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The Global Village

Take a musical trip around the world in the company of JJ O’Shea, showcasing some of the most exciting and original music on the planet.

The Global Village – May 21st, 2019

Special guest Charlie O`Brien joined JJ on this week`s show to talk about his forthcoming album and to play something from it.

The Global Village – May 14th, 2019

From Irish medieval chant to a Danish acoustic trio and on to sunny Caribbean sounds this week`s Global Village is full of surprises.

The Global Village – April 9th, 2019

This week`s show takes in 1950`s Doo Wop, 1960s Mambo and 17th Century Spanish Dance Tunes. Where else would you get it!

The Global Village – March 26th, 2019

A selection of Chicago Blues Classics from "JJ`s Jook Joint" are among the treats in this week`s show.

The Global Village – March 13th, 2019

Does the electronic accompaniment add to Lankum`s interpretation of a traditional ballad? JJ has his opinion but you can decide for yourself on this...

Five additional deaths related to COVID-19

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 5 additional deaths related to COVID-19.There has now been a total of 2,074 COVID-19...

Order signed to dissolve IT Tralee as third level institution

The order has been signed to dissolve IT Tralee as a third level institution.The Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science,...

Over €5 million paid in PUP arrears to Kerry people

Over 11,200 people in Kerry received Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears, totalling over €5.1 million.Nationally, €129 million was paid out, following the calculation of the...

A Problem Shared – December 2nd, 2020

A grandmother went to great effort to make a cake for her grandchild’s birthday. To her understandable upset, she found the cake had been...

From Cahersiveen to CNN – December 2nd, 2020

CNN reporter Donie O’Sullivan talks about confronting fake news, reporting from Trump rallies, and what John King – Mr Magic Wall – is like!

Covid-19 Testing Times for Kerry Airport – December 2nd, 2020

Yesterday, Kerry Airport announced that it was providing COVID-19 testing facilities for passengers in association with Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee. CEO John Mulhern speaks...