The Ray D'Arcy Show

The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Friday 20th October

Comedian PJ Gallagher

PJ Gallagher is live in studio to chat to Ray this afternoon!!

Soundtrack to His Life Eoin Colfer

Live Music with Moxie

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On today's show, Live music with Moxie, sound track to your life with Eoin Colfer and comedian PJ Gallagher

Thursday 19th October

Moone Boy: The Notion Potion

The TV series Moone Boy may have ended in 2015 – but Martin and Sean’s adventures continue in written form Chris O’Dowd and Nick V Murphy, all the way in LA – chat to Ray about their new book Moone Boy: The Notion Potion

Cornflakes For Dinner - Book

In 2009 Aidan Comerford was going to say this to a doctor he was seeing, when the doctor asked him how were things!  'I discovered that my daughters are on the autistic spectrum, my wife is suffering from depression. I think I’m going to lose my job and my house and for a while I was worried I might have stomach cancer, and very recently someone just shoved a massive pipe down my throat...'

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On today's show, Niamh Ni Dhomhnaill on no report on sexual abuse in Ireland, Cornflakes For Dinner the book and Moone Boy the book

Wednesday 18th October

Live Music with Badly Drawn Boy

We have live music today from Badly Drawn Boy! He rose to fame back in 2000 with the release 'The Hour of Bewilderbeast' which won the Mercury prize and then he won our hearts with the soundtrack to movie 'About a Boy' starring Hugh Grant. Badly Drawn Boy is back in Dublin and he chat's to Ray this afternoon.

Living with HIV

HIV diagnoses in Ireland have increased by 35 per cent since 2011 and the stigma for those suffering with the condition has not gone away. The disease was long associated with gay men and drug users but what is it like to be a HIV positive woman? Liz Martin was diagnosed in the early 90s and she talks to Ray this afternoon.

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On today's show, Tracy Mc Ginnis gets her van, Long Lost Letter film, living with HIV, some people versus Reginald D Hunter and live music with Badly Drawn Boy

Tuesday 17th October

Crash Course in CPR - Restart a Heart Week

Paul Galvin and His New Collection

Paul Galvin has established himself off the pitch as a Designer to be reckoned with it. His 5th collection is in Dunnes – the Shelby Collection and he chats to Ray this afternoon.

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On today's show Ireland V Denmark World Cup qualifier, Paul Galvin on his new collection, Ray learns CPR and Annalise Murphy is taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race

Friday 13th October

Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Live Music and Chat with John Spillane

Ìt's Friday so we have a special treat, John Spillane is live in studio to chat to Ray and perform some old favorites

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On today's show, Medieval drinking habbits, live music and chat with John Spillane and comedian and writer Adam Kay

Thursday 12th October

Paul Costello's New Collection

Paul Costello – one of our greatest fashion exports – has launched his latest Jewellery collection and he popped into studio to chat to Ray

Brendan Bjorn's Van & Care Needs

Yesterday Ray spoke to Tracy Mc Ginnis, a single mother of a severely disabled boy Brendan who is 'trapped' in the private-rented market and unable to access suitable housing for his condition.

Frazzled with Ruby Wax

This Thursday afternoon Ray chats to comedian, TV star and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax. Ruby is coming to Ireland with her new show 'Frazzled'

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On today's show, Graham Linehan on the future of TV, Ruby Wax is on tour, catching up with Tracy Mc Ginnis and Paul Costello has a new jewllery collection

Wednesday 11th October

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On today's show, What is a Porg? the remembrance run and RJ Palacio on her book Wonder

Tuesday 10th October

Trapped in the Private Rented Market

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Today's show is a little shorter then noraml with all the Budget 2018 coverage, Ray talks to Tracy Mc Ginnis who is a single mother of a severely disabled boy Brendan who is “trapped” in the private-rented market and professor Donal O'Shea tells Ray what he thinks of the new sugar tax.

Monday 9th October

RED ROVER, RED ROVER! - Games from an Irish Childhood

Red Rover Red Rover, Mother May I, Simon Says, Murder in the Dark, Kerbs, Bulldog are just some of the games we played as kids. Kunak McGann has put them all in one book – with instructions so you can teach you own children and she chats to Ray this afternoon

Pricewatch - Conor Pope

Gooch The Autobiography

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On today's show, The Gooch, pricewatch with Conor Pope, Ireland v Wales must win football and games we played as children

Friday 6th October

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On today's show, the ladies All Ireland Footballers still have no holiday, national treasure Kathleen Watkins and her new book Pigin of Howth, Epilepsy – Jason Murphy, live music with Damien Dempsey and National Treasure the new campaign

Thursday 5th October

Blind Date is Back on Our Screens

Diversity in Education

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On today's show, Joe Duffy and talking statues, diversity in education and Blind Date is back on TV!!

Wednesday 4th October

One Half of Hall & Oates, John Oates

They made their name with songs like Rich Girl, Maneater, She’s Gone, Out of Touch. Darryl Hall and John Oates, or Hall and Oates!!  They’ve had more number one hits than any duo in musical history. They sold over 80 million records and they’re coming to Dublin! They’ll be in the 3Arena on Sunday 29th October as part of BluesFest 2017.

From Footballer to Psychotherapist Richie Sadlier

You’ll know former footballer Richie Sadlier from his TV punditry but you what you might not know is that after struggling for years with his own mental health he trained to be psychotherapist. He now works with young people on the importance of being able to talk openly about their feelings in a positive way. Richie is in studio with me now.

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On today's show, what made you realize you are an adult, from footballer to psychotherapist Richie Sadlier and Hall & Oates John Oates

Tuesday 3rd October

25 Years of Later with Jools Holland

It's Not Dark Yet - Documentary

Narrated by Colin Farrell, It’s Not Yet Dark tells the ground-breaking story of Simon, who has lived with Motor Neuron Disease since 2008, as he embarks on directing his first feature film My Name Is Emily through the use of his eyes and eye gaze technology. The film borrows its title from Simon’s autobiography, which was published in 2015, around halfway through the documentary project.

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On today's show Mayo womans goes to speech, It's Not Dark Yet - documentary and 25 Years of Later with Jools Holland

Monday 2nd October

Dara Ó Briain and his new book Beyond the Sky You and The Universe

Beyond the Sky – You and The Universe is the new book by Dara Ó Briain and he popped into studio to chat to Ray this afternoon

International Wrongful Conviction Day

Today is International Wrongful Conviction Day, Ray talks to Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle both who were wrongfully convicted of murder and have now been acquitted after spending many years in prison.

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On today's show, lifes simple pleasures, International Wrongful Conviction Day and Dara Ó Briain on his new book, Beyond the Sky You and The Universe

Friday 29th September

Irelands Got Talent - Michelle Visage

Dermot Bannon & The Big Build

Live music with Picture This

It is Friday and we have a very special treat for you, Picture This are live in studio to chat to Ray and perform.

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On today's show, Picture This live in studio, Dermot Bannon & The Big Build, Mick Wallace on Kevin Doyle Retires and Irelands Got Talent Michelle Visage

Thursday 28th September

The End of Celebrity Operation Transformation

Dreaming with Michael Murphy

Micheal Murphy is a very familiar voice to RTE Radio 1 listeners; he is a broadcaster, author and psychoanalyst. His latest venture is a book which deciphers people’s dreams and he chats to Ray this afternoon

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On today's show, Old TV ads, Fomer news reader Michael Murphy on dreams and getting married tomorrow, the arm bone that washed up on Kilkee beach and the final of Operation Transformation

Wednesday 27th September

Nik Kershaw is Coming to Dublin

Mary O'Connor Sex Therapist

We are joined once a month on The Ray D'Arcy Show by our resident sex therapist Mary O'Connor the respected relationship counsellor and psychosexual therapist. She is also the woman behind the Dear Mary column in the Sunday Independent every Sunday. Please email any problems or issues in confidence to which Mary will then answer on air.

Positive Aging with Mary O'Rourke

25th September – 1st October 2017 is positive age week, Mary O'Rourke chats to Ray this afternoon about the positive side of aging.

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On Today's show, the M17 opens, writing a song for Fifa 2018, Mary O'Rourke on positive aging, sex therapist Mary O'Connor and the legend Nik Kershaw is coming to Dublin

Tuesday 26th September

Celebrity Operation Transformation Update

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