Aoibhinn and Company

Sunday, 10am


Sunday 5th January

Aoibhinn and Company with Louise Kennedy and her sister Caroline

Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain talks to Louise Kennedy and her sister Caroline about their childhood in Thurles and the influences that shaped their careers in fashion and public relations

Sunday 10th November

Aoibhinn and Company 10 November 2013

In the last of the current series, Aoihbinn talks to World Champion walker Rob Heffernan and his wife and manager, sprinter Marian Heffernan about sport, life and love

Sunday 27th October

Aoibhinn and Company with Dorothy Cross and Tom Cross

Aoibhinn interviews iconic artist Dorothy Corss and her brother, zoologist Professor Tom Cross

Sunday 20th October

Aoibhinn and Company with Colum McCann and Pol O Braonain

Aoibhinn meets writer Colum Mc Cann and musician Pol O Braonain who have colloborated on a song called Transatlantic, based on Colum's novel of the same name and featured on Clannad's new album Nadur

Sunday 13th October

Aoibhinn and Company with Munster 1978 players

Aoibhinn chats to veterans of Munster's 1978 victory against the All Blacks : Tony Ward; Christy Cantillon and Donal Canniffe

Sunday 6th October

Aoibhinn and Company with designer Jen Kelly and lawyer Kathleen Garrett

Aoibhinn talks to fashion designer Jen Kelly and his client lawyer Kathleen Garrett, originator of the Arthus Cox Irish Fashion Showcase

Sunday 29th September

Aoibhinn and Company with Catherine Dunne

Award winning Dublin writer Catherine Dunne talks about how recovering from personal tragedy changed her life

Sunday 22nd September

Aoibhinn and Company with Sean Farrell and Seamus O'Leary

International development workers Sean Farrell and Seamus O'Leary describe their working lives

Sunday 15th September

Aoibhinn and Company with Paul Durcan

Aoibhinn talks to Paul Durcan about his life, his poetry and four places that are important to him : Dublin, Mayo, London and Paris

Sunday 8th September

Aoibhinn and Co with the Earl of Rosse and daughter Alicia

Aoihbinn Ni Shuilleabhain in conversation with Sir Brendan Parsons, the Earl of Rosse and his daughter Lady Alicia about Birr Castle

Sunday 1st September

Aoibhinn and Company with Peter Gallagher and Emma Teeling

This week, Aoibhinn talks to a husband and wife who are both scientists and both Associate Professors. Professor Emma Teeling is a bat expert while her husband Professor Peter Gallagher is a space scientist. They explain their work, how they met and how they juggle family life with careers at the cutting edge of scientific exploration.

Sunday 25th August

Aoibhinn and Company with Olive White

This week, Aoibhinn meets Dubliner Olive White who was crowned Miss Ireland in 1961. She recalls the excitement of her days as a girl in Crumlin in Dublin, her teenage modelling career, her job in RTE working as a presenter on Jackpot and finally her whirlwind romance with Kits Browning whom she met while working as an acting extra in Ardmore Studios in Bray, County Wicklow.

Sunday 18th August

Aoibhinn and Company with Donal Ryan

This week Aoibhinn is in the company of Booker long-listed Irish author, Donal Ryan. Donal discusses how he heard about the news of the nomination for The Spinning Heart and what it means to him. He shares stories of his upbringing and close family ties. His is a very close family and he stressed the importance of growing up in a household full of books and the need to be a big reader if you want to write.

Sunday 11th August

Aoibhinn and Company with Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly

This week, Aoibhinn spends an hour in the company of Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly. Originally from Dublin, Steve was recently knighted for his services to medical sciences. He is currently Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine at Cambridge University.

Sunday 4th August

Aoibhinn and Company with Bressie

Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain interviews Bressie about his childhood, overcoming his fear of swimming and asks what the future holds

Sunday 28th July

Aoibhinn and Company with Patrick Prendergast, Provost TCD

Aoibhinn and Company with the Provost of Trinity College Dublin

Sunday 21st July

Aoibhinn and Company with Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and her father Fergal

Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain interviews Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and her father Fergal who perform and Muireann sings accompanied by Gerry O'Beirne

Sunday 14th July

Aoibhinn and Company with Rory O'Neill

Aoibhinn interviews performer Rory O'Neill who is better known as the drag queen Panti

How to Get this Podcast

  1. Download and Install Podcast Software

    You will have to download and install software to be able to subscribe to podcasts, and download the latest shows. There are a number of freely downloadable programmes that allow you to access podcasts. Some of the most popular applications are iTunes, Juice and Doppler, for a list of more options go to RTÉ is not resposible for the content of external websites or applications.

  2. Subscribe to this Podcast

    Copy the URL from below or from the address bar of this page and then insert it into your podcast software, look for an ADD or SUBSCRIBE option and follow the instructions. URL: Your software will automatically inform you of any new editions to the podcast without the need to subscribe again. If you have iTunes installed you can use this One Click Subscription.

  3. Listen to your podcast

    The podcast will be downloaded in mp3 format or mp4 if it's video, once the download is fully complete you can simply listen to or watch the programme on your computer, or transfer the file to a portable device (mp3 player, iPod etc) and listen to it at your convenience.



Contact the Show

Producer: Eileen Heron
Researcher: Ger Philpott

Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain


Ways to Listen

Radio Player