Marian Finucane

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    Saturday 1st August

    Ask the Specialist - DIY

    Ted Laverty of Onlinetradesmen.ie joins Marian in studio to talk about common DIY jobs.

    Are you there Garth, It’s me Margaret

    Maclean Burke who many will know as ‘Damian Halpin’ from Fair City will be downing the paintbrush and hanging up the overalls for a guitar and Stetson as Garth Brooks in the musical Are You There Garth, It’s Me Margaret?

    Mark Graham - The Wild Atlantic Way

    Mark Graham joins Marian with his latest update from his trip along the Wild Atlantic Way.

    Authorised Sequels

    Novelist and lecturer in the UCC School of English Eibhear Walshe joins Marian in studio to talk about authorised sequels.

    Irish Camino's

    Marian is joined by Mike O'Donnell of the Kerry Camino, Ian Cumming of the St Patrick's Pilgrim Way and David Ross of St Finbars Pilgrim Way.

    Anglo Trial Sentences - Dearbhail McDonald

    Dearbhail McDonald of the Irish Independent joins Marian on the lineto talk about the jailing of 3 former Anglo Irish Bank employees.

    Lenny Abrahamson

    Film director Lenny Abrahamson joins Marian to talk about movies, adverts, Dublin's Jewish community and his Polish family background.

    Sunday 26th July

    The Change Agent

    Alan O'Neill - The Change Agent spoke about his work with big businesses like Harrods, Selfridges and AIB with Marian and Harvey O' Brien - Lecturer at the UCD School of English, Drama & Film.

    Orson Welles Centenary Year

    Harvey O' Brien - Lecturer at the UCD School of English, Drama & Film talks about Orson Welles.

    The Wild Atlantic Way

    Mark Graham joins Marian from Galway to talk about the latest leg in his trip along the Wild Atlantic Way.

    Qatar, Rugby World Cup & Weekend Sport

    Dr. Robbie Butler - Department of Economics in UCC, Barry Loughlin - Irish Rugby Supporter and Des Cahill - RTE Sports Broadcaster joined Eamon Dunphy and Leo Varadkar in studio to talk sport with Marian.

    The Panel

    The Panel: Leo Varadkar - Minister for Health, Eamon Dunphy - Journalist & Broadcaster, Anna Cannon - Businesswoman & owner of Rainbusters, John O'Keefe - Criminologist at TCD & Chief Executive of AdVIC, Richard Boyd Barrett - People Before Profit TD.

    Saturday 25th July

    Ask the Specialist - Jenny Branigan

    Chartered Physiotherepist Jenny Branigan joins Marian to talk about common complaints for the over 60's.

    Neven Maguire - Easy Summer Recipes

    Neven Maguire joins Marian to talk about summer recipes.

    Buying Property Overseas

    Solicitor Anthony Joyce and former property investor Alan O'Neill joins Marian to talk about the pitfalls of buying property abroad.

    David Drumm - Banking Enquiry

    Fianna Fail spokesperson on finance Michael McGrath TD joins Marian on the line to discuss the offer by David Drumm to submit evidence to the banking enquiry by video link.

    Holiday Issues - Conor Pope

    Consumer Affairs Correspondent with the Irish Times Conor Pope joins Marian in studio to talk about holiday issues such as insurance and roaming charges.

    Craig Charles

    Actor, poet and comedian Craig Charles joins Marian for a chat during his lunch break from filming Coronation Street.

    Sunday 19th July

    Festival of Curiosity

    Dr. Joseph Roche, Dr Shaun O'Boyle and Professor Aoife McLysaght join Aine to talk about the Festival of Curiosity. They are also joined on the line by the inventor of Sugru - Jane NíDhulchaointigh.

    Michael Mosley

    Originator of the 5-2 Diet Dr. Michael Mosley joins Aine on the line to talk about memory and brain health.

    Marty Morrissey

    Marty joins Aine from Clones ahead of the Ulster Final between Donegal and Monaghan.

    The Panel

    The Panel: Mick Clifford - Irish Examiner, Cathy Kelly - Author, Richard Moore MD of MCom PR, Shane Ross - Independent TD & Sarah NicLochlainn - entrepreneur.

    Saturday 18th July

    The Wild Atlantic Way - Mark Graham

    Mark Graham joins Aine from Wesport to talk about the latest leg in his trip along the Wild Atlantic Way.

    Movie Classics Concert

    David Brophy and Dave Fanning join Aine to talk about the upcoming movie classics concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

    The Spanish Armada

    John Treacy joins Aine on the line to talk about his search for Spanish Armada wrecks off the coast of Co. Clare.

    Ask the Specialist - Domestic Divas

    Domestic Divas Aisli Madden and Cat Lawlor join Aine to talk about cleaning the bathroom.

    Arthritis - Kate Kerrigan

    Writer and Daily Mail columnist Kate Kerrigan talks to Aine about arthritis in her neck and what she is doing to overcome it.

    Julie Feeney

    Julie Feeney joins Aine to talk about music, the creative process and the Camino.

    Return of the LÉ Eithne

    Lieutenant Shane Mulcahy joins Aine from Cork after arriving back from their rescue mission off the coast of Libya.

    Sunday 12th July

    Harper Lee

    Former judge of the Man Booker prize Erica Wagner, journalist Sinead Gleeson and lecturer in American Literature in UCD Nerys Williams join Aine in studio to talk about Harper Lee's new offering - Go Set a Watchman.

    Marty Morrissey

    Marty Morrissey joins Aine from Thurles ahead of the Munster Hurling Final between Tipperary and Waterford.

    Jimmy Carter

    Former President of the US Jimmy Carter talks to Aine about his time in the Whitehouse and life as a former President.

    The Panel

    The Panel: Mary Lou McDonald - Sinn Fein Vice President and TD for Dublin Central, Eamon Ryan - Leader of the Green Party Karen Devine - School of Law and Govt DCU, Ciaran Hancock - Finance Correspondent The Irish Times, Diarmaid Ferriter - Professor of Modern Irish History in UCD

    Saturday 11th July

    Mark Graham - Wild Atlantic Way

    Mark Graham checks in from Sligo on his journey along the Wild Atlantic Way.

    Ask the Specialist - Animal Behaviour

    Pet behaviour consultant Samantha Rawson joins Aine in studio.

    Asteroid 5190 Fry

    Aine talks to Frances McCarthy who is education and outreach officer at the CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork.

    Enda Walsh

    Playwright Enda Walsh joins Aine to talk about his work to date including Once: The Musical.

    Clodagh McKenna - Summer Recipes

    Chef Clodagh McKenna joins Aine with a selection of seasonal recipes.

    Paul Reid - Motor Neurone Disease

    Former fashion retailer Paul Reid talks to Aine about living with Motor Neurone Disease.

    UFC - Aisling Daly

    UFC fighter Aisling Daly talks about mixed martial arts and the upcoming Conor McGregor fight in Las Vegas.

    Sunday 5th July

    ISIS War on Ancient Artefacts

    Aine is joined on the line by BBC presenter and architectural historian Dan Cruickshank who talks about the destruction of ancient artifacts in Syria by ISIS.

    Families Fleeing UK for Syria

    London Editor with the Irish Times, Mark Hennessy joins Aine on the line and in studio by Dr. Owen Connolly who has experience working with radicalised people.

    Marty Morrissey

    Marty Morrissey joins the panel to talk about today's Championship matches.

    Newspaper Panel 2

    The Panel discuss Greece, government spending and bikes.

    Newspaper Panel 1

    The Panel: Mary Hanafin–Fianna Fail councillor, Pascal Donohoe - Minister for Transport,Tourism & Sport, Ian Kehoe–Editor Sunday Business Post,Carol Hunt–journalist with the Sunday Independent, Ciarán Mac an Bhaird – business lecturer DCU’s Irish language business school–Fionntar

    Saturday 4th July

    The Wild Atlantic Way

    Mark Graham joins Aine to talk about his trip down the Wild Atlantic Way on a wooden bike!

    Ask the Specialist - Beauty Treatments in the Garden

    Fiann O'Nualain joins Aine to talk about beauty treatments that can be sourced from the garden.

    Children's Books

    Aine is joined by Childrens Books columnist with the Irish Times Robert Dunbar and Elaina Ryan who is director of Children's Books Ireland.

    Harmful and Malicious Electronic Communications Bill

    Senator Lorraine Higgins joins Aine on the line to talk about her cyber bullying bill.

    The 4th of July

    Aine is joined by Bostonian Larry Donnelly, Kate Holmquist of the Irish Times and Maryland and Patti Shields from North Carolina.

    Rehab - Mo Flynn

    CEO of Rehab Mo Flynn joins Marian to talk about the job six months in.

    Sunday 28th June

    Glastonbury & Making Money out of Music

    Ivan Moran - steward and Glastonbury Fan and Eleanor Tiernan - comedy performer join Aine Lawlor on the line to talk about Glastonbury 2015. Stuart Clarke - Deputy Editor of Hot Press, Niamh Farrell - Lead Singer of Ham Sandwich and Julie Feeney - solo artist talk about Taylor Swift's battle with Apple.

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