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RTÉ Radio 1 Podcasts
RTÉ's flagship news and current affairs radio programme and the most listened-to show in Ireland. Live from 7 to 9am every weekday with the latest news and analysis, sport, weather and traffic.
The Ryan Tubridy Show is a fast paced entertaining and informative sixty minutes of morning radio.
The mid-morning current affairs magazine with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, sports coverage, in-depth features and consumer interest.
National and international news, sportsnews, business news and interviews.
Do you have a story you would like to tell or a grievance that you would like to air? Talk to Joe Duffy.
It's all about life
Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1 with Mary Wilson features the day's top news, current affairs and sports stories. Mary, with an experienced team of producers and journalists, explores the issues of the day asking tough questions and seeking answers.
Arena features guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature.
An all-talking, all-singing, all-human-life-is-here show with Miriam O'Callaghan as master of ceremonies.
Ireland's most popular weekend radio programme, Marian Finucane entertains listeners with in-depth interviews, compassionate highlighting of human interest stories, lively panel discussions and consumer issues.
Saturday with Claire Byrne questions agendas, dissects the week gone by, and debates the likely issues of the week to come
A series with a focus on Dáil Éireann, Seanad Éireann and committees of the Oireachtas. The series will also take a weekly look at Local Government activity in County and City Councils and the work of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Damien O'Reilly and the CountryWide team feature the events, people and happenings that bring colour and life to communities, towns and villages across the country.
Comedy with Oliver Callan
The programme takes a different approach to the arts with a series of one-hour specials, in-depth one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.
Presented by Con Murphy and Jacqui Hurley, Sunday Sport is the quickest and the most comprehensive sports coverage on Irish radio.
Derek Mooney and guests explore the natural world in all its forms.
A weekly opportunity to hear the best new Irish dramatic writing for radio in the country.
The magazine style show explores social, political and cultural events from the beginning of time to the modern age with expert panellists, reports and discussion.
Guaranteed quality radio - that's because Playback is a compilation of the best of the week's radio. Playback is presented and produced by Marian Richardson bringing you nuggets from right across the schedule, from day time chat to night time.
The Business is a full hour on business and enterprise in Ireland, with a sprinkling of personal finance and consumer info. Real business is the stories of the real people who actually start up, run and work in enterprises in Ireland.
Seascapes is the Maritime Programme for This Island Nation, covering all aspects of the marine sector. Presented by Marcus Connaughton, the programe provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the marine sector.
A mix of 'music and musings' that continues to be as fresh as ever with contributions to the programme coming from open submissions and commissioned work, with new voices complementing more established writers on the programme.
The latest news and an analysis of the week's events.
Weekly new and feature reports from correspondents from around the world.
Join John Murray each weekday morning from 9.00am to 10 am, Monday to Friday on RTE Radio One. Listeners can expect entertaining, lively conversation and invigorating debates.
Join Brendan O'Connor each weekday morning from 9.00am to 10 am, Monday to Friday on RTE Radio One. Listeners can expect entertaining, lively conversation and invigorating debates.
A contemporary look at religious affairs worldwide
A compilation of documentaries produced by Derek Mooney.
Presented by Sinead Gleeson, the Book Show celebrates books and the world of writing with readings, discussion, author interviews and special features.
The book programme in which a carefully selected panel of contributors are set loose on one topic or individual.
Each week in this series, presenter Miriam O'Callaghan interviews two individuals who have a strong and deep-seated connection, whether through family, business or otherwise.
The Media Show goes behind the big media stories from the world of broadcast, print and online, to focus on how our daily media diet is shaped.
This ten part radio documentary series sees Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson turn his talents to radio.
Families of the 21st Century is a new six part documentary series which, each week, will bring listeners into the lives of a different family, exploring the disparate nature of the contemporary Irish family. RTÉ Radio 1, Saturdays at 7.30pm
Each week in this new series we meet a person whose life is out-of-the-ordinary because of physical or emotional challenge.
A show from a boat, featuring comedy sketches by an all-star ensemble including Barry Murphy, Gary Cooke and Paul Howard
Ronan Kelly sets out to travel some of the waterways and roads of Ireland by canoe and bike. When he is on the bike hes going to try to tow the canoe. Then when hes on the water hes going try to tow the bike.