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    Tuesday 2nd September

    Intercultural couples

    Fleur Phoenix-Munroe, originally from Zambia talked to Eoghan about being part of an Inter Cultural Couple.

    Dating: What Women Want

    Marie Madden from her.ie joined Eoghan to talk about Deal Breakers in Relationships

    Monday 1st September

    Ka Pow!

    Illustrator Stephen Mooney spoke to Eoghan about his new dream job working with DC Comics, the iconic home of Batman!

    How safe is iCloud?

    Tech Journalist John Reilly spoke to Eoghan about the precautions people should take when they are using iCloud.

    The Other Eoghan McDermott

    Eoghan McDermott from the Communications Clinic spoke to his namesake about facing into first year in college or the workforce.

    Friday 29th August

    Cannonball Run

    Alan Bannon is the brain behind the Cannonball Run and the 6th Cannonball is coming up in a couple of weeks - Alan was on the line to tell us about what’s coming-up this year and how much has been raised for the Make A Wish Foundation so far..

    Sharon Corr Interview

    She has been a respected wise judge on The Voice of Ireland, she was 1 quarter of one of Ireland’s Most successful bands and she’s just released her latest solo album called The Same Sun – Sharon Corr was in studio to chat to Taragh

    Can the Rom-Com be Saved?

    Last month marked the 25th anniversary of When Harry Met Sally; the birth of the modern rom-com, it ushered in a golden era of the genre. However, over the past couple of years, rom-coms seemed to have lost favour - So is the rom-com dying a death or can it be saved? Amanda Fennelly is a rom-com fan and believes it can.....

    Stranded Dolphin

    Nature photographer Sheena Jolley told of how she witnessed a dolphin die in Schull harbour in Cork because of a plastic ring caught around its nose

    Thursday 28th August

    Gender Stereotyping

    Like it or not, gender stereotypes still exist in the home, usually born out of practicality. But does it really matter who holds the drill and who holds the hoover? Maia Dunphy discusses and victim of gender stereotyping Donna Bates, shares her story.

    Guns a Blazin'

    Pat O Toole was at a stag party last week at Bullets and Burgers, in Whitehills Arizona, where, on Monday, a nine year old girl accidentally shot and killed her gun instructor when she lost control of an Uzi.

    Keeping Up With The Middletons

    Claudia Joseph broke the story in The Mail on Sunday about an on-going soap opera between Kate Middleton's family. The Goddaughter of Kate's Mother Carole claims she has been shunned by the family and accused Carole of becoming 'too grand' to see them.

    Wednesday 27th August

    Louise McSharry

    2fm Presenter Louise McSharry was in studio to talk about her recent diagnosis with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

    Wedding Videos

    Lots of people are getting videos done for the speached part of the wedding - We decided to offer Ryan's services......

    Tuesday 26th August

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    More health questions for Dr Nina Byrnes – Today including issues of obesity in children, a query on weak pelvic floor muscles, and how to deal with over-sweating...

    Gaming

    Marc Walsh is a gamer and called in to address some of the issues raised yesterday on the show regarding a worrying new trend of 'trolls' altering games to make them even more violent....

    Emmy Awards

    Fiona Flynn from Entertainment.ie was on the line with all the gossip from last night's Emmy Awards

    Teenager Coming Out

    A 16 year old e-mailed the show looking for some advice on connecting with other bi-sexual young people

    Monday 25th August

    Disturbing New Trend in Video Games....

    Some gamers are now re-writing code to ad another crime to their world; rape. In a disturbing new trend in ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ players are virtually raping the avatars controlled by other people playing online. Kim Correa us a video game writer from Seattle who fell victim to one such vile virtual sexual assault during a video game......

    Controlling Ex

    E-mail from listener who described a very controlling relationship with his now ex-wife who since they have split seems to have turned against him even further

    Sign Language on the Toy Show

    Derval and Quaid Cleland spoke to Ryan – Nine year old Quaid wants to get the whole country using sign language on the Late Late Toy Show...

    Friday 22nd August

    Scorpion

    A CBS drama, Scorpion: How an Irish Genius Saved the World, which is due to air in the US next month is based on the life of an Irish, former hacker, Walter O Brien, who helped catch the Boston Bomber.

    Driving Skills

    Margaret chats with Ryan about an unfortunate incident where she accidentally reversed her Mother-in-law's car into the gate while leaving the garden. Having caused €1000 worth of damage Margaret's mother in law decided that the repair costs would be Margaret's Christmas present that year.

    Dr Who

    Ryan chats with 'Whovian' Rick O Shea about the new season of Dr Who which begins tomorrow night at 7.50pm on BBC1.

    Thursday 21st August

    Prayer

    A question over whether anyone prays anymore led to two callers saying that while they may not be church goers anymore they still find a certain comfort in prayer....

    Conor Drum

    The words; ‘Finding a lump’ strike fear into all of us. Facing this fear and having a testicle replaced with a prosthesis, led Dublin actor and comedian; Conor Drum to realise that the other things in life that he had feared were perhaps a little less scary than he thought, and that it was time to get on with his dream of stand-up...

    Lowering Expectations

    Maia Dunphy was in studio to talk about the notion that strong beliefs and hopes about how things will pan out can be a bit much and an added pressure – Our generation may have much higher expectations than the previous generation and maybe that’s why they were happier...

    Naked House?

    In the papers today there is an opinion piece saying that middle aged parents should not be naked in front of their kids – What do you think? Do you live in a naked house?

    Wednesday 20th August

    Dog Meat

    Niamh called in to admit that while in South Korea she had tried dog-meat, but she now feels really bad about it...

    Death on the Roads- Texting and Driving

    While it has been proven to be extremely dangerous, texting and driving is something that we continue to do in this country. Ryan spoke to Ita Laffan and her brother Justin O’Sullivan about the death of their sister Jemma O’Sullivan who was killed when a lorry-driver was texting while driving and crashed into her....

    Bitching

    Journalist Rosemary MacCabe made a decision not to ‘bitch’ for a whole week following a realisation that she needed to change – A week of living without it has taught her that sometimes it’s better to just say nothing

    Ferguson

    Reporter with CBS Steve Futterman was on the line to talk about the situation in Ferguson Missouri where protests and clashes with police are continuing following the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer on the 9th of August

    Tuesday 19th August

    Teodora Sutra

    Teodora Sutra is a model based in Ireland but originally from Latvia, she moved to Ireland with her mum with siblings when she was eight years old. And though she regularly returns to see her family in Latvia, her roots are firmly here. Teodora spoke about her little sister Gabriella who tragically died in a house fire last September

    Sparkling or Still?

    An e-mail questioning the health benefits of sparkling water, led to a caller suggesting that there is nothing better for a hangover than a bottle of sparkling...

    Rock of Ages

    Grace Waller was in studio to talk about 80's rock musical 'Rock of Ages' which is coming to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in September....

    Ice Bucket Challenge

    Keith and Bernard from Breakfast Republic were in studio to throw a bucket of ice-water over Ryan in aid of Motor Neuron Disease – Who do you think Ryan nominated for tomorrow?.....

    Monday 18th August

    Lamb Stew Tips

    Some suggestions from listeners on the best way to make a lamb stew

    Abortion Case

    The controversy over the early delivery by c-section after a panel of experts decided not to permit an abortion - Ryan read some of the reaction coming in

    David Coleman

    David Coleman was in studio to answer listeners’ parenting questions; today there were questions on giving condoms to your teenager, a 17 year old boy who finds it hard to talk about his feelings, and issues with sibling rivalry

    Dole Diaries

    Tobias Kirkner spent about 10 years working abroad before returning to Ireland and when he did he thought that it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’ – however he was wrong. Tobias has used his experience of signing on, which was frustrating and unexpected to write a dark comedic book called ‘The Dole Diaries’

    Friday 15th August

    Permiership Returns

    The Premiership returns on tomorrow as Man United take on Swansea. Andrew Mangan of Arseblog was in studio to give us a rundown of the new season

    Festival Ready

    This year Taragh is going to go to Electric Picnic and enjoy. Festival fanatic Pat Carthy was in studio to get Taragh ‘Festival Fit’ and give everyone tips on how to get ready and what to bring

    Consciously Re-Coupling?

    Freelance Journalist Tanya Sweeney was on the line to talk about the prospect of getting back with your ex – It seems celebs are divorcing on very amicable terms these days with holidays together; like Bruce and Kris Jenner and cinema trips for Gwyneth and Chris – But what if you end up being attracted to your ex all over again?

    Thursday 14th August

    The Importance of a Hug

    How important is a hug? Today we heard listeners views on how much it can mean to get a hug from a loved one or even from someone you didn't expect

    Back to School on a Budget

    Dave Kavanagh; Financial Consultant was in studio with advice on the expensive ‘back to school’ time of year....

    The Trials and Tribulations of a Token Pretty Girl

    25 year old Giana Ciapponi from San Francisco believes that her good looks are actually a hindrance in her life. Taragh spoke to Giana and we asked the listeners about the effect of 'looks'

    Wednesday 13th August

    Irish Tourist Assistance Service – ITAS

    Last month American tourist; Joe Sheehan, was robbed while trying to rescue a man in the Liffey. Joe was taken to the Irish Tourist Assistance Service to help him – Lisa Kennedy is the Chief Executive of the ITAS and she explained the service they provide to tourists in distress

    Emmys Versus Oscars

    On Monday the 25th August, the great and the good in the world of television are going to gather for the Emmy Awards. TV is getting bigger and bigger with stars like Matthew McConaghey and Kevin Spacey lighting up the small screen. But will an Emmy ever beat an Oscar? Amanda Fennelly was in studio to tell us more.....

    Hollywood Illustrator!

    Holly Shortall has become famous for her drawings of Kim and Kanye her latest drawings show the pair as famous Disney characters like ‘Aladdin and Jasmine’ and ‘Belle and the Beast’ – You can find out more at hollyshortall.com

    Leaving Cert Results

    Taragh spoke to Daisy and Joshua before and after they opened their Leaving Cert results this morning .......

    Tuesday 12th August

    Death of a Pet

    Taragh read an e-mail from a listener who could not get over the death of her dog – How difficult is it to get through the death of a pet?

    Dr Nina Byrnes

    Dr Nina Byrnes in studio to answers listeners health questions – Today in light of the death of Robin Williams she spoke about anxiety and depression. Questions then came in involving nervousness in early pregnancy, morning sickness and miscarriages

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