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    Sunday 30th August

    The Running Man Robot

    This award-winning robot called Running Man has been designed specifically to help people during disasters - Robotics expert Kenneth Ford is up this hour!

    Peru Hop

    Irish man Will Whelan is one of the co-founders of Peru Hop, a hop-on-hop-off bus service in Peru, but how did he get there? Dave chats with him from Peru...

    The Library of Things

    London have a Library of Things - where you can borrow 'things' you need! Emma Shaw, one of the founders is on the line...

    Chilled

    Refrigeration has changed the world - and Tom Jackson is up in a sec to tell us how much!

    Saturday 29th August

    New Movies for Autumn

    Brian Lloyd give a run through of some new movies that are coming up for Autumn.

    Musicians Turned Writers

    Morrissey is set to publish his debut novel next month. By doing so, he joins a long list of musicians who have tried their hand at writing a novel. Simon Maher has been assessing the works of various musicians and he tells Dave about his findings.

    David Kitt

    David chats to Dave about equipment which was stolen from his car in Rathmines in Dublin on Thursday night. His laptop and iPad were stolen outside Blackbird at around 9pm.

    Red Carpet Agency

    Now and again when a nightclub or a new product is launched, there'll be a celebrity drafted in to do the honours, pose for photos, give a speech, all in a bid to create publicity for the event. Neill Kelly and Paddy McInerney decided, during the recession, to set up the Red Carpet Agency, bringing celebs from the world over to events in Ireland.

    Girl Crew

    You know what it's like when you want to go on a night out and none of your friends are up for it? This happened to Elva Carri but she decided to take matters into her own hands and find other new friends. She used the dating app Tinder and set herself up as 'Male' and found hundreds of girls who wanted to go out dancing.

    Sunday 9th August

    The Joys of Singlehood

    Emer McLysaght from TheDailyEdge.ie is in studio with Louise...

    Fashion Films and Documentaries

    Fashion blogger Sinead Burke AKA Minnie Melange has been to see Iris and she gives her verdict.

    Women's Museum of Ireland Map

    The Women's Museum of Ireland are looking to create a Women's History Map. Kate Cunningham is one of the people behind it.

    Saturday 8th August

    Movie Reviews

    Fantastic Four, Pixels and Spongebob (DVD)

    Dublin Zine Fair

    Dublin Zine Fair founder Sarah Bracken is on the line...

    Best Friends and Babies

    Psychologist Allison Keating

    Can you cross Dublin without crossing a pub?

    John Geraghty of Publin.ie joins Louise

    Trophy Hunter Photographer - David Chancellor

    David is an award winning photographer who specialises in photos of Trophy Hunters

    Bressie - Ironman 70.3

    Tomorrow Bressie is braving the cold waters, to kick off the Ironman 70.3.

    Sunday 26th July

    VMA nomination

    The video for Hozier's hit Take Me to Church, has just been nominated for an MTV Video Music Award. Dave talks to the director Brendan Canty.

    Cambio

    Go Cambio is a new travel website which allows you to trade your language skills for accomodation. Deirdre Bounds is the founder and she talked to Dave.

    Ghosting

    Larissa Nolan explains to Dave about the modern phenomenon of 'ghosting' - when someone you're dating, or a friend, suddenly, out of the blue drops you from their life.

    Underwater Archaeology Unit

    Fionnbarr Moore of the UnderwaterArchaeology Unit talks about recovering the cannons from the Spanish Armada wreck off the coast of Sligo, and about other shipwrecks in Irish waters.

    Saturday 25th July

    Paul Whittington on Movies

    Inside Out, You're Ugly Too, The Legend of Barney Thomson and Best of Enemies

    Amateur or Professional

    Eoin McDevitt from Second Capatins joins Dave to chat about the difference between Amateur and Professional Golf

    Would you take your partner's surname?

    Dearbhail McDonald is on the line to chat about her article on that very subject!

    It's 25 years since the Féile

    Did you make the Trip to Tipp?

    How was Ed Sheeran at Croker?

    Chris Wasser is on the line to tell us...

    Sunday 19th July

    Tangerine - A film shot on an iPhone!

    Director Sean Baker talks to Dave about his Sundance hit Tangerine shot entirely on iPhone.

    Dunstan Bruce - Chumbawamba

    Dunstan Bruce, the lead singer of Chumbawamba joins Dave to chat about the history of Tubthumping.

    The man bringing Ed Sheeran to Croke Park, Peter Aiken is LIVE with Dave.

    The man bringing Ed Sheeran to Croke Park, Peter Aiken is LIVE with Dave.

    Saturday 18th July

    New Movies

    It's Saturday, so that means New Movies - Ant Man, True Story and The Gallows are up for review.

    How Music Got Free?

    MUSIC IS WIDELY STREAMED AND DOWNLOADED ILLEGALLY...HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?

    16 Years Recording Fights with Parents

    REMEMBER THE FIGHTS YOU HAD WITH YOUR PARENTS AS A TEENAGER? WELL ONE MAN, 50 YEAR OLD MIKE COHEN KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE ABOUT, BECAUSE FROM THE AGE OF 12 UNTIL THE AGE OF 28 HE SECRETLY TAPED ALL THE FIGHTS HE HAD AT HOME AS A TEENAGER

    Robot Hotels in Japan?

    In a hotel in Japan, you'll find a hotel with a robot receptionist with claws and fangs. Seriously!

    Kids and Festivals

    ONE THING THAT DIVIDES PEOPLE IS THE QUESTION OF KIDS AT FESTIVALS. ARE YOU ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO THINKS FESTIVALS ARE A FAMILY AFFAIR? OR FOR YOU, IS A MUSIC FESTIVAL NO PLACE FOR A CHILD?

    Sunday 12th July

    Driverless Cars

    For the last couple of weeks Google's Driverless Cars have been having a run out in California - Motoring Correspondent Michael Sheridan joins Dave...

    Young Wonder and Kendall

    What have an Irish electro-pop band and Kendall Jenner got in common? A sexy lingerie ad! Rachel from the band joins Dave on the line.

    Ever Been to a Bad Gig? Thought about a Refund?

    Have you ever been to a bad gig and wondered if you'd be entitled to a refund? Dermot Jewell has the answers - he's the CEO of the Consumer Association of Ireland.

    Paddy Cullivan - Giving up Drink

    Paddy Cullivan has spent a year without booze - and he liked it. He joins Dave in studio.

    Conor McGregor

    Last Night Conor McGregor won the interim featherweight title in the MGM Grand - and Andrew McGahon was there! He joins us LIVE from Vegas.

    Saturday 11th July

    Movies and DVDs

    Rory Cashin from State.ie has been having a look at some new movie releases. He reviews 'Ted 2', 'Love and Mercy' and 'Amy' which are all new out at the cinema this week.

    Incivility in the Workplace

    Christine Porath is a Professor at Georgetown University and she has extensively researched rudeness and incivility in the workplace and how much this costs a business.

    Conor McGregor

    Tonight Dubliner Conor McGregor faces Chad Mendez in Las Vegas. It's expected to be one of the biggest cards in UFC history. MMA Fan Mike Sheridan gives a run down in advance of the action.

    Can't Cook, Won't Cook

    You’d think that by the time someone leaves home for college, they might know how to put together at least one meal... After all, being able to fend for yourself is all part of human survival...

    Sunday 5th July

    Tony Kelly

    Dublin native Tony Kelly started taking photographs as a teenager and gradually his hobby turned into something more serious until eventually he was producing work for magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue Paris. He tells Dave how it all happened.

    Eimear Noone

    Ireland's Queen of Game Music, Eimear Noone has won a litany of awards for her compositions. Included among her impressive CV are 'World of Warcraft' and 'Zelda'. She also produced the first 'Dublin International Game Music Festival' earlier this year.

    Eating Out

    Former restaurant critic, Eoin Higgins debunks some of the mysteries of how restaurants make us spend more money when we go out to eat.

    Fleetwood Mac

    Dave revisits an interview he had with Lindsey Buckingham, the man credited with turning around the fortunes of Fleetwood Mac after he, one day, met Mick Fleetwood in Sound City Studios in Los Angeles.

    Saturday 4th July

    Films You'd Love Your Kids to See

    During the months of July and August, Lighthouse Cinema are presenting a season of films called 'Films You'd Love Your Kids to See' and they are showing a bunch of great children's movies on the big screen. TV and Film Director Brian Reddin, who has five children under 11 talks about the movies he would want his children to see.

    Live Aid

    Later this month is the 30th anniversary of Live Aid. Eoin Sweeney takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments.

    Music and Politics

    When Donald Trump recently used 'Rockin in the Free World' by Neil Young to launch his campaign for President, Neil was non too happy. Can music and politics ever really mix? John Meaghar shares his opinion.

    Gaeltacht Memories

    Comedians Dave McSavage and Joanne McNally reminisce over fond summer spent and great craic had at the Gaeltacht.

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