Tag Archives: Irish embassy Berlin

Fintan O’Toole – Brexit and the Crisis of Belonging

Fintan O’Toole held a talk at the Palais Kulturbrauerei in Berlin. His lecture was a part of the Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies. Adrian Shephard went there and recorded the lecture. Fintan O’Toole works for The Irish Times. He is also a writer. Here you can find an essay about Brexit by O’Toole, published by The New York Review of Books.   You want to submit your works or tapes/CDs/Vinyls released by you or your label? Learn how to submit. * Please check the Schedule for broadcast hours/days If you…

The Wandering, an opera by Ken Shakin

This happened a while ago at the Irsih embassy in Berlin. To record the Bloomsday festivities, Adrian was smuggled in by our man in the Flughafenstrasse and Ken Shakin. All he had to do was to put up ‘this friendly face’, which according to eye-witnesses was an Italo Svevo mask. Adrian says, that on arriving on a suitably wet day at the Irish embassy reception, having hastily prepared my passport and removed any articles that would not have survived a strip search, I was politely led in after saying I was with ‘ken’…