Marian Finucane

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    Marian Finucane Saturday 2 February 2013

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    Marian Finucane

    Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion.

    Interview: Marian talks to writer John Banville about his family background, life as a writer, his psedonym and his accolades.

    Skills coach Bernard Jackman gives Marian his forecast ahead of today's Ireland versus Wales rugby clash.

    Eugene O'Dwyer, brother of Tony who was the victim of a tiger raid last night, comes on the line to tell us about his brother and sister-in-law's ordeal.

    Conor Pope, Irish Times journalist, tells us about the latest and best-value apps. for smartphones.

    Prof. Richard Costello gives an analysis on some sleeping problems and how to deal with them.

    NPR managing editor David Sweeney talks to us from Washington about the Superbowl tomorrow, with Paul Whitington joining in in studio.

    And last but not least, Paul stays to talk about television programmes, while Mark O'Regan tells us about the latest film releases.

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    Interview: John Banville

    Writer John Banville joins Marian in studio to talk about his life and work.

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    Conor Pope: Free apps for smartphones.

    Irish Times journalist Conor Pope comes on the 'phone to tell us about the best apps that make life a little bit easier.

    Free apps for smartphones: Irish Times journalist Conor Pope comes on the 'phone to tell us about the best apps that make life a little bit easier. Some of the apps mentioned were;

     

    1) Whatsapp

    2) Hailo

    3) Spotify

    4) Pumps.ie

    5) PAYE Anytime

    6) Free WIFI

    7) Viber

    8) Forget 1850

    9) ONAVO

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    Prof. Richard Costello: Sleep

    Prof. Costello, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Beaumont Hospital, talks about sleep - and the lack of - and how we can try to deal with it.

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    In-depth interviews, human interest stories, consumer and lifestyle news as well as a lively panel discussion on issues of the week and newspaper reviews.

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