Category Archives: RADIO

The enduring spirit of St. Bride’s Church

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A feature report for BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme, about the remarkable St. Bride’s Church of Fleet Street, London. (Click here. Report begins at 29:30)

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Courtesy: Christopher Ward

 

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UK Radio Academy awards

The Radio Academy award (ARIAS) for Best News Coverage 2017 went to the Stephen Nolan Show on BBC Radio 5 live for its coverage of the London Bridge attacks, when eight people were killed and dozens more were injured. I was part of the BBC Radio 5 live team that night, reporting from the scene.

 

Cycling the border

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In August 2017, I cycled the length of the Irish border to speak to local people about what a change to the frontier might mean after Brexit. I produced a three-part radio series on the trip; first for BBC Radio 5 live, and then for RTÉ Radio 1.

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Here is the series as it aired on RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime programme:

 

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Global National television (Click on image):

Global National news report June 4, 2017 (Click on image):

BBC Radio 5 Live. June 3, 2017

RTÉ Radio 1 (Ireland). This Week programme. June 4, 2017.

The Brexit effect on Ireland

My last assignment for CBC News after seven years with Canada’s national broadcaster. Below are the radio file and a link to the written piece.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/brexit-effect-ireland-border-1.3657173

Cannabis makes up 22% of veteran drug payments

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More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. That’s up from just 0.5 per cent in 2013-14.

Read more here:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cannabis-veterans-drug-payments-1.3598954

Mother calls for province to start publicizing teacher discipline

Two mothers say their children had to move schools after the result of a teacher discipline case was not made public.

Read here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/oromocto-teacher-discipline-secret-1.3587223

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