The history of Spike Island – RTE’s Tubridy show with Oliver Callan

Spike Island becomes a much discussed destination in the Irish summertime, as locals and visitors look for memorable things to do. I was fortunate to discuss Spike Island history with the always hilarious Oliver Callan,… View Post

Talking Spike Island and tourism marketing with 24 stories podcast

It was my pleasure and privilege to join Narration’s Stephen Ryan to discuss all things Spike Island, tourism marketing and my career to date. I shared with Stephen how I made a move to the… View Post

Today with Maura and Daithi visit Spike Island Cork – Interview with Colm Flynn and John Crotty

Reporter Colm Flynn visits Ireland’s historic island to discover its rich history, interviewing manager John Crotty and other island staff. See other interviews related to Spike Island – Nationwide visit – How the Victorians built… View Post

How the Victorian’s built Britain visit Spike Island – Interview with Michael Buerk –

This special episode of ‘How the Victorian’s built Britain’ focuses on crime and reform, visiting Spike Island Cork where John Crotty talks to host Michael Buerk about the super prison that was Ireland’s Alcatraz in… View Post

RTE’s Nationwide visit Spike Island Cork – Interview with former manager John Crotty

In this interview RTE’s Nationwide discuss the future for the Irish Alcatraz, which only reopened to visitors in 2016 following major reinvestment, and close to two centuries being off limits to the general public. View Post