The Nore Vision Radio Series

The Nore Vision Radio series, recorded to leave an oral history legacy of the journey of the Nore Vision project. A nine part radio series on the project to date, it’s achievements and aims for the future

  • Programme 1 – Nore Vision – An Introduction to Nore Vision

    The first programme in a new 9-week series all about the Nore Vision Project which is a Leader initiative aimed at getting people engaged with the river so that going forward they can create a board or a trust that supports all things related to the Ri …

  • Programme 2 – Nore Vision – Citizen Science Water Quality

    In this programme we hear about the Nore Vision Citizen Science project and it’s roll in keeping an eye on the water quality in the Nore and it’s tributaries. We hear from Amanda Greer, Envirico, Hugh Feeley EPA and Mary Brennan and Senan Gardiner both …

  • Programme 3 -Nore Vision – Invasive Species

    Invasive Species are the subject of this the 3rd programme in the Nore Vision series. Invasive species are the second biggest cause of biodiversity loss in the world and we have quite a few living in and around the River Nore like Himalyan Balsalm and …

  • Programme 4 – Nore Vision – Oral History

    Nore Vision is a Kilkenny Leader Partnership initiative that is encouraging community engagement with the River Nore with the aim of establishing a River Trust which will act as a liaison between all those who have an interest in the river. In this pro …

  • Programme 5 – Nore Vision – Litter

    Nore Vision is a project established by Leader to create community engagement with the River Nore and to set up a river trust that looks after the governance of the river. The following programme looks at the problem of litter and it’s impact on the en …

  • Programme 6 – Nore Vision – Uplands & Farming

    In the 6th programme in the Nore Vision radio series we visit the uplands of the River Nore, talk about the farm walks organised by Nore Vision, discuss farm ecology and explore the role of the farmer and farm policy in improving the water quality of t …

  • Programme 7 – Nore Vision – Activities on the River

    The River Nore provides a great space for outdoor activities and in this programme we feature some of the people who swim, fish, walk and boat on the river. Featuring Denis Drennan, Paddy Dunne, Tommy Hoyne, Aidan Brennan, Donnachadh Brennan and the Th …

  • Programme 8 – Nore Vision – Industry

    In Programme 8 we explore how industry has moulded itself around the geological landscape of the River Nore in the form of mining, milling, brewing and more. This programme features Taly Williams hydrogeologist with the Geological Survey of Ireland, Ri …

  • Programme 9 – Nore Vision – The Future

    The final programme in our Nore Vision Series, for the past 2 months we have been bringing you programmes about the Nore Vision project which is a Kilkenny Leader Partnership initiative. It’s all about creating community engagement with the River Nore …