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’re at yet another crossroads in Irish history with regard to how we define a ‘family’, but over the last number of years, another type of family quietly emerged, but because there was no need for constitutional change or debate, it just sort of came to be part of Irish life. Before divorce became legal in Ireland, step-parents were the stuff of American dramas and fairy tales. Fast forward 17 years, and step parenting is not only the norm, but we even have a new word for it – blended families. Maia Dunphy is a step-mum to her husband’s son and she joined Ryan in studio to chat about step-parenting.
Alan and Val share their thoughts and experiences of 'blended families'.
Enda Brady, Sky Correspondent reported from London as it staged its biggest political funeral in almost half a century. Britain's governing elite joined the Queen and global leaders to bid farewell to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, better known as the "Iron Lady."
Ryan read an email from a homesick listener in Australia earlier this week, and Lesley contacted the show because she understands 100% what the listener is going through. Seven months ago Lesley was in that position and now she is back home living in Offaly.