Documentary On Newstalk: Bay Stories

A series celebrating the lives of the inhabitants of Dublin Bay

Bono and Captain Bligh, Maeve Binchy and Molly Bloom, Brian O’Driscoll and Count John McCormack – strange bedfellows at first glance. All had one thing in common, however – they lived, worked, or were educated along the shores of Dublin Bay...

This weekend and next, Documentary on Newstalk brings listeners a second chance to hear PPI-nominated producer Brian Gallagher’s two-part radio documentary, “Bay Stories”,  which celebrates the lives of the diverse and colorful people that have lived beside Dublin Bay

The “Bay Stories”  series features interviews with a diverse range of people involved in the many activities associated with the bay, as the programme explores the wealth of heritage that exists on the capital’s doorstep, and the lives of those who worked, lived and played there.


Bay Stories Episode 1: Exploring the southern aspects of the bay.

Saturday 8th July at 10pm/Repeat Sunday 9th July 8am.

Bay Stories Episode 2: Exploring the northern aspects of the bay.
Saturday 15th July at 10pm/Repeat Sunday 16th July at 8am
LISTEN LIVE: Bay Stories  can also be listened to live online at:

PODCAST: Podcast available at:

CREDITS: Bay Stories  was written and produced by Brian Gallagher.  The programme was funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television License Fee.