Monday - Friday 9am


    Friday 1st August


    Conor Behan give a round-up of entertainment news from Blake Lively befriending Martha Stewart to Lily Allen not longer being a part of Bridget Jones The Musical.

    Ed Sheeran

    Dave Sherry gives a rundown of the very eagerly awaited Ed Sheeran gig which took place in RTE yesterday.

    Electric Picnic

    Blaithnaid Treacy talks about everything Electric Picnic 2014 from Tour De Picnic to the headliners, from The Salty Dog Stage to recycling cans.

    Thursday 31st July

    Friend's Partners

    Everyone has experienced disliking a close friend's boyfriend or girlfriend and most people will have at least one current friend who's partner they can't stand. Maia Dunphy talks to Louise about the troubles this brings to friendships.


    According to the man who originally came up with the term metrosexual, it's now all about the spornosexual... when sport meets porn meets sex 26 year old Tallafornia star, Marc O'Neill, chats to Louise about the spornosexual.

    Wednesday 30th July

    My Left Knee

    While taking a bootcamp exercise class, Taragh Loughrey Grant severly injured her knee. While recuperating from surgery she took a closer look at the humble knee and found a whole bunch of interesting facts about knees.

    African Pride

    Laura Fletcher has directed and produced an independent documentary about LGBT life in Africa. Her film is having it's Dublin Premiere at Lighthouse Cinema as part of the GAZE International Film Festival this Saturday.

    Baby on Board

    In 1975 Aer Lingus had their first incident of a baby being born on board a flight. Today they are having a lunch, bringing together all of the staff who were on board that flight and they've also tracked down baby Patrick who is now 39.

    Tuesday 29th July

    The Feminist Film Festival

    Roe McDermott talks about The Feminist Film Festival which is taking place on August 30th and 31st in New Theatre, Temple Bar.

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    Louise invites listeners to submit questions to Dr Nina Byrnes about health and body issues.


    Shauna talks to Louise about her recent break-up which lead her a little bit off the rails. She wants to remain friends with him but wonders if she needs to cut him off completely.

    Monday 28th July

    Mend a Broken Heart

    Jason O'Callaghan is a Director of Th eD4 Clinic in Dublin, a qualified psychologist amd a clinical hypnotherapist. He has launched a new therapy service in Ireland for those trying to get over a broken heart.

    Friday 25th July


    'Nirbhaya' is an award winning play, currently showing in Dun Laoghaire's Pavillion Theatre, starring Bollywood actress Poorna Jagannathan. It is inspired by the infamous rape of a student on a bus in New Dehli in 2012, 'Nirbhaya' features the real life testimonies of Indian women who have been the victim of sexual abuse.

    Castle Palooza

    Hopefully the sunny weather will continue for Castle Palooza which is taking place in Tullamore on the Bank Holiday weekend. Blaithnaid Treacy gives a run down on what will be happening at this year's Castle Palooza.

    Thursday 24th July

    Wall Street

    In 2011, at the age of 32, Lee Abbamonte broke the world record for being the youngest American to visit every country in the world. Having previously time in London, Lee knew he wanted to travel more and he landed himself a job on Wall St in a bid to fund his travel plans.


    Ryan talks to Martina Jennings who commutes from Mayo to Dublin three times a week. Martina explains how every time she's in the car she witnesses every kind of weather from fog, to sun, to rain, to wind, to clear skies... all in the space of 3 hours.

    The Greatest Escape

    Author Peter Grose talks about his new book The Greatest Escape which shares an untold story, that has remained secret for decades, of a tiny French village that saved the lives of 5,000 Jews during World War 2.


    The word 'neighbour' implies friendly familiarity, chats over hedges and lending a hand... or at least it used to. Maia Dunphy delves into the world of neighbours... the good and the bad.

    Wednesday 23rd July

    The Science Gallery

    Lynn Scarf, Director of the Science Gallery, at Trinity College Dublin chats with Ryan about a new exhibition at the gallery which asks challenging questions about climate change and how we will sustain our planet in the future.

    And your wife's names is?...

    Paulette chats with Ryan about her husband who rarely says her name. Instead he refers to her as Petal, Pet, Honey... She quite enjoys it because they are lovely alternatives to her actual name.

    Tuesday 22nd July

    Concealed Pregnancies

    Ryan spoke to Sylvia Murphy Tighe, a former midwife and public health nurse about her recent research into concealed pregnancies in Ireland

    Rubik Champion

    Ryan had a chat with Ciaran Beahan who at 14 years old is the Irish Rubik Cube Champion and competes in competitions approved by the world cube association

    Mortgage E-Mail

    Ryan read an e-mail from a listener who said that she had no money and wondered if people would send her a euro to pay off her mortgage? Do you think it’s a crazy idea or could we all help each other?

    Monday 21st July

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    2fm's Dave Sherry joined Ryan for a chat about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

    David Coleman

    Our resident clinical psychologist David Coleman joined Ryan in studio this morning to answer parenting queries.

    Email - Dilemma

    Ryan read out an email from a listener who is looking for advice on what he should do about hearing constant shouting from his neighbour’s house. The lady in question shouts at the children in the house and it’s very distressing to hear. Should our listener intervene?

    Friday 18th July

    Swear jar

    Ryan chatted to Donna about swear jars and the chaos she had in her car this morning.


    Ryan talks to Jackie who was assaulted TWICE by seagulls when she lived in Australia.

    Sweaty Hands

    Ryan talks to Ken who had problems with sweaty hands and feet until he got Botox injections done last month.

    Nose of Tralee

    Mike McQuillan runs Pet Sitters Ireland.ie and he has come up with a new competition for your pets called “The Nose of Tralee” and he joined Ryan on the line to tell us more about it.

    Longitude Festival

    The summer of festivals is still rolling on and this weekend Marlay Park is the setting for Longitude... Our resident reveller Blathnaid Treacy dropped into studio to let us know what you can look forward to...

    Thursday 17th July

    Becoming a princess

    There is a lot of parents who have heard their little girls say that they want to be a princess when they grow up. Well Ryan chats to a man who went to remarkable lengths to fulfil his daughter`s dreams.

    Maia talks relationships

    Maia Dunphy talks about the 4 stages of relationships that all couples go through.

    Computer Generated Faces

    Ever seen the Galaxy Chocolate Ad with Audrey Hepburn? Well John Reilly from theeffect.net chats to Ryan about computer generated visual effects that make ads like this possible!

    Strange Houses

    Niamh and Audrea chat with Ryan about the strange, and weird houses that they have lived in.

    Wednesday 16th July

    Miss Ireland Grand Final

    Back in May we held our inaugural miss Personality competition and the overall winner was Miss GAA, Laura McCormack. Laura is 19, from Edenderry and this Saturday she will be representing herself and 2fm at the 67th Annual Miss Ireland Grand Final in the Ballsbridge Hotel where she could go on to represent Ireland at Miss World.

    Drag Racing

    When you imagine Drag racing you probably wouldn't imagine a young girl from Greenhills up on the podium lifting a trophy. But Gabby McDonald is Ireland's 21 year old drag racing prodigy who has already won the Triple British Championships. She chats with Ryan about the sport she adores.

    Plenty Of Fish

    Ryan talks to writer Marie Madden from Her.ie who writes the Shifty First Dates column and the Her.ie guide to dating in Ireland. She talks to Ryan about social media's role in the dating game.

    Roy Collins Murder Trial

    Paul Williams talks to Ryan about the Roy Collins Murder Trial. Yesterday, Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen were found guilty of the murder the Limerick businessman five years ago.

    Tuesday 15th July

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    Nina was in studio to answer listeners health questions. Today there were questions on an under-active thyroid, rhinitis and blisters in the sun.....

    Natacha Tormey – Born into the Children of God

    Ryan spoke to author Natacha Tormey about her book ‘Born into the Children of God’ – Natacha was born into a religious sex cult, knowing nothing of the outside world. From an early age, Natacha was brainwashed to believe she had a special destiny - that she was part of an elite children’s army that would one day save the world from the Anti-Christ

    Dating Dilemma

    An e-mailer was worried about meeting up with someone that they'd met on-line. The listeners had some advice.....

    Dangerous Dolphin?

    'Dusty' the Dolphin had been the subject of some fear today in the papers - but it may not be all her fault.....

    Monday 14th July

    Fish Odour Syndrome

    Ryan spoke to Cassie Graves about trimethylaminuria; a condition which she suffers from – It is a fish odour that Cassie cannot get rid of

    Previous Partners

    Ryan read an e-mail from a woman who had been married for 16 years and had always thought that her husband only had one previous sexual partner - However she had recently discovered that this was not the case.....


    A story about Cilla Black prompted a response from a listener on the issue of loneliness

    Celeb Babies

    News broke in the last few days that Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are having a baby – And that Eva’s actually 7 months along! Tarragh Loughrey Grant was on the line to talk about the 'Celeb Babies' and the impressive feat of keeping it secret for so long

    World Cup

    Darragh Maloney was on the line to talk about the World Cup Final between Argentina and Germany, Messi’s consolation prize, and Bill O’Herlihy’s last night as head of the panel

    Friday 11th July

    Finbarr Walsh

    Ryan speaks to the manager of the Maritime hotel in Bantry Finbarr Walsh. Finbarr is the father of the dad of the late Donal Walsh.

    Motorbiking The Wild Atlantic Way

    Eugene motorbiked the Wild Atlantic Way in his 2003 Harley Davidson Heritage Soft. He started in Kinsale and did the whole route ending up in Inishowen, County Donegal. Eugene spoke to Ryan about the drive.

    The Calvinists

    Ryan speaks to Darragh Coakley of The Calvinists, particularly about their late band member Taidhg Burke Neff.

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