Dave Fanning

    Saturday and Sunday 10am to midday


    Sunday 27th July

    Ghostbusters is 30!

    There are some pretty hilarious horror movies out there, and one of the best (although Dave disagrees!) is Ghostbusters. John Byrne joins Dave from Cork!

    Online Comment Forums

    If you read the comments under news articles, you've probably seen that people can leave some pretty nasty comments. But do Journalists and Editors take it to heart? Una Mullally joins Dave from Cork.

    Lego Beach

    When you go for a walk on the beach, you'd hardly expect to find hundreds of pieces of sea-themed Lego! Well, it's happening in England and Tracey Williams has been keeping track of them.

    Saturday 26th July

    Sunday 20th July

    Made It

    Have you ever wanted to build an app, or get a book published or do something equally creative/technical, but didn't know where to start? Well, the Made It series of talks is for you! Emily Carson, one of its founders chats with Dave.


    Forget the metrosexual, the spornosexual is now a thing! Mark Simpson thinks that the metrosexual has evolved into the spornosexual - that is a man who is more concerned about having a toned body than your average metrosexual. Pat Fitzpatrick joins Dave Live from Cork.

    Saturday 19th July

    Sunday 13th July

    Festival Waste

    Have you ever stopped to think about the amount of waste generated at festivals? Well the people who organise Roskilde Festival in Denmark, one of the largest festivals in Europe are leading the way in making Festivals more environmentally friendly. Andreas Jacobsen of the Copenhagen Post is here to explain more.

    Netflix - how does it know what we want to see?

    Have you heard, Netflix are looking for a 'tagger'? They'll have have the awful task of watching films for their new role! But how do Netflix track what people watch, and how does their recommendation system work? Tod Yellin VP of Product Innovation at Netflix joins Dave on the line.

    Saturday 12th July

    Sunday 6th July

    Pierce Turner

    Irish singer-songwriter Pierce Turner joins Dave on the line to chat about his up-coming gigs and more!

    It Came from Connemara!!

    There's an intriguing documentary showing next week at the Galway Film Fleadh . It’s about a film director called Roger Corman who spent several years in Connemara making movies. The documentary is called It Came from Connemara, and the Director Brian Reddin chats with Dave.

    Music Charts and Streaming

    For the first time ever streamed music will count when compiling the weekly music charts in Ireland next week. Willie Kavanagh from IRMA joins Dave on the line.

    Saturday 5th July

    Movies and DVDs

    Gavin Burke gives movie recommendations if you are heading out to the cinema and DVD recommendations if you are staying in.

    Sir Henry's

    This summer UCC library is mounting an exhibition to document the distinctive history of Sir Henry's, a bar and nightclub in Cork which was renowned internationally for having a thriving music scene. Separately, a one-man play about Sir Henry's called DEEP is touring the country over the next couple of months.

    Garth Brooks

    Dave gives listeners a little snippet of an archived interview with Garth Brooks.

    Cillian Murphy

    With a string of huge movies under his belt... Inception, Batman Returns, The Wind That Shakes the Barley... our very own Cillian Murphy will be stepping away from the camera and going back to where he started, the theatre, where he will star in the new Enda Walsh play 'Ballyturk'.

    Sunday 29th June


    Eoin Sweeney, from the mudfields of Somerset, talks to Dave about this year's Glastonbury where he has been staying for the past week.

    Cliff Diving

    Dave chats with Keith Walsh of Breakfast Republic who is live from the Red Bull Cliff Diving event in Inismór.

    Begin Again

    Dave chats with Director of Once and Co-Director of Bachelor's Walk John Carney about his new movie Begin Again.

    Reeling In The Years

    TV Producer and Creator of Reeling In The Years chats to Dave about Ireland's most popular television production. No matter how many times you've watched it, you'd watch it again, it's that good!

    Saturday 28th June

    Movies and DVDs

    Film Critic Paul Whitington gives film recommendations if you're heading out to the cinema. Also if you're staying in, he tells you what's out there to rent.

    QR Codes for the Dead

    Everyone knows about QR codes... small black and white square bar codes that are found on almost every product. David Quiring chats with Dave about his business Living Headstones which sees QR codes put onto gravestones to form what he calls a 'living memorial'.

    Bobby Womack

    Dave revisits a recent interview with the late Bobby Womack.


    Dave chats with Eimear Coyle of WonderVillains about their new music video Zola which features former Chelsea, Napoli and Italy football legend Gianfranco Zola.

    Hillary Clinton

    Former United States Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady of the United States, Hillary Clinton has just released a best-selling memoir. It is believed that Hillary has her sights set firmly on the White House to be the 45th President and the first female President of the United States.

    Sunday 22nd June

    The Best On-Screen Couples?

    Blended is the latest movie from Adam Sandler, his third on-screen romance with Drew Barrymore! So clearly there's some on-screen chemistry. Fiona Flynn chats with Dave about what it takes to make a succesful on-screen couple.

    Adults Reading Young Adult Fiction

    It's not just teens who are huge fans of Young Adult books! Authors Claire Hennessey and Deirdre Sullivan join Dave in studio to chat about the booming industry and their favourite books.

    Robert Plant Interview

    This coming Wednesday Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters are playing in Cork at LIVE at the Marquee. Dave chats with Robert ahead of the gig.

    Saturday 21st June

    Sunday 15th June


    Dave chats with Bill Hughes and Ann Nolan about the subject of AIDS and how has previously been and is currently handled in the media.

    Saturday 14th June

    Sunday 8th June

    Paul Weller Interview

    Paul Weller will be playing at the Royal Kilmainham Hospital on June 24th, and Dave chats with him about the gig and his career.

    Empire's 301 Best Films

    Empire has released its list of top films, and Brian Reddin joins Dave to see if they're worth their title.

    David McSavage

    David McSavage joins Dave to chat Savage Eye and more...

    Saturday 7th June

    This week's movies and DVDs

    Brian Lloyd is in studio to tell us what we should and shouldn't be watching this week!

    Gravediggers Pub

    The Gravediggers Pub in Glasnevin made Lonely Planet's best hidden places in the world list. Ciaran Kavanagh from Kavanagh's (Gravediggers) joins Dave on the line.

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