Grassroots Episode 3 - Failte Isteach

Nov 16, 2012, 05:41 PM

This short form radio series is an Athena Media Production for Newstalk 106-108fm funded through the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision Scheme. Radio producers Lisa Essuman and Robert Hope are traversing the country looking for local initiatives that are fuelling positive change from the ground up. In this episode we're in Summerhill in Co Meath where local woman Mary Nally, founder of Third Age, the voluntary group promoting positive action for older people, is behind a new movement - Failte Isteach - aimed at helping new comers to Ireland to learn English and make friends. This episode was broadcast on Saturday November 17th on ‘Shenanigans with Sile’ on Newstalk. Audio editing on the series by Brendan Rehill.