Monday - Friday 9am


    Friday 18th April

    Louise Lennox

    Louise dropped into studio with some lovely chocolate for Easter.

    Passion Play

    In January Ryan spoke to Eamonn Harty from the parish of Pallasgreen, who was preparing a special production of the Passion of Christ this Easter, Taragh spoke to our own Dave Sherry and Susie O'Kelly from the production team.

    Darren Kennedy

    Darren Kennedy spoke to Taragh this morning about his work life, and about his collection out soon.

    Life in the Womb App

    Eoin Winston, co-founder & creative Director with the Science Picture spoke to Taragh about the app he created for pregnant woman, 'Life in The Womb' is a visual guide of pregnancy, interactive content, and important subject matters.

    Barn Dance VII - Brian Mc Dermott

    Barn Dance is a music and arts festival, a unique event set up six years ago by Brian Mc Dermott after being bored on Good Friday. It's a secret location, buses collect in two locations and the rest is up to you.

    Thursday 17th April

    Game of Thrones Tour

    Rob spoke to Chris & Ciara about the tour of the Game of Thrones. Rob is from Dublin and has a masters in anthropology and studied medieval magic. The tour begins on Monday and will run until September, www.gameofthronestour.com

    Marie Madden on Online Dating

    Marie spoke to Chris & Ciara about online dating, and particularly the dating app Tinder. Marie has been on two dates from the app in the past week.

    Wednesday 16th April

    Sam Blanckensee - Dealing with Transgender

    Sam was assigned female at birth and never identified with it, he spoke to Chris & Ciara about it this morning.

    Sleeping Arrangements in Relationships

    Chris & Ciara debate the rules of sleeping in a relationship, Chris believes that couples should sleep in separate beds and Ciara disagrees, saying this doesn’t allow intimacy in a relationship.

    Tuesday 15th April

    Fake Celebrity News Game

    Emma Power had a some celebrity stories - some real, one fake - Can you guess which one was not true?

    Dream Interpretation

    Psychoanalyst Michael Murphy was in studio to give his expert opinion on what listeners' dreams could mean..

    Bird Watching

    A look a today's papers included an interesting job prospect and Chris and Ciara spoke to Niall Hatch from Birdwatch Ireland about a role they are offering to live on a remote island

    Monday 14th April


    Chris and Ciara went head to head in a rap-off - This time the challenge was Usher's classic 'Yeah'

    Hearing Voices

    Rachel Waddingham told Chris and Ciara about a life of hearing voices and how she has now learned to live with it.

    Friday 11th April

    ‘Sort Your Brain Out’. - Dr Jack Lewis

    Ryan speaks to Dr Jack Lewis about his new book ‘Sort Your Brain Out’.

    Mark Hill - 'Collectaholics' BBC2

    Antiques Roadshow’s Mark Hill spoke to Ryan this morning about his new show on BBC, and some of the strangest collections they’ve found. One of the people they filmed had over 7,000 beer cans in his home.

    John Delaney

    Ryan speaks to John Delaney, Chief Executive of the Football Association of Ireland as he met the Queen last night.

    Thursday 10th April

    16 & Pregnant - Catelynn & Tyler

    Ryan spoke to Caitlynn Lowell & Tyler Baltierra from the MTV series 16 & Pregnant. Caitlynn became pregnant at the age of 16, the couple are now 22 and will be speaking at an event in Dublin tomorrow called The Love Life Festival in St. Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street.

    'Everyday Sexism' - Laura Bates

    Ryan spoke to Laura Bates about her new book ‘Everyday Sexism’, the lines between sexism & humour. Laura, a young journalist started a project called Everyday Sexism to raise the profile of sexism in society and to stop it being normalised. The book is published by Simon & Schuster.

    UK State Visit & Rehab - Mary Lou Mc Donald

    Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou Mc Donald spoke to Ryan this morning with the latest news that Angela Kearns & Frank Flannery of the Rehab charity will not be attending the PAC committee next week. Mc Donald also outlines what the State visit of President Higgins to the UK means.

    Wednesday 9th April

    The Ultimate Warrior

    The Ultimate Warrior, one of U.S. professional wrestling's most celebrated athletes, has died at the age of 54. 2fm’s Dan Hegarty chatted to Ryan about the American professional wrestler warrior.


    There is a new start-up company called Eterni.me – it wants to give humans the chance to live 'for ever'. It is planning to create computerised versions of people that allows loved ones to continue to interact and speak with them. John Reilly from TheEffect.net joined Ryan on the line to tell us more about it.

    The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby

    American Author Nicole Mary Kelby joined Ryan in studio to talk about her new novel called The Pink Suit.

    Fr. Ray Kelly

    Fr. Ray Kelly spoke to Ryan this morning about his very unique wedding ceremonies...

    Tuesday 8th April

    Birthday Party Email

    Deirdre and Val got in touch responding to a listener’s email about children’s parties and gifts.

    Undocumented Migrants in Ireland

    This Morning Ryan spoke to Alan Danou about the difficulty of being undocumented in Ireland. Alan is from the Philippines, works as a carer, and sends money home to support his family.

    Emma Fogarty

    Emma Fogarty chatted to Ryan about living with the rare skin condition EB (epidermolysis bullosa). To find out more about EB or to donate funds check out http://www.debraireland.org/

    Peaches Geldof

    Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates, died yesterday at the age of 25. Sky News Reporter, Enda Brady joined Ryan on the line.

    Monday 7th April

    Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Ann spoke to Ryan about her seventeen year-old son who has Prader-Willi Syndrome.

    Email - Concern for sibling

    Ryan read out an email from a listener who is worried about her younger sibling who won’t socialise or leave the house.

    The Voice of Ireland

    Grace Waller (G2) joined Ryan in studio to chat about last night's Voice of Ireland.

    David Coleman

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

    Friday 4th April

    Property prices

    Paul Huberman of H&H Property Management talks to Ryan about the situation, particularly in Dublin where house prices are rising due to a lack of supply.

    Pregnancy & Baby Fair

    The Pregnancy and Baby Fair, the one stop shop for all pregnancy and baby needs is returning to The RDS in Dublin this weekend. One of the speakers will be Consultant Paediatrician Dr. David Coghlan who will be delivering a talk and Q&A session about allergies. Dr. Coghlan joined Ryan on the line.

    Returning favours

    Maia Dunphy chats about returning favours.

    Thursday 3rd April

    Stick figure family stickers

    We hear from listeners about what they think of the popular stick figure family car window stickers.

    2014 Eason Spelling Bee

    RTÉ 2fm’s Paddy McKenna reported on the Tipperary Spelling Bee which took place at St John the Baptist BNS, Cashel.

    Parents on the Sidelines

    We hear from listeners about the importance of soccer sideline etiquette.

    'Silent Sideline Weekend'

    Schoolboy soccer clubs across the country took part in ‘Silent Sideline Weekend’, last weekend. Crumlin United Secretary Martin Loughran has coached many schoolboy teams, has been involved as a parent coaching his own children. Martin joined Ryan on the line this morning.

    William Hartson

    Top mathematician and Gogglebox participant William Hartston has worked out a formula for winning this Saturday's Grand National and he joined Ryan on the line to tell us more about it. .

    Wednesday 2nd April

    Sky GAA deal

    Listeners express their views and opinions on the GAA's deal with Sky Sports.

    GAA's deal with Sky Sports

    The GAA confirmed yesterday that some of their matches have been sold to SKY Sports. Sunday Independent, GAA Correspondent Damien Lawlor joined Ryan on the line to tell us more about it.

    The Girls' Bicycle Handbook

    Lifelong cyclist Sinead Mooney from RTÉ Radio 1’s Arena, reviews a new book called The Girls' Bicycle Handbook : Everything You Need to Know About Life on Two Wheels by Caz Nicklin.

    World Autism Awareness Day

    Sarah Flood - AKA Suzanne from Fair City - joined Ryan in studio this morning to share her story of her 5 year old daughter Jennifer who was diagnosed with Autism 2 years ago. Visit www.eventbrite.ie and check out the Orchard Comedy Night fundraiser in aid of Jennifer's school.

    Tuesday 1st April

    War Horse - Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

    Associate director Alex Sims talks to Ryan about War Horse.

    Russell Crowe interview

    Journalist Niamh Walsh talks to Ryan about her red carpet interview with Russell Crowe.

    Alex Petrilli

    Alex Petrilli from the King of Paws Dog Training Academy joined Ryan at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this morning.

    Monday 31st March


    Balcony TV is an Irish online music channel which now operates in cities all over the world. It has been recently sold to an American company. Tom Millet who was one of the co-founders of Balcony TV joined Ryan in studio to tell us more about it.

    How to pronounce IKEA

    Mike has the correct pronunciation of IKEA.

    Shifty First Dates

    Journalist Marie Madden chatted to Ryan about Shifty First Dates – The Her.ie guide to dating in Ireland.

    The Voice of Ireland

    Grace Waller [G2] joined Ryan in studio for a catch up on the Voice of Ireland.

    Friday 28th March

    Aldi Communion wear

    Richard’s little girl is making her Holy Communion next year and she has picked her dress already – she arrived home from Aldi last night and danced around the kitchen in her new Communion outfit.

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