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    Friday 19th December

    From Dance Hall Days to Boogie Nights

    Our own Will Leahy joined Ryan in studio today to talk about his new documentary From Dance Hall Days to Boogie Nights.

    Róisín Hogan

    Hit TV show The Apprentice is heading into its final stages and Dubliner Róisín Hogan flew the flag well for Ireland up until Wednesday night. Róisín was one of three semi-finalists to be fired by Lord Alan Sugar. Róisín joined us on the line from London to tell us about the experience and what her plans are for 2015.

    Board Games

    Morris Doyle from Banba Toymaster managed to escape the madness of the last-minute shoppers to join Ryan in studio today to tell us about what board games will bring the family together this Christmas, and which games are best to avoid.

    I Know Stuff

    Alex Rowley from Rathdrum, Co Wicklow was on I Know Stuff today

    Thursday 18th December

    Christmas Gift

    Laura Daly was on the line to say that she would love to give a Coca Cola 'goodie bag' to her husband for Christmas

    Angela Scanlon

    Angela Scanlon was in studio to talk about the fact that she has just moved house and how her childhood expectations didn’t really live up to the reality...

    The Interview

    Joe Harrington from Joe.ie was on the line to talk about how Hollywood has reacted badly to the the decision by Sony to cancel the release of its controversial film 'The Interview', criticising the studio for bowing to the demands of North Korean hackers.

    I'm Over It

    Emer McLysaght is Deputy Editor at The Daily Edge.ie and as we head into the last few weeks of 2014, usually this is when we look at the year’s high-lights – But not today – Today Emer was looking at the things from 2014 that we’re ‘over’......

    Woman on Life Support

    Shane Phelan is Public Affairs Editor with The Irish Independent and he spoke about the news that a pregnant woman who is clinically brain-dead is being kept on a life support machine in hospital to keep her baby alive

    I Know Stuff

    Hannah Jordan from Mayo played I Know Stuff today

    Wednesday 17th December

    AC/DC Ticket Search

    Yvonne wanted to Ryan to go on ticketsmaster for her this morning to get AC/DC tickets, because she works on the road. She wanted the tickets for her husband Conor who looks after their 21 month old twins Cillian and Fiachra.

    Take That Fan

    Ryan spoke to Fauve Kenny about her 18 year old brother Conor who is the biggest Take That Fan..Conor adores Gary Barlow and Ryan has organised for Conor to go The Late Late on Friday night to see them when they perform.

    Favourite Parts in Movies

    Everyone has their favourite movies and their favourite movie scenes, but there are some parts that are universally loved. They’re the scenes that form an integral part of movie history and keep you coming back to watch. Taragh Loughrey-Grant from RTÉ TEN chats to Ryan about some of some of her favourite movie parts.

    Oliver Callan

    Comedian and impressionist Oliver Callan joined Ryan in studio.

    I Know Stuff

    Today, Caitlin McKay from Monaghan knew tons of stuff!

    Tuesday 16th December

    Losing things

    G2 chats to Ryan about stuff you're most likely to lose on a night out!

    Lost Wallet Story

    Ryan talks to Ann who lost her wallet not once but twice... Now the wallet is somewhere safe so it can’t be lost again.

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    Nina was in studio to answer listeners’ health questions. Today there were questions on eye infections, Alopecia, lingering coughs, verruca care and treatment.

    Monday 15th December

    Homeless Story

    Ryan spoke to twenty-five year old Tony O’Brien who was homeless up to two weeks ago and now he’s got himself a new job.

    Shock Factor

    We love to be outraged! And we like to think that society has never been so sex-obsessed, never been so outrageous, and never been more shocking. Shock-Factor has been around since the famously ‘roaring’ Twenties.. Ryan talks to writer and fan of pop-culture Shaun Dunne about why we continue to be shocked!


    Michelle McMahon from her.ie joined us in studio to discuss how much is too much when it comes to houseshares.

    Café Siege in Sydney

    Journalist Gemma Bath joined Ryan on the line from Sydney to report on the latest from the siege at the Lindt Café.

    I Know Stuff

    Today nine year old, Anna Fitzgerald from Tullow, Co Carlow knew lots of stuff!

    Friday 12th December

    Christmas Trees

    David has a solution to Ryan's Christmas tree problem.

    Cool stuff to do in Dublin this Christmas

    Kate Coleman, editor of Le Cool magazine chats to Ryan about things to do in Dublin this Christmas from festive concerts to markets and fairs.

    How to survive the office at Christmas

    We’re in the thick of Christmas party season at the moment.. Each Kris Kringle and drink-fuelled party brings opportunities to damage your work reputation. Eoghan McDermott from the Communications Clinic joined Ryan in studio to talk about the potential pitfalls of life in the office around Christmas and how best to avoid them.

    Pippa O'Connor

    Pippa O’Connor joined Ryan on the line this morning to talk about this year’s Snowflake Ball. This great event is happening to raise funds for both Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin and Temple’s Street Children’s University Hospital. For more information visit www.thesnowflakeball.com

    Thursday 11th December

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Jeff Kinney author of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ spoke to Ryan about how his books top the list of the most borrowed books in Ireland - In fact they take the top 6 places...

    London Guide

    Maia Dunphy is back from London, if only for a few days, and she was in studio to talk about the culture shock and give us a guide to London cool and London Hipsters


    Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison has their company Stripe valued at 3.5 billion – Patrick is 26 and John is 24 - How do high achievers do it? Clinical Psychologist Keith Gaynor was in studio

    Christmas Caller

    Karen called in to say that she is thinking having Christmas Dinner in a hotel this year because she absolutely hates cooking it – And nobody has invited her anywhere.....

    Prime Time - Inside Bungalow 3

    The Prime Time Investigative Reporter behind the shocking Prime Time documentary ‘Inside Bungalow 3’; Barry O’Kelly was in studio to talk about the impact the programme has had in the last 48 hours

    I Know Stuff

    Today Rian Martin from Sligo had a rap for Ryan...

    Wednesday 10th December

    Part 2 - from Joanne and John's house

    Chef Kevin Dundon and Ryan 'hamming' it up in Joanne's kitchen. Dublin GAA superstar Bernard Brogan brought along his mammy Maria for a chat this morning.

    Part 1 - from Joanne and John's house

    This morning Ryan broadcast the show LIVE from Joanne and John's house in Swords, Co. Dublin.

    Tuesday 9th December

    Presents for the Narcissist

    What do you buy for the person who loves themselves? 2fm's Ciara King has been researching this very subject - and she joins Ryan...

    The Nutcracker

    An Irish production of The Nutcracker is coming to the Convention Centre, and Monica Loughman tells us more. http://thenutcracker.ie/

    I Know Stuff

    This morning, Rebecca knew lots of stuff!

    Monday 8th December

    David Coleman - Child Psychologist

    David Coleman was in studio to answer listeners’ parenting questions; today there were questions about illness, eating, tantrums and sleep patterns.

    Should we spend this Christmas?

    Should we spend this Christmas? That's the question Ryan puts to Mark Fielding, the CEO of ISME, Irish Small and Medium Enterprises.

    I Know Stuff

    Today Molly and Josh from Blessington, Co Wicklow knew lots of stuff!

    Friday 5th December

    Part 2 - Live from Stephen's Green

    More live music and chat from the window of Benetton in Stephen's Green in aid of St. Vincent de Paul's Give a Gift Campaign.

    Part 1 - Live from Stephen's Green

    Ryan was LIVE from the window of Benetton in Stephen's Green Shopping Centre for our Radiothon in aid of St Vincent de Paul's Give a Gift campaign with Aldi!

    I Know Stuff

    Today Jamie Melia from Blessington, Co Wicklow knew lots of stuff!

    Thursday 4th December

    Emily Power Smith

    Our resident sexologist Emily Power Smith joined Ryan in studio this morning.

    St. Vincent de Paul

    We have been talking about the St Vincent de Paul all this week… Joanne called in to tell us the incredible difference they have made to her life.

    Westlife reunion

    Are Westlife reuniting? Nicky Byrne had the answers.

    Missing Westmeath man

    Ryan spoke to the mother of missing 19-year-old Christopher Moore who has been missing from his home in Mullingar since Tuesday October 28th at 7pm. Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of Christopher.

    I Know Stuff

    Zack Quinn from Cappagh, Co. Waterford was on I Know Stuff today.

    Wednesday 3rd December

    Email Weight stigma

    Marian got in touch responding to a listener’s email about weight stigma.

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