Diversity Matters

‘Diversity Matters’, is a five part series that features people who have come from different countries in the world talking about their experiences. The program also focuses on the supports that are available for migrants who come to live in Kilkenny and Carlow.

  • Program 1 – Diversity Matters

    In this program Thiru, a Tamil poet from Sri Lanka talks about his experiences of civil war, seeking asylum in Ireland and finding housing and employment in Carlow. We learn about the support provided by Immigrant Service Kilkenny with Therese Delahunt …

  • Program 2 – Diversity Matters

    In this program we hear a report from the Bangladeshi Festival in Kilkenny, we meet Lebanese man Guy Jones, Latvian Daiga Esermelay, explore the supports given by Newstart to help migrants get jobs and finally learn a bit about Portuguese cooking with …

  • Program 3 – Diversity Matters

    The third program in the ‘Diversity Matters’ series features an interview with Ola from Nigeria, he is an artist living in Carlow. The program explores visas and stamps with Therese Delahunty from Immigrant Services Kilkenny, it contains an interview w …

  • Program 4 – Diversity Matters

    The fourth program in the series features interviews with Anthony Heaney from Carlow, who he talks about Chinese culture, and with Yang Feung who is a Chinese Medicine Practitioner in Kilkenny. We explore life in Nepal with Pre Adhi who runs a brow bar …

  • Program 5 – Diversity Matters

    The fifth and final program in the series features interviews with the Rohingya Community in Carlow, it explores the life of a Romanian man living in Kilkenny, highlights the work of the Twilight Group set up by Murty Brennan to connect cultures and co …

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