Emer Dunne sings in and directs a new play about the forgotten Irish heroes of World War 1.
Hear an 88 year old Timahoe man recall his father’s bravery during the Great War and we remember Mountmellick man Peter Whelan who lost his life in 1917.
Listen back to Delorentos performing beautifully haunting tracks only on The Roadhouse Café with Ann-Marie Kelly!
Hear young filmmakers from Abbeyleix and Durrow libraries.
They have a chat about their Lego animation project featuring Michael D, Harry Potter and flying donuts!
A new pop up cafe has opened up in the old school in Ballylinan Monday to Friday from 9am.
Eimhinn David Callanan from Birr suffered Crohns for 6 years.
Hospitalised and crippled in pain he turned to Indian medicine and now he no longer suffers – find out all about The Growery in this episode of the Open Door.
Paralysed from the chin down 4 years ago but miraculously Billy Goulding started school in Shinrone County Offaly last week and without breathing aids.
Find out how belief and big smiles brought a family together.
Listen to their story here.
County Laois remembered on this episode of The Open Door with interviews from Miners and Workers who recall a ‘lost’ world.
Chairman of the GAA History and Commemorations Committee Damien White chats with Ann-Maire on the 100th anniversary of Gaelic Sunday.
Wayne Doe tells of getting back up on the saddle after a mental breakdown.
Ann-Marie meets the Volunteers, the children and their parents who believe riding a horse has changed their children’s lives.
Hear one woman’s incredible story of how painting and opera saw her survive 3 bouts of cancer!
Ann-Marie took a trip to Cullahill in Co.Laois to find out all about their brand new 2 day festival which includes music, comedy, culture and porridge!
It also features celebrities Marty Morrissey and Rachel Allen!
The Folly marks the first Irish festival set up with the specific goal of being gender balanced!
Why you should look at yourself naked every morning to change the way you see yourself?
On this episode of the Open Door with Ann Marie Kelly, listen to Sergej, a healer and yoga teacher with tips on changing your Karmic cycle.
Jayne Demakos is a certified Therapeutic Harpist with a special interest in music for people in the last stages of their life.
She recently hosted workshop in Tullamore on exploring the effect of music on end of life care.
Ann-Marie caught up with Jayne who explains how she works with those who are dying…
16 year old Jack Wright came up with a brilliant idea for a festival for teenagers, SASTA Fest is a festival for teenagers who don’t want to drink or smoke but just want to have fun!
‘It’s ok to not be ok’ is the message Jack wants to spread! At the age of just 11 he started his own charity ‘Climb Against Suicide’.
Jack and his dad Frankie popped into studio to chat to Ann-Marie, listen to their story here!
Brendan Kavanagh from Geashill set Ann- Marie a challenge, to foot turf!
Not one to shy away from a challenge, Ann- Marie headed off to Edenderry to meet Brendan and have a go at footing turf!
Listen back here…
The iconic 80’s TV Show turns 40 this summer and thanks to Dallas superfan Roy Jennings we have exclusive archive interviews from Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Victoria Principal and more!
Listen back to the full show here!
Killina Secondary School in Rahan have just launched their new book ‘Eli and I’.
Ann-Marie joined them at the official launch in Tullamore Library last week.
We’re cooking with Clonenagh NS Mountrath on this episode of the Open Door.
The 5th and 6th Class have produced a cookery book and I have the tough job of tasting the recipes!
Meet Fanny Kelly from Abbeyleix who went on hunger strike in 1923 in Kilmainham.
You can still find her inscription on a door which reads Fanny Kelly Abbeyleix.