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Have you heard about the new recording studio in Limerick city?
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to producer, recording engineer and musician - Ben Wanders. Ben tell us why he decided to open a new recording studio in Limerick city, about the projects he has worked on with big name clients and about his hopes for the future.
20:34
April 28, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Your Voice
Podcast editor Katie Flannery chats to Limerick Voice Newspaper Editor Christine Costello, Digital Editor Mike Finnerty, Marketing Manager Daimhlinn Darling, Photo and Video Editor Gary Feeney, Sports Editor Ivan Smyth and Business Editor Máire Nolan. They chat about the work that went in to this years Limerick Voice Newspaper, about staying true to the mission statement "When Limerick Speaks We Listen" and about what they treasure most about Limerick. 
26:03
April 24, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 24
Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Olympic athlete Tom Barr as they discuss Tom missing out on an Olympic medal in 2016 by 0.05 of a second, meeting Paul O'Connell and his preparations for this summer's Games.
32:32
April 23, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Sinead O'Brien
Podcast Editor Katie Flanner chats to classically trained award-winning soprano, model, fashionista and social media star, Sinead O'Brien  (Sineadscurvystyle). Sinead tells us about her best singing moments in Thomond Park and Croagh Park, about her experience being a curvy model in the fashion industry and about her upcoming projects, including establishing her own brand. 
33:35
April 16, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 23
Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Tom Clancy as they discuss Treaty United's season so far and their clash with Galway United. In Part Two Ivan is joined by Limerick man Conor Nestor as he discusses managing a soccer side in Cambodia.
46:53
April 16, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Dr. Paul O'Brien
Podcast editor Katie Flannery chats to historian, author and Mary I lecture, Dr. Paul O'Brien. Dr O' Brien tells us about how he first developed his love of history, about re-discovering details about the life of Limerick's William Leamy, about the history of the Jewish community in Limerick and about his new book which tells of the wonderous life of aviator Lady Victoria Pery, daughter of the earl & countess of Limerick.
42:42
April 9, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 22
On this week's show Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Rosie Foley as they discuss Ireland's clash with Wales in the Six Nations this weekend, Ireland's lack of competitive fixtures and the need for women's rugby players to become professional in Ireland.
22:47
April 9, 2021
Sex work in Ireland - Should the industry be decriminalised and how has it been affected in the covid era?
Podcast editor Katie Flannery chats to sex worker and Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) spokesperson/advocate, Kate McGrew. Kate tells us about how sex work has been affected during covid times, about the rise in popularity of digital sex work and about how sex workers have been affected by Irelands current law that criminalises co-working the purchase of sex. If you are affected by any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you can contact: Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) (085 8249 305)
27:35
April 7, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Joe Slattery
Podcast editor Katie chats to addiction counsellor, project manager, TEDx presenter, public speaker and CEO of JS Equine Assisted Therapies - Joe Slattery. Joe chats about the benefits of equine assisted therapy, the important role horses play in the mental well being of their owners and his experience growing up in Limerick city. 
35:45
April 2, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 21
This week Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Sporting Limerick contributor Ronan Calvert as they discuss Munster's Pro14 final defeat, Johann Van Graan's tactics and Munster's Champions Cup clash with Toulouse.
24:22
April 2, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Lorcan McAuliffe
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to mental health worker, current Mr. Gay Limerick and Mr. Gay Ireland, and Mr. Gay Europe and Mr. Gay World hopeful, Lorcan McAuliffe. Lorcan chats about the importance of mental health care for the LGBTQ+ community, about his initiative to improve mental health service in the health sector as a part of his Mr. Gay Europe/World campaign and about his thoughts on the gay social scene in Limerick. If you are affected by any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you can contact: LGBT Helpline (1890 929 539) or ALONE (0818 222 024)
30:18
March 26, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 20
In part one of this week's show Fiona Hayes discusses her passion for coaching and her thoughts on the Pro14 final between Munster and Leinster. In Part Two, Treaty United manager Tommy Barrett talks about promoting youth this season and preparations for Treaty's first ever league campaign.
44:35
March 26, 2021
"Text Me When You Are Home" - Sexual Harassment discussion panel
"We Don’t Want Your Pity, We Want Your Respect", in the wake of Sarah Everards murder in the UK, focus has shifted as to why women live in such fear all of the time. Lisa Diviney, along with fellow Limerick Voice reporters Enya McIntyre, Caitlin Reddie and Erin Dyer speak about the startling statistics surrounding sexual harassment and its normalisation in today’s society. If you are affected by any of the topics discussed in this podcast, you can contact:  Rape Crisis Network Ireland (1800 778 888) or Women's Aid National Freephone Helpline (1800 341 900 )
46:43
March 23, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Enda Gallery
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Producer, Singer/Songwriter and Musician, Enda Gallery (previously known as Delush). Enda chats about how he got into the music business, about his new music and re-release of his debut album , and about his collaborative work with Strange Boy, Tolü Makay and Willzee.
40:28
March 19, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 19
Limerick Voice Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Tom Savage from Three Red Kings as they discuss all things Six Nations including Conor Murray's return to the Irish side, what Ireland need to do to overcome England and CJ Stander's decision to retire at the end of the season.
33:55
March 19, 2021
Historian Tom Toomey tells us about the Limerick curfew murders - 100 years on.
Limerick Voice Reporter Lisa Diviney, chats to Local historian Tom Toomey about the Limerick curfew murders that took place 100 years ago and about what Limerick was like during the War of Independence.
24:41
March 17, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Tom Collins
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to sign writer and 'the man who painted Limerick', Tom Collins. Tom chats about growing up above his parents pub, about his various artistic projects over the years and about what he treasures most about Limerick.
31:41
March 12, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 18
On The Week In Sport podcast Sports Editor Ivan Smyth chats to Limerick Voice Digital Reporter Ronan Coughlan as they look ahead to Ireland's Six Nations game against Scotland, Ireland's scrum half and fly half options, Munster's Heineken Champions Cup draw and Ireland's Six Nations campaign so far.
36:33
March 12, 2021
LIT lecturer Karen Sugrue discusses receiving a cancer diagnosis during a pandemic
Sports Editor Ivan Smyth chats to LIT lecturer and Limerick woman Karen Sugrue about discovering she had breast cancer during the first lockdown, the importance of checking your body for lumps and receiving the perfect Christmas present when undergoing her final radiation treatment on Christmas Eve.
34:05
March 10, 2021
Singer/Song Writer Dora Gola chats about her new single and about how she has kept creative during locdown
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Singer/Song Writer and Dancer, Dora Gola about her new single 'Dark Sand'(which will be released next month), about her love for creating and teaching music and about her aspirations and goals for the future.
25:09
March 9, 2021
Limerick climate change activist Saoirse Exton, chats about staying sustainable and being environmentally friendly even during lockdown.
Deputy video and photo editor Enya McIntyre chats to climate change activist Saoirse Exton about how she got involved in the climate change movement, about how Friday for Future is managing during the pandemic and how we can all do our bit for the environment whilst in lockdown.
20:28
March 8, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Protobaby
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Colm McGuinness and Tony Monahan from Limerick band, 'Protobaby'. The lads chat about their recent album 'Twisted Words', their favourite on stage moments over the years and how they are managing to stay creative during covid.
26:37
March 5, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 17
On this week's show, Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by  Limerick illustrator Damien Quinn, as they discuss Damien's work with the British and Irish Lions, life in Australia during COVID19, working with FC Barcelona and why he decided to follow this line of work.
21:52
March 5, 2021
UL students Cian Cunningham and Oisín Fahy discuss setting up their own vintage clothing business, WhackVintage.
Deputy Social Media Manager Zoha Khan chats to business owners Cian Cunningham and Oisín Fahy about their online enterprise: WhackVintage. The duo shared their entrepreneurial journey and their future aspirations for the company.
11:30
February 28, 2021
Talk of the Town
On the show we hear the latest from UHL from Mary Fogarty from ‎Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, we discuss the concerns surrounding the growing rate of online gambling in lockdown and we hear from the man who hopes to be the first Irish person to sail around the world completely solo.
20:35
February 28, 2021
The Breakfast Club
On the show we hear from Unite ADI Union chair Dominic Brophy on delayed and cancelled driving tests, we chat to Dr. Malie Coyne about dealing with 'leaving lockdown anxiety, Dr. Caroline West explains image based sexual abuse and we find out the secret to the perfect pancake from T.V Chef, Eoin Sheehan.
22:13
February 28, 2021
Gach Duine
Gach duine is a show that discusses the the everyday problems of every generation. In this episode, our reporters discuss everything from young children’s development in isolation to how the elderly population is getting on a year from the time they were first asked to cocoon. A voice for everyone.
21:09
February 28, 2021
Limerick Live
Limerick Live is a local radio station that prides itself on covering a diverse range of stories for the Limerick community. We do our best to incorporate unique yet relevant stories with our listener in mind. Whether you are a family looking to learn a new skill over lockdown or a commuter sitting in traffic, we have you covered!
19:28
February 28, 2021
Ireland Today
On Ireland Today we discuss the struggles teachers face in the classroom due to COVID. We also speak to a Topshop employee about the forthcoming closure and to a member of Men's Shed Ireland about how the pandemic has affected the organization. Finally, we speak to two Irish Athletes about their preparation for the Olympic Games.
22:10
February 28, 2021
Have you heard about UL's new 'Immersive Software Engineering' programme that is redefining Computer Science education?
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Professor Tiziana Margaria and Lecturer J.J Collins from the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick, about the new integrated undergraduate and masters degree programme in 'Immersive Software Engineering', that has been created in partnership with a host of international tech companies.
22:25
February 27, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Frances Healy
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Actress, Comedian and Voice-over Artist, Frances Healy about what her role in 'The Magdalene Sisters' meant to her, how the world of acting has changed for women and people of colour and on what she treasures most about Limerick.
34:17
February 26, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 16
On this week's show Sports Editor Ivan Smyth was joined by Treaty United's senior women's soccer manager Niall Connolly as they discuss preparations for the upcoming season, the state of the Women's National League and the Irish international side, Niall's first season in charge, establishing a style of play and more.
25:32
February 26, 2021
Limerick band Raging Sons chat about their new music and let us in on their funniest on stage moments
Deputy Social Media Manager talks to Limerick band Raging Sons about the release of their new single ‘Breathe Easy’ and their upcoming album while sharing some comedic behind-the-scenes look on gigs, the recording process and performing in Limerick City.
17:14
February 23, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Darren O'Shaughnessy (Darren Shan)
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery, chats to multi-million selling horror Author, Darren O' Shaughnessy (Darren Shan) about how he got his first big break, his thoughts on 'Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant' movie adaptation, his writing methods and his international rock-star status. 
37:21
February 19, 2021
Weekly News Round Up
Join Limerick Voice reporter Lisa Diviney for this weeks News Roundup. We speak to Laura Ryan of Limerick.ie about the success of the Limerick rebranding.  Our reporters break down what was discussed at this months meeting of the metropolitan district, how Treaty United at looking ahead of the SEA Airtricity women’s league and we have a look at the culture and entertainment news around the county.
07:24
February 18, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Kamal Ibrahim
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery, chats to TV Presenter, Film and TV Producer and former Mr World, Kamal Ibrahim about his love for flying, his production company, his opinion on beauty pageants and being cousins with Danny DeVito.
36:18
February 12, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 15
On this week's show Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by former tennis player Conor Niland as they discuss Conor competing in Wimbledon in 2011 where he was one win away from facing Roger Federer, playing Novak Djokovic at a Grand Slam and the state of tennis in Ireland today.
33:16
February 12, 2021
Former Munster Rugby Player BJ Botha, on caring for his son who has epilepsy and the work of Epilepsy Ireland.
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery, chats to former Munster Rugby player and World Cup winner, BJ Botha about his experience caring for his son who has epilepsy, how awareness can help those with the condition and his ambassadorship with Epilepsy Ireland.
22:22
February 8, 2021
Limerick Treasures - Diana Mirza ('The Green Gambit')
Podcast Editor chats to former World Champion Chess Player, Chess Olympian, Twitch Streamer and Youtuber, Diana Mirza. Diana chats about 'The Queens Gambit' buzz that has swept the world, about what it takes to become a world champion and about what she treasures most about Limerick. 
32:21
February 5, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 14
On The Week In Sport podcast Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by personal trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Carmody from MYP Coaching as they discuss Mike's appointment as S+C Coach of the Clare Senior Hurling team, a leg injury which threatened his running career and how lockdown provided him with a fresh perspective
35:59
February 5, 2021
Limerick student Paddy Ryder, chats about the success of his new enterprise, 'Covid Interns'.
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery, chats to Limerick student Paddy Ryder, about the enterprise that he and his friends set up called 'Covid Interns'. Paddy chats about his motivation for setting up the platform, it's success thus far and his plans for future expansion.
16:05
February 3, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 13
On The Week In Sport podcast, Sports Editor Ivan Smyth spoke to Gerry Casey as he discussed his work with Munster Rugby, the continued growth of the game within the province, his sporting family and his son Craig being called up to Ireland's Six Nations squad.
26:41
January 29, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 12
On The Week In Sport podcast Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by former Republic of Ireland and Treaty United soccer player Marie Curtin to discuss her recent retirement, the state of the game in Ireland, the future of Irish soccer and her recent appointment to the backroom team of Treaty United's women's side.  In Part 2 Ivan was joined by Tom Savage from The Three Red Kings to discuss Munster's big game against Leinster this weekend, the rivalry between the two provinces and what Andy Farrell will be looking out for during this important game
51:16
January 22, 2021
The Week in Sport Ep. 11
On The Week In Sport podcast, Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Sporting Limerick's Raffaele Rocca as they look ahead to a crucial run of games for Munster. Raffaele gives us his thoughts on Munster's win against Harlequins last weekend, Glasgow Warriors' interest in Ben Healy and Munster's chances of securing a victory away to Clermont this Saturday.
34:45
December 18, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Donal Ryan
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to multi-award winning author, University of Limerick Lecturer and this years An Post 'Novel of the Year' award winner, Donal Ryan about the stories he has written, the characters he has encountered, his inspirations and what he treasures most about Limerick.
40:26
December 18, 2020
Director and Writer of the 3 time Emmy Nominated film, 'Angela's Christmas' chats about the making of films sequel, 'Angela's Christmas Wish'
Podcast Editor, Katie Flannery chats with Writer and Director form Brown Bag Films, Damien O'Connor about his work in work on the three time Emmy Nominated animated film, 'Angela's Christmas' and  'Angela's Christmas Wish' along side famous Limerick names, Malachy McCourt, Ruth Negga and Jared Harris.
27:14
December 16, 2020
Psychotherapist, Ray Wallace tells us how he got into psychotherapy and talks about the affects of lockdown on mental well-being
Our Reporter, Mary Meaney chats to Psychotherapist, Ray Wallace about how he got into the business, about how more and more couples are availing of his couples counselling service  due to the lockdown and about what demand for counselling has been like in general during these pandemic times.
17:02
December 16, 2020
New shop owner, Fionán Coughlan chats about his new business, 'Re:story' in the Milk Market and his plans for the development of Limerick
Podcast Editor, Katie Flannery chats to new business owner, Fionán Coughlan about his new shop 'Re:story' in the Milk Market, about what it has been like opening a business during a pandemic and his plans for the development of Limerick city.
29:41
December 15, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 10
On this bonus episode of The Week In Sport podcast, Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Limerick Leader Editor and freelance sports commentator Donn O'Sullivan as they reflect on Ireland's Autumn Nations Cup campaign, the importance of club rugby, Ben Healy's form, Jerry Flannery's return to Thomond Park, Munster's Heineken Champions Cup with Harlequins and more..
30:32
December 12, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 9
This week our Sports Editor Ivan Smyth spoke to three time All Star and former Limerick hurler Ciaran Carey as they look ahead to the All Ireland SHC Final between Limerick and Waterford.  Ciaran discusses the key match-ups, the best Limerick hurlers of the 21st century, which Limerick hurler he believes is a "wild horse that needs to be tamed slightly" and his prediction for the big game
36:40
December 11, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Cathal O'Sullivan for this years final Weekly News round up. We hear about how the county Teamed Up For Theo,  about the increased demand for homelessness services in Limerick due to the covid-19 pandemic and about the Drive-In Christmas movie event that kicked off in Limerick last night. All this and plenty more because when Limerick speaks, we listen.
08:28
December 11, 2020
Limerick Suicide Watch Vice Chairman, Ger Meehan tells us about the charity and how their patrols have been affected by covid-19
Limerick Voice Reporter, Ciarán van Dam chats to Limerick Suicide Watch Vice Chairman, Ger Meehan about the work of the charity, the volunteers and and how covid-19 has affected their patrols. If you are affected by any of the issues raised in this podcast, you can contact:  The Samaritans (phone 116 123) or Pieta House (1800 247 247)
46:59
December 10, 2020
LSAD fashion student Kate Bourke chats about starting her own fashion line, KTB Studio
Deputy Video and Photo Editor Enya McIntyre, chats to LSAD fashion student Kate Bourke about her fashion aspirations and starting her own fashion line, KTB Studio during the covid-19 pandemic.
15:44
December 9, 2020
Comedian Andrew Ryan chats about preforming comedy during covid-19, moving country during lockdown and his new podcast series
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats with Comedian Andrew Ryan about moving his comedy online due the pandemic, moving to Belfast from London during the Pandemic, about his YouTube series 'The Golfing Comedian' and his new podcast.
37:07
December 8, 2020
Limerick Movement Against Racism member, Sandrine Ndahiro chats about the launch of the new movement and their goals for the future
Features Editor Conor Clohessy chats to Sandrine Ndahiro, a leading member of Limerick Movement Against Racism about the organisations launch today, its plans to educate their members and the public about micro-aggressions and how to deal with discrimination.
20:42
December 7, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Dr. Matthew Potter
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to the Curator of the Limerick Museum, Author and honorary fellow of the Department of History at the University of Limerick, Dr. Matthew Potter. Dr. Potter chats about his love of history, how the museum has adapted to covid-19, tell us a bit about the history of Limerick Lace and lets us in on what he treasures most about Limerick.
23:34
December 5, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 8
On this week's show our Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by William Henn and Gearoid Synnott  as they discuss completing the Malin 2 Mizen Head challenge, how they managed to raise almost 5,000 euro for Pieta House and the importance of exercise for a person's mental health.  In part 2 Ivan was joined by Limerick handballer Martina McMahon as she discussed coping without handball during lockdown, her rivalry with Caitriona Casey and her Hope's for 2021
40:57
December 4, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson for this week’s Weekly News Round Up. We speak to a Limerick Priest who likens mass limitations at Christmas to the GAA All Ireland final. Our reporters spoke to Limerick wet pub owners about they feel not being able to open for the festive season and Limerick mothers who tell about their experiences having a baby during a pandemic and she has all the latest in Limerick arts and culture news.
12:18
December 4, 2020
Up and coming Limerick Singer/Song Writer - Smith OJ, chats about his number 1 iTunes single, his love for music and his time on 'Love Ireland'
Features Editor Conor Clohessy chats with 19-year old Singer/Song Writer Smith OJ about his single "The Way I'm Feeling" shooting the number 1 spot on iTunes, his up and coming projects and his about his time on the virtual "Love Ireland".
16:36
December 2, 2020
CEO of DORAS, John Lannon talks about the work of the organisation, direct provision and the DORAS Christmas Appeal
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to the CEO of DORAS, John Lannon about the work of the organisation, the implications of direct provision in Ireland and about the launch of their Christmas appeal. DORAS provide a free and confidential advice and legal information service on immigration-related issues including asylum applications, direct provision, family reunification, employment rights and reporting racism. 
26:35
December 1, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Eoin Devereux
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Professor of Sociology at the University of Limerick, Author and Creative Writer, Eoin Devereux. Eoin chats about how he found his love for music, tells us where he find inspiration for his creative writing, lets us in on his desert island discs and tells us about his incredible grá for Limerick and its people. 
37:40
November 28, 2020
Live Radio Newsday Ep.5
Join Presenter Reem El-Hassany for episode 5 of Limerick Voice’s Live Radio News Day. We hear about how an Olympic athlete was affected by the postponement of the Olympic Games, the new homes being built in Mungret, how students are coping with online learning and the difficulties that refugees face when trying to open a bank account in Ireland.
22:00
November 27, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 7
On The Week In Sport podcast we look ahead to the All Ireland SHC semi final between Limerick and Galway this Sunday (throw in 4pm).  Our Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by former Limerick hurler and four time All Star Gary Kirby  and All Ireland winning hurler with Galway Michael Coleman as they look ahead to the big game this weekend.
37:50
November 27, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Podcast Editor Katie Flannery for this week's Weekly News Round Up.  We hear about the proposed covid measures that are to be put into place for the Christmas period, we learn about the legislation that could see those who share illicit images without consent face a jail sentence of up to 7 years and we find out more University of Limerick lecturer who has won the An Post Irish Book Award for Novel Of The Year. All this and plenty more because when Limerick speaks, we listen.
08:31
November 27, 2020
Live Radio Newsday Ep.4
Join Presenters Mark O'Donovan and Clodagh Nagle for episode 4 of Limerick Voice's Live Radio Newsday. We hear about student's experiences at the Limerick Immigration Office, life on a yacht during lockdown, and how different sports have been hit by Covid-19.
22:56
November 26, 2020
Live Radio Newsday Ep.3
Join Cathal Ryan for episode 3 of Limerick Voice's Live Radio Newsday. We hear about the decision to bring forward the meeting of NPHET Officials, the Housing Ministers decision to ban new co-living developments, the 150 barristers to repay grants totalling €750,000 which were paid in error, Eddie Brennan's decision to step down as Laois hurling manager and plenty more.. 
21:52
November 26, 2020
Live Radio Newsday Ep.2
Join Presenter Cian O'Broin for episode 2 of the Limerick Voice Live Radio Newsday. We hear about the changes that have been made to Limerick's Milk Market during covid-19, what life is like for students studying at the University of Limerick, what it is like to set up a fashion business during the pandemic and  Treaty United's decision to apply for a Men’s First Division licence for the 2021 season
21:19
November 26, 2020
Live Radio Newsday Ep.1
Join Presenter Maxim Dundun for episode 1 of the Limerick Voice Live Radio Newsday. We hear about how the Irish economy may look after covid-19,  the  All Ireland Hurling quarter and semi finals, how students are finding working from home and what it is like working in the film industry during the pandemic.
26:56
November 26, 2020
Project Manager of the Limerick Mental Health Association chats about the importance of minding your mental health over the Christmas period
As we get further into the Winter months it is very important to mind our mental wellbeing as much as possible. Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson as she chats with Project Manager of the Limerick Mental Health Association, Claire Flynn. They discuss everything from the services they offer, how Claire got involved in the project and how important it is to mind ourselves over the coming weeks
50:31
November 26, 2020
Regional Director of Narrative 4 talks about the importance of empathy and the work of the organisation in Limerick
Podcast editor, Katie Flannery chats with Regional Director of Narrative 4, James Lawlor about the work the organisation does to break down barriers and create empathy between people through the charity's story exchange programme. We also hear about how Narrative 4 has been received in Limerick and how the organisation has dealt with with covid-19.
17:58
November 25, 2020
Life Coach Geraldine Lyons talks personal development and what demand for her service is like during covid-19
Limerick Voice reporter, Mary Meaney chats to Geraldine Lyons, a Personal Development Coach from county Limerick about the concept of Life Coaching, how she got into the business and what demand for her service had been like during covid-19.
19:35
November 24, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Lost Boys
Podcast Editor Katie Flannery chats to Peter, Peadar, Patrick and Michael who make up the four piece band, Lost Boys. Lost Boys chat about making music  as a band during covid, their future projects and what they treasure most about Limerick.
22:53
November 21, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 6
On this week's podcast our Sports Editor Ivan Smyth is joined by Limerick ladies football captain Niamh McCarthy as they discuss Niamh's six year absence from the panel after a car accident in 2014, being appointed captain in her first year back and Limerick's All-Ireland semi-final against Fermanagh this weekend. In part 2, Ivan is joined by Limerick Voice Digital Reporter Aidan Corbett as they look back on a disappointing year for Irish soccer.
42:27
November 20, 2020
Weekly News Round-Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Cathal O’Sullivan for this week’s Weekly News Round-Up. We hear how Level 5 is affecting college house parties and also learn about the Limerick teenager who has become Aldi’s youngest supplier. Plus, why this year is affecting student’s mental health more than ever. All this and plenty more because ‘When Limerick speaks, we listen"
08:32
November 20, 2020
Theresa Kavanagh from 'The Children's Grief Centre' talks about helping kids through hard times and working during covid-19.
The Children's Grief Centre, based in Limerick, is a listening service for young people aged 4 to 18 years, who are affected by loss through death, separation or divorce. Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson as she talks to Theresa Kavanagh about the work they do, how to help children through Covid times and much more..
17:07
November 19, 2020
William Casey (Willzee) chats about writing the script for short film 'Innocent Boy', Traveller stigma and his up and coming rap career
Podcast editor Katie Flannery chats with rapper, spoken word artist and script-writer, William Casey (Willzee) about his short film 'Innocent Boy', which is to be shown at the Foyle Film festival  this weekend.  William also discusses traveller discrimination, his unique insight into both settled and travelling communities and his up and coming rap career which sees him signed to Berlin record label - 'Welcome to the New World'.
20:42
November 18, 2020
'The Buttery' owner Hazel Murphy talks the highs and lows of being a young business owner
Limerick Voice's Caitlin Reddie chats with Hazel Murphy, owner of The Buttery cafe, Limerick, to discuss what it’s like to be a young business owner, the affects of covid-19 and tips and advice for young entrepreneurs.
26:07
November 17, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Aisling Moloney
Podcast editor Katie Flannery chats with RTÉ Journalist and News2day Presenter, Aisling Moloney about her career, her best moments on TV and what she treasures most about Limerick.
33:13
November 14, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 5
On today's show our host Ivan is joined by former Limerick hurler Mark Foley as they look ahead to the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final between Limerick and Waterford.   In part 2 Ivan speaks to Limerick Voice Digital Reporter Ronan Coughlan as they look ahead to Ireland's rugby game against Wales and the Autumn Nations Cup.
50:37
November 13, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Podcast Editor Katie Flannery for this week's Weekly News Round Up. We hear  how Limerick could potentially become Irelands first autism friendly city, how Ireland could end up paying large fines due to not meeting targets set out in a climate change agreement and how Limerick Voice climbed it's way to the number one trending spot on Twitter during its #LimerickVoiceLive news-day. All this and plenty more because When Limerick Speaks, We Listen.
08:20
November 13, 2020
Fitness influencer Tracey Collopy talks fitness, therapy and lock-down gyms closures
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson as she speaks to Limerick Fitness influencer Tracey Collopy. They discuss Tracey's journey into the fitness industry, her experience with going to therapy and the debate whether gyms should have been allowed to stay open for Lockdown 2.0.
16:00
November 12, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsflash (Yellow) - No Degree, No pay
Erin Carey hosts as reporter Caitlin Reddie Interviews student nurse Laura Kelly on being on work placement during a Pandemic.  Read the full article here: http://limerickvoice.com/news/student-nurses-still-for-financial-relief/
01:33
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsflash (Yellow)- Silence to the People, Nigeria's New Social Media Bill
Erin Carey hosts as reporter Gracious Godwin speaks to Nigerian Nationals Tobi Omoteso and Maxie Awosika on the new social media bill imposed in Nigeria will threaten the rights of the people.  Find the Full Article Here: http://limerickvoice.com/features/nigerias-social-media-bill-reactions-from-limericks-nigerian-community/
03:42
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsflash (Yellow) - Leigh Gath, Giving a Voice to Those Who Need It
Erin Carey hosts as reporter Lauren Rushe speaks to Leigh Gath, a disability advocate and independent confidential recipient about vulnerable adults in today's society.  Find the full article here: http://limerickvoice.com/features/the-role-of-the-confidential-recipient-an-interview-with-leigh-gath/
02:43
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Live Newsday Podcast (Red Team)
Your host Allison Carr brings you latest news, sports and politics form Limerick and further afield.. because When Limerick Speaks, We Listen. 
05:18
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsflash (Yellow)- Frisbee is Flying in Movember
Erin Carey hosts as reporter Andrea Sheehan speaks to Limerick Ultimate Frisbee Team Coach Cristy McAllister on their fundraiser for men's mental health during Movember in memory of late teammate, Geordi Stundon. Find the full article here: http://limerickvoice.com/sport/limericks-ultimate-frisbee-team-take-part-in-movember-in-honour-of-late-teammate/ 
03:09
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsday Podcast (Team Green)
Presented by Ronan Coughlan, this Podcast is a News roundup all the stories produced by Team Green across the Limerick Voice Live Newsday for 2020. In this Episode: - News Reporter Anna Maria Casey details the ongoing effects that the current lockdown is having on local charity Limerick Animal Welfare. - Our Politics Reporter Máire Nolan has all details on the result of the 2020 US Presidential Election. - Health Reporter Ciaran van Dam spoke to Limerick Suicide Watch and Haven Hub to get their perspectives on the services they have provided and will continue to provide across these times of COVID-19. To find all the stories featured in this podcast episode, please check out LimerickVoice.com Team Green: Anna Maria Casey (News Reporter), Máire Nolan (Politics Reporter), Ciaran van Dam (Health Reporter), Mostafa Darwish (Main Editor), Ronan Coughlan (Podcast Editor), Gary Feeney (Social Media Editor), Kate Devaney (Pictures and Videos Editor)
04:35
November 11, 2020
Limerick Voice Newsday Podcast (Orange Team)
As part of our Newsday, our team of reporters covered the stories that mattered most. This show is hosted by Ivan Smyth with this podcast discussing the motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar and the Irish state facing large fines for not meeting the targets set out in The Paris Agreement to combat climate change. Finally we hear how a Limerick rugby club is doing its part to tackle important issues off the field of play.
04:58
November 11, 2020
Newsday News Roundup
Join Deputy Social Media Manager Zoha Khan for our first Newsday News Roundup.  She discusses plans for Limerick to become Ireland's first autism friendly city, research encouraging greater sexual awareness amongst teenagers and how the University of Limerick kayak club has suffered due to COVID-19 restrictions. All this and more, because when Limerick speaks, we listen.
06:04
November 11, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Richard Lynch
Limerick Voice's Kate Devaney chats to 'ILoveLimerick' owner, Presenter, Producer,  Actor and Publicist, Richard Lynch about his life and showbiz career. Richard tell Kate about his story about his highs and lows, and lets us in on what he treasures most about Limerick. 
22:46
November 7, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 4
On this week's show Ivan is joined by former Limerick U21 football manager Declan Brouder as we look ahead to the Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Final between Limerick and Tipperary.  In part 2 Ivan speaks to former UL student Charlie O'Neill as she discusses taking part in a GAA tournament in Vietnam this weekend, what life is like in Asia and how COVID19 allowed her to follow her passion for sports writing.
39:45
November 6, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson for this week’s Weekly News Round Up. She discusses the urge to redevelop Cruise’s Street, she talks to the organiser of Limerick’s repeal the seal protest and sheds light on how third level students feel alone and isolated during this pandemic. All this and more, because when Limerick speaks, we listen.
09:17
November 6, 2020
American Presidential Election 2020 Round-Up
Digital Editor Mike Finnerty is joined by Professor Neil Robinson from the University of Limerick to discuss the implications of Tuesday night's vote, what's next for the Republican Party, the shifting demographics within America, preview what a Biden presidency could look like, and what does this all mean for Ireland.
43:35
November 5, 2020
2FM broadcaster Chris Greene chats about the future of radio and his best moments on-air
2fm broadcaster, comedian and video content creator, Chris Greene chats to Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery about how he got his start in radio, talks about the future of radio and lets us in on his funniest moments on-air. Chris also tells Katie about his Limerick connections and his grá for J.J Bowles, Dolans, Nancy's and giving fivers to Flan in Costello's Tavern.
29:39
November 5, 2020
UL student Clodagh Guerin talks 'period poverty' and her 'Any Time of the Month' initiative
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson as she talks to the founder of the 'Any Time of the Month' initiative.  Period Poverty affects one in four people who menstruate in Ireland. Clodagh Guerin started 'Any Time of the Month' project to help ease the effects of period poverty in Limerick and Ireland.
21:55
November 4, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Meghann Scully
In this episode Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery chats to journalist, presenter, two-time author and panellist, Meghann Scully. Meghann chats about rubbing shoulders with celebs, tells us how she is managing to work remotely from home, chats candidly about grief and mental health and lets us in on what she treasures most about Limerick.  
30:06
October 31, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 3
On this week's show host Ivan Smyth is joined by Limerick Minor Hurling Manager Diarmuid Mullins as they look back on Limerick's win against Clare last weekend and this weekend's eagerly anticipated showdown between Limerick and Tipperary In part two Ivan is joined by Limerick Voice Digital Reporter Shane Donovan as they analyse the Irish rugby team's comfortable Six Nations victory against Italy last weekend and Ireland's showdown with France on Saturday evening.
51:16
October 30, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Cathal O’Sullivan for this week’s Weekly News Round Up. From Limerick Prison’s new financial boost to an Irish Paralympian attempting to break a world record and Ireland’s first bat hospital, it's all here on this week’s podcast giving Limerick it’s voice.
08:41
October 30, 2020
Dr. Paul O'Brien talks about Limericks potential to develop a 'medieval mile'
Mary I lecturer, Dr. Paul O'Brien. chats with Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery about Limericks potential to develop a 'medieval mile', which could have major tourism benefits for the city. Dr. O'Brien also chats about some of Limerick's lesser known medieval gems, such as the rare and historically significant site on Curry Lane.
20:06
October 29, 2020
UL Student Life president Cian Quinlan talks covid, fees and student mental health
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson as she talks to the President of Student Life at the University of Limerick, Cian Quinlan.  Listen as Cian talks about major student issues such as accessibility and student fees, he tells Nicky about writing a letter to Minister Simon Harris and opens up about how he is struggling through the COVID-19 Pandemic and how he deals with online hate.
30:05
October 28, 2020
Crew Brewing Company - The Belfast boys that set up business in Limerick
Crew Brewing Company co-owner and Belfast native, Jono Crute chats to Limerick Voice’s Zoha Khan about what attracted him to set-up shop in Limerick.   Jono also shares Crew Brewing Company’s aspirations for their future in Limerick and tells us what its been like starting out during covid.
20:39
October 27, 2020
Budget 2021 - A closer look at the barriers facing students
Deputy Podcast Editor, Cathal O’Sullivan was joined by Lorna Fitzpatrick, President of the Union of Students of Ireland, to analyse Budget 2021 and discuss how it will affect students across the island of Ireland. Lorna also spoke a about COVID-19 and some of the other systemic barriers facing students.
23:03
October 26, 2020
Limerick Treasures - Karl Spain
Welcome to the first episode of the Limerick Treasures series. In this series we interview interesting and influential people and find out what it is that they treasure about Limerick. In this episode Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery chats to award winning comedian Karl Spain.
33:10
October 24, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 2
On this week's show Limerick Voice's Ivan Smyth is joined by Paul Browne, who was vice captain when Limerick won the All-Ireland Senor Hurling Championship in 2018. They discuss Limerick's Munster Hurling Quarter final against Clare, hurling during the pandemic, underage inter county games being postponed and more. In part 2 Ivan talks to Limerick Voice Digital Reporter Ronan Coughlan as they look ahead to the Irish rugby team's return to action as they face Italy.
50:15
October 23, 2020
Weekly News Round Up
Join Deputy Podcast Editor Nicky Anderson for this week’s Weekly News Round Up. She talks about the new level five restrictions, has an exclusive with Mayor Michael Collins and discusses the RSA backlogs that will see Limerick people waiting up to four months for a driving test.  All this and more, because when Limerick speaks, we listen.
13:01
October 23, 2020
Meet the women who opened a business during a global pandemic
Recorded on the beautiful Kinvara Pier, Limerick Voice's Lisa Diviney spoke to Nicola Abbot and Lorna Howard, who have recently opened a brand new business. Under the shadow of the COVID 19 pandemic, they ran into many problems and setbacks along the way. They give advice to others who are in the same position.
16:20
October 22, 2020
Breast Cancer Awareness Month - How to check yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Director of nursing at the Marie Keating Foundation, Helen Forristal chats with Limerick Voice's Caitlin Reddie about coping with cancer and the foundations awareness campaign. Helen also informs us on, how both men and women can check themselves for breast cancer.
24:60
October 21, 2020
Fr. Chris O'Donnell talks 'The Confessors' and the changing tide of the church in Ireland
Kilmallock's Fr. Chris O'Donnell chats with Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery about his part in RTÉ documentary 'The Confessors'.   Fr. Chris also gives his views on the future of the Catholic church and explains how the church is having to adapt to life online under current covid-19 restrictions.
20:24
October 20, 2020
'Unsilencing Black Voices' documentary makers discuss their film
University of Limerick students, Sandrine Ndahiro and Cathy Osikoya chat to Limerick Voice's Katie Flannery about their 'Unsilencing Black Voices' documentary, which aired at the Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival yesterday.
29:48
October 19, 2020
The Week in Sport Ep. 1
Welcome to The Week in Sport podcast. This podcast is brought to you by Limerick Voice and presented by Ivan Smyth. In this first episode, Ivan chats to UL GAA's Ashbourne Cup winning manager Adrian O Sullivan as we look ahead to the All Ireland Camogie Championships with Limerick in action against Westmeath this weekend. In the second half of the show Ivan talks to Aidan Corbett about the Republic of Ireland's recent games as we assess Stephen Kenny's reign so far as manager and Ireland's lack of goals.
55:49
October 16, 2020