An all-Ireland winning musician from Letterkenny is set to feature on BBC News next week.Eoin Orr, an 18-year-old university student from Mountain Top, was filmed showing off his skills in this video from McCafferty’s Bar. BBC News cameras were there to capture one of his stellar performances. This video below will surely get your toes tapping!Fans can tune into the news on Thursday, November 30th at 6pm and 10pm to see Eoin’s feature. The news segment will explore the effects of Brexit on both sides of the border. The piece will focus on an uillean pipe maker in Strabane, while Eoin’s music will add to the story.The electronic engineering student recently achieved success with an All-Ireland trophy at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ennis in August.WATCH: Phenomenal young uilleann piper makes the headlines was last modified: November 23rd, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Eoin OrrFleadh Cheoiluilleann piper
A pond on ANWR coastal plain. The fate of the plain, also called the 1002 area, has been in dispute for 40 years. (Photo: USFWS)Opening the 10-02 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or ANWR has been a dream of Alaska’s congressional delegation and the oil industry for decades, but for Gwitch’in people and environmentalists, the idea is a nightmare. The Bureau of Land Management plans a lease sale there this year. How will that unfold and what’s at stake? It’s our discussion on the next Talk of Alaska. HOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:Andy Moderow, Alaska Director of Alaska Wilderness LeagueLiz Ruskin, Washington D.C. reporter for Alaska Public MediaRebecca Logan, CEO of Alaska Support Industry AllianceLINKS:Video: What is the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?Related: Interior delays public comment deadline for ANWR oil leasingFor a full list of ANWR leasing public hearings, click herePARTICIPATE:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast. Listen to archival audio from previous debates about ANWR below.