorbic, research centre is based for the School of Agriculture and Food Science.  For more in this series, listen in to South East Radio every[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 16 – Zero Emissions Vehicles Ireland

Last week we headed to the Wexford Electric Vehicle Motor Show & had a chat with Aoife O'Grady, Head of Zero Emission Vehicles Ireland. Did you know?   About Motor Show:

  • Wexford Electric Vehicle Motor[...]

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November 13, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 16 – Zero Emissions Vehicles Ireland

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats to Aoife O Grady head of Zero Emission Vehicles Ireland.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 15 – Coastal Farming

In this episode Coastal Farmer Kathleen Kinsella talks about biodiversity & the effects of climate change she sees firsthand   Did you know?

  • Bannow Bay Ramsar site is a large and very sheltered estuarine system with a narrow outlet[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 15 – A Bannow Bay Farm

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats with Coastal Farmer Kathleen Kinsella who has farmed in Bannow Bay for over 49 years.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am.[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 14 – The Wexford Slobs & Wildfowl Reserve & Wind Farms

Did you know? About the Slobs

  • The Wexford Slobs and Wildfowl Reserve in Castlebridge, County Wexford are a natural haven for birds
  • The area is renowned for the wide diversity[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 14 – The Wexford Slobs & Wildfowl Reserve & Wind Farms

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats with guest birdwatcher Aoife who tells us about her job and the intersection of Wexford Slobs, the wildflower reserve and the wind farms in the area.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 13 – Johnstown Castle Honey Bee Festival

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  • Johnstown Castle stands on an estate first granted to the Esmonde family as thanks for their role in the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169, and its fortunes over the centuries reflect the richly layered story of[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 13 – Johnstown Castle Honey Bee Festival

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats with Johnstown Castle Curator Matt Wheeler about the honey bee festival. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 12 – Wexford Town Sustainable Energy Community

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  • Wexford Town Sustainable Energy Community is a Volunteer group which aims help make Wexford Town a more sustainable town for everyone. We are working to complete our Energy Master Plan which outlines how[...]

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September 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 12 – Wexford Town Sustainable Energy Community

Listen back to this week's episode as Siobhan chats with the Wexford Town Sustainable Energy Community (WTSEC) volunteer members and Chairman of the committee Patrick Rochford and Secretary Anne O Reilly about the initiative.  For more in this series listen in to South East radio every Friday at[...]

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August 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 11 – Climate Business Partners

This week we spoke to education and learning specialist Eleanor Saunders as we look at Sustainability as a cross cutting topic in third level, professional and corporate education, and innovation for sustainability.

  • Eleanor is an education and learning specialist with more than 15 years experience[...]

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August 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 11 – A Conservation Champion in Third Level Education

This week we spoke to education and learning specialist Eleanor Saunders as we look at Sustainability as a cross cutting topic in third level, professional and corporate education, and innovation for sustainability. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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August 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 10 – The Min Ryan Park

Did you know? 

  • The Park is named after historic figure Min Ryan from Tomcoole in Barntown, who played a huge role in Ireland’s development in revolutionary years. 
  • Min Ryan public park and playground, opened[...]

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August 29, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 10 – The Min Ryan Park

Listen back as South East Radios Alan headed to Min Ryan Park with Councillor George Lawlor and heard all about the 100 million trees project. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 9 – A Sustainable Hotel

Listen back to this episode and hear Alan chat with Paul Finnegan the  General Manager of The Ashdown Park Hotel about how they are running a sustainable business.  For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 8 – A Greener Coffin

  About Green Coffins Ireland:

  • Established by Colin Mc Ateer in 2009, we have been at the forefront of promoting the use of environmentally friendly funeral products in Ireland. In 2010, we opened our sister company,[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 8 – Green Coffins

Listen back to this week's episode as South East Radio head down to a Wexford business called Green Coffins Ireland in Killanne to discuss how you can be sustainable and green, even in death! For more in this series, listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 7 – The Sustainability Handbook

This week South East Radio looked at a Sustainability Handbook recently launched by Business in the Community Ireland. Joining me on the line to tell us what this is all about is Marian Curry from Business in the Community Ireland. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio[...]

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August 15, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 7 – The Sustainability Handbook

This week South East Radio looked at a Sustainability Handbook recently launched by Business in the Community Ireland. Joining me on the line to tell us what this is all about is Marian Curry from Business in the Community Ireland.

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 6 – Focus on the EPA

  This week South East Radio looked at Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions after a recent EPA report found they decreased by 1.9 per cent in 2022.Joining us to look at this is Stephen Treacy, Senior Scientific Officer, Emissions Statistics team. Office of Evidence[...]

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 6 – Focus on the EPA

Listen back as presenter Damien Tierney chats with guests on the work and challenges of the EPA. For more in this series listen in every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 5 – Allotments

This week South East Radio looked at The Enniscorthy Allotments. The Enniscorthy Community Allotments (ECA) group came about after a number of individuals with a keen interest in setting up a community allotment got together in February 2021.  With a wide[...]

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episodes 5 – Enniscorthy Allotments

Listen back to this episode as reporter Michael Devereux chats to Councillor Aidan Browne, Annette and Nessa Moran and Mark  Cooke about the origin, upkeep and impact of the allotments.  For more in this series listen in every Friday at[...]

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 4 – a Look at Rosslare

This week South East Radio looked at sustainability at Rosslare Europort with Glenn Carr. 

  • Rosslare Europort management has announced plans to establish the port, its hinterland and the south-east region as Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub,[...]

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July 28, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 4 – a Look at Rosslare

Listen back to this weeks episode as Damien Tierney  looks at sustainability at Rosslare Europort with Director of Commercial Business Units Glenn Carr. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am [...]

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July 5, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 3 – Foulksmills

Listen back as South East Radio takes a trip to Foulkmills, a regenerative farm and chats with Karla Sanchez, an independent curator, a farmer and an art historian who works on the farm. For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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July 5, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 3 – Foulksmills and BlackBird Cultur-Lab

  • Blackbird Cultur-Lab is a creative cultural laboratory based within a working farm that is transitioning towards regenerative agriculture practices. It aims to provide an environment for farmers, artists, academics, and practitioners from various disciplines to experiment[...]

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July 3, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 2 – Grow it Yourself

  Listen back to this episode from South East Radio on the GIY movement and hear how you can get growing for sustainability!   For more in this series listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am[...]

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July 5, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 2 – Grow it Yourself

  Grow It Yourself Ireland better known as GIY is a non-profit social enterprise based in Ireland whose mission is to educate and enable a global movement of food growers whose collective actions will help to rebuild a sustainable food system.  About[...]

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June 22, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Episode 1 – Sustainable Energy Awards

This week South East Radio looked at innovative sustainable energy solutions as the SEAI invites entries from all sectors for Sustainable Energy Awards 20-year celebration.   Listen in to South East Radio every Friday at 10.45am for more in this series [...]

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July 5, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Weekly Tips 1 – Sustainable Energy Awards

This week South East Radio looked at innovative sustainable energy solutions as the SEAI invites entries from all sectors for Sustainable Energy Awards 20-year celebration

  • Both individuals and organisations across all sectors are invited to showcase their innovative sustainable energy solutions
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June 12, 2023

TITLE: South East Radio – Episode 1 – The Panel

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