Broadcaster @RTE2fm / @PoetryProgRTE. Patron @epilepsyireland. Event MC, book pusher, #craftbeer, science. Atheist. #YNWA. firstname.lastname@example.org Hello to Jason Isaacs
A *cracking* @BookShowRTE this weekend. I'm talking to @maxjohnporter ahead of @CuirtFestival , the @ByrnesBooks Book Club ask Joseph O'Connor questions about Shadowplay, @CensoredPod talks to me about Ireland's banned books... Up in 15 minutes on @RTERadio1 .
I have another journey back into the vocal, jazz and big band beauty of the 30s, 40s, 50s and more coming up on this weekend's #GoldLounge . All of these and a ton more starting in 10 on @RTEGold . Listen back later here -
Read this. Here's what Irish booksellers have been doing to keep the show on the road...
Yes, this makes me feel *ancient*... FIFTEEN years ago tonight, @Glen_Hansard and @MarketaIrglova came in my @RTE2fm show to play, 2 days before The Swell Season album was released... Playing it next on @RTEGold ...
@Louise_Nealon - SnowflakeStarts as "girl from a farm goes to Trinity ", but slowly mutates into something hugely warm, human, complex and slightly magic. By the end I didn't want to leave any of the characters. A really impressive debut you'll be hearing a lot more about.
You know the way this has been blasted out of the headlines by everything from Trump to Covid to Brexit? This.
So I was almost killed at the weekend. My wife too. At roughly this place. Please read this short thread and share it, it might save someone else's life and if that comes of this then fair enough... (/thread)
Guys, my old school Drimnagh Castle is short of cash and looking for books to populate a new library. Can I get a RT?