• Returning to Podcasting

    After much thought and deliberation (i.e. dithering) I have decided to revive my tech and media podcast - and extending it to music. Testing for the bathroom effect in the kitchen. (Audiophiles will get that one).  First recording next week with Popup (Ross Moffett) and musicians Sonja Sleator and Chase the River). That should be available Thursday 8 March. Subscribe here. First recording next week with Popup (Ross Moffett Sonja Sleator and Chase the River)

  • Irish Times – Podcasts and Digital First

    Like the Guardian Newspaper – which is owned by the Scott Trust – the Irish Times Trust gives the publisher greater scope than those with more commercial obligations. In the digital age, it was one of the first 30 newspapers in the world to go online when it had the domain Ireland.com – now owned by the Irish Tourism – and now, it is becoming a digital first publication. Declan Conlon is The Irish Times’s podcast producer. We met in their radio studio in a converted office just off the main newsroom.

  • Interview with Malachi O’Doherty

    Trying to put Malachi into any convenient category is far from easy. His work, hobbies and interests constantly overlap. But the core is journalism. He is a podcaster, photographer, journalist, writer, commentator in print and broadcast media.

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    Generation Innovation’s Night of Ambition – Podcast

    This is Generation Innovation Night of Ambition. The annual event has become important not just for schools who nominate pupils as participants, it is a key moment in the year for organisers Connect at the Northern Ireland Science Park and for many, many people involved on the fringes of NISP.

  • Erik Van Ommeren on Cloud Computing

    Erik van Ommeren, Director of Innovation at Sogeti and author of Collaboration in the Cloud speaks to Momentum about Cloud computing.Erik spoke at an event in Belfast on Friday 27 November organised by Socitm – the Society of Information Technolog...

  • All I know about deer in 10 minutes

    I few weeks ago I went to see the Sika deer in Gortin Glen Forest Park. I spoke to John Millmore about the deer and then this morning headed into Radio Ulster and the Your Place and Mine programme to talk deer. Duration 9:26 if (FlashDetect.instal...

  • Slugger Awards

    The Slugger Awards Held were tonight in the Black Box in Belfast,For full coverage of winners etc check out www.sluggerotoole.com if (FlashDetect.installed) { $('flash_embed-qEjHrldJkn').show(); $('quicktime_embed-qEjHrldJkn').hide(); } else { $('...

  • Orchard Acre Farm

    Orchard Acre Farm near Irvinestown in Fermanagh has been run by Teresa and Hugh since 1989. It runs courses, classes and events on growing and cooking "from plot to pot". Winner of environmental awards such as a 2009 Sustainability Award their phi...

  • Barcamp Derry

    To Derry this morning for the first Barcamp Derry held at Magee. With 170 people signed up to attend and three streams of events throughout the day, it was a success the moment it started. On the podcast interviews with Paul from Learning Pool, Ja...

  • Barcamp Belfast Podcast

    This edition of the podcast is from Barcamp Belfast held in the Art College this weekend. Almost 400 people signed up on the web site for what was billed as […]

  • Where the Mountains of Mourne

    Off to Newcastle to the FIFA thing.  I am not a sports fan, it’s a pleasure to be there and I appreciate that sitting down with Seb Blatter at lunchtime […]

  • Unconvention Belfast

    An all too fleeting visit to “Unconvention Belfast” and http://twitter.com/unconvention yesterday.  Was hoping to stay longer, but a minor domestic crisis drew me home earlier than I would have liked.  The […]