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    Tubridy Wednesday 18 December 2013



    Unpredictable, up to the minute and never too far from the heart of the matter, Ryan Tubridy hears what you have to say from 9.00 - 11.00 each week day on RTE 2fm


    Supermac's Bring Them Home for Christmas

    Catherine spoke to Ryan not knowing her son was going to surprise her this morning on air.....


    Miracle Typhoon Baby Story

    Cathy was in Cork airport yesterday as Frank and Michelle O'Mahony came in with their baby Russell....


    Children's Books

    Grainne Clear, Publishing Assistant at Little Island Books and Presenter of The Word on TRTE joined Ryan in studio to discuss  book recommendations.

    Ages 7-12
    Journey by Aaron Becker
    The Dark by Jon Klassen and Lemony Snicket
    The Powers by Kevin Stevens, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
    Oliver and the Seawigs by Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve
    The Terrible Tales of the Teenytinysaurs by Gary Northfield
    The Keeper by Darragh Martin
    The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas by David Almond

    Ages 13-15 
    The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan
    Improper Order by Deirdre Sullivan
    After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross

    Young Adult
    More Than This by Patrick Ness
    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
    Dark Satanic Mills by Marcus and Julian Sedgwick



    Aidan Lavin

    Ryan spoke with Aidan Lavin about his son Eoin who was killed in a car driven by his friend in August 2012

    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:00
      Title: Take Me To Church
      Composer: Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Performer(s): Hozier
      Album: Take Me To Church - EP
      Duration: 4:17
    • 09:08
      Title: Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
      Performer(s): Brenda Lee
      Performer(s): Brenda Lee
      Duration: 2:17
    • 09:52
      Title: Unconditionally
      Performer(s): Katy Perry
      Performer(s): Katy Perry
      Album: PRISM (Deluxe)
      Duration: 4:01
    • 10:29
      Title: Somewhere Only We Know
      Composer: Rice-Oxley/Chaplin/Hughes
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Album: Somewhere Only We Know - Single, Island
      Duration: 3:41
    • 10:38
      Title: Use Somebody
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Performer(s): Kings Of Leon
      Album: Only By the Night (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 4:05


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