The London Ear on RTÉ 2XM // Show 135 // Irish Film Festival London / Bodhrán lessons / Belfast Boxing Film

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The London Ear on RTÉ 2XM // Show 135 // Nov 19 2016

  • Kelly O’Connor of Irish Film Festival London
  • Bodhrán lessons with Ruairi Glasheen
  • Jonathan Harden talks Guard – a new Belfast Boxing Film

When you heard people on the radio say well we’ve a packed show for you, I often think, well, you still have 60 minutes so get on with it. This was one of those shows, three great guests and I also was delighted to have the first play of elephants and castles new single ‘Red Lemonade’.

Irish Film Festival London

Interview with Kelly O’Connor of the Irish Film Festival London

The Irish Film Festival London is now in it’s sixth year. I was delighted to be joined by founder, Kelly O’Connor to tell us about some of the screenings and Q&As that will be happening. The festival runs from November 23rd to November

You can follow Irish Film London on Facebook, Twitter and on their website.

Bodhrán lessons with Ruairi Glasheen


So what are you up to on Saturday mornings between now and Christmas?

Ruairi Glasheen is a musician, percussionist and composer and os running bodhrán lessons in Westminster Music Library on Saturday mornings, starting November 26th.

You can get in touch with Ruairi on Facebook and book tickets for the bodhrán classes on Eventbrite.

Jonathan Harden speaks about Guard – a Belfast Boxing Film


Jonathan Harden is an actor who is embarking on his directorial debut. Written by Bronagh Taggart, who appeared in The Fall as DC Gail McNally, Guard is a film set in the boxing world of Belfast and explores the relationship between a boxer and her father.

I really enjoyed the chat with Jonathan and it was quite refreshing to hear someone being so honest about how they’ve got on with crowdfunding.

You can find out about Guard on Facebook, Twitter, their website and you can contribute on Indiegogo

The London Ear on RTE 2XM // Show 135 // Playlist

1. Rews: Miss you in the dark
2. Chat with Kelly O’Connor of the Irish Film festival London
3. elephants and castles: Red Lemonade
4. Chat with Ruairi Glasheen about bodhrán lessons in London.
5. Tir Eolas: The Call
6. Chat with Jonathan Harden, director of Guard
7. Pearce McGloughlin and Nocturnes: Bright Star

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