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Thursday, June 19, 2008

About the host and the show

WILD TIME host Thomas Janak (with his beautiful GSD Charlie is a pet psychologist and holistic animal healer, holds certificates of merit in "Flower Essences" and "Wolf Studies" as well as a certificate of academic excellence in "Wildlife Rehabilitation" and specialises in animal communication. He currently studies "Animal Spirit Medicine" with the Sacred Trust (UK).

He also holds FETAC level 5 accreditation with merit and distinction on "Radio Program Making" and has been involved in Radio since 2003. His audioengeneering experience goes back over 25 years and he has been soundman for professional theatre productions at the Rupert Guiness Theatre as well as the Liberty Hall in Dublin.

So far Thomas has been involved as producer and/or host for many shows from music shows to social justice shows. Ex-President Mary Robinson called him "the German fellow with the strong Irish accent".

Animal welfare is his top priority and therefore he uses his radio skills to promote wildlife and nature and highlight areas that need improvement.

His animal related website can be viewed here

Wild Time is back in late September - updates will be posted here in due course.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Wrap Party and last show before Summer break


It's a wrap! - The Digital Hub FM is now officially on a summer break. We will be back on air on Friday, September 26th 2008 on 94.3fm or via internet www.digitalhubfm.com


Thomas Coombes presenting the special wrap up party broadcast on June 6th

WILD TIME host Thomas Janak, ARCADIA host Paul Graham and station manager Paul Dunne

Paul and his father Gerry

Thomas talking to Sean Meehan from the Irish Wildlfe Trust

www.iwt.ie - the official website of the Irish Wildlife Trust

SHOW LISTING

15.02.2008 First show featured an interview with Pat O'Sealobhain, manager of the Sea Life Centre in Bray

22.02.2008 Thomas was joined live in the studio by Dr. Bernadette Doyle and Christine Conneely from The Irish Blue Cross as well as by representatives from PETMATES.

29.02.2008 ASH animal rescue shelter with Helena LeMahieu who runs the shelter

07.03.2008 Laura Broxson from the National Animal Rights Association joined Thomas in the studio

14.03.2008 Studio guest: Miriam Anderson from ANVIL

21.03.2008 Footage from a Mare&Foal sanctuary in Newton Abbott (UK)

28.03.2008 Connor Keleher from BAT PROTECTION IRELAND, footage from a talk plus exclusive interview

04.04.2008 Anti Fur Demo footage

11.04.2008 Interview with wildlife filmmaker Finn Van Gelderen plus footage from a talk by Finn

18.04.2008 Reptile Breeder Thomas McElheron live in the studio

25.04.2008 Phone conversations with the DSPCA, NARA and ARAN

02.05.2008 Footage from a composting workshop

09.05.2008 A wildlife photography group (headed by Finn Van Gelderen) live in the studio

16.05.2008 John McLoughlin, executive director of the Tree Council of Ireland live in the studio

23.05.2008 Thomas was joined live in the studio by AN TAISCE's Anja Murray and spoke to Tony Lowes from FRIENDS OF THE IRISH ENVIRONMENT over the phone

30.05.2008 Thomas spoke to phone - interviewee Olivier Van der Elst from GREENAER about exhaust free, environment friendly cars

06.06.2008 WILD TIME repeated the Sea Life interview and Thomas spoke to Sean Meehan from the IRISH WILDLIFE TRUST over the phone

Please note that the poll about show content is now closed. 19 votes were counted and ALL of them favoured Animal related shows as being the main focus for WILD TIME

If you want to contact the show please send an email to info@holisticanimalhealing.net

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Last Show before summerbreak on June 6th


The Wrap Party for the current broadcast season will take place this Friday from 6 – 8pm at the Digital Hub. An outside broadcast unit will be set up from where a special show will be broadcast to cater for both those attending the party and the radio station general audience.

Tommy Coombes, Gerry Kilby & Declan Arthur will present the show

The party will lead right up to WILD TIME being on air at 8p.m. - Because of the expected noise Thomas Janak had to cancel meeting Ruth & Gay from VOICE as previously mentioned. Instead WILD TIME will repeat an interview with the SEALIFE manager recorded earlier this year. Thomas will also be talking over the phone to Sean Meehan from the Irish Wildlife Trust. A run down of all wild time shows will surely bring back memories. So, please tune in from 6p.m. at the latest right through til midnight with WILD TIME happening between 8 and 9p.m.