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I was born and raised in Offenbach/Germany and emigrated to the beautiful country of Ireland in August 2000 where I lived until August 2010. I have now moved to Birmingham in the UK

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Friday, July 31, 2009

Today's show CANCELLED !!

Due to a sudden death of one of our presenters at WDAR the radio station is closed today and all shows have been cancelled. My aopologies to my guests Liz and Diane. The appeareance of Liz Bannon WILD TIME has been preliminary pre scheduled for August 28th. The interview with Diane from Streetdogrescue.com will take place on August 7th on WILD TIME!!

So far, so brilliant! - all shows at a glance


15.02. Show Introduction and interview with Paul O’Sealohain from Sealife

22.02. Christine Conneely and Bernadette Doyle from the Blue Cross live in the studio

29.02. Helene LeMahieu from ASH live in the studio

07.03. Laura Broxton from Nara live in the studio

14.03. Miriam Anderson from Anvil live in the studio

21.03. Mare & Foal Sanctuary UK footage

28.03. Bat Conservation talk and Connor Kelleher interview footage

04.04. Anti Fur Demo footage

11.04. Wildlife Photographer Finn Van Gelderen interview and talk footage

18.04. Reptile Breeder Thomas McElheron live in the studio

25.04.Live from the studio, phone interviews with the DSPCA, ARAN and NARA

02.05. Composting workshop with Brenda Palmer footage

09.05. Wildlife Photography Group live in the studio

16.05. John McLoughlin from the Irish Tree Council live in the studio, phone interview with Robin Well from "Vegetarian Shoes”, Brighton

23.05. Anja Murray from An Taisce live in the studio, Tony Lowes from Friends of the Irish Environment

30.05. Full length phone interview with Greenair’s Olivier Van der Elst

06.05. Phone interview with Sean Meehan from the Irish Wildlife Trust

Summer Break

26.09. “Party Animal” Book Launch Footage

03.10. Dog Listener Jaqueline Murk, ASH staff member Katja Schumann and cat rescuer Vera Resch live in the studio

10.10. Festival of World Cultures Footage

17.10. Rally against animal cruelty footage

24.10. Photographer Michael Finn live in the studio

31.10. Footage from a talk about Cats

07.11. Reptile- and Bird expert Gavin Corcorran live in the studio

14.11. Wild Poland Foundation member Greg Prujszczyk live in the studio

21.11. Festival of World Food footage

28.11. Footage from a talk about “Cats – what to know about them …”

05.12. Pauline Beades from the Irish Seal Sanctuary live in the studio

12.12. Energy Conservation in the home – Part I

19.12. Energy Conservation in the home – Part II

All 2008 shows can be lietened to HERE


20.02.09 Interviews with Mammal Biologist Professor Tom Hayden, Book- and DVD Tip and phone interview Kate Fowler – Reeves from Animal Aid UK

27.02.09 Phone interviews with painter Tom Byrne and Animal Asia UK’s Dave Neil about the dog meat industry in China

06.03.09 Laura Broxton from NARA live in the studio, CELT CEO Bob Winston on the phone plus footage from a “Meet – Free March” campaign hosted by LUSH and ARAN

13.03.09 Film- and TV Production students live in the studio talking about animal welfare and climate change, Interview with EU Commission press officer Philippe Carr and John Carmody from ARAN about Canadian seal hunt, phone interview with animal activist Gerald Kern

20.03.09 “Vegetarianism Pro and Con” with live guests Paul Dunne (Digital Hub FM) and Darren Hogarty (Babylon Radio)

27.03.09 CALL – Celtic Animal Life Line, with studio guest Gill Brady

03.04.09 Cruelty Free products in Dublin – a hunt for non-animal tested products in Dublin City. Interviews with staff members from Cornucopia, Down to Earth, Nourish and other shops.

Station break until May 8th 2009

08.05.2009 Full length show with ARAN founder John Carmody

15.05.2009 Lothar Muschekat from the Irish Raptor and Bird of Prey Sanctuary live in the studio, “Silver” from the ferret and exotic bird sanctuary on the phone

22.05.2009 Special broadcast: International Music fair Frankfurt 2009

29.05.2009 Schoolchildren from Singh Street NS live in the studio, Feline expert Dr. Vet Sarah Caney on the phone

05.06.2009 Thomas gets a guided tour by Jackie Ronaldson who runs the Stonebrook Pet Farm in Ballymore Eustace

12.06.2009 Helena Le Mahieu from ASH live in the studio

19.06.2009 Phone Interview with Chiara from “Animal Voice”

26.06.2009 Deanne Stark aka “Silver” from the Ferret & Exotic Bird Sanctuary live in the studio, Dr. Dan Lyons from UNCAGED UK on the phone

All 2009 shows produced for The Digital Hub FM can be listened to HERE

Look at the wild time blog for the digital hub shows HERE
WILD TIME moved to WDAR – West Dublin Access Radio from July 2009


03.07.2009 Niall Hatch from Birdwatch Ireland live in the studio

10.07.2009 Orla Aungier from the DSPCA live in the studio and Dawn Moncrief from FARM USA on the phone

17.07.2009 Laura Broxton from NARA live in the studio

24.07.2009 Helena Le Mahieu from ASH live in the studio

31.07.2009 Dog behaviourist Liz Bannon live in the studio, Diane Rowles from Streetdogrescue.com on the phone

More to come in August:

07.08.2009 Pauline Beades from the Irish Seal Sanctuary live in the studio

14.08.2009 Gill Brady from the Celtic Animal Lifeline (CALL) in the studio

21.08.2009 Emmaline Duffy-Fallon from Citizen Canine Ireland in the studio

We are currently in the process of uploading the WILD TIME shows produced for WDAR on the podcast section of our website: www.wdar.ie

Second guest announcement

Thomas Janak will be joined in the studio by dog behaviourist Liz Bannon today. His phone interviewee will be Diane Rowles from Streetdogrescue.com

Make sure you listen in!!!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Pictures from the show on July 24th 2009

WILD TIME host Thomas Janak and Helena LeMahieu during the show on West Dublin Access Radio

Helena Le Mahieu from ASH, Animal Sanctuary Habushu

ASH is hosting an open day on September 5th 2009 on their grounds in Kiltegan. We are looking for people to help with the event. WDAR will do an outside broadcast and air the event globally via internet and of course on 96fm all over West Dublin

Thanks to Shelly Cole for spending her day with us and for taking the pictures!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Picture from today's show

Laura Broxon from NARA was Thomas Janak's guest on WILD TIME today. The show was entertaining yet "in your face". Just the way we like it!!

Next week ASH's Helena Le Mahieu will join Thomas in the studio.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Two Kittens Are Looking For A Home

These two adorable 8-weeks-old kittens are looking for a home!! Contact us here

Monday, July 13, 2009


Last Fridays' show with Orla Aungier from the DSPCA and phone guest Dawn Moncrief from Farm USA was a very exciting one.

On Friday, July 17th 2009 at 4p.m. Thomas Janak welcomes Laura Broxton from the National Animal Rights Association (NARA) to the studio - pls tune in!!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Pics from the very first show

July 3rd 2009 - the very first WILD TIME show on West Dublin Access Radio went out on air at 4p.m. with studio guest Niall Hatch from Birdwatch Ireland.

WILD TIME host and producer Thomas Janak was thrilled with the show.

The next seven weeks are already scheduled (scroll down) and there is always more to come to WILD TIME!

Niall Hatch was a very engaging guest

WILD TIME host Thomas Janak with studio guest Niall Hatch from Birdwatch Ireland