Dave Fanning

    Saturday and Sunday 10am to midday


    Sunday 13th April

    Hollywood Racism

    It's 50 years since Sidney Poitier became the first black person to win an Oscar - but has racism in Hollywood well and truly dead? Dave chats with Laura Canning.

    Impact of Fashion Trends

    Lately we've noticed a lot of men wearing beards, so we wondered if a fashion trend like this can impact business. Conor Brophy chats with Dave.

    Saturday 12th April

    Sunday 6th April

    Ruby Wax - Sane New World

    Ruby Wax is coming to Ireland with her tour 'Sane New World'.

    Protecting Your Brand Online - Damien Mulley

    Dave chats with Damien Mulley about protecting your own personal brand.

    A Year of Festivals - Mark Graham

    Dave chats with Mark Graham about his new book A Year of Festivals. Mark attended 183 Festivals over 12 months!

    Saturday 5th April

    Sunday 30th March

    Fan Footage

    Cathal Furey, the Founder and CEO of Dublin-based company Fan Footage, which replaces poor quality audio on fan footage with high quality audio from the show, which is provided by the band or artist.

    The Muppets

    Muppets Most Wanted opens in cinemas across the country. Entertainment Journalist and Muppets fan Brian Lloyd talks about the appeal of The Muppets which transcends generations.


    Triona McCarthy talks about “Sharenting,' a new phenomenon whereby parents share their children's information, pictures and private moments online.

    Saturday 29th March

    Sunday 23rd March

    Kate Bush

    35 years after her first tour Kate Bush recently revealed that she will have a series of UK shows in August. Music Journalist Simon Maher and Sean Twomey of katebushnews.com chat with Dave about the life and career of Kate Bush.


    Journalist Quinton O Reilly talks about website Kickstarter which sees projects and ideas become a reality through crowdfunding.

    Ben Watt

    Ben Watt talks about his new book Romany and Tom in which he views his parents lives from their days of youthful ambition and stardom to their lives in care homes.

    Saturday 22nd March

    Sunday 16th March

    Annie Atkins - The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Dublin-based Graphic Designer Annie Atkins designed an array of props for Wes Anderson's new film 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' - and there's a new exhibition showcasing props from it.

    Death Café

    While it isn't for everyone, we do love a good chat about the inevitable, death. The Death Café is a place where people go to talk about death and dying.

    Saturday 15th March

    Sunday 9th March


    Conor Behan talks with Dave about the stay or the Mrs Carter World Tour: Beyonce. Dave revisits an old interview with the woman herself.

    War Horse

    Dave chats with members of the cast and crew of the stage production of War Horse. Finn Caldwell is Puppet Director while Jack, Stuart and Ben all bring the horse to life on stage.

    The Walshes

    Shane Langan and Niall Gaffney chat with Dave about their TV show The Walshes, a sit-com about a family in West Dublin.

    Saturday 8th March

    Saturday 1st March

    Dog Showing

    Marion Campbell and Niall Lowndes talk about taking their dogs to the worlds largest Dog Show in the NEC in Birmingham next weekend and about all that is involved in showing dogs.

    Love Locks

    Kevin O Sullivan talks with Dave about the Dublin City Council prohibiting love locks being attached to the Ha'Penny Bridge.

    Chore Monster

    Adam Barry chats with Dave about an app called Chore Monster which helps parents and children alike, to stay on top of chores and eliminate chore charts.

    Claudia Lennear

    Claudia Lennear, the woman who inspired Rolling Stones' Brown Sugar and David Bowie's Lady Grinning Soul, talks about Oscar nominated documentary 20 Feet From Stardom.


    Dave chats with Kasey Smith about her song being selected for the Eurovision 2014.

    Saturday 22nd February

    Jane Austen

    Edel Coffey talks about the appeal of Jane Austen to modern women more than 200 years after the publication of her first novel Sense and Sensibility.


    Adrian Weckler talks to Dave about WhatsApp, a free messaging App which allows you to message your friends for free.


    Joe O Shea talks with Dave about famous hiests.

    Crazy Coffins

    Director John Gill chats about his business Crazy Coffins which offers people the opportunity to rest in style.


    Fiona Looney and Pat McDonnell talk about the difficulties in raising girls -v- the difficulties in raising boys.

    Saturday 15th February


    Viki Natarro talks to Dave about TV series 'Girls.'

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