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Wednesday 18th October

The War Detectives

Nicola Nash is a real-life, modern day War Detective who along with her colleagues does the heartfelt and difficult work of locating the graves of long-lost fallen soldiers and connecting them with their families.

The Stella - Rathmines

Karl Geraghty joined Ryan to tell him all about the newly restored Stella Cinema in Rathmines. It sounds like a luxury vintage extravaganza! Opening night is Halloween.

Wednesday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan this morning with listener reaction and much more. The Man Booker Prize, we finally get to hear Ryan's review of 'The Snowman', Tom Hanks on film promotion circuits and other musings from inside the minds of Ryan and our listeners.

Tuesday 17th October

Áine Kerr: News Start-up

Áine joined up with Mark Little to help news seekers escape from information overload in their online experience. Thier news start-up Neva Labs want to offer a personalised experienced with the help of what you might describe as a ‘news assistant’ integrated into an App which will understand the user’s needs.

Tuesday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan this morning with listener reaction and much more. All things Ophelia, Dan Brown's depiction of Irish soccer fans, a mishap with a mobile phone and other musings from inside the mind of Ryan and our listeners.

Friday 13th October

Best Of The Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to John LLoyd BBC Comedy Producer and creator of the TV quiz show QI, Pat Shortt joined us to talk about his latest show 'Hows Tings', Richard Branson was on the line from London and Trinity College Zoology Department's Collie Ennis creeped us out with his collection of spiders.

DUN DUN DUUUUUN! It's Friday The 13th.....

Ryan decided to embrace all things creepy and crawly on the day that's in it. He was joined in studio by Collie Ennis from the Zoology department at Trinity College Dublin - a spider enthusiast, expert and researcher who of course brought along his 8 legged 'Aracno-pals' to crawl all over Ryan.

Friday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan this morning with listener reaction and much more ahead of the Weekend. A lesson in being careful while taking selfies when fishing. An Post's recent choices for stamps. Pizza being thrown on the 'Breaking Bad' house. The latest on Harvey Weinstein. Plus other musings from Ryan's mind!

Thursday 12th October

Male Breast Cancer

Its Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that's why our listener Mick Reynolds decided to contact us with his personal story of discovering he had male breast cancer.

Senator Aodhain O'Riordain On Sport Participation

Senator Aodhain O'Riordain has been listening in to the show and the discussions around the letter we received from the mother of a 12 year old boy who is being consistently left on the sidelines at Gaelic Football matches. The Senator emailed the show to tell us his own similar experience and joined Ryan this morning.

Thursday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan this morning with listener reaction and much more. Remember Findus Crispy Pancakes? Home-heating gender wars. 'Millenium Pink' was a hit of 2017 sales along with an array of other things. The latest on Harvey Weinstein.

Wednesday 11th October

Reaction to Kid Left On Sidelines

Ryan received lots and lots of texts and emails on the yesterdays Email from a mother whose distraught 10yr old son was yet again left on the sidelines of a GAA match while every other member of his team got to play.

Wednesday Round-Up

The news of the day that grabbed Ryan with listener reaction and much more. Monica Lewinsky's Anti-Bullying Video.

Richard Branson

Record maker, record breaker, global entrepreneur and space traveller to be, Richard Branson joined Ryan this morning to talk about his latest autobiography Finding My Virginity, his very own Necker Island since Hurricane Irma hit, The Obamas and much more.

Tuesday 10th October

Kid Left On The Sidelines - Email

Ryan received an email from a Mother of an under 12's GAA player. Her 10yr old son was the only player who did not get to play in a Final that the team reached. He was distraught and the issue of kids being left on the sidelines resonated heavily with our listeners.

Pat Shortt

One of the country's best loves comedians Pat Shortt joined Ryan in studio for some chat and plenty of craic. He’s just finished a movie, he’s on tour, playing every town hall in the country, and he’s booked two nights in Vicar street for the new year with his new show ‘How’s Tings’,

Monday 9th October

John Lloyd of Blackadder & Spitting Image

Ryan was joined by John Lloyd who has won more Bafta’s than Judi Dench. He is responsible for creating some of the most iconic TV of recent times including “Spitting Image”, “Blackadder”, “Not the 9 O’Clock News” and “QI”. His latest book “1,423 QI facts to Bowl you Over”... is a treasure trove of trivia.

Friday 6th October

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Kathy McKeon who has just written a book about her time spent working as PA to Jackie Kennedy; Matt Lucas, the award winning comedian and actor; Mary Berry about her new book 'Household Tips and Tricks' and film maker Bruce Parry whose latest film concerning deforestation is called 'TAWAI: A Voice from the Forest'

Bruce Parry

Bruce Parry visited some of the most remote Jungle people in the world with his TV series Tribe back in the early noughties. His latest film is called TAWAI: A Voice from the Forest, a film in which Parry confronts the on-going issue of deforestation.

Frock Finders

Frock Finders is a series currently running on RTE television which features the stories of women who go to a boutique for an occasion dress. Last Tuesday's programme featured Miriam Moriarty Owens who is on the phone to tell Ryan her story

Thursday 5th October

Mary Berry

Mary Berry has put together all her tips for making life easier around the house in her new book 'Household Tips and Tricks'.

Wednesday 4th October

Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas is an award winning comedian, actor, writer and star of Little Britain. He has just written his autobiography Little Me: My Life from A-Z

Tuesday 3rd October

Meeting JohnJohn Kennedy

Following on from yesterday's conversation with Kathy McKeon who worked for Jackie Kennedy for 13 years, Fiona tells us her story of travelling to New York to meet JohnJohn Kennedy and how it actually happened!

Prof Tony Attwood

Professor Tony Attwood is one of the leading experts in the world on Asperger's Syndrome. Five years ago he found out that his son Will has the syndrome and somehow it hadn't been discovered.

Monday 2nd October

Kathy McKeon's Book - Jackie's Girl

Kathy McKeon was 19 when she arrived in the United States in 1964. She spent the next 13 years working as Personal Assistant to Jackie Kennedy and developed a lasting friendship with her. She has just written a book about her life with the Kennedys called 'Jackie's Girl'

Friday 29th September

Best of the Week Podcast

This week Ryan spoke to Rory Golden who visited the wreck of the Titanic, country music singer Robert Mizzell, David who went to prison and Stephen Mannion who contracted skin cancer from the use of sunbeds

Stephen Mannion

Stephen Mannion is a fitness fanatic, doesn’t drink or smoke and was shocked to be told he had Stage 1 skin cancer. He came into studio to share his story and to warn people about the dangers of sunbeds

Thursday 28th September

Ministry of Hope - David

Ministry of Hope is a compelling new series on RTE One that follows three Irish chaplains in three Irish institutions over the course of a year. David, who features on the first programme, was an accountant who stole money from his company to feed his gambling habit. He was caught eventually and sent to prison for thirteen months.

Wednesday 27th September

Robert Mizzell

Louisiana born and bred, Robert spent his childhood in foster care and it was only after a move to Ireland as a 20 year old newlywed led him to discover an untapped music talent that saw him evolve into one of Ireland’s most popular country music stars.

Tuesday 26th September

Noel McMeel

Noel McMeel is the head chef at the well-known Lough Erne Hotel & Resort. He has catered for everyone from celebrities to visiting Heads of State and has won numerous awards along the way.

Lisa McCabe

Lisa is from Enniskillen, she is a fashion designer and blogger who suffers from fibromyalgia, a disease which hit the headlines last week when Lady Gaga revealed she suffers from the condition

Rua the Illusionist

Rua tells Ryan all about Harry Houdini's exploits in Belfast and his relationship with Arthur Conan Doyle

Monday 25th September

Rory Golden

In 2000, Rory Golden became the first Irishman to dive down and see the wreck of the Titanic with his own eyes, where it rests 400 miles east of Newfoundland and two-and-a-half miles under the ocean.

Dermot O'Leary

Dermot O'Leary chats to Ryan about his new children's book 'Toto The Ninja Cat'

Titanic Hotel

The latest part of the Titanic Quarter is the Titanic Hotel which opened earlier this month. General Manager of the Hotel Adrian McNally tells the history of the hotel which was the old Harland and Wolff office building

Friday 22nd September

Stanislav Petrov - Kevin Quinn

Kevin sent us an interesting email about the death of Stanislav Petrov – a man that Kevin has often thought about and he joined Ryan on the phone to discuss this historic figure.

Winning Streak

Sinead and Marty joined Ryan in studio ahead Europe's longing running game show's return to our screens.

Thursday 21st September

Niall Power: Drummer

All Niall Power ever wanted to be was a drummer. He has played with hundred of bands from show bands to rock bands, from Johnny Logan to Bob Geldof. About 10 years ago he was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease which brought his career to an end. He has written a book about his experiences called 'Timing is Everything'

Wednesday 20th September

Sean McGinley

Sean McGinley became a household name as Charlo in Roddy Doyle's TV drama 'The Family' and 'Love/Hate'. He is in rehearsal in Galway for Druid's production of 'King of the Castle' which opens at Galway's Townhall Theatre at the end of the month.

Tuesday 19th September

Deborah Moore

Roger Moore died last May at the age of 89. He was famous as James Bond but he was just as famous for his work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. His daugher Deborah talks to Dave Fanning about their life together and a memoir which has just been published called 'A Bientot'

Monday 18th September

Gordon Snell

Echoes is an inaugural event taking place in Dalkey to celebrate the works of Maeve Binchy and other renowned Irish writers on 29/30 September. Gordon Snell is in studio with more details

Friday 15th September

Best of the Week Podcast

The best interviews from the last week include Robert Webb, author of 'How Not To Be A Boy' ; Pat Broderick, a former postman who won €7 million in the National Lottery; Roald Dahl's widow, Felicity Dahl; and author Anthony Horowitz

Irish Ferries Quiz

This week on the programme we're teaming up with Irish Ferries who next summer will take delivery of a brand new ship. Every day we have a prize for a family of four, two adults and two children and a car to travel to France on the new vessel. Competing for today's prize are Eugene, Colette and Pat

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is a prolific author of more than 40 novels and TV series. He is in studio today to talk about his new book 'The Word is Murder'

Thursday 14th September

Irish Ferries Quiz

This week on the programme we're teaming up with Irish Ferries who next summer will take delivery of a brand new ship. Every day we have a prize for a family of four, two adults and two children and a car to travel to France on the new vessel. Competing for today's prize are Eugene, Colette and Pat

Helen Zaltzman

Helen is host of The Allusionist, a podcast all about language and how we use it.

Wednesday 13th September

Felicity Dahl

Today would have been Roald Dahl’s 101st birthday. In his memory and honour, 13th of September is now deemed Roald Dahl Day - the annual global celebration of the world’s number one storyteller. His wife Felicity joins Ryan for a catch up to talk about a new hero to be discovered and devoured by young readers...

Tuesday 12th September

Postman Pat (Broderick) Wins the Lottery

Pat Broderick from Kinsale won €7 million in the National Lottery in 2011. He chats to Ryan along with Dermot Griffin, CEO of the National Lottery

Monday 11th September

Irish Ferries Competition

This week on the show, we’re teaming up with Irish Ferries who next summer will take delivery of a brand new ship – which is set to be the biggest ferry to every sail the Irish Sea! Bernadette, Joanna and Rory all competed to win a trip on it's maiden voyage!

Robert Webb – How Not To Be A Boy

Robert Webb of 'Peep Show' and 'That Mitchell and Webb Look' fame joined Ryan on the line to talk about his new book 'How Not To Be A Boy'. Part memoir, part discussion on the pitfalls of masculinity, the book is in shops now, and Robert will be in Dublin on September 16th at Vicar Street to talk all about it!

Friday 8th September

Best of the Week Podcast

The best interviews from the past five days all in one place!

S-Town Podcast

Ryan was joined by Brian Reed is the reporter and co-producer who spent three years making the hit documentary podcast from the makers of 'Serial' and 'This American Life'.

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Programme Highlights

Kathy McKeon - Jackie's Girl

Kathy McKeon was 19 when she arrived in the United States in 1964. She spent the next 13 years working as Personal Assistant to Jackie Kennedy and developed a lasting friendship with her. She has just written a book about her life called Jackie's Girl

Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is a prolific author of more than 40 novels and TV series. He is in studio today to talk about his new book "The Word is Murder"

Felicity Dahl

Felicity Dahl is in studio with Ryan to celebrate Roald Dahl Day, the 13th September - in honour of the world's number one children's author.

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