Weekend Edition with Donal Kavanagh July 22nd

Think you can easily tell a fake photo from a real one? Your confidence might be a little misplaced, if this latest scientific study is anything to go by. Sophie Nightingale from the University of Warwick spoke to Donal this morning, the research found that 40% of the time, people can’t tell if a photo has been manipulated or not. And even if they are able to identify an image as doctored, they are unable to pinpoint exactly what is wrong with the image 55% of the time...............


The scientists created an online test where participants were shown 10 random images that included a mix of original and retouched photos. The research is published in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications. You can take the test here

JCI Donegal is looking for Friendly Businesses Ireland is famous all over the world for its one hundred thousand welcomes (Céad Míle Fáilte) and now JCI Donegal is on the hunt for Donegal’s Friendliest Business. Do you know a business that makes you smile every time you use their service? If you do, don’t keep it a secret, nominate them for the JCI Ireland Friendly Business Awards Competition. We all need to support local businesses to ensure they have a future.Director for JCI Donegal Friendly Business Awards Emma Boylan spoke to Donal about the competition..............

Bri Carr is an educator, writer and musician whose new album "Full Circle" is available now.

She came into studio to sing some songs and talk about her music......

Bri Carr Part 1

Bri Carr Part 2

 

"Universal Basic Income"  is the idea that each of us deserves enough money on which to live - and that it should be paid independently of our personal means, and independently of whether we work, or even want to work. The concept of ‘basic income’ has been discussed internationally and has the potential to revolutionise the way that society functions.

Author Paul O'Brien has been examining the idea.............

Joe Mc Hugh is the father of country singer Lisa, and next Saturday (July 29th) in Falcarragh, he and family members will celebrate "Rematch of the Day".

It's a charity event which will recreate the Scotland - Ireland Football matches the family played during holidays in Glasgow years ago.

He came into studio to talk to Donal about it...........

The California Feetwarmers are renowned for an earthy depth of character that sets them apart from others who have followed that throwback path to New Orleans, circa 1920. Their boisterous on-stage antics are solidly underpinned by playing that is as close to the source as it can be.

In Donegal for a weekend of Earagail Arts Festival engagements, the band sold out a show in Rathmullan House last night and have sold out Teach Hiudai Beag in Gweedore tonight.

Tonmorrow (Sun), they play The Mountain Stage at Swell Festival.

They called in to chat and play.........

California Feetwarmers Part 1

California Feetwarmers Part 2