It was all about how wonderful a life it is when Carmel Harrington joined Brenda Drumm for a natter on Artyfacts about her new novel 'Every Time A Bell Rings' which is based on themes from the classic 'It's A Wonderful Life'. This is Carmel's third novel and she was happy to bring Brenda up to date with all that's been happening and to tell her all about the new book.
This was broadcast on Kfm on 14 October 2015.
On Wednesday 1 July 2015 Artyfacts had the very great pleasure of debuting a play by Margaret Rowe called 'Adam and Barney - A Radio Rhyme'.
Adam and Barney offers us an opportunity to eavesdrop on two typical Irish men having a drink in their local bar.
Margaret Rowe is a writer and actress from Newbridge in Co Kildare. This is her first play. She has written this play entirely in rhyme which is really quite an achievement as it's not that easy to end up with shoe and canoe in the same sentence.
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Artyfacts is broadcast every Wednesday on Kfm from 7-8pm.
Brenda Drumm spoke to local author Hazel Gaynor about her new novel 'A Memory of Violets' on Artyfacts on Wednesday 11 March 2015 - have a listen to hear about where the idea came from and how Eliza Doolittle was part of the influence on the novel.
This was broadcast on Kfm on 11 March 2015.
Kildare author Hazel Gaynor shares an excerpt from her latest novel 'A Memory of Violets'
This was broadcast on KFM on 11 March 2015.
You could say her last few months were Made In Taiwan - Ceramicist Eleanor Swan dropped into chat to Brenda Drumm about her residency in Taiwan and the pieces of sculpture she left behind for others to enjoy.
This was broadcast on Kfm on 21 January 2015.
On Wednesday 14 January Brenda Drumm spoke to Roisin Dwyer, Commissioning Editor with Hot Press Magazine about a great new writing competition for young writers.
To all young writers in Kildare - you have until 14 February to enter the competition.
Have a listen to the podcast of the interview for all the information.
This was broadcast on KFM on Wednesday 14 January 2015.
On Wednesday 14 January Brenda Drumm spoke to Eric Hennelly Flanagan from the Riverbank Arts Centre about their new season of arts.
Broadcast on KFM on 14 January 2015.
Kevin Kenny dropped into studio to chat about a new CD and production on Shackelton.
This is part 2 of a two-part interview. Please note that the pieces of music and speech referred to in this interview are not included as part of the podcast as they are copyright and are available on the Shackelton CD.
Broadcast on 15 October 2014 on Kfm.