Monday - Friday 8.45am


    Friday 6th March

    Dr Mary Neal

    Dr. Mary Neal, author of To Heaven and Back chats to Ryan about her brief encounter with the afterlife.

    Jonathon Brennan

    Jonathon Brennan joined Ryan on the line this morning to talk about a printing company in Drogheda who refused to print wedding invitations for his partner's civil partnership ceremony.

    Pacific Crest Trail

    Dubliner Olive McGloin is the only woman ever to complete the YoYo of the Pacific Crest Trail, from the borders of Mexico to Canada and back again, non-stop. Olive joined Ryan on the line to tell us about the sweat and tears that went into this adventure.

    Attempted abduction of a child

    Journalist Paul Williams joined Ryan on the line to tell us the latest news about the attempted abduction of a child in county Laois.

    I Know Stuff

    Today Mya Doyle from Waterford knew lots of stuff!

    Thursday 5th March

    Speaking your Native Language

    Following on from a story about a shop in Dublin banning its workers from speaking in their native languages, lots of people got in touch. Including Niamh who says her husband is Romanian & any time she visits Romania people in shops try to speak English to her if they can. She really appreciates it!

    Len's Story

    Len was listening to yesterdays show about the 'Gay Husband Email'. He got in contact in to offer some advice, and to talk about his own experiences of low self esteem.

    Renae Gylbert

    Renae Gylbert, a 32 year old from Virginia, is living life with a beard caused by idiopathic hirsutism. Renae has a blog and YouTube channel dedicated to the subject and she joined us on the line from New York to tell us more.

    Orla Jackman

    17 year old Orla Jackman joined Ryan in studio this morning to talk about being diagnosed with Leukemia at 12 years of age. Orla is now on her way to Crumlin Children's Hospital for her final appointment!

    Extreme Sports

    A new documentary called 'Extreme' airs on Setanta Sports tonight. It features six unique Irish athletes who all choose to spend their spare time rockclimbing, ultrarunning and basejumping. Presenter and extreme watersports enthusiast, Kipper Maguire, joined Ryan on the line to tell us all about it.

    I Know Stuff

    Donal Og O Buachalla from Blarney, Co. Cork took on the 'I Know Stuff' challenge.

    Wednesday 4th March


    On today’s show we were talking about a skin condition called vitiligo, which causes depigmentation in patches of the skin. Ryan spoke to Ann a vitiligo sufferer and Mairead told us about her 12 year old daughter who has the condition and has to wear suncream all the time.

    Jenny McCarthy

    Professional portrait and wedding photographer Jenny McCarthy joined Ryan in studio this morning.

    Andrew Iwanicki

    What would you do for €16,000? Andrew Iwanicki decided to dramatically change his life to earn this sum of money by taking part in a NASA study. For the experiment, he had to stay in bed non-stop for 70 days. Andrew joined Ryan on the line from California to tell us about the study.

    Gay Husband Email

    Ryan read an email from a listener who is in complete dismay as she recently discovered her husband is gay and he is blackmailing her about keeping his secret.

    I Know Stuff

    This morning Abigail knew lots of stuff!

    Tuesday 3rd March


    Ryan spoke to Orla who is taking part in Jailbreak15 this weekend . Orla has raised money so far for Amnesty International and SVP. Jailbreak is the biggest national student fundraiser with over 8 Universities coming together to raise funds and awareness for the two great aforementioned organisations.

    Email: Expecting First Baby

    Ryan read an email from a listener who is expecting her first baby in a couple of months. She is delighted with the exciting news however, she has observed meaningful friends telling her all the things she’ll be missing out on and how she’ll never have time to herself again! She doesn’t want to hear these things!

    Forensic Cleaners

    Brendan Reilly and Micheál Holahan from Forensic Cleaning Services Ireland joined Ryan in studio this morning to tell us about their business.

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    Our resident GP Dr. Nina Byrnes joined Ryan in studio to answer listeners' medical queries.

    I Know Stuff

    James Hickey from Callan, Co. Kilkenny played 'I Know Stuff'.

    Monday 2nd March

    Swipe TV

    Simon and Hazel from Swipe TV got to gunge Ryan this morning to launch their brand new kids’ show which kicks off at 5pm on RTÉ 2 today!

    Lorraine Berry

    There always has to be a first date. Some go well. Others, not so. But what happens if something tragic happens on a first date? What do you do? Lorraine Berry joined Ryan on the line to share her experience of meeting a man online and how their very short relationship became one she’d never forget.

    Noel's House Party

    Ryan spoke to Finbar who was the first person to be gunged on Noel's House Party on the BBC back in 1994.

    Deirdre McDonnell

    Deirdre McDonnell joined Ryan in studio this morning to talk about living with scoliosis. Deirdre became the first adult in the world to be given a bionic spine.

    I Know Stuff

    Anna Coffee from Ennis Co. Clare was on I Know Stuff today.

    Friday 27th February

    Obesity Surgery

    Colm Boyle, Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon currently working in the Bon Secours Hospital, joined Ryan in studio this morning to talk about the surgery he performs for obese patients.

    Six Nations Ireland V England

    This Sunday sees the big clash between the Six Nations’ only two remaining unbeaten teams. Brent Pope joined Ryan on the line to chat about the crucial encounter.

    Eason Spelling Bee

    This week the county finals of the Easons Spelling Bee kicked off . On Wednesday, we sent Louise Denvir to Roscommon to one of the first county finals to chat with some of the contestants.

    Backstreet Boys: 'New film

    Last night, the new documentary ‘Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of' was premiered in Cineworld, Dublin and we sent MEGAFAN RTÉ sports presenter Jacqui Hurley along to see it.

    I Know Stuff

    Hugh Ahern from Mallow, Co Cork was on I Know Stuff today

    Thursday 26th February

    Paddy Power

    Paddy Power joined Ryan on the line this morning to tell us about one lucky punter who scooped a massive €206,000 on Tuesday night after his 17 - match accumulator bet came in.

    Video Games

    Yesterday on the programme we were contacted by Deborah about the game 5 Nights at Freddy’s. Deborah’s 10 year old daughter saw the game 3 weeks ago and had not been able to sleep since. Tony Reilly of The Effect.net joined Ryan on the line to tell us more about the game.


    Adults are getting braces.. and it's on the increase. We all want to have the perfect smile. Paul O ‘Dwyer, Clinical Director with Smiles has seen an increase in adults coming for Orthodontics and he joined Ryan on the line this morning.

    Brit Awards

    G2 chats to Ryan about last night's BRIT Awards.

    I Know Stuff

    I Know Stuff today was with Arlo Buchanan from Collon, Co. Louth.

    Wednesday 25th February

    Video Games

    Deborah told us about her 10 year old daughter who recently was shown a videogame called Five Nights at Freddy's. Since her daughter has seen the game she has been left traumatised.

    Fan Fiction

    There’s a big difference between loving a show or film and being totally obsessed with it, to the point where you write fictional stories about your favourite characters online. 2fm’s Ciara King has delved into some of the weirdest fan fiction online.

    Food Styling

    Chef and food stylist Johan van der Merwe joined Ryan on the line to talk about food styling.

    I Know Stuff

    Today, Kathleen Kenny from Wexford knew tons of stuff!

    Tuesday 24th February

    Nut and Peanut Allergy

    Ryan talks to 23 year old Heather who has a life threatening peanut allergy since she was 4!

    Philip Boucher-Hayes

    Ryan spoke to RTÉ's presenter Philip Boucher-Hayes who gave chase to a handbag thief. Philip was filming a segment for CrimeCall when the ‘incident’ happened.

    John Connell

    Author John Connell joined Ryan in studio this morning to talk about his battle with depression as a young man.

    I Know Stuff

    Aoife McDowell from Dublin was on I Know Stuff today.

    Monday 23rd February

    David Coleman

    Child Psychologist David Coleman was in studio to answer listeners questions. Today there were questions on toddler tantrums and on issues on a child's fear of the notion of evil....

    Twin Study

    Dave Sherry was speaking about a Twins Study that he and his twin brother are taking part in

    Oscars Fashion

    Clare Devereux was in studio with an Oscars Red Carpet Rundown and details of what it's like behind the scenes of being an A-list Stylist - Plus Stephen Byrne live from L.A.

    I Know Stuff

    Grace Hoey from Co Meath played I Know Stuff

    Friday 20th February


    One of the films nominated for best picture at this Sunday's Oscars is the historical epic Selma - Ryan spoke to cultural journalist Clara Rose Thornton about the impact of the film and its relevance today

    Pet Obesity

    Obesity in pets is a growing problem. A clinic in Cork has seen a huge increase in pooches signing up for their customised weightloss programmes. Alan Gallagher is a veterinary nurse from Sunbeam Veterinary Hospital in Blackpool, Co Cork, told us more about their service..

    The Oscars

    Stephen Byrne is in L.A. for the Oscars this Sunday – Last night he was at The Oscar Wilde Party and met some Star Wars icons……

    I Know Stuff

    Today, Danielle Doggett from Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan knew tons of stuff!

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