radio interview

UCC Refugee Week 2019

March 8, 2019
UCC in conjunction with CRAOL and Community Radio Youghal ran  a Radio Skills course to coincide with Refugee Week, January 21 to 25th 2019. The course was available to those currently living in Direct Provision Accommodation Centres.

The Global Hub – Latin America Conference 18/09/18

September 18, 2018
Programme 6             Latin America, first show of 3  Broadcast date:           18th September 2018  Feature Interview:    Professor Dermot Keogh discusses issues affecting Latin America, focussing on recent developments in Nicaragua, the role of the Church, and on Argentina.    Interview:                  Peader King, presenter of the RTÉ documentary series What in the World, discusses contemporary life in Honduras, drawing on his experience

The Global Hub- Gender and Women’s Empowerment 13/03/18

March 13, 2018
Programme 1             Gender and Women’s Empowerment  Broadcast date:           March 13, 2018      Mná na gCorcaigh 1. A selection of women ranging in age from 8 to 90+ were asked two questions, (1) What are the main issues facing women in the world today? (2) What are the main issues facing women in Ireland today? The first item

Ireland in the Wider World Series 2016

July 29, 2016
In 2016 I carried out a series of interviews with people with a link to Ireland, who had worked in different ways, in different decades in different parts of the world and in different jobs!  Here you will find a flavour of these interesting conversations which also form an oral history of the Irish connection

Global Hub: Local Agenda 21 Radio Series

June 14, 2016
Below you can listen to a series of three programmes was funded by the Local Agenda 21 Partnership fund, Cork County Council in 2015. The programmes are presented by Gertrude Cotter who presents a programme at Community Radio Youghal called the Global Hub. The three programmes feature examples of local projects which are funded by

Interview with Valerie Browne: Life with disability

May 9, 2016
Valerie Browne talks about living with a disability. In particular she talks about her recent move out of residential care for people with disabilities. She lived in residential care for many years and last year moved to her own home in the community.

Radio Interview with Féilim Ó HAdhmaill

April 12, 2016
Interview with Féilim Ó HAdhmaill, Lecturer, Applied Social Studies, University College Cork on The State of the Community and Voluntary Sector in Ireland et al. Date: April 2016 Radio station: Community Radio Youghal, Co Cork Interviewer: Gertrude Cotter Presenter of the Global Hub  

Cork Calais Solidarity Group

February 1, 2016
Elaine Murtagh of Cork Calais Group before and after convoy to Calais in support of refugees living there.  

Family Carers Cork: January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016
    Family Carers Cork: January 12, 2016    Gertrude Cotter interviews members of Family Carers Ireland: Mary MacDonald, Peter Cox, Pat O’Malley, Kitty O’Donohue      Summary: Ms. Cotter introduces Family Carers Ireland as a nonprofit, political organization, based in Cork, which aims to be a voice and support system for those who take care of family dependents. Mary MacDonald takes care

Lorna O’Mahoney Interview – Cork Nature Network

January 12, 2016
Below is an interview with Lorna O’Mahoney who works with Cork Nature Network.  This is one of a series of three programmes was funded by the Local Agenda 21 Partnership fund, Cork County Council in 2015. The programmes are presented by Gertrude Cotter who presents a programme at Community Radio Youghal called the Global Hub.

Rosari Griffin on Malawi Visit

January 12, 2016
Hi, everyone! Please take a listen to Rosari Griffin, also a Youghal Radio host, who talks about her experience of linking University College Cork and Mzuzu University in Malawi.  Rosarii Griffin lectures at the Centre for Adult Continuing Education at University College Cork, Ireland, and publishes widely on international education.  

Tanzania Group Interview

January 12, 2016
Three young people ten to three young people who just returned from Tanzania on a program called Insight, run by Development Perspectives.  DP is an Irish organisation working in the field of Development Education.  Its mission is to contribute to lessening poverty, inequality and climate change through transformative education and active global citizenship. Their work

Anti-Deportation Ireland Interview

January 12, 2016
Radio interview with Joe Moore of Anti-Deportation Ireland. Anti-Deportation Ireland (ADI) is a national, multi-ethnic grassroots network/alliance of activists, asylum seekers, refugees, community workers, trade unionists, and academics who have come together to campaign against forced deportation in Ireland, and for the abolition of the direct provision system. ADI believes that deportation is inhuman, unnecessary

The Global Hub – Mark Cummins Comhlamh

January 12, 2016
Head of Comhlamh Mark Cummins updates us on Comhlamh’s work. Best!    

Interview with Matthew Whitney

January 12, 2016
Hi, all! In this interview Mr. Matthew Whitney talks about his many interests. Vintage cars, old movies, trains, ships, planes, history especially the Cold War. He also talks about his relationship with God and spirituality. He gives his views about attitudes towards people with intellectual and physical disabilities and he talks about his move out

Alice Darcy on “Green Campus” UCC

January 12, 2016
Hi, everyone! In this interview, I talk to Alice Darcy, of University College Cork, about the idea of a ‘green campus’ — and a positive action for the environment right here in Cork! Best listen below!        

Family Carers Cork

January 12, 2016
Listen to Peter, Kitty, Mary, Pat and from Family Carers Ireland, Cork Branch, speaking about life as a family carer. This radion interview is part of the “Behind the Curtain” project ( was set up in 2015 by a group of older carers at the Cork Carers Association. Its purpose is to raise awareness about

Professor Siobhan Mullaly speaks about Syrian Refugee Crisis

January 12, 2016
Professor Siobhan Mullaly, University College Cork Law Lecturer, discussing the current (2015) Syrian Refugee Crisis.