Camilla Griehsel – From Sweden to Ireland and the Journey Taken

It was during the Covid restrictions so the meeting between Camilla Griehsel and Ger Sweeney was via Zoom but the ensuing conversation flowed as freely as if they were sharing a coffee overlooking the sea in beautiful West Cork. Camilla is Swedish and has been singing since she was five years old. Her journey to … More Camilla Griehsel – From Sweden to Ireland and the Journey Taken

Book about Limerick City’s Shops and Shopping Launched

“Are you Going Up Town” is the title of a wonderful book that explores the shops of Limerick City through the years, and the Limerick shopping experience there that was so special. Written by Hélène Bradley Davies, Ursula Callaghan and Maura Cronin, the book is a result of them asking “Where do we shop and … More Book about Limerick City’s Shops and Shopping Launched

Kilkenny Tourism striving to attract even more visitors to Ireland’s Medieval City

The Island of Ireland is promoted across the world and each village, town, city and county has its own unique selling point. This year, there was a more aggresive than ever focus on the national market as travel restrictions and Government advise encouraged Irish people to stay at home. This advise was headed by much … More Kilkenny Tourism striving to attract even more visitors to Ireland’s Medieval City

The Emerald Conversations Episode 9. Eimear Quinn

This episode features the last person to win the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland, Eimear Quinn. I’m releasing this on the 24th anniversary of that win. On that fateful night in Oslo Eimear sang a Brendan Graham composition called “The Voice”. My conversation with Eimear covers her love of music from a young age, THAT … More The Emerald Conversations Episode 9. Eimear Quinn

The Emerald Conversations Episode 3. Ger Sweeney talks to Irish Broadcasting Legend, Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy’s career at RTÉ began in the early 1960’s. Mike’s dulcet tones can still be heard but not on the Irish national airwaves but as the voice of the new Senior Times’ podcast series. When the podcast series was launched Ger Sweeney chatted with Mike about it, and about his long and distinguished career … More The Emerald Conversations Episode 3. Ger Sweeney talks to Irish Broadcasting Legend, Mike Murphy