Yes, it’s nearly time to pack the bags and hit the road again on the Tubridy Spelling Bee tour with Easons as we head towards the Grand Finale of their National Spelling Bee featuring primary school participants from all across the land. Click here for details...
We heard yesterday that Aslan’s upcoming gig in The Olympia Theatre on Saint Patrick’s Day was cancelled due to illness, lead singer Christy Dignam has been diagnosed with Cancer. Aslan bandmate Billy McGuinness spoke to Ryan about Christy undergoing treatment.
Fr Michael Collins spoke to Ryan on the line from Rome about the 115 cardinals eligible to vote will remain sequestered in the Vatican until they elect the church's 266th pontiff. When they agree on a pope, white smoke will rise from the chimney and the bells of St Peter's basilica will peal. Informed speculation suggests that the vote may have placed Italian Cardinal Angelo Scola in pole position with Brazilian Odilo Scherer in second place.
Celebrity clothing brands are particularly volatile, because their success is closely tied to one person whose popularity can fluctuate violently. Rihanna is the latest celebrity to cross over into fashion design collection in River Island stores. Fashion Journalist Annemarie O’Connor joined Ryan in studio to take us through the good the bad and the downright ugly jumpers, jeans and jeggings of the starts.
Nicola recalled her grungy purple patchwork dress and 14 hole Dr Martens were not so cool when an elderly, very kind, gentleman gave her 50p as he thought she was begging. Needless to say she didn't wear the dress again.