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Monday 11th December

Christmas Story Competition

June and Elaine were first up to share their Christmas stories and be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes courtesy of Arnotts. Tell us your story on on 51551, by e-mail us to Ryan@rte.ie or phone us on 1850 715 900 and you could find yourself experiencing the wonder of an Arnotts gift.

Alexander Newley Unaccompanied Minor

Portrait artist Alexander Newley is the son of Hollywood star Joan Collins and Tony Newley who gave us some of the greatest songs that feature in Willy Wonka. He discusses his explosive new memoir about growing up with two very famous and sometimes absent parents – somewhat aptly called Unaccompanied Minor.

News Round-up

The topics of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention and listener reaction

Friday 8th December

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Sting about his show 'The Last Ship', Maia Dunphy who is joining Dancing with the Stars Ireland this year, Gráinne Evans who told us about her daughter Tessa that was born with no nose and Christine Keeler's son - Seymour Platt.

An Post Letters Competition

This Christmas An Post and The Ryan Tubridy Show asked listeners to send a Christmas letter or card to that person you love, admire and respect. Something that you left unsaid or something you only saw in retrospect. We had an overwhelming response. Ryan spoke with more listeners this morning and announced the winner of the competition.

Thursday 7th December

Seymour Platt

Christine Keeler's son - Seymour Platt spoke to Ryan about his mother and her story.

An Post Letters Competition

This Christmas An Post and The Ryan Tubridy Show want you to send a Christmas letter or card to that person you love, admire and respect. Maybe it's something that you left unsaid or someone you haven't kept in touch with. Today we speak to Yvonne

Newspaper Roundup

The topics of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention and listener reaction

Wednesday 6th December

An Post Letters Competition

This Christmas An Post and The Ryan Tubridy Show want you to send a Christmas letter or card to that person you love, admire and respect. Maybe it's something that you left unsaid or someone you haven't kept in touch with. Today we speak to Sheila and Margaret

Gráinne Evans

Gráinne Evans spoke to Ryan on the show and told us about her daughter Tessa that was born with no nose. She filled us in on her initial shock and how the family have progressed over the years.

Maia Dunphy

Maia Dunphy joined Ryan in studio ahead of this year's Dancing with the Stars Ireland launch, to fill us in on what we should expect.

Tuesday 5th December

Newspaper Roundup

The topics of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention and listener reaction

An Post Letters Competition

This Christmas An Post and The Ryan Tubridy Show want you to send a Christmas letter or card to that person you love, admire and respect. Maybe it’s something that you left unsaid or someone you haven’t kept in touch with. Maybe it’s a thank you to somebody who changed your life. Today we speak to Fergal and Tim

Sting

The artist Sting was live in studio with Ryan to give details of his show 'The Last Ship' which is in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre next June. It is the story of a town whose shipyard is on the verge of closure and the community are in turmoil. Music and lyrics are by Sting and the lead role is played by his good friend Jimmy Nail

Monday 4th December

Why Dylan Matters

In 2003 Richard F Thomas started teaching a course on Bob Dylan in Harvard University. More normally a classics professor, he has written ‘Why Dylan Matters’ a book about his own relationship with Dylan, and compares Dylan to some of the Classics poets.

News Round Up of the Day

The news stories of the day that grabbed Dave's attention, plus listener reaction

Friday 1st December

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Blindboy Boatclub of the Rubberbandits who has just written a collecton of short stories; Tony McGregor father of the MMA champion Conor McGregor; Deborah Somorin who after a very difficult childhood is now in her dream job and Mary T Murphy Refugee Programme Manager for GOAL in Ethiopia

Friday 1st December 2017

Dave Fanning was sitting in for Ryan today, the day of the Late Late Toy Show. Paul Whittington and Dave had a chat about the movies which always turn up on TV over the Christmas season and he spoke to Adam Beales, an 18 year old from Derry who has his own YouTube channel which is so popular he is now working on it fulltime

Thursday 30th November

Mary T Murphy, GOAL

Mary is a Refugee Programme Manager for GOAL in Ethiopia, she is responsible for the set-up and operational management of GOAL’s large-scale emergency refugee programmes there. She is in Dublin today to receive to receive her Presidential Distinguished Service Award from President Michael D. Higgins

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Wednesday 29th November

Deborah Somorin

Earlier this year you might have watched an episode of First Dates Ireland – a young woman called Deborah appeared on the show and shared a small insight to her life. Deborah had a very troubled home life and moved into a homeless hostel for young girls at the age of 13.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Tuesday 28th November

Tony McGregor

Tony McGregor, father of the MMA champion Conor McGregor, moved to Ireland from Liverpool at the age of 7 when his parents split up.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Monday 27th November

Blindboy Boatclub

Blindboy Boatclub, one half of the Rubberbandits has just written ‘The Gospel according to Blindboy’, a collection of fifteen short stories which he says was an absolute pleasure to write. He talks about mental health issues and how he used cognitive behavioural therapy which taught him how to recognise your negative thoughts and challenge them

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Friday 24th November

Best of the Week Podcast

The best interviews from this week, Tina Brown from Vanity Fair, Rugby legend Warren Gatland and Tristram Hunt, Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is the world's leading museum of art and design and Tristram Hunt, a former Labour MP is now the Director, and he talks to Ryan about the exhibitions they have run this year and what is lined up in the coming months

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction Listen

Thursday 23rd November

Being A Stepmother

Amy-Jane Sheahan's My Little Mummy Blog details her life as a stepmother and how everything changed in their household when her own baby Bobby was born

Carer of the Year

Paula Robinson from Co Cavan has been looking after her 84-year-old mother who has Alzheimer's, and her 92-year-old father who is living with bowel cancer and has dementia. They moved over from England 7 years ago to live with her so that she could care for them. Last night she received the award for Carer of the Year at a ceremony in Dublin

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Wednesday 22nd November

Warren Gatland

Warren Gatland is the former head coach of the Irish rugby team. He will forever be remembered in this country for controversially dropping Brian O'Driscoll for the last Lions test in Australia in 2003. He went on to head the Lions tour to New Zealand this year and has written a book about the experience called 'In the Line of Fire'

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan's attention with listener reaction

Tuesday 21st November

Colin Stafford Johnson

Emmy Award-winning film-maker Colin Stafford-Johnson has spent 30 years shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films. He’s currently touring the country talking about his incredible wildlife encounters, accompanied by footage he’s taken through the years

Danii Neilan

Danii, took up Mixed Martial Arts just two years ago and last week was in the final of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championships. She suffered from anxiety from childhood until fairly recently but with help from a sports psychologist and a lot of self talk she says she can now deal with it.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Baz' attention with listener reaction

Monday 20th November

The Vanity Fair Diaries 1983 - 1992

Tina Brown was editor in chief of Vanity Fair during the 1908s, a boom time for magazines. She produced some of the most iconic front pages of the time with the Reagan's, Daryl Hannah, Demi Moore when she was pregnant, Madonna and was always at the best parties in New York.

News Round Up of the Day

The news of the day that grabbed Baz' attention with listener reaction

Friday 17th November

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to John Connolly, author of 'he - A Novel', opera singer Celine Byrne and Lee Child who wrote the Jack Reacher series of book which are all international best sellers

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we teamed up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. And at last - the Final. Outside the Radio Centre to compete for the Chill Insurance Renault Car are Suzanne, Geraldine, Bernie and Kevin.

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards

Both Dr Henry Marsh's book 'Admissions - A Life in Brain Surgery' and Alan McMonagle's' Ithaca' are on the shortlist for The Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners Choice Award. Ryan spoke to both authors earlier in the year when they came into studio and this is a chance to hear a short extract in case you missed it

News Round Up of the Day

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction.

Thursday 16th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Kevin, Clare and Michael

Lee Child

International bestselling author Lee Child has sold over 100 million books worldwide. 'The Midnight Line' is the 22nd in the Jack Reacher series and he is in studio to talk about it and his writing life

News Round Up of the Day

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

Wednesday 15th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Marie, Bernie and Shay

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards

Both Anthony Horowitz' book 'The Word is Murder' and Kathy McKeon's 'Jackie's Girl' are on the shortlist for The Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners Choice Award. Ryan spoke to both authors earlier in the year when they came into studio and this is a chance to hear a short extract in case you missed it

News Round Up

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

Tuesday 14th November

Chill Insurance Car Giveaway

All this week on the show we're teaming up with Chill Insurance to give you the opportunity to win a brand new 181 Renault Clio. Every day three contestants will compete to answer 5 questions .... the one with the highest score will go through to a final here in the Radio Centre this Friday. Today's contestants were Geraldine, Ciaran and Susan

Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne is one of Ireland's most renowned opera singers. She is playing Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in December and came into studio to have a chat with Ryan.

News Round Up

The stories of the day that caught Ryan's attention and listeners' reaction

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Programme Highlights

Blindboy Boatclub

Blindboy Boatclub, one half of the Rubberbandits has just published 'The Gospel according to Blindboy', a collection of fifteen short stories.

Tristram Hunt - Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is the world's leading museum of art and design and Tristram Hunt a former Labour MP is now the Director. He talks to Ryan about the exhibitions they have run this year and what's lined up in the coming months

Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne is one of Ireland's most renowned opera singers. She is playing Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in December and came into studio to have a chat with Ryan.

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