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Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 28th November 2022
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 28th November 2022
Darragh is joined by Kelly-Anne and Ross from the amazing podcast 'what we saw from the cheap seats' for an hour of movies, gigs, theatre and entertainment news. Kelly-Anne and Ross give us a review of two great movies in the cinema this week, 'Glass Onion: A Knives out Story' and Ross gets excited about 'Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio'   
44:53
November 29, 2022
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 21st November
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 21st November
On this week’s show Kelly-Anne and Ross put on their ‘What we saw from the cheap seats’ podcasting hats and give us movie reviews for ‘The Wonder’ & ‘Both Sides of the Blade’. Niamh Dunphy and Faith Martin join us for a couple of gig reviews and have you ever wondered what its like to navigate to gigs in a wheel chair, on your own in a strange place? Faith fills us in. We have a look at some of the entertainment news including some staggering numbers for Taylor Swift as she breaks Ticket Master, Dead to me Season three, Disney’s Enchanted, strictly come dancing and a whole lot more. Oh, and Darragh gets to talk about the Walking Dead finishing up, but not for very long so you’re ok.
46:31
November 22, 2022
Monday 24th October Dan & Darragh with Kelly-Anne & Ross
Monday 24th October Dan & Darragh with Kelly-Anne & Ross
Monday nights very special Halloween special from 8pm on Dublin South FM 93.9 and on line at www.dublinsouthfm.ie  It's all about spooky movies, things that go bump in the night, black plastic bin bags, turnips and the Púca.  There is a really, really awful audio quiz that can't be missed, how well do you know your horror movies?  So do make a cup of tea, grab a couple of chocolate digestives and join Darragh, Kelly-Anne and Ross, there may even be some suitably spooky music. 
46:44
October 27, 2022
20211017 Dan & Darragh with Kelly-Anne and Ross on DSFM
20211017 Dan & Darragh with Kelly-Anne and Ross on DSFM
We get the low down on Kelly-Anne's big day out in Dublin on the Vintage Tea Bus tour while Ross has his own big day out at the London Film Festival.  Kelly-Anne and Ross bring us reviews of 'Decision to Leave’ and ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’. 
47:39
October 20, 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 10th October 2022 DSFM with Kelly-Ann and Ross
Dan & Darragh Monday 10th October 2022 DSFM with Kelly-Ann and Ross
Our show from Monday 23rd October 2022 from 8pm on Dublin South FM 93.9fm with Kelly-Anne and Ross Evans from the world famous podcast 'What we saw from the Cheap Seats' with reviews of 'Werewolf by Night' and 'Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon',  Niamh Dunphy joins us with a review of George Ezra at the Point and AJR from the Olympia, there's chat and a nod to World Mental Health Day, you're invited.
43:58
October 11, 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 27th September 22
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 27th September 22
On Monday nights show Darragh was joined again by Kelly Anne Evans from 'What we saw from the cheap seats' lots covered from the budget to photography and whole lot in between. Kelly Anne was joined by Ross for 'What we saw from the cheap seats' and they reviewed the movie 'Do Revenge' and had a look the up coming London Film Festival
42:10
September 27, 2022
Monday 19th September 22 Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM
Monday 19th September 22 Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM
On Monday night show Darragh was joined by Niamh Dunphy on the line of Gigability the podcast with a review of Ryan Sheridan supported by Mark Caplice in Whelans on Friday night and a review of Emma Langfords gig supported by Niamh Keane in Aras Chronain.    In the studio with their own take on big and little screen we had Kelly Anne and Ross Evans of 'What we saw from the cheap seats' with a look at Disneys D23 line up and what they actually saw from the cheap seats with a review of 'See how they rub', 'Bodies, Bodies, Bodies' and thats a review well worth 'earing'.  All that a a whole lot more. 
51:22
September 21, 2022
20220912 Dan & Darragh Dublin South FM Radio Show
20220912 Dan & Darragh Dublin South FM Radio Show
On tonight's show Darragh is joined by Kelly Anne Evans & Ross Evans of the world renowned podcast 'What we saw from the cheap seats'. We're playing to their strengths and talking all things movies & TV, new releases, upcoming flops, the Venice film festival, Disney & D23 and of course what they saw from the cheap seats. 
43:06
September 12, 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 6th September 2022 Dublin South FM Radio Show with Kelly Anne Evans
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 6th September 2022 Dublin South FM Radio Show with Kelly Anne Evans
Joining Darragh McNicholas is the amazing @Kelly Anne Evans from the world renowned podcast "What we saw from the cheap Seats" (link Below) with the usual sports, news, disability updates, an interview with @niamhdunphy1 who has a review of @nathanmacmusic album and film launch from last Friday night and new music from Emma Langford. https://anchor.fm/cheap-seats7
42:21
September 06, 2022
Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM Monday 29th August 2022
Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM Monday 29th August 2022
Sport, news, an interview with Nathan Mac on his new album and movie launch & an interview with Clara Monahan Tallaght University Hospital who is assembling a community choir for a ten week program. Niamh Dunphy brings us gig news from Paolo Nutini in the Olympia and the open mic night in Clondalkin. All this and a little bit more. 
44:55
August 30, 2022
Dan and Darragh DSFM Monday 22nd August
Dan and Darragh DSFM Monday 22nd August
We're back at it tonight on @dublinsouthfm from 8pm with another packed show, Dan was on the water out of Dun Laoghaire harbour looking at access and a hoist, Darragh was at the Dublin Horse Show in the RDS and has a couple of interesting interview with Brian Allen from ChildVision and Suzanne & Ann from the @clondalkinequine about their plans for the future, equine therapy and horses, there'll be a view of the Avondale Tree top walk, a great new track from @nathanmacmusic and we'll have a look at his up coming album 'Learning Curve' which is a circus musical movie as well. There'll be sport and @dan_airey laughing uncontrollably while Darragh McNicholas drinks tea, see you all later.
44:17
August 23, 2022
Monday 25th July 2022 Dan & Darragh do Ability on Dublin South FM
Monday 25th July 2022 Dan & Darragh do Ability on Dublin South FM
We talk sport, disability pride month, disability representation and we have Gigability talking all things gigs and access, under scrutiny, Gavin James, Sam Fender and a whole lot more. 
40:33
July 26, 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Radio Show DSFM Monday 18th July 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Radio Show DSFM Monday 18th July 2022
On the show, sport, lots of rugby really, Giggability with Niamh Dunphy and there's a lot of talk of s ex
39:05
July 24, 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 11th July 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 11th July 2022
Monday nights show July 11th 2022, join us as Dan chats to Tokyo Paralympic swimmer Roisin ni Rian about her recent medal showing in the world championships and much more. We catch up with Niamh Ni Donnchaidh Gigability The Blog  for some gig reviews and her track of the week. 
42:43
July 12, 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 20th June 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 20th June 2022
Lots of sporting discussions, Lizzo and her 'Spazz' lyric from her song Grrrls the back lash, the language of disability and the cancel culture, a DART driver has a pop at a wheelchair user, reclaiming music, Dan and IADT creative futures. All that and a whole lot more. 
39:08
June 21, 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 13th June 2022
Dan & Darragh do Ability Monday 13th June 2022
On Mondays show we talk sport and the how Leinster just aren't all that better than Munster at the end of the season, there's soccer and golf too, while we have a look at penny pinching in the Department of Social Welfare and a ministers response. Dan is back with the IADT Graduate Launchpad Program with the Creative Futures Academy and looking for a PA. all that and a whole lot more. 
39:41
June 14, 2022
Dan and Darragh on DSFM, Monday 23rd May 2023
Dan and Darragh on DSFM, Monday 23rd May 2023
Monday nights show 23rd May 2022, technical difficulties makes this one a little shorter but we still packed it in, news & sport, battered and lost wheelchairs, disabled parking spaces on a hill on Fishable Street, Asiam.ie fundraising climbing hills and walking in the park, Down Syndrome Ireland fundraising with Alex and Paudy, does Google present you with strange ads due to your odd browsing history, Dan pitching to Virgin and he's looking for a PA, all this and a little bit more.
26:28
May 24, 2022
Dan and Darragh Dublin South FM Monday 10th May 2022
Dan and Darragh Dublin South FM Monday 10th May 2022
We hear from Dan about the Independent Living Movement Ireland PAS Now webinar and his up coming talk with Travelport around disability and language. Niamh Ni Donnchaidh reviews Anne-Maries gig in the Three Arena and gives us here track of the week. There's talk of nerds and choo-choo trains from Darragh and a whole lot more. (the music has been removed to meet copyright requirements)
39:57
May 10, 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 2nd May 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 2nd May 2022
Last night’s Dan & Darragh radio show with a great interview with James Casserly a teenager going places in more ways than one. James is undertaking a 32-county review of transport for wheelchair users; you can find him @James22034777 on Twitter and he's well worth a follow. There’s other stuff too, music, news, The Independent Living Movement Ireland 30 days of action, @irishmusicgems and Niamh Dunphy and a whole lot more.
37:20
May 03, 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 25th April 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 25th April 2022
Dan and Darragh discuss the latest developments in Independent Living Movement Ireland 30 days of action campaign, @niamhdunphy1, her Ed Sheeran double-header and her track of the week, sport, Down Syndrome fund raisers, James Casserly taking to the road of Ireland, all this and more 
44:06
April 25, 2022
Dan and Darragh Monday 11th April 2022
Dan and Darragh Monday 11th April 2022
In a show dedicated to the memory of Megan McGuckin we hear from Conor McAuley following his transport issues mentioned last week,  Independent Living Movement Ireland 30 days of action so far, Dan's trip to Mondello Park and more. Dan and Darragh on Dublin South FM 
37:59
April 11, 2022
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 4th April 2022
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 4th April 2022
Our Monday 4th April show from Dublin South FM. Dan gets his PA hours (hurrah), Conor McAuley doesn't get the bus, Darraghs disabled friends and a whole lot more. The music has been removed to meet copy right requirements.
39:20
April 04, 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 28th March Dublin South FM
Dan & Darragh Monday 28th March Dublin South FM
We talk about the Independent Living Movement Irelands 30 days of action, sport, the smallness of disability, Niamh Dunphy of Irish Music gems the podcast joins us, all that and a lot more. Music has been removed for copyright reasons. 
40:07
March 29, 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 21st March 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 21st March 2022
Our radio show from Monday 21st March on Dublin South FM, the music has been removed for copyright reasons. We talk about sport, that weather, disability and housing, Sean O'Kellys plight for a marital home, Down Syndrome Irelands fund raiser, Niamh Dunphy talks music while Dan updates us on his mission to get PA hours. All that and some other stuff.
39:18
March 21, 2022
Monday 14th March 2022 Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM
Monday 14th March 2022 Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM
Our radio show from Monday 14th March on Dublin South FM, the music has been removed for copyright reasons. We talk about sport, that weather, disability and housing, Sean O'Kellys plight for a marital home, the ILMI's housing information session, Niamh Dunphy talks music while Dan updates us on his mission to get PA hours. All that and some other stuff.
41:14
March 15, 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 7th February 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 7th February 2022
Dan & Darragh's Monday nights show from Dublin South FM (music has been removed to meet copyright requirements).  There's talk of Ukraine, The Heartlands guest House in Carrick on Shannon which is being built with disability at the forefront, we talk to Ciaran O'Reagan from the Irish Wheelchair Association about the 'Wheelie Good Podcast', International Womens Day, Full Spectrum Ireland talking Se x, Down Syndrome Ireland sock fundraiser, Dan's meeting with Catherine Martin TD in his pursuit of PA hours and we even squeeze in some sport.
40:20
March 08, 2022
Dan & Darragh Monday 28th Feb Dublin South FM
Dan & Darragh Monday 28th Feb Dublin South FM
We discuss the conflict in Ukraine, the loosening of the last of Covids mask wearing requirements, The Irish Wheelchair Associations point of view on the upcoming e-scooter legislation and their new Wheelie Good podcast, The Independent Living Movement Irelands strategies for change, celebrating International Women's Day and a soon to open B&B in Carrick -On-Shannon for people with disabilities and some talk of sport too.
41:48
March 01, 2022
DaD Monday 21st February 2022
DaD Monday 21st February 2022
Monday nights show from @dublinsouthfm  news, and discussion following Dan's appearance on @irelandamvmtv  All this and more with Dan and Darragh on @dublinsouthfm Mondays from 8-9pm on 93.9FM and online at dublinsouthfm.ie.
42:10
February 23, 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 14th Feb 2022
Dan & Darragh DSFM Monday 14th Feb 2022
Monday 14th February 2022 8pm to 9pm Dublin South FM (music has been removed for copyright)  News and chat with Dan and Darragh, Dan's interview on the Claire Byrne RTE Radio One show telling the nation and beyond just some of the challenges faced by wheelchair users, Niamh Dunphy on music and a whole lot more.  
41:25
February 15, 2022
Dan & Darragh on Dublin South Fm Monday 7th Feb 2022
Dan & Darragh on Dublin South Fm Monday 7th Feb 2022
News, Chat, Niamh Dunphy, the dark web and a whole lot more. 
38:04
February 08, 2022
DSFM Monday 31st January 2022
DSFM Monday 31st January 2022
Our show from Monday 31st January 2022, the music has been removed for copy right.
37:31
February 01, 2022
DSFM Monday 3rd January 2022
DSFM Monday 3rd January 2022
As an alternative to New Year's Resolutions, we thought it best to look back as a means of going  forward. This week we've put together a review of our adventures in the podcasting world in 2021. From our chats with Tom Clonan about getting all those with disabilities together in one place, Disability: A New History with Peter White on the BBC, Niamh Dunphy and Sean's Big Build, Disability and Sexuality with Grace Alice O'Shea and so much more.
58:00
January 05, 2022
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 20th December 2021
Dan & Darragh on DSFM Monday 20th December 2021
Dan and Darragh get festive this week, discussing our plans over the Christmas Period. Niamh Dunphy is back with us providing her track of the week, an in-depth review of Dermot Kennedy at the 3Arena in aid of Pieta House and Focus Ireland and more. We also discuss the fact that the HSE didn't seem to understand the assignment of spreading Christmas cheer while looking ahead to the sporting offerings under the tree this year.
31:37
December 22, 2021
Dan & Darragh Dublin South FM Monday 13th December 2021
Dan & Darragh Dublin South FM Monday 13th December 2021
Colds, Covid-19 and mans best friend, that and a whole lot more. 
43:43
December 15, 2021
DSFM Monday 6th December
DSFM Monday 6th December
Dan and Darragh on Dublin South FM Monday 6th December 2021, the radio show with the music removed for copyright issues.  We do a little sport, disability and need for PA's (personal assistants), inequality, Dan's mini doc 'Terms & Conditions Apply' and a whole lot more.  
42:10
December 08, 2021
Episode 75, all things Social Audio with Shane Monahan & Limor
Episode 75, all things Social Audio with Shane Monahan & Limor
We catch up with Shane Monahan of Limor for a conversation around Social Audio and his App Limor which helps creatives and everyone else harness the power of their voice. 
33:53
November 21, 2021
20211115_Dan&Darragh_DublinSouthFM_RadioShow
20211115_Dan&Darragh_DublinSouthFM_RadioShow
Dan & Darragh on Dublin South FM, we talk all things music with Niamh Dunphy Irish Music Gems the Podcast, chat of sports, why PA's are so important for people with disabilities, Dan's outing to RTE's Creative Futures with the millennials and a whole lot more.  (all music has been removed for copyright issues).  
43:16
November 16, 2021
20211108_DanandDarragh_DSFM_RadioShow
20211108_DanandDarragh_DSFM_RadioShow
Monday nights show, chats with Niamh Dunphy, talk of men's health, players being to far away at live matches, no wheel chairs at COP26, Gretta sticking it somewhere and so much more.   
42:43
November 09, 2021
20211101_Dan&Darragh_DublinSouthFM_RadioShow
20211101_Dan&Darragh_DublinSouthFM_RadioShow
On this show Dan & Darragh bring you new music from Niamh Dunphy of Irish Music Gems the Podcast, the Screenbait crew have a review of 'Halloween Kills' and whatever happened to Matt Damon and 'The Last Duel'?. There'll be talk of sport, Cop26 and a whole lot more.
44:05
November 04, 2021
Episode70 Ableism and PA's
Episode70 Ableism and PA's
This week with Dan and Darragh, is there an ableist bias towards media representation of disability and society as a whole? We discuss this, Eileen Daly's "discrimination" as she tries to employ PAs, Dan's  Major Project and more. Dan and Darragh, Monday's at 8pm on @dublinsouthfm  and wherever you get your podcasts thereafter. @dublinsouthfm 
29:45
October 13, 2021
Episode 71 Fashion and Disability
Episode 71 Fashion and Disability
Just don't wear it out
29:52
October 13, 2021
Episode 69 Dan and Darragh
Episode 69 Dan and Darragh
This week with Dan and Darragh, we take a trip down memory lane as we discuss the build up to Halloween (already), we say "Sayonara" to the @paralympics and Dan discusses his latest taxi adventures. All this and more, Monday's at 8pm with Dan and Darragh on @dublinsouthfm and anywhere you get your podcasts thereafter
28:50
September 12, 2021
Episode 68
Episode 68
This week with Dan and Darragh, we talk Dan's upcoming return to college, his new exercise regime and we give our penultimate round up from the @paralympics On top of this we also discuss new accessibility features at @dollymountstrand and their implications for the future. All this and more, this week with Dan and Darragh. Mondays at 8pm on @dublinsouthfm.
29:00
September 08, 2021
Episode 67 All Things Paralympics
Episode 67 All Things Paralympics
This week with Dan and Darragh, we talk all things @paralympics as we give you a round up of @paralympics_ireland exploits in Tokyo so far. From Gold for @keane_ellen to Silver for @katiegdunlevy and @evemccrystal and more. We also discuss the adventures of @_thewheeldeal prior to the Games after an incident @heathrow_airport. All this and more this week with Dan and Darragh. Mondays at 8pm on @dublinsouthfm and anywhere you listen to podcasts thereafter.
29:00
August 31, 2021
Episode 66 Lough Ree Access for All
Episode 66 Lough Ree Access for All
This week with Dan and Darragh, we had our first on location recording since the pandemic courtesy of the lovely people @loughreeaccessforall Boat Trips in Athlone. We talk to John and Noel, two wheelchair users about their experience of the boat and much more along with Skipper Robert and crew member Lisa. Darragh also tells of his experience driving the "Dan Mobile" All this and more
58:00
August 23, 2021
Episode 65 Dan & Darragh
Episode 65 Dan & Darragh
In this episode we catch up with Niamh Dunphy of Irish Music Gems the podcast and find out how her online fundraiser ' Night in for Sean's Big Build' for Sean's Big Build went, we catch up with Karl Doyle of Nerdy Bird Media and find out about his appearance in season 3 of 'Go Outside and Play' off the RTE Player. Ross Coleman's "truly dreary existence" and the Paralympics (when Darragh's bother Noel McNicholas bumped into one in the airport), all that and a little bit more from 8pm on DSFM.
58:00
August 18, 2021
Episode 63 with Niamh Dunphy and her big reveal
Episode 63 with Niamh Dunphy and her big reveal
On this episode we have a big announcement from Niamh Dunphy of Irish Music Gems the podcast, she reveals her on line fundraising gig for 'A night in for Sean's Big Build'. Niamh has arranged some of Irelands amazing up and coming artists to perform on line to raise money for an Extension to young Sean Dunnes house to help improve his quality of life.  
26:57
July 20, 2021
Episode 55 with Grace Alice O'Shea
Episode 55 with Grace Alice O'Shea
In episode 55 we talk about all things s€x, s€xuality and disability with S€xuality Educator Grace Alice O'Shea. We cover a lot of ground from awkward conversation to s€x education and why you have to disguise the word S€X on social media platforms.
58:12
May 17, 2021
Episode 57 Who are they?
Episode 57 Who are they?
In episode 57 which aired on @dublinsouthfm  on Monday evening by way of introduction we tell the listeners a bit about ourselves and continue our look at Disability a New History with episode 9 which looks at children and disability during the 19th century. Spoiler alerts abound as we take a look at the 2019 movie 'Come as you are', a film about three disabled men on a road trip looking to lose their virginity. all that and more on Dan & Darragh do ability.
30:56
May 12, 2021
DADDA with The IWA Ability Team
DADDA with The IWA Ability Team
Episode 53 features the Irish Wheel Chair Associations Ability Team who help people between the ages of 18 and 29 with a physical disability (not just wheelchair users) find employment. We discuss how the pandemic has affected the way they interact with clients and businesses, how Zoom has levelled the playing field, why Dan should join the Ability Program and much much more.
33:40
April 27, 2021
Episode 53 Its Good to Talk
Episode 53 Its Good to Talk
We talk wooden legs and wheelchairs in light of episode 6 'Disability a New History' (pirates may be mentioned). Darragh attended an online Sport Inclusion and Disability Awareness Webinar hosted by South Dublin County Sports Partnership, interesting and insightful, well worth the time.   
29:10
April 15, 2021
Episode 52 Tinfoil Hats
Episode 52 Tinfoil Hats
In episode 52 we have a look at another 12 months of podcasting from home? How the disabled community earned money in the 17th and 18th centuries and why we're so opposed to it now, Disability a New History. CEOL 21 a night out in for Dan with Glen Hansard, Mundy and friends. €70 million refurb and €17 million to fit out and over 200 complaints, it could only be the OPW. Affluent areas dodging kids with Autism? we have a look at Mick Cliffords report from the Irish Examiner and autism awareness month. All this and no laughing guaranteed, well maybe a titter or two.  
33:23
April 07, 2021
DADDA Episode 51 Nice firm balls
DADDA Episode 51 Nice firm balls
We review Episode 5 of 'Disability, a new history' where they look at a 1754 essay on deformity, World Down Syndrome day challenging your perception on disability and the governments antics keeping records on its citizens.  We also have a look at the BISFed/World Boccia Ball Licencing issue with our guest Geraldine Massey.   
28:31
March 31, 2021
Episode 50 with Catherine Gallagher_ Dan and Darragh do Ability
Episode 50 with Catherine Gallagher_ Dan and Darragh do Ability
In episode 50 we acknowledge our half century of podcasting and we have a chat with Catherine Gallagher about ableism, the media, a career in journalism, how society disables and how a kerfuffle over a scholarship payment to study at PHD level has led to Catherine's Law.  All that and a little bit more.
33:51
March 23, 2021
Episode 49 Sorting Your Ginger Kids Out
Episode 49 Sorting Your Ginger Kids Out
Episode 49, Dan regales us of stories from the radio and how he ended up on the Claire Byrne RTE1 radio show. We have a look at episode 4 of Disability-A New History where they discuss Beauty and Deformity in the 17th century and how to sort your ginger kids out. How Jennie Barry blogger on Instagram looks at the power of saying no. Darragh heads down a train of thought he hasn’t quite thought through yet.
36:31
March 16, 2021
Episode 48 Normal Children
Episode 48 Normal Children
We have a review of episode 3 of BBC Radio 4's Disability - A New History Freaks and Entrepreneurs, how in 17th and 18th century England disability wasn't necessarily a barrier to employment. How you can loose all your disability allowances in an effort to improve yourself? Ask Catherine Gallagher, 23, a journalism student from the west, this has since been resolved but it took an awful amount of work to correct it.  How has lockdown affected you? We know how its getting to us. 
34:01
March 10, 2021
Episode 47_So what's in a Word_DADDA
Episode 47_So what's in a Word_DADDA
Cripple, Handicap, Mongo, Midget, Spastic, So what’s in a word? In this episode we have a deeper look at the language of disability, its history and how words come and go. We also report on a hearing-impaired student’s run in with a lecturer over zoom and we look at Episode 2 of Peter Whites Disability- A new History from BBC radio 4.
34:43
March 02, 2021
Episode 46 It's all strangely connected
Episode 46 It's all strangely connected
In episode 46 we find its all strangely connected, from a Para-Olympian to a dwarf in Liverpool and the design of that wheelchair we all know when we see it. Take a little trip down the disability worm hole with us, you’d be a little bit surprised where it goes but we get to join the dots.
34:48
February 23, 2021
Episode 45 with Dr Tom Clonan
Episode 45 with Dr Tom Clonan
In this weeks episode we speak with Dr Tom Clonan, soldier, journalist, campaigner, father and sometimes angry man. We talk about disability, the lack of support, the challenges of the leaving cert, covid and Darragh pitches an Irish alternative to the 'Hunger Games' called 'I'm more importanter than you' to sort out who gets the vaccine first. All that and more in Episode 45.
31:45
January 25, 2021
EP 44 Dan & Darragh do Ability
EP 44 Dan & Darragh do Ability
In this weeks episode we have a chat with disability activist, radio host and newly minted to the work force Sean Kelly, Sean shares with  us his insights into breaking into the employment market, job interviews and disclosing disability in the interview process.   
31:18
January 17, 2021
Episode 11 Dan & Darragh doing Something Else
Episode 11 Dan & Darragh doing Something Else
Lots covered in this episode, we discuss How's your Head, the Young Voices Covid-19 survey which is very revealing about the mindset of our youth during this very unusual time period. How can the Cure and Morrisey help? Have a listen World cerebral paly day? Just one day or everyday? Whats your USP? (unique selling point), we might have found one of Dan's.
48:53
October 26, 2020
Episode 10 Dan and Darragh do Something Else
Episode 10 Dan and Darragh do Something Else
In this weeks episode we look at access to TU Dublin Tallaght Campus for those with additional needs as students return to college. Dan brings us up to date on the survey he has been involved in with National Youth Council of Ireland, Young Voices to gauge just where the youth of Irelands heads are at during these Covid times, this is in conjunction with the Department of Health, SpunOut.ie and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. We have a chat about the Irish Wheel Chair Associations fund raising drive 'Stuck' which highlights just how important any money raised is to the organisation as without the funding many of its members will find themselves stuck. We also have a chat about work, the impacts of Covid and what opportunities it might bring. All this and some giggling too.
22:33
October 04, 2020
Episode 9 Dana and Darragh do Something Else
Episode 9 Dana and Darragh do Something Else
This is Episode 9 with Dan and Darragh doing something else. We discussed the Netflix documentary Rising Phoenix, disabled golfer Brendan Lawlor's full European Tour debut and more
30:59
October 01, 2020
E43 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
E43 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 43, the truth, your truth, being kind and dogs making a difference.
29:55
March 11, 2020
E42 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
E42 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Its Episode 42 and this week we have a look at the week that was for politics and what impacts that a left government might have on disability, representation and disability in film along with death anxiety for the able bodied community living with disability on the screen giving us inspiration porn (yep). What more could you want?
23:54
February 17, 2020
E41 DanandDarraghdoAbility
E41 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Would you look who's back? After a long Christmas break Dan and Darragh are back at it again. In Episode 41 theres talk of horses for physio, wheelchairs as bomb disposal robots and so much more.
23:03
February 10, 2020
Episode 40 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 40 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In Episode 40 we have a look at why a blind student was dragged from a debating chamber in Oxford, the right to a personal assistant and its impact on so many people across the country and the upcoming Ahead conference.
27:55
November 26, 2019
Episode 39 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 39 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In episode 39 we have a look at toilet signage again in the UK, a sperm bank banned from advertising its wears, climbing Kilimanjaro with no legs and lots more.
17:47
November 20, 2019
Episode 38 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 38 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 38 and we have a look at Paddy McGuinness in a disabled parking spot, Luka Pezzillo challenges his teachers to spend the day in a wheelchair in school and the results are interesting, we have a look at people who are being labelled as 'Transabled' as they feel they should be living their life not as an able bodied person but as one with a disability and Dan tells us of his trip to the Positive Sexual Health Conference where he was talking about willies.
29:13
November 13, 2019
Episode 37 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 37 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Dan gives his review of the 'Peanut Butter Falcon' movie, why is this story about cerebral palsy a story?, The blue buckets for Halloween trick or treat, Karl from 'Up' re-imagined and Dan previews hid involvement in the Youth Work Ireland Positive Sexual Health talk in the Mansion House on Friday
18:56
October 31, 2019
Episode 36 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 36 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In episode 36 we preview 'Peanut Butter Falcon' and how its had an effect on its lead Shia LaBeouf and his rocky road. You think you have a worry waiting for a bus? We look at Ryan McDaids story from the UK. Cyborgs aren't that far away it would seem, we look at Dr. Peter Scott-Morgan and his efforts to give motor neurone disease the slip. There is also Dans trip out to TU Dublin Blanchardstown.
29:24
October 28, 2019
Episode35 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode35 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In Episode 35, we talk about disability being described as a gender, the Workability 2019 Conference with @Irish_wheelchair_association and much more.
26:59
October 06, 2019
Episode 34 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 34 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 34 and we're discussing the right to live one's life to the fullest degree without unnecessary restrictions, back to college and more.
16:30
September 29, 2019
Episode 33 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 33 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In Episode 33, we get to hear from Dave Barry in the Irish Wheelchair Association to follow up on the Roll and Stroll, Dan tells it like it is when it comes to relationships and lots more.
33:10
September 22, 2019
Episode 32 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 32 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
This week we talk more about the Diversity and Inclusion Conference, the Positive Sexual Health Conference coming up in November with @youthworkireland, yet more issues for @irishrail with a challenge to @seanokelly and so much more.
27:21
September 16, 2019
Episode 31 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 31 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Its episode 31 and we get the low down on the roll and stroll, the National Diversity and Inclusion Conference and lots more.
25:07
September 09, 2019
Episode 30 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 30 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 30 with Anne Hopkins from the Irish Wheelchair Association. Anne is the Eastern Region Job Coach for the IWA's new Ability Programme. We also have a Run and Roll update.
28:46
September 02, 2019
Episode 29 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 29 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Back from the holidays and recording Episode 29 of the award winning podcast. This week Dan has flash backs as we discuss one wheel chair users efforts to get to Dublin with Bus Eirean, parents helping their disabled kids at the school sports day and lots more up for debate.
33:27
August 19, 2019
Episode 28 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 28 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In this week’s episode we are talking to Roslyn Moore about her volunteering work with the Tallaght Tornadoes, a Special Olympics bowling club based in Tallaght LeisurePlex. Roslyn graduated from IT Tallaght (TU Dublin) with her honor's degree in Creative Digital Media so she also gives us an insight into job hunting after college and the challenges of breaking free from University life.
27:07
August 03, 2019
Episode 27 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 27 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In this weeks Episode we are in Oracle in Dublins East Point Business Park talking to Eva McEneaney about her journey, working in a corporate environment, travel, inclusion and lots more. There may be excuses from Dan regarding training for Roll and Stroll in September. A huge thanks to all the team in Oracle for having us.
30:26
July 28, 2019
Episode 26 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 26 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Disability and representation in Toy Story 4 {spoiler alerts galore}, Podcasting in Oracle, 'getting mugged' and roll and stroll.
36:08
July 23, 2019
Episode 25 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 25 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 25 back in studio in college, we're covering accessible bike parking in Trinity College, Dan's work experience in Oracle, roll and stroll training progress and why we can't talk about Toy Story 4.
18:55
July 14, 2019
Episode 24 Dan Aand Darragh Do Ability
Episode 24 Dan Aand Darragh Do Ability
In this weeks episode we are out in the Irish Wheelchair Associations holiday village in Clontarf, talking to Niamh Dunphy about doors that aren't automatic, why 'Yesterday' is not 'Toy Story 4', how many wheelchairs you can squeeze into the Yacht, independent living and lots more. *a word of warning, this episode has been heavily edited to remove as much laughter as possible.
23:43
July 07, 2019
Episode 23 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 23 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In episode 23 we talk about putting your child in a home and walking away, ways to alert the emergency services and first responders to hidden disabilities and Dans Roll and Stroll progress.
19:27
July 01, 2019
Episode 22 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 22 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In episode 22 we talk about the National Youth Council and young people preaching to the old people, the DART app in beta testing phase and more on Dan's progress towards the Roll and Stroll in September.
19:26
June 23, 2019
Episode 21 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 21 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In Episode 21 Dan starts the fitting process for his racing chair at the IWA headquarters, we talk fund raising and men's health.
20:19
June 16, 2019
Episode20 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode20 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In this weeks episode we have a chat with James Cawley from the Independent Living Movement Ireland www.ilmi.ie and talk all things independent living and personal assistants. The HSE's trip to court for placing a woman with a disability in a nursing home. Dan does some retail therapy and you won't look at a changing room the same way again.
25:05
June 07, 2019
Episode 18 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode 18 DanandDarraghdoAbility
In this weeks episode we follow up on that bus, Dan talks diving, disabled parking bays and the Dublin dance festival
26:19
May 17, 2019
Episode 17 Dan and Darragh Do Ability
Episode 17 Dan and Darragh Do Ability
In this weeks episode we talk about our trip to the BICS (Board of Irish College Societies)awards night in the Shearton Hotel in Athlone. And Dan gets to experience yet again first hand the low standards of transport for people with disabilities in Ireland and the lack of interest there after.
15:12
April 14, 2019
Episode16 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode16 DanandDarraghdoAbility
In this weeks episode we go through Dan's post and find a very interesting letter from the HSE regarding his medical card. We're super excited as we're off to the BICS awards on Thursday 11th April as we've been nominated for an award.
18:43
April 10, 2019
Episode15 DanandDarraghdoAbility PS
Episode15 DanandDarraghdoAbility PS
In this weeks episode we chat to Paddy Slattery, Director, Producer and writer. If Jesus had an I-Phone and all things disability on screen and representation.
50:24
March 30, 2019
Episode13 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode13 DanandDarraghdoAbility
On this weeks Episode we have a chat with Niamh Dunphy a 1st year digital marketing student at TU Dublin (Tallaght campus). Niamh gives us an insight in the sport of Boccia, concert reviews and independent living.
22:32
March 09, 2019
Episode12 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode12 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In this weeks episode we have a look at the new fuel service app that allows drivers with a disability to get assistance when filling up. Dan tells us of his trip out to RTE and his appearance on the Ray Darcy radio show. We also reveal some breaking news on an upcoming guest.
13:26
March 03, 2019
Episode11 Dan And Darraghd Do Ability
Episode11 Dan And Darraghd Do Ability
In Episode 11 we look at mental health and the upcoming Mens Mental health week, Dan tells us about the Mens Health Program he was involved in at the weekend creating videos on Physical, Mental and sexual health. We also have a chat about the projects we are involved in for our mini thesis this semester.
24:12
February 26, 2019
Episode10 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode10 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode 10 In this weeks episode we have a chat with the amazing Saoirse Schad about writing and mental health and impact both have had on her life. Well worth a listen. If you want some more of Saoirse this is where you can connect with her. https://www.facebook.com/SaoirseSchadWriter http:saoirseschad.com/confessions/ www.twitter.com/saoirseschad
37:02
February 17, 2019
Episode 9 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode 9 DanandDarraghdoAbility
In this weeks episode we have a catch up after the Christmas break. We here about Dan's upcoming appearance on First Dates Ireland, his trip to RTE to meet with Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, more from the Europe and the youth.
31:10
February 01, 2019
Episode 8 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
Episode 8 Dan And Darragh Do Ability
In episode 8 we have a look at how visually impaired football fan has been treated following a Liverpool match, we kick the wheels of Dan's new chair and we have a chat with David Barry and Chris Cassini from the Bray Rollers youth club.
28:10
December 14, 2018
Episode 7 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode 7 DanandDarraghdoAbility
Episode 7 In this weeks episode we have a look at what’s making the headlines. We report back on our eventful trip on the Dart and we have a chat with Luka and Sean at the Bray Rollers youth club. Remember if you want to get in touch you can send an e-mail to dananddarraghdoability@gmail.com and you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and YouTube.
32:12
December 08, 2018
Episode6 DanandDarraghdoAbilityA1
Episode6 DanandDarraghdoAbilityA1
Episode 6 Dan and Darragh do Ability. In this episode we have a look at the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we have a chat with Marie Nolan from Tallaght about mobility and other issues and Dan tells up of his work with Eu's Youth Goals.
24:60
December 01, 2018
Dan and Darragh do ability Episode 5
Dan and Darragh do ability Episode 5
In Episode 5 we have a look at the headlines from the week and we talk to Orla Doyle and Grainne Bulger at Rathfarnham Equestrian Center about therapeutic riding and why it works, we also talk to Alva and Izzy from Izzys Wheels about pimping your wheel chair with wheel covers.
22:46
November 23, 2018
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DanandDarraghdoAbilityEpisode4.R
This week we are having a look at transport, we have a chat with Chris Rafferty in Irish Rail about access to the Dart for people with accessibility issues and we have a look at some of the diability issues hitting the headlines.
28:27
November 16, 2018
DanandDarraghEpisode2
DanandDarraghEpisode2
DanandDarraghEpisode2 by Dan and Darragh
26:06
November 02, 2018
DanandDarraghdoAbility Episode1
DanandDarraghdoAbility Episode1
Dan and Darragh do Ability, Episode 1. We'll be taking a look at the ability in disability.
24:15
October 26, 2018