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Alex in a Pod

Alex in a Pod is the Alexandra College podcast! Run by students for students, the podcast is full of chat, music, discussion, drama and general debate on the world at large. 

This month's episode:

February's edition features an interview with Dr Aoife McLysaght, Professor of Molecular Evolution in Trinity College Dublin, who speaks to the team on her career so far, how she has been keeping busy and how she genome sequenced her dog!

 

 

Previous Episodes:

January - A very exciting episode dedicated to an interview with Irish conductor and composer Eímear Noone! 

Eímear is a Dublin based composer best known for her award-winning work on video game music. She has conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonicl’Orchestre symphonique de Bretagne, the Sydney Symphony, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra and many others. Eímear was the first woman to conduct at the Oscars on 9 February 2020, leading the orchestra in excerpts from the five nominated film scores. Noone was also the first woman to conduct at the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland. 

 

 

December - A very Christmassy episode with lots of awful Christmas jokes, music from the Chamber wind ensemble, the songwriting class and Mr Wilson. Happy Christmas!

 

November - This month's episode features an interview with Professor Luke O'Neill, Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin and author of "Never mind the B#ll*cks, Here's the Science," as well as discussion of the US Presidential Election early in the month.

 

 

October - This month's episode features music from Catherine Min, a fun and relaxed chat about Halloween and how school is going during Level Five. As well as that, we have an extremely interesting interview with the one and only Mr Barrett.

 

 

September - Our first episode of the new term, featuring plenty of interesting chat with our new staff members, our new Head and Deputy Head girls, an inspiring talk from one of our 6th Year prefects and an in-depth chat with the in-house legend that is Mr Jay Wilson.