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
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
Acclaimed double bass player and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the extraordinary and poignant story of how her Irish mother met her Nigerian father in the 1950's.
McMafia is a new drama on BBC featuring a rich Russian family living in London. The series is based on a book written by Misha Glenny in 2008 but which he says is still very relevant with so many Russian oligarchs buying property and settling there