Listening Project, The [Radio Ulster]

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0120130107

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

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0420130110

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

0520130111

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

0620130114

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

0720130115

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

0820130116

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

0920130117

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1020130118

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1120130121

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1220130122

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1320130123

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1420130124

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1520130125

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1620130128

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

1720130129

BBC Radio captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today

An ambitious partnership between BBC Radio and the British Library which captures the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today.

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0201Paddy And Diane - Wedding Or Campervan?20150713

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Paddy Nash and his partner Diane Greer live in Limavady and sing together in a band. They've been together for 20 years, so is it time to get married? They know they want a party, music and lots of friends, but where should they do it? And there's a complicating factor - they also want to buy a camper van, so can they do both?

If you'd like to take part in the Listening Project, or just find out more, contact conor.mckay@bbc.co.uk

0202Elaine And Marlene: Living With Loss20150714

Elaine and Marlene live in the fishing port of Kilkeel, Northern Ireland. Both married to fishermen, they sing in the Fisherman's Wives choir and volunteer together in their local charity shop; but they have also both lost a son. They talk about dealing with such tragic loss, and how their friendship has helped them through tough times.

If you'd like to take part in the Listening Project, or just find out more, contact conor.mckay@bbc.co.uk

0203Peter And Amy: Ronnie's Recipes20150715

Ronnie was Amy's godfather and grandfather, but he died when she was just 6 months old. Before he passed away, he wrote down some of his favourite recipes, and the family turned them into a book called 'Ronnie's Recipes'. Ronnie's son Peter inherited his love of cooking and has now passed that passion on to ten year old Amy; together they regularly cook up some of Ronnie favourite dishes, helping Amy discover the grandfather she never knew.

If you'd like to take part in the Listening Project, or just find out more, contact conor.mckay@bbc.co.uk

0204John And Fiona: A Second Chance20150716

Jazz musician John Trotter talks to his daughter Fiona about the accident that ended her career as a top dancer in the West End of London. However, a shared love of music soon give Fiona a new career path.

If you'd like to take part in the Listening Project, or just find out more, contact conor.mckay@bbc.co.uk

0205Moira And Stephanie: Seeing Hope20150717

Moira lost her sight after an operation, when her daughter Stephanie was just 11. The family found it very hard to adapt, but Stephanie gave Moira the strength to go on, inspiring her mum to live her life to the full.

If you'd like to take part in the Listening Project, or just find out more, contact conor.mckay@bbc.co.uk

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Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

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0211Dayle & Lorraine - Teach Our Children20150727

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Dayle and Lorraine both have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and both have struggled to find educational support for their sons.

0212Claire & Emma - The Importance Of Being First20150728

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Claire and Emma McDermott from Moville in Donegal discuss the pros and cons of life as an identical twin.

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030120160104

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Cathy and Nuala talk about their both friendship and confronting cancer.

030220160105

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Stephanie and John talk about the North West Tandem Club.

0303Pramod And Priya: Time Together20160106

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Pramod talks about his heart surgery with daughter Priya.

0304Sharron And Siobhan: Not Who I Am20160107

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Sharon and Siobhan discuss art and the impact of MS on their lives.

0305Georgina And Holly: Community Spirit20160108

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Georgina and Holly discuss bygone days in Sion Mills.

03062016011020160114 (RU)

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Omnibus edition featuring conversations from the week.

030720160111

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Danny and Roberta ponder life now their children have left home.

030820160112

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Gareth discusses his debilitating illness with son Leon.

030920160113

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Jilly talks about anorexia with her friend Stacey.

031020160114

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Sisters Mary and Colette discuss how weddings have changed over the years.

0311Howard And Noel: Keep On Cycling20160115

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from the recent Listening Project tour. Noel and Howard discuss their shared passion for bicycles.

03122016011720160121 (RU)

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Omnibus edition featuring conversations from the past week.

0313Jim And Robin: Sailing Away20160118

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Jim and Robin find solace and friendship at sea.

031420160119

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Lynda and Alison wonder if fighting for animal welfare cost them their identity.

031520160120

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Catherine and her father talk about the impact of MS on her life.

031620160121

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Andy and Josh discuss struggling with faith and overcoming life's challenges.

031720160122

Conor McKay introduces encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Dermot and Sinead are determined to challenge disability discrimination.

0318The Listening Tour Omnibus2016012420160128 (RU)

Recorded in The Listening Project booth as it toured Bangor, Omagh and Derry, Conor McKay delves into a collection of remarkable conversations. Jim and Robin talk about their love of the sea as a place of connection and salvation, while Andy and Josh have struggled with their faith and forged a new friendship from Bangor to Alabama. Lynda and Alison wonder about the personal cost of their fight for animal rights, Catherine talks about Multiple Sclerosis with her dad John, and Dermot has fought disability prejudice for his entire life, with his old friend Sinead by his side. Plus we meet two of the Listening Project's biggest fans - John Humphreys and Jon Snow.

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland.

031920160125

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland.

0320Cathy And Caoimhe: Learning To Listen20160126

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Cathy had a communication problem with her teenage daughter Caoimhe - was the answer as simple as learning to listen to each other?

0321Wayne And Gregory: Small Steps20160127

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Wayne is the son of an ex-RUC man, and thinks the climate of fear in his childhood, growing up during the troubles, led to mental health issues in later life. His friend Gregory started a men's shed group in Bangor, a place for men to come and talk about their lives while learning new skills.

0322Debbie And Amy: Homeschool20160128

Debbie in Eglinton decided to homeschool her children, starting with Amy the eldest. Now she's graduated from university, married and with a child of her own, was homeschooling a good idea? Recorded at the Verbal Arts Centre in Derry.

0323Cian And Naomi: Independence Of Mind20160129

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from the recent Listening Project tour of Northern Ireland. Cian had some tough times in school, but the classroom proved a safe haven. A passion for history, and a good teacher, helped him sail through all the way to Oxford University. That teacher was Naomi, and Cian wanted to say thank-you.

03242016013120160204 (RU)

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from during the recent Listening Project tour. Omnibus edition featuring conversations from the past week.

Conor McKay introduces real-life encounters and conversations from across Northern Ireland