The Isolated EarVoices from a Vanishing World

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Voices from a Vanishing World (1991)   The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’s sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page.   For radio documentary-lovers, this is an extract from a classic, Voices from a Vanishing World. It …

The Isolated EarBachelor of the Year 1980

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Bachelor of the Year 1980   The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’s sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page.   This extract is from a 1985 edition of Liveline.  Back then, Liveline didn’t just feature phone calls …

The Isolated EarTobacco is Good for You

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  The Isolated Ear – Tobacco is Good For You The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’s sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page.   This is worth a listen – it proves that marketing was …

The Isolated EarThe Messy Builder and Scaring Yobbos

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The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’s sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page.   We have no idea where this interview is from but, obviously, someone thought it was worth keeping and putting into Radio …

The Isolated EarGay Monagasque colours and Fur Capes

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The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’s sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page.       In June 1961, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco visited Ireland.  Raidió Éireann had a live broadcast from …

The Isolated EarChauvinistic Gardening

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The producer of The Curious Ear documentary series, Ronan Kelly, has been sent a selection of clips by RTÉ Radio Archives to help ease the isolation. He’ll be sharing some of them with the RTÉ Radio 1 Highlights page regularly – starting today.   The above extract is from a 1961 radio programme, called “Pick & Choose”.  It’s a contribution …