UCC 98.3FM - Podcasts Nov 18, 2022
The LML Show - Radio 1 | Shade, Love and Terminals
We open up the first episode of the show by listening to music by rapper Shade, with a focus on themes of love and depression. Plus a tiny look at the movie The Terminal by Spielberg
Out of Tune: The Best Things in Life
Paidi and Isaac discuss current affairs, current affairs that have already happened, and current affairs that haven’t happened yet.
Episode 1: A Fresh Start
Welcome to the first episode of UCC Twenty 20 Vision!! This week's episode features a lil spiel from the hosts Aisling, Kate and Ailbhe about who we are and what this podcast is all about. We discuss all thing fresh start from confidence to college, to routine and redefining who you are. It's a bit of a waffly one but if you are looking for something to listen to on your hot girl walk, look no further :)
Songs featured in this week's episode:
"Where You Lead I Will Follow" - Carole King
"Don't Give Up On Me" - Andy Grammer
"Perfect Day" - Hoku
Ri Ra Mna in Conversation with Máire Ní G Sept 8th 2023
Content Warning: This podcast deals with mature content. Listener discretion is advised.
Want to know how to have more energy and better sex through Taoist practices- then tune in, as we hear all from Maire Ni G Taoist instructor and founder of Feminine Sexual Alchemy.
SET GUITARS TO KILL - UNCORKED SPECIAL
Emily chats to Zoe Callanan (IRIS), Joe Clarke (Skies Behind) and Jamie Kierans (Staff Party) about the upcoming UnCorked Showcase, an event featuring five fantastic Cork bands in the iconic Everyman Theatre on Monday the 18th of September.
Tickets for UnCorked are on sale and selling fast! Head over to https://everymancork.com/events/uncorked/ for more info.
Keeping Track # 25 - Niall Heffernan
Niall Heffernan is celebrating two 10 year anniversaries in 2023. His long standing radio show Cosmosis, which started on UCC campus radio back in 2013, turns 10 this year. It switched to Dublin Digital Radio in 2017 and has become a ‘go to’ show for music purveyors looking for ‘rare gems and pieces of interest from everywhere and anywhere’. If you have been a regular on the ‘alternative’ music scene in Cork you will undoubtedly have stumbled upon the Ping Pong club nights and gigs which he ran alongside Albert Twomey. He has also been a teacher on American & Contemporary Literature, Film and Culture, and Dystopian Fiction at University College Cork.
We talk about his incredible achievement as a published author of an academic book that looks at the aftermath of the Cold War Zeitgeist on fiction, film, and television. The book, which also turns 10 this year, is entitled, ‘In The Shadow Of The Bomb’ The Legacy of the Cold War in Dr. Strangelove, End Zone, Crash and The Wire. Niall also put together an excellent playlist to accompany our chat. Enjoy!!
Keeping Track # 26 - Claudia Hernandez
Claudia Hernandez is the owner of the record store 33 RPM on McCurtain Street, Cork. We talk about Claudia and her husband emigrating from Mexico to Ireland via Spain, how they ended up owning a record store, and much more. Claudia also plays some tunes that are special to her. Enjoy!
SET GUITARS TO KILL 31.08.23
This week Emily plays a mix of prog metal, nu metal and a self-indulgent amount of dream pop. Expect some surprising requests and music from Deftones, Crying Loser, And So I Watch You From Afar, Quist Airlines and much more!
Ri Ra Mna in Conversation with Misneach Sept 1st 2023
Today we hear from Sophie and Cara, 2 members of the inspiring band Misneach- born out of the Kabin Studios. Misneach are on a mission to encourage young women to be themselves while busting out awesome tunes of empowerment and taking pride in their femininity. In the words of Misneach " I'm alright with who I am are you"? Tune in, be inspired and have hope that the future looks bright with females rocking it- their way!
WHATS THAT NOISE - Epsiode 1 - Big|Brave, Jessica Moss & Siorai Geimhreadh
WHATS THAT NOISE is a new series for Keeping Track where I do a deep dive on a gig that's happening in my city. I'll play the artists/bands on the bill but also look at their previous/side/solo projects and maybe some influences.
For my first WTN, I look at Big Brave, Jessica Moss & Siorai Geimhreadh, which is taking place in An Spailpín Fánach on Sept 7th, 2023.
I hope you enjoy and thanks for supporting local radio.
Beyond The Classroom - Nikki Sullivan
SET GUITARS TO KILL 24.08.23
Emily chats about some new releases from Kane's Basement, Rex Arcum, Little Known, Faoi Bhlath and more, as well as some exciting gigs and festivals happening in Cork, Limerick and Dublin soon! Expect a mix of hip hop, dreampop, shoegaze, darkwave and more!
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Keeping Track # 24 - Kieran Hurley
Kieran Hurley spent 27 years at UCC98.3FM radio from its inception in 1995 to finishing up in December, 2022. We talk about Kieran's career as a sound engineer focusing on Nancy Spains, making radio documentaries, watching people grow and develop every year on the station, what he is doing now and much more. Enjoy!
Keeping Track # 23 - John Dwyer from Bunker Vinyl
John Dwyer is the proprietor of Bunker Vinyl on Camden Place in Cork City. We talk about John's early life in London and how ended up in Cork selling records. John also plays some tunes that are close to his heart... Enjoy!
Keeping Track # 22 - Paul McDermott
Paul McDermott has been described as a cultural historian documenting Cork's musical heritage. If you’re a regular listener to UCC98.3FM you will have heard his execellent documentaries on Microdisney, Stump, Andrew Weatherall, and Finbar Donnelly from Five Go Down To The Sea & Nun Attax.
More recent offerings such as his documentary on the Sultans of Ping, which was released as the band celebrated 30 years of Casual Sex In The Cineplex, was aired on RTE’s 2XM and his feature on the music of Sliabh Luachra, which aired on RTE’s Lyric FM, was described by the Irish Times as 'an evocative reminder of the magical role music can play in our lives’.
When not documenting Cork's musical heritage, he teaches radio production, journalism studies and media analysis in Rathmines College, he broadcasts Songs To Learn & Sing on Dublin City FM, and he also produces the NO.1 podcast, To Here Knows When - Great Irish Albums Revisited.
Keeping Track # 21 - Jude Sherry
Jude Sherry is the director of the global design agency Anois, which she co-founded with her partner Frank O’Connor to create value through design for sustainability. She is an international expert & thought leader on ecodesign, sustainable design & circular economy.
In 2021 she received the Irish Tatler Woman of the year award in Art & Design for her leadership in Sustainable & Ethical Design and alongside her partner Frank O’Connor they are on a vital crusade to highlight the amount of Dereliction and Vacancy in our cities, towns and rural areas to bust the many myths around tackling dereliction in a housing emergency.
We talk about the Robot Trees in Cork City, Circular Economy, Bishop Lucey Park losing green space, Dereliction/Vacancy in a housing emergency, and Jude plays some music that inspires our chat, Enjoy!
SET GUITARS TO KILL - INTERVIEW WITH MOSSY
Emily speaks to Emma Maguire (vocals, guitar) and Brian MacDonnell (lead guitar) of Mossy on musical influences, searching for samples and the process of creating their new EP "1990".
With music by Mossy, Covet, Just Mustard and more.
Keeping Track 9 - Robbie Barron
This week I had Robbie Barron on the show. We discuss how Robbie makes a living from music in Cork City. Robbie also plays some music he chose for the show.
Keeping Track #18 - Mary Crilly
The topics discussed on this show may be distressing if you or anyone you know have been affected by any sexual abuse. You can contact the Sexual Violence Centre Cork on freephone 1800 496 496. Mary Crilly is the CEO of the Sexual Violence Centre Cork which is a non profit, community organisation that was set up on International Womens Day back in 1983 and it has been providing services to victims of sexual violence in Cork City and County for 40 years now.
She is one of the driving forces behind Safe Gigs Ireland. In 2019, University College Cork awarded her with the inaugural equality award for her role in promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion and in 2022 she was presented with the freedom of Cork.
We talk about her life as a crusader for the rights of sexual violence victims and also to play some music that is close to her cause.
Keeping Track # 17 - Virginia O'Gara
Virginia O'Gara hails from Texas and through an eventful youth of working for Food Not Bombs in California, being a Spanish/English interpreter for touring punk rock bands in Mexico and becoming interested in permaculture whilst working on a farm in Guatemala she ended up in Ireland. She is one of the driving forces behind CUSP, the Cork Urban Soil Project which is about composting on a community scale. She is also the co-owner of the hugely popular raw-vegan food company, My Goodness.
She’s an activist, a punk, and an inspiring member of our community. Her story is worth a listen, Enjoy!
SET GUITARS TO KILL 22.06.23
Listen to SET GUITARS TO KILL every Thursday from 1-2pm on UCC 98.3 FM for info about all the best gigs going on in Cork right now and new alternative music every week! This week, Emily chats about New Wave, (with a bit of Talking Heads and Adam Ant) 90s angst (a la Smashing Pumpkins and Manic Street Preachers) and Irish goodness. Expect some new tunes from Aphex Twin, Yur Mum and Rews.
Keeping Track # 2 - Live Music
A selection of live tracks from some heavy hitters!
Keeping Track # 15 - Christian Best
On this episode I talk to Producer, Engineer, Mixer, & Drummer - Christian Best. Christian plays some music that is close to his heart and we talk about Christians early exposure to music, his long standing partnership with songwriter Mick Flannery and there's also an extra 15 minutes at the end for any Beatles nerds ;-)
I hope you enjoy and thanks for supporting local radio!
Keeping Track # 11 - Raja Baal
My guest this week is Raja Baal - known to friends and family as Brendan Fennessy. You might know Brendan from his time as the drummer in the hugely popular band O Emperor. He is now a solo artist releasing Alternative Hip Hop into the world.This is a really nice chat with a deep thinking gent. We touch on Buddhism, Feminism, Meditation, Taylor Swift & More!I hope you enjoy and thanks for supporting local radio!
Keeping Track #14 - Dave Hackett talks to Caitriona Twomey from Cork Penny Dinners
For my latest episode, I had Caitriona Twomey from Cork Penny Dinners on to talk about her work and to play some local music that is close to her heart.
Penny Dinners serves 1,400 people a day with zero support from the government. We talk about the effects of the eviction ban on the ground, Caitriona and her volunteers driving to Ukraine with aid, and much more.
This is well worth a listen. Caitriona’s kindness is humbling.
Keeping Track #6
This week, I had Frank O'Connor from Derelict Ireland on the show to discuss his campaign against dereliction in our cities and towns and also to play the songs that represent his life journey in activism. Frank is a passionate and inspiring speaker... This is worth a listen. Enjoy!
Keeping Track # 7 Sultans Of Ping Special
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Sultans of Pings first album, 'Casual Sex In The Cineplex', this show is aimed at getting to know the Sultans a little bit better. I play their main influences alongside some of their lesser known tracks. Enjoy!
Keeping Track # 5 Moody Irish Electronica
An all Irish selection of atmospheric mood electronica! I refuse to use 'Ambient' anymore;)
Keeping Track 12 with Eoin McCarthy
This week I had Eoin McCarthy from Filter on the show. Eoin curated the playlist and we talked about the coffee industry and his career as a drum and bass DJ.
Keeping Track # 4 - Alternative Irish Music
Alternative music radio show with an emphasis on Irish artists. Hosted by Dave Hackett every Friday morning from 9 to 10am. Fantastic selection of Irish only music this week from Dave. Dave's special guest shows will be uploaded soon, so keep an eye out.
SET GUITARS TO KILL 15.06.23
Listen to SET GUITARS TO KILL every Thursday from 1-2pm on UCC 98.3 FM for info about all the best gigs going on in Cork right now and new Irish music every week!
This week, Emily chats about seeing the 1975 in Musgrave Park, the newly announced Upstart Festival lineup, the 20 year anniversary of Radiohead's Hail to the Thief while playing a mix of Squid, Caoilian Sherlock, Mossy and more.
UCC Student Dietitians - Episode Three - Menopausal supplements: are they safe for breast cancer survivors?
Join UCC MSc Human Nutrition & Dietetic students Síobhra O'Flaherty & Francis Duffy on the UCC student Dietitian Podcast with guests Dr Samantha Cushen, a lecturer in UCC Human Nutrition & Dietetics whose main area of research is in cancer survivorship, and Katie Ní Fheinneadha, a 3rd year nutritional science student. In episode 3 of ‘Nutrition for menopause', they explore the minefield that is menopausal supplements, with a specific focus on their use among cancer survivors.
UCC Student Dietitians - Episode Two - Navigating menopause after cancer treatment with Registered Dietitian Katie Johnston
Join UCC MSc Human Nutrition & Dietetics students Síobhra O'Flaherty & Francis Duffy on the UCC 98.3FM UCC Student Dietitian Podcast. In episode 2, they chat with Katie Johnston, a research & clinical dietitian working with menopausal cancer survivors. Patient-centred, evidence-based care is at the heart of this informative discussion.
Keeping Track # 13 - Simple Kid Special
This show is dedicated to Cork musician Kieran McFeeley, better known as Simple Kid. We listen to Kierans first band The V Necks, how they got signed to a major label and morphed into a Punk Pop Glam band called The Young Offenders and how Kieran eventually settled on being a solo artist as Simple Kid.
UCC Student Dietitians - Episode One - Menopause and diet: does what you eat matter?
Join UCC MSc Human Nutrition & Dietetics students Síobhra O'Flaherty and Francis Duffy on the UCC98.3FM UCC Student Dietitian Podcast where they explore nutrition for menopause. In episode 1, they chat to the public to see what they know about the topic & also provide helpful tips to support heart & bone health during menopause.
Ri Ra Mna Episode 14 May 16th.
Todays show is all about women in the great outdoors. We hear from the inspiring Elizabeth Cronin recent graduate of Kinsale Outdoor Education Centres's Go Adventure Personal Development Course.And from the wonderful Anais O Donovan 8th ranking world champion Freestyle Kayaker.Tune in, be inspired, energised and go on.. get outside!
406 Days Documentary Interviews
This very special episode has two powerful interviews with former Debenhams worker, Carol Bridgeman and producer of the 406 Days Documentary, Fergus Dowd. These interviews took place the day of the Cork premiere of the documentary that was held in UCC. Interviews conducted by Mia Poland. Produced by Mia Poland. Voice Over by Cian Pierce.
La Vie en Rosie- Lloyd John
Rosie interviews Lloyd John in studio
Otherwise Engayged- Ashley A Ho Unhinged
In this very unhinged episode Mia Poland and, Cork Drag Queen, Ashley A Ho talk all things from Nickelodeon lore, drag queen drama, Ashley's anecdotes and life as a Sagittarius with amazing tracks as recommended by Ashley herself.
Otherwise Engayged- Queer Culture with Emily and Cian
A deep dive into queer spaces and alternative subcultures with first hand experiences from Emily and Cian. We discuss the LGBTQ overlap with Cork's music scene, how Dungeons and Dragons may help those in the closet, queer rep in comics and queerbaiting. Listen in for some unhinged banter as we somehow successfully get through the above topics.
University College Cork with David Putnam
UCC 98.3fm had the pleasure of being joined in studio by former film producer, member of the House of Lords and West Cork resident, David Putnam. Mia Poland and David Putnam discuss his current work in UCC, the current film industry in Ireland and the importance of fact checking and Chat GPT.
Otherwise Engayged- Anesthesia Gold
This fabulous episode, Anesthesia Gold, interviewed by Mia Poland delve deep into queer culture in Cork. As well as Anesthesia revealing all upcoming events in both Cork and Dublin with the inside scoop about this years upcoming Drag Fest in Dublin. They also have a much needed chat about etiquette during shows to ensure the safety of drag performers. Listen in to hear all about Anesthesia's plans and what it's like to perform in drag as well as an eclectic playlist as curated by the queen herself.
Cork International Student's Zone - Episode 7
Cork International Students Zone - Episode 7
In this new episode I am joined by Sean from China. He is 37 years old and has already an abundance of work experience in China behind him. However, he decided to completely stop to pursue a Master's in translation studies to become an interpreter.
In this episode we discuss Sean's experience in field of interpretation, the educational system of China, how life is in a Chinese company, as well as the Chinese philosophy of the Yin and the Yang applied in real life. Enjoy listening!
Host: Thimoté Bozzetto
Lick the Stamp and Send it - Return of the king
This week, Ava returns to join James with a guest, Kevin. They review the Miami GP, the Formula E in Monaco and the second round of the F1 academy in Valencia.
My life in a Suitcase, Episode 23: Beauty of Dance
This episode's guest Tania ZOR “TAPAFE” (Tania Pantoja Ferzuli) a multidisciplinary artist, co founder of AMDIE and founder of Cali Cultural Centre, educator and multilingual graphic designer talks about her passion, activities and how art and cultural expressions bring up the best in us!
My Life in a Suitcase, Episode 22: The Flow of Dance
In this episode Manizha and an amazing woman, Inma Pavón, chat about Inma's life and her acheivements and effects of dance on improving mental health.
Ri Ra Mna May 2nd, Episode 12
Today we hear from Anne Bland, founder of Selfishly Happy You. Anne states that Pleasure is our Birthright and shares her top tips to radical self pleasure. Tune In and Bliss Out (Warning may not be suitable for sensitive ears)
Ri Ra Mna April 25th, Episode 11
On today's show we unpack the recipe to facilitate true and sustainable change with the wonderful Ann Quinn, change leader at Childrens Health Ireland. And Suze updates her feminist manifesto!Tune in and be inspired.
Lick the Stamp and Send it - From Baku to Berlin and every event that we've been in.
This week, James and his guest Sophie give a review of the Azerbaijan GP, the F2 race, F1 academy opening weekend. As well as this Sophie gives us an insight as to what a race weekend is like.
Musical Chats Episode 13
My wonderful guest KC McLoughlin educates me on all things queer coded in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Please do not play this in front of children, we discuss adult and sensitive themes.